Esperion Therapeutics (ESPR) to Release Earnings on Tuesday

Esperion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ESPR) will release its earnings data before the market opens on Tuesday, February 20th. Analysts expect Esperion Therapeutics to post earnings of ($1.80) per share for the quarter.

Shares of Esperion Therapeutics (ESPR) opened at $68.22 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $1,750.00, a PE ratio of -9.94 and a beta of 2.64. Esperion Therapeutics has a 12-month low of $19.90 and a 12-month high of $82.18.

In other Esperion Therapeutics news, Director Nicole Vitullo sold 9,326 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.85, for a total value of $502,205.10. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 2,472 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $133,117.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Company insiders own 32.50% of the company’s stock.

A number of brokerages recently commented on ESPR. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Esperion Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Citigroup downgraded shares of Esperion Therapeutics from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and raised their price objective for the company from $77.00 to $96.00 in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on shares of Esperion Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday, January 17th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $103.00 target price for the company. UBS Group set a $88.00 target price on shares of Esperion Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 17th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus set a $105.00 target price on shares of Esperion Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, January 15th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $77.23.

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Esperion Therapeutics Company Profile

Esperion Therapeutics, Inc is a lipid management company. The Company is a late-stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing once-daily, oral therapies for the treatment of patients with elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C). With a targeted mechanism of action, bempedoic acid, the Company’s lead product candidate, is an orally available, once-daily adenosine triphosphate (ATP)-citrate lyase (ACL) inhibitor that reduces cholesterol biosynthesis and lowers elevated levels of LDL-C by up-regulating the LDL receptor, but with reduced potential for muscle-related side effects.

Earnings History for Esperion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ESPR)

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