AcelRx Pharmaceuticals's Earnings: A Preview


AcelRx Pharmaceuticals ACRX is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, 2023-05-10. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.

Analysts estimate that AcelRx Pharmaceuticals will report an earnings per share (EPS) of $-0.78.

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals bulls will hope to hear the company announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Past Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company missed EPS by $0.49, which was followed by a 6.0% drop in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at AcelRx Pharmaceuticals's past performance and the resulting price change:

Quarter Q4 2022 Q3 2022 Q2 2022 Q1 2022
EPS Estimate -0.51 -1.20 -1.4 -1.2
EPS Actual -1 -0.94 -1.2 -1.2
Price Change % -6.0% 3.7% -13.63% 6.35%

Stock Performance

Shares of AcelRx Pharmaceuticals were trading at $0.74 as of May 08. Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 81.55%. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders are likely upset going into this earnings release.

To track all earnings releases for AcelRx Pharmaceuticals visit their earnings calendar on our site.

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