Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CPRX): Price and Financial Metrics

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CPRX): $6.24

0.10 (+1.63%)

POWR Rating

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  • CPRX scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 95.38% of US stocks.
  • CPRX's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 155 days.
  • CPRX's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 9.45% of US stocks).

CPRX Stock Summary

  • CPRX's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 91.61 -- higher than 75.97% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc is higher than it is for about only 10.76% of US stocks.
  • CPRX's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of just 8.81% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc are ATRS, ATEN, OSIS, OSS, and NTGR.
  • CPRX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc's official web site, go to

CPRX Valuation Summary

  • CPRX's EV/EBIT ratio is 9.4; this is 67.92% lower than that of the median Healthcare stock.
  • Over the past 179 months, CPRX's price/sales ratio has gone NA NA.
  • CPRX's price/sales ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 179 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CPRX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CPRX 2021-08-31 4.5 3.0 7.6 9.4
CPRX 2021-08-30 4.5 3.0 7.6 9.4
CPRX 2021-08-27 4.4 3.0 7.5 9.3
CPRX 2021-08-26 4.3 2.9 7.4 9.1
CPRX 2021-08-25 4.5 3.0 7.6 9.5
CPRX 2021-08-24 4.5 3.0 7.7 9.6

CPRX Growth Metrics

    The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 689.06%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 324.32%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 0.96%.
Over the past 49 months, CPRX's revenue has gone up $133,538,909.

The table below shows CPRX's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 133.5389 54.30157 41.61013
2021-06-30 126.9016 44.04568 74.621
2021-03-31 120.1413 41.63579 72.21998
2020-12-31 119.0728 45.03486 74.983
2020-09-30 118.1804 44.22074 71.47558
2020-06-30 119.7612 49.03225 41.76589

CPRX's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CPRX has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 86.8% of graded US stocks.
  • CPRX's asset turnover comes in at 0.656 -- ranking 47th of 682 Pharmaceutical Products stocks.
  • CHRS, XTNT, and BMY are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CPRX.

The table below shows CPRX's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.656 0.858 0.924
2021-03-31 0.691 0.854 1.211
2020-12-31 0.773 0.857 2.263
2020-09-30 0.881 0.860 4.875
2020-06-30 1.045 0.857 6.071
2020-03-31 1.175 0.855 2.426

CPRX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CPRX, see our CPRX price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $8.30 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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CPRX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $6.24 52-week high $7.58
Prev. close $6.14 52-week low $3.27
Day low $5.97 Volume 870,400
Day high $6.26 Avg. volume 795,400
50-day MA $6.84 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $5.78 Market Cap 643.46M

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CPRX) Company Bio

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals focuses on the development and commercialization of prescription drugs targeting rare neurological diseases and disorders. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Coral Gables, Florida.

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Latest CPRX News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CPRX as an investment opportunity.

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Announces 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Denial of Jacobus Pharmaceutical Company Inc.'s Petition for Rehearing

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Jan. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Catalyst) (Nasdaq: CPRX), a commercial-stage, patient-centric biopharmaceutical company focused on in-licensing, developing, and commercializing novel high-quality medicines for patients living with rare diseases, today reported that the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied Jacobus Pharmaceutical Company Inc.'s petition for rehearing of the 11th Circuit's prior ruling to overturn the U.S. Food and Drug Admi

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Yahoo | January 5, 2022

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals to Participate in January 2022 Virtual Investor Conferences

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Jan. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Catalyst) (Nasdaq: CPRX), a commercial-stage, patient-centric biopharmaceutical company focused on in-licensing, developing, and commercializing novel high-quality medicines for patients living with rare diseases, today announced that Patrick J. McEnany, Catalyst's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Steven Miller, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer/COO, will participate in two upcoming investor conferences:

Yahoo | January 4, 2022

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CPRX Price Returns

1-mo -9.57%
3-mo 4.87%
6-mo 11.23%
1-year 78.80%
3-year 139.08%
5-year 407.32%
YTD -7.83%
2021 102.69%
2020 -10.93%
2019 95.31%
2018 -50.90%
2017 272.38%

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