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

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CPRX): $6.88

-0.22 (-3.10%)

POWR Rating

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  • CPRX scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 94.32% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CPRX is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • CPRX's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 12.28% of US stocks).

CPRX Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc is higher than it is for about merely 10.68% of US stocks.
  • CPRX's price/sales ratio is 5.92; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 75.5% of US stocks.
  • CPRX's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of only 9.36% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc are SSYS, AMRS, ITCI, TRVN, and SNES.
  • Visit CPRX's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's 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%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 312.51%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 418.93%.
Over the past 70 months, CPRX's revenue has gone up $140,833,000.

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
2021-12-31 140.833 60.372 39.482
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

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 $6.88 52-week high $8.65
Prev. close $7.10 52-week low $4.81
Day low $6.82 Volume 984,900
Day high $7.23 Avg. volume 1,157,253
50-day MA $7.16 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $6.85 Market Cap 707.13M

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 Teams Up with Patients and Advocacy Groups to Ring Nasdaq Opening Bell on Rare Disease Day 2022

Ceremony Recognizes Importance of Biopharma Industry and Advocacy Group Collaboration to Address Needs for New Treatments in Orphan and Rare Disorders Together, Will Ring the Nasdaq Opening Bell to Kick-Off Rare Disease Day on February 28, 2022 CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 24, 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 medic

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals to Launch LEMS Aware Podcast on Rare Disease Day 2022

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Yahoo | February 17, 2022

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Here's Why Momentum in Catalyst (CPRX) Should Keep going

Catalyst (CPRX) made it through our "Recent Price Strength" screen and could be a great choice for investors looking to make a profit from stocks that are currently on the move.

Yahoo | February 11, 2022

Wall Street Analysts See a 33% Upside in Catalyst (CPRX): Can the Stock Really Move This High?

The consensus price target hints at a 33.3% upside potential for Catalyst (CPRX). While empirical research shows that this sought-after metric is hardly effective, an upward trend in earnings estimate revisions could mean that the stock will witness an upside in the near term.

Yahoo | February 10, 2022

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CPRX Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -17.01%
6-mo 1.62%
1-year 19.03%
3-year 79.17%
5-year 149.28%
YTD 1.62%
2021 102.69%
2020 -10.93%
2019 95.31%
2018 -50.90%
2017 272.38%

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