Financial Snapshot: Analyzing Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (ESPR)’s Key Ratio Metrics

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The closing price of Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ESPR) was $2.18 for the day, down -2.24% from the previous closing price of $2.23. In other words, the price has decreased by -$2.24 from its previous closing price. On the day, 4.57 million shares were traded. ESPR stock price reached its highest trading level at $2.3 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $2.135.

Ratios:

Our analysis of ESPR’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.78 and its Current Ratio is at 2.22.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Sep 20 ’23 when Warren Eric sold 742 shares for $1.25 per share. The transaction valued at 924 led to the insider holds 68,318 shares of the business.

Warren Eric sold 243 shares of ESPR for $344 on Aug 18 ’23. The Chief Commercial Officer now owns 69,060 shares after completing the transaction at $1.41 per share. On Jul 19 ’23, another insider, Warren Eric, who serves as the Chief Commercial Officer of the company, sold 106 shares for $1.58 each. As a result, the insider received 168 and left with 69,303 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, ESPR now has a Market Capitalization of 422497088 and an Enterprise Value of 851010752. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.62. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 7.315 whereas that against EBITDA is -5.476.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, ESPR has reached a high of $3.40, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $0.70. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -4.57%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 19.58%.

Shares Statistics:

ESPR traded an average of 7.06M shares per day over the past three months and 10422440 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 170.42M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 168.54M. Insiders hold about 1.10% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 51.10% stake in the company. Shares short for ESPR as of 1713139200 were 18601646 with a Short Ratio of 2.81, compared to 1710460800 on 17665969. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 18601646 and a Short% of Float of 9.8500006.

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