About Akebia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AKBA)
Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company which engages in the development of novel proprietary therapeutics based on hypoxia-inducible factor and biology. It also includes the development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of renal and metabolic disorders. It offers vadadustat which is an oral therapy in a phase three development that has the potential to set a new standard of care in treatment of anemia associated with chronic kidney disease. The company was founded by Joseph H. Gardner, John M. Rice, Michael E. Pape, Josh P. Fairbank and Robert A. Shalwitz on February 27, 2007 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Trailing P/E Ratio-6.17
Forward P/E Ratio-5.15
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$177.98 million
Price / Sales3.49
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$2.52 per share
Price / Book4.33
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.77)
Return on Equity-47.15%
Return on Assets-15.05%
Akebia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AKBA) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Akebia Therapeutics' stock symbol?
Akebia Therapeutics trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AKBA."
How were Akebia Therapeutics' earnings last quarter?
Akebia Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:AKBA) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 9th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.48) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.49) by $0.01. The biopharmaceutical company had revenue of $45.93 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $47.80 million. Akebia Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 47.15% and a negative net margin of 27.48%. View Akebia Therapeutics' Earnings History.
When is Akebia Therapeutics' next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for AKBA?
6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Akebia Therapeutics' stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Akebia Therapeutics' stock price to reach $23.80 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Akebia Therapeutics.
What are Wall Street analysts saying about Akebia Therapeutics stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Akebia Therapeutics stock:
- 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Akebia Therapeutics Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. It focuses on the development and commercialization of proprietary therapeutics based on hypoxia inducible factor biology for patients with kidney disease. Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. " (5/14/2018)
- 2. Mizuho analysts commented, "We had a chance to catch up with CEO John Butler yesterday at the Bio CEO & Investor Conference. We summarize our key takeaways below. Akebia also provided an update on the Vadadustat development program yesterday morning including an expansion of the ongoing phase 2 For2ward and phase 3 Trilo2gy trials in collaboration with Otsuka (TYO:4578, Non rated). While this will delay the timeline for topline data in both programs, we see it as a positive overall as the company will now incorporate additional relevant endpoints with a greater number of patients for better positioning in commercialization. The timeline for data-readouts in the two pivotal Pro2tect and Inno2vate trials remains unchanged." (2/13/2018)
Who are some of Akebia Therapeutics' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Akebia Therapeutics include OPKO Health (OPK), Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT), Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA), Clovis Oncology (CLVS), Xencor (XNCR), Corcept Therapeutics (CORT), Enanta Pharmaceuticals (ENTA), TESARO (TSRO), Heron Therapeutics (HRTX), Akcea Therapeutics (AKCA), Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (SPPI), Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT), Puma Biotechnology (PBYI), Insmed (INSM) and Endo International (ENDP).
Who are Akebia Therapeutics' key executives?
Akebia Therapeutics' management team includes the folowing people:
- John P. Butler, President, CEO & Director
- Gavin T. Malenfant, Vice President-Operations
- Jason A. Amello, CFO, Treasure, SVP & Principal Accounting Officer
- Rita Jain, Chief Medical Officer & Senior Vice President
- Michel Dahan, Chief Business Officer & Senior Vice President
Has Akebia Therapeutics been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media headlines about AKBA stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Akebia Therapeutics earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 45.05 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
Who are Akebia Therapeutics' major shareholders?
Akebia Therapeutics' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.56%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (4.79%), Millennium Management LLC (1.16%), DAFNA Capital Management LLC (1.07%), Northern Trust Corp (0.91%) and American Century Companies Inc. (0.88%). Company insiders that own Akebia Therapeutics stock include Duane Nash, Michel Dahan, Muneer A Satter and Nicole R Hadas. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Akebia Therapeutics.
Which major investors are selling Akebia Therapeutics stock?
AKBA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & Company MN and Citigroup Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Akebia Therapeutics company stock in the last year include Duane Nash, Michel Dahan and Nicole R Hadas. View Insider Buying and Selling for Akebia Therapeutics.
Which major investors are buying Akebia Therapeutics stock?
AKBA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artal Group S.A., DAFNA Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., CVI Holdings LLC, Stanley Laman Group Ltd., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P. and Spark Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Akebia Therapeutics.
How do I buy shares of Akebia Therapeutics?
Shares of AKBA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Akebia Therapeutics' stock price today?
One share of AKBA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.92.
How big of a company is Akebia Therapeutics?
Akebia Therapeutics has a market capitalization of $621.16 million and generates $177.98 million in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $-76,910,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.77) on an earnings per share basis. Akebia Therapeutics employs 114 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Akebia Therapeutics?
Akebia Therapeutics' mailing address is 245 FIRST STREET SUITE 1100, CAMBRIDGE MA, 02142. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 617-871-2098 or via email at [email protected]
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