A strong performer from today's morning trading session is Verona Pharma, whose shares rose 38.3% to $18.65 per share. For those of you thinking about investing in the stock, here is a brief look at the company's fundamentals.
Verona Pharma plc, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on development and commercialization of therapies for the treatment of respiratory diseases with unmet medical needs. The company belongs to the Healthcare sector, which has an average price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 13.21 and an average price to book (P/B) ratio of 4.07. In contrast, Verona Pharma has a trailing 12 month P/E ratio of -18.8 and a P/B ratio of 5.9.
Verona Pharma has moved 144.4% over the last year compared to -17.9% for the S&P 500 — a difference of 162.3%. Verona Pharma has a 52 week high of $19.18 and a 52 week low of $3.41.