Valeritas Holdings, Inc. (VLRX) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $5.14 Million

Equities analysts expect that Valeritas Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLRX) will announce sales of $5.14 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Valeritas Holdings’ earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $5.00 million and the highest is $5.29 million. Valeritas Holdings reported sales of $4.89 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 5.1%. The business is scheduled to issue its next earnings report on Wednesday, August 9th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Valeritas Holdings will report full year sales of $5.14 million for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $21.84 million to $22.43 million. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the firm will post sales of $28.04 million per share, with estimates ranging from $26.03 million to $30.00 million. Zacks’ sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that that provide coverage for Valeritas Holdings.

Valeritas Holdings (NASDAQ:VLRX) last released its earnings results on Friday, May 12th. The company reported ($6.92) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($2.72) by $4.20. The business had revenue of $4.61 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.64 million.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $10.00 price target on shares of Valeritas Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, April 4th. Cowen and Company assumed coverage on shares of Valeritas Holdings in a research note on Monday, April 17th. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Valeritas Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 11th.

In other news, major shareholder Capital Royalty L.P. acquired 4,000,000 shares of Valeritas Holdings stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 28th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $10.00 per share, with a total value of $40,000,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CFO Erick Lucera acquired 3,000 shares of Valeritas Holdings stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 23rd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $10.00 per share, for a total transaction of $30,000.00. Following the purchase, the chief financial officer now directly owns 3,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $30,000. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have purchased 4,015,900 shares of company stock worth $40,101,615 in the last three months. Insiders own 1.20% of the company’s stock.

An institutional investor recently bought a new position in Valeritas Holdings stock. HighTower Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Valeritas Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLRX) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund acquired 27,400 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $195,000. HighTower Advisors LLC owned 1.67% of Valeritas Holdings at the end of the most recent reporting period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 11.65% of the company’s stock.

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Valeritas Holdings (VLRX) traded down 16.80% on Thursday, reaching $5.15. 32,060 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company’s market cap is $35.24 million. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $5.41 and a 200-day moving average of $21.22. Valeritas Holdings has a 12-month low of $4.51 and a 12-month high of $52.00.

Valeritas Holdings Company Profile

Valeritas, Inc is a United States-based company, which is engaged in developing and commercializing treatment solutions that contribute to clinical outcomes for patients. The Company’s portfolio includes V-Go disposable insulin delivery device, which is distributed through retail pharmacy. Its V-Go delivers insulin at a continuous preset basal rate and bolus dosing for adults with Type 2 diabetes requiring insulin.

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