News coverage about Flexion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FLXN) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Flexion Therapeutics earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the specialty pharmaceutical company an impact score of 45.5821188018192 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Flexion Therapeutics Inc (FLXN) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.29 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Flexion's (FLXN) Zilretta Therapy to Fast Capture OA Market (finance.yahoo.com)
- Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Flexion Therapeutics Call Options (FLXN) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Flexion Therapeutics Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (FLXN) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Flexion Therapeutics to Present at Evercore ISI 2017 Biopharma Catalyst/Deep Dive Conference (finance.yahoo.com)
Flexion Therapeutics (FLXN) opened at $25.66 on Monday. Flexion Therapeutics has a one year low of $16.17 and a one year high of $32.25. The company has a current ratio of 12.93, a quick ratio of 12.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87.
In related news, insider Neil Bodick acquired 2,700 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $24.49 per share, with a total value of $66,123.00. Following the purchase, the insider now directly owns 64,605 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,582,176.45. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Michael D. Clayman acquired 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $23.60 per share, with a total value of $118,000.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the insider now directly owns 35,395 shares in the company, valued at $835,322. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have purchased 8,700 shares of company stock valued at $208,323. 15.98% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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Flexion Therapeutics Company Profile
Flexion Therapeutics, Inc is a United States-based specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development and commercialization of local therapies for the treatment of patients with musculoskeletal conditions, beginning with osteoarthritis (OA), a type of degenerative arthritis. The Company’s lead product candidate, Zilretta, is a late-stage, injectable, extended-release, intra-articular (IA) investigational steroid.
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