Why Repros Is Poised to Keep Plunging

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, clinical-stage biotech company Repros Therapeutics (NASDAQ: RPRX  ) has received the dreaded one-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Repros and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Repros facts

Headquarters (founded)

The Woodlands, Texas (1987)

Market Cap

$208.1 million



Trailing-12-Month EBITDA

($12.7 million)


CEO Joseph Podolski (since 1992)
CFO Katherine Anderson (since 2011)

Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity



$29.6 million / $0


Abbott Labs
Auxilium Pharmaceuticals

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 54% of the 131 members who have rated Repros believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, All-Star TerryHogan, succinctly summed up the Repros bear case for our community:

They're burning through cash like a former child-star on a [V]egas bender, and they're handing out shares like they're breath mints at a halitosis convention. They have no revenues to speak of (in fact they don't have any revenue at all). And while the latest announcement about their clinical trial isn't exactly a nail in the coffin, it could be a sign of greater malfeasance.

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  • Report this Comment On February 07, 2013, at 12:35 PM, tjsimone wrote:

    So, you write an article, based off another Fools opinion, with the headline "Why Repros Is Poised to Keep Plunging "....

    I must say, the article is chock full of indepth analysis to back your headline...

    Whats say you of the Wall Street vote of 2-0 that it will outperform?

    Disclosure...I dont own, but was looking to gain maybe just a little insight....what a waste of 10 minutes of my life...

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