Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, drug developer Sucampo Pharmacuticals
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Sucampo's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Market Cap||$293.2 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$53.8 million|
|Management||Co-Founder/Chairman/CEO Ryuji Ueno
CFO Cary Claiborne
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||(12.1%)|
|Cash/Debt||$75.2 million / $59.5 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 86% of the 79 members who have rated Sucampo believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Sucampo is retesting price levels seen shortly after the company announced positive results from the phase III trial of lubiprostone in opiate bowel dysfunction. The share price rose as high as [$8.50] but has been in a declining trend since the last earnings PR. An sNDA submission for lubiprostone in OBD is likely in the near future. Meanwhile, lubiprostone for chronic idiopathic constipation is bringing in about [$10 million-$14 million] per quarter and positive regulatory decisions are likely in Japan and Europe this coming quarter. Other potential short-term catalysts are a pending arbitration with partner Takeda and a long-delayed revised labeling for Rescula for glaucoma.
I'm not feeling a hard floor here but this seems like a suitable point [to] mark the stock in case it continues to decline in advance of positive catalysts.
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