A pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of therapeutic products using patented proprietary formulations and novel delivery systems and by seeking new indications for previously approved pharmaceutical products.


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Stock Performance

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Key Data Points

Primary metrics and data points about VIVUS.
Current Price: $0.83
Prev Close: $0.86
Open: $0.85
Bid: $0.82
Ask: $0.87
Day's Range: $0.82 - $0.85
52wk Range: $0.82 - $1.47
Volume: 680,768
Avg Vol 748,425
Market Cap: $87M
P/E (ttm): 2.76
EPS (ttm): $0.31
Div & Yield: $0.00 (0.0%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about VIVUS.
CAPS Rating 3 out of 5
 
342 Outperform
62 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
51 Outperform
16 Underperform

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You pick for VIVUS is winning

Score: +97.74
Call: Outperform
Time Frame: Five Plus Years
Start Price: $18.24
Start Date: 3/29/2007
Gain/Loss: +$152.4%
S&P Gain/Loss: +$54.7%

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CEO Rating

The single most important factor in a company's success is the team that's leading the company.

Leland F. Wilson, CEO

48% Approve

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Business Summary

Industry, sector and description for VIVUS.

A pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of therapeutic products using patented proprietary formulations and novel delivery systems and by seeking new indications for previously approved pharmaceutical products.

  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Industry: Drug Makers