News headlines about Pernix Therapeutics Holdings (NASDAQ:PTX) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pernix Therapeutics Holdings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the specialty pharmaceutical company an impact score of 47.0217900113735 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Separately, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Pernix Therapeutics Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 8th.

Pernix Therapeutics Holdings (PTX) opened at 2.51 on Tuesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $3.63 and its 200-day moving average is $3.82. The company’s market capitalization is $27.90 million. Pernix Therapeutics Holdings has a 1-year low of $1.83 and a 1-year high of $9.20.

Pernix Therapeutics Holdings (NASDAQ:PTX) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($2.16) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($4.40) by $2.24. The company had revenue of $34.32 million for the quarter. Equities research analysts predict that Pernix Therapeutics Holdings will post ($3.70) EPS for the current year.

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About Pernix Therapeutics Holdings

Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc is a specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on identifying, developing and commercializing differentiated products that address unmet medical needs. It focuses on underserved therapeutic areas, such as central nervous system (CNS), including neurology and psychiatry, as well as other specialty therapeutic areas.

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