TherapeuticsMD (TXMD) Shares Up 6.4% on Strong Earnings

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TherapeuticsMD Inc (NASDAQ:TXMD)’s share price shot up 6.4% during mid-day trading on Thursday following a stronger than expected earnings report. The company traded as high as $5.06 and last traded at $4.97. 3,789,628 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 45% from the average session volume of 2,607,103 shares. The stock had previously closed at $4.67.

The company reported ($0.16) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.22) by $0.06. The business had revenue of $3.47 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.43 million. TherapeuticsMD had a negative net margin of 582.86% and a negative return on equity of 80.75%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 21.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.07) earnings per share.

TXMD has been the topic of several research reports. Oppenheimer set a $14.00 price target on shares of TherapeuticsMD and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Cantor Fitzgerald set a $27.00 price target on shares of TherapeuticsMD and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of TherapeuticsMD from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, November 2nd. BidaskClub cut shares of TherapeuticsMD from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 1st. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of TherapeuticsMD from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 29th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $13.45.

In other TherapeuticsMD news, CEO Robert G. Finizio sold 184,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.28, for a total transaction of $971,520.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 18,485,559 shares in the company, valued at approximately $97,603,751.52. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Brian Bernick sold 182,800 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.30, for a total value of $1,151,640.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 242,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,524,600. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 2,158,800 shares of company stock worth $12,946,562. 22.85% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in TherapeuticsMD by 4.4% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 14,533,524 shares of the company’s stock worth $90,690,000 after buying an additional 608,470 shares during the period. Voya Investment Management LLC raised its holdings in TherapeuticsMD by 7.7% during the 2nd quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 3,419,174 shares of the company’s stock worth $21,336,000 after buying an additional 242,995 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp raised its holdings in TherapeuticsMD by 4.0% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 2,086,552 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,021,000 after buying an additional 81,062 shares during the period. OppenheimerFunds Inc. raised its holdings in TherapeuticsMD by 17.4% during the 2nd quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 1,932,439 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,058,000 after buying an additional 286,123 shares during the period. Finally, AXA raised its holdings in TherapeuticsMD by 37.8% during the 3rd quarter. AXA now owns 1,463,274 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,599,000 after buying an additional 401,228 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 66.20% of the company’s stock.

The company has a quick ratio of 7.79, a current ratio of 7.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.94. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.09 billion, a PE ratio of -13.43 and a beta of 1.40.

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TherapeuticsMD Company Profile (NASDAQ:TXMD)

TherapeuticsMD, Inc operates as a women's health care product company. Its pipeline of hormone therapy drug candidates include TX-001HR, a combination of estradiol and progesterone drug candidate under clinical trials for the treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms due to menopause; TX-002HR, a natural progesterone formulation for the treatment of secondary amenorrhea without the potentially allergenic component of peanut oil; and TX-004HR, an applicator-free vaginal estradiol softgel drug candidate for the treatment of moderate to severe dyspareunia, a symptom of vulvar and vaginal atrophy in post-menopausal women with vaginal linings that do not receive enough estrogen.

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