VIVUS (VVUS) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.09

Media coverage about VIVUS (NASDAQ:VVUS) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. VIVUS earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 45.2885220873465 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded VIVUS from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd.

Shares of VIVUS (VVUS) traded down $0.02 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $0.51. The stock had a trading volume of 799,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 724,361. The company has a quick ratio of 7.09, a current ratio of 7.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 643.86. The company has a market capitalization of $56.15, a PE ratio of 1.56 and a beta of 0.77. VIVUS has a 12 month low of $0.50 and a 12 month high of $1.38.

VIVUS (NASDAQ:VVUS) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.13) by $0.07. The company had revenue of $15.19 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $16.00 million. VIVUS had a return on equity of 344.23% and a net margin of 26.71%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.09) earnings per share. equities research analysts forecast that VIVUS will post -0.32 earnings per share for the current year.

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VIVUS Company Profile

VIVUS, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company operates in the development and commercialization of therapeutic products segment. It provides over two therapies approved by the Food and Drug Association (FDA), which include Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate extended-release) for chronic weight management and STENDRA (avanafil) for erectile dysfunction (ED).

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