Flexion Therapeutics Inc (FLXN) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.29 Million

Brokerages expect that Flexion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:FLXN) will post $1.29 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made estimates for Flexion Therapeutics’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $900,000.00 to $1.68 million. The company is expected to announce its next earnings report on Thursday, March 8th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Flexion Therapeutics will report full-year sales of $1.29 million for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $900,000.00 to $1.68 million. For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will post sales of $25.45 million per share, with estimates ranging from $17.50 million to $41.70 million. Zacks’ sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover Flexion Therapeutics.

Flexion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FLXN) last posted its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($1.07) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.98) by ($0.09).

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on FLXN shares. Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Flexion Therapeutics in a report on Thursday, February 1st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $42.00 target price on the stock. Wells Fargo & Co set a $39.00 target price on shares of Flexion Therapeutics and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Flexion Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Flexion Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada set a $44.00 target price on shares of Flexion Therapeutics and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, October 29th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $99.11.

In other news, insider Neil Bodick acquired 2,700 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was purchased at an average price of $24.49 per share, for a total transaction of $66,123.00. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 64,605 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,582,176.45. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 15.98% of the company’s stock.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of FLXN. Advisor Group Inc. increased its stake in Flexion Therapeutics by 205.9% in the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 5,200 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $105,000 after buying an additional 3,500 shares during the last quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Flexion Therapeutics during the 4th quarter worth approximately $108,000. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Flexion Therapeutics during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $135,000. IFP Advisors Inc increased its stake in shares of Flexion Therapeutics by 58.1% during the 3rd quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 8,030 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock worth $194,000 after purchasing an additional 2,950 shares during the last quarter. Finally, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System purchased a new stake in shares of Flexion Therapeutics during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $235,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 73.21% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Flexion Therapeutics (NASDAQ FLXN) opened at $22.54 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87, a current ratio of 12.93 and a quick ratio of 12.93. Flexion Therapeutics has a fifty-two week low of $16.51 and a fifty-two week high of $32.25. The firm has a market cap of $846.17, a PE ratio of -6.40 and a beta of 0.91.

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Flexion Therapeutics Company Profile

Flexion Therapeutics, Inc is a United States-based specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development and commercialization of local therapies for the treatment of patients with musculoskeletal conditions, beginning with osteoarthritis (OA), a type of degenerative arthritis. The Company’s lead product candidate, Zilretta, is a late-stage, injectable, extended-release, intra-articular (IA) investigational steroid.

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