News headlines about Impax Laboratories (NASDAQ:IPXL) have trended positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Impax Laboratories earned a news impact score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the specialty pharmaceutical company an impact score of 50.7385352274593 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Investors Alert on Impax Laboratories, Inc. (IPXL) – Wall Street Morning (wallstreetmorning.com)
- Quotidian Technical Highlights on Selected Drug Makers Stocks — TherapeuticsMD, Impax Laboratories, GlaxoSmithKline, and AstraZeneca (prnewswire.com)
- Investors Are Turning Their Attention Towards Impax Labs Inc (IPXL): Shares Move 0.00 – Clawson News (clawsonnews.com)
- Impax Laboratories, Inc. (IPXL) – Healthcare stock Roundup – Nasdaq Fortune (press release) (nasdaqfortune.com)
- Are Analysts Bullish about Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPXL) after last week? – ExpressNewsline (expressnewsline.com)
Impax Laboratories (NASDAQ:IPXL) traded down $0.25 on Friday, hitting $16.65. The company had a trading volume of 843,921 shares, compared to its average volume of 930,777. The firm has a market cap of $1,252.52, a PE ratio of -2.66, a P/E/G ratio of 1.07 and a beta of 0.94. The company has a current ratio of 1.81, a quick ratio of 1.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.59. Impax Laboratories has a 1-year low of $7.75 and a 1-year high of $25.70.
A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on IPXL. Canaccord Genuity set a $19.00 target price on Impax Laboratories and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, December 18th. Cantor Fitzgerald set a $35.00 target price on Impax Laboratories and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 15th. Guggenheim began coverage on Impax Laboratories in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $18.00 target price for the company. Cowen reissued a “hold” rating and set a $16.00 target price on shares of Impax Laboratories in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Finally, UBS Group upped their price target on Impax Laboratories from $12.00 to $16.00 and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.47.
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Impax Laboratories Company Profile
Impax Laboratories, Inc is a specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of bioequivalent pharmaceutical products (generics), in addition to the development and marketing of branded products. Its segments include Impax Generics and Impax Specialty Pharma.
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