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Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Reaffirms Buy Rating for Lipocine (LPCN)

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Reaffirms Buy Rating for Lipocine (LPCN)

Lipocine Inc (NASDAQ:LPCN) shares hit a new 52-week low on Thursday. The company has market cap of $39.40 million. Trading volume for Lipocine Inc. was 5.01 Million in its previous trading session.

After a recent spot-check, Lipocine Inc. It develops pharmaceutical products for use in men's and women's health. The Company's lead product candidate is LPCN 1021, an oral testosterone replacement therapy designed for twice-a-day dosing that has completed Phase 3 testing. Its additional pipeline candidates include LPCN 1111, a next generation oral testosterone therapy product, and LPCN 1107, indicated for the prevention of preterm birth and is now in Phase 1.

Analysts await Lipocine Inc. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company's stock.

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Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 159,114 shares in the company, valued at approximately $17,956,014.90. Mitchell Sinkler Starr Pa holds 0.37% of its portfolio in MetLife, Inc. ( NYSE:MO ), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold.

Taking a broader look brokerage firms' analysts on the street with an expectant view have Lipocine Inc Cmn (NASDAQ:LPCN) high price target of $15 and with a conservative view have low price target of $10. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 0 think it is Hold. Lipocine has a 1 year low of $2.90 and a 1 year high of $5.33.

In analysts note sent to clients and investors on Thursday morning, Canaccord Genuity has made a decision to decreased rating on Lipocine (NASDAQ:LPCN) shares to a "Hold". The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.21 derived from a total of 3 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown 0%, while the company's earnings per share has grown 64.3%. 2 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data. The stock volatility for the week was 16.99% while for the month was 7.10%. "The FDA not only brought up the notion of a pre-approval ambulatory BP study requirement for the first time at the Adcom (after allegedly not suggesting it during SPA negotiations with Lipocine), but went so far as to tell panelists they should consider the prior day's review of Clarus's application, which did have such a study and showed a concerning BP increase (but which also seems to have a worse CV profile than Tlando in general)". The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 19 percent. The return on assets stands at -68.4%, Return on Equity now is -74.6% and the Return on Investment value is 0%. Lipocine Inc Cmn (NASDAQ:LPCN)'s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0, whereas its price to book ratio for the most recent quarters is at 1.64. The Average True Range is an exponential moving average (14-days) of the True Range. The company's net profit margin has achieved the current level of 0 percent and possesses 0 percent gross margin. The return on invested capital is at 0%, which is good, compared to its peers.

The company's stock is now moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -52.03%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -45.64% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.


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