Seelos Inc.: A Dangerous Slide or a Glimmer of Gain in 2021?

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Seelos Inc.
Company: Seelos Therapuetics, Inc. 

Stock: SEEL

Investment Risks: Moderate/High

Investment Rewards: Moderate/High 

Current Price: $2.10/share 

Company Background: Seelos is a New York-based company whose mission is “focused on achieving the most efficient development of products that address significant unmet needs in

CNS disorders and in rare diseases.” Seelos has several pipelines in development, including” 

  • SLS-002 (intranasal racemic ketamine) for acute suicidal ideation and behavior (ASIB) in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD)
  • SLS-005 (trehalose) for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Sanfilippo Syndrome, and Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) 
  • SL-004/007, a genetic therapy for Parkinson’s disease


  • Raj Mehra, PhD, Chairman, Founder, and Chief Executive Officer
  • Michael Golembiewski, Vice President, Finance
  • Tim Whitaker, MD Head of Research & Development
  • Warren Wasiewski, MD, Chief Science Office
  • Jessica Kardish, Head of Clinical Operations
  • Gopal Krishna, PhD, Head of Manufacturing & Technical Operations
  • Anthony Marciano, Head of Corporate Communications

Philosophy/Mission of the Company: Advancing multiple late-stage therapeutic candidates for CNS disorders, Developing therapeutics with proven mechanisms of action, Identifying opportunities in large markets.

Legal concerns: The following was found in a general search: INVESTIGATION ALERT: Fields Kupka & Shukurov LLP is investigating breach of fiduciary duty claims involving the board of directors of Seelos Therapeutics, Inc. 

Performance: states, “Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to fall -48.88% during the next 3 months and, with a 90% probability hold a price between $0.78 and $1.46 at the end of this 3-month period” while gave them an overall style score of F. Wallstreetzen is is also optimistic about the future of Seelos, stating, “According to analysts’ consensus price target of $11.80, Seelos Therapeutics has a forecasted upside of 464.6% from its current price of $2.09.” SEEL is down drastically from its high of $120.00/share in September of 2016 and a high of $6.32 in April of 2021. It has also slid significantly since the beginning of July 2021. 

Final Thoughts: Right now, SEEL does not look like an attractive investment. Whether final approval of some of the pipeline products will allow it to capture a significant market share and bring in corresponding revenue, only time will tell. Investment in this stock will necessitate close monitoring on behalf of the investor. 



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