NASDAQ:AKCA - Akcea Therapeutics Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$26.22 +0.30 (+1.16 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 09:10 AM ET)
Previous Close$26.22
Today's Range$25.07 - $27.80
52-Week Range$8.10 - $33.99
Volume602,526 shs
Average Volume228,174 shs
Market Capitalization$2.22 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
Akcea Therapeutics logoAkcea Therapeutics, Inc., a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing drugs to treat patients with cardiometabolic diseases caused by lipid disorders in the United States and internationally. It develops Volanesorsen, which has completed Phase 3 clinical study for the treatment of familial chylomicronemia syndrome; and that is in Phase 3 clinical study for the treatment of familial partial lipodystrophy. The company also develops AKCEA-APO(a)-LRx, which has completed Phase 2b clinical study for treating patients suffering with hyperlipoproteinemia; AKCEA-ANGPTL3-LRx that has completed Phase 1/2 clinical study for the treatment of multiple lipid disorders; and AKCEA-APOCIII-LRx, which is in Phase 1/2 study for the treatment of cardiovascular disease due to elevated triglyceride levels. It has strategic collaboration with Novartis Pharma AG. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. is a subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorMedical
SymbolNASDAQ:AKCA
CUSIPN/A
Phone617-207-0202

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio2.55
Quick Ratio2.55

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$55.21 million
Price / Sales40.65
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$2.70 per share
Price / Book9.71

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($2.24)
Net Income$-109,750,000.00
Net Margins-126.00%
Return on Equity-75.90%
Return on Assets-27.67%

Miscellaneous

Employees100
Outstanding Shares85,590,000

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Akcea Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AKCA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Akcea Therapeutics' stock symbol?

Akcea Therapeutics trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AKCA."

How were Akcea Therapeutics' earnings last quarter?

Akcea Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:AKCA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company reported ($0.44) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.37) by $0.07. The firm earned $17.11 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $12.12 million. Akcea Therapeutics had a negative net margin of 126.00% and a negative return on equity of 75.90%. Akcea Therapeutics's quarterly revenue was up 181.0% on a year-over-year basis. View Akcea Therapeutics' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for AKCA?

4 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Akcea Therapeutics' stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect Akcea Therapeutics' share price to reach $29.3333 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Akcea Therapeutics.

Who are some of Akcea Therapeutics' key competitors?

Who are Akcea Therapeutics' key executives?

Akcea Therapeutics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Paula Soteropoulos, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Michael F. MacLean, Chief Financial Officer (Age 52)
  • Dr. Louis St. Laurence O'Dea FRCPC, MB, BCh, BAO, FRCP(C), Chief Medical Officer, Exec. VP & Head of Regulatory Affairs (Age 67)
  • Ms. Sarah Boyce, Pres & Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. Jeffrey M. Goldberg, Chief Operating Officer (Age 45)

When did Akcea Therapeutics IPO?

(AKCA) raised $125 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Friday, July 14th 2017. The company issued 9,600,000 shares at $12.00-$14.00 per share. Cowen and Company, Stifel and Wells Fargo Securities served as the underwriters for the IPO and BMO Capital Markets was co-manager.

Has Akcea Therapeutics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about AKCA stock has trended somewhat negative on Sunday, according to Accern. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Akcea Therapeutics earned a media sentiment score of -0.02 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 44.81 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Akcea Therapeutics' major shareholders?

Akcea Therapeutics' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include IONIS PHARMACEUTICALS INC (75.00%), BB Biotech AG (3.58%), BlackRock Inc. (2.66%), Altrinsic Global Advisors LLC (0.22%), Eventide Asset Management LLC (0.20%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.26%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Akcea Therapeutics.

Which major investors are selling Akcea Therapeutics stock?

AKCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eventide Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Wells Fargo & Company MN, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Akcea Therapeutics.

Which major investors are buying Akcea Therapeutics stock?

AKCA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BB Biotech AG, Bellevue Group AG, Altrinsic Global Advisors LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Barclays PLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Akcea Therapeutics.

How do I buy shares of Akcea Therapeutics?

Shares of AKCA 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 Akcea Therapeutics' stock price today?

One share of AKCA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.22.

How big of a company is Akcea Therapeutics?

Akcea Therapeutics has a market capitalization of $2.22 billion and generates $55.21 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-109,750,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.24) on an earnings per share basis. Akcea Therapeutics employs 100 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Akcea Therapeutics?

Akcea Therapeutics' mailing address is 55 CAMBRIDGE PARKWAY SUITE 100, CAMBRIDGE MA, 92010. The company can be reached via phone at 617-207-0202 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Akcea Therapeutics (AKCA)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  134 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  125 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  259
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This page was last updated on 6/24/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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