Media coverage about AcelRx Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACRX) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AcelRx Pharmaceuticals earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the specialty pharmaceutical company an impact score of 46.1802522301182 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACRX) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $2.90 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks: Analysts Expect AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACRX) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.20 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NASDAQ: ACRX) – Hot Stock to Track – Stock Watch (stocksnewstimes.com)
- Monitoring a Technical Look at the facts Behind AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACRX) – Wall Street Morning (wallstreetmorning.com)
- Is The Stock A Good Investment? – AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACRX) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
AcelRx Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ ACRX) opened at $2.12 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $106.97, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.89 and a beta of 2.96. AcelRx Pharmaceuticals has a one year low of $1.55 and a one year high of $5.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -0.43, a quick ratio of 4.71 and a current ratio of 4.78.
In related news, Director Mark G. Edwards acquired 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $1.90 per share, for a total transaction of $57,000.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 150,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $285,000. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 28.10% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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About AcelRx Pharmaceuticals
AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc is a pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapies for the treatment of moderate-to-severe acute pain. The Company operates through the segment, which includes development and commercialization of product candidates for the treatment of pain.
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