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Akcea Therapeutics Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:AKCA)

$18.94
+0.86 (+4.76 %)
(As of 10/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$18.07
Now: $18.94
$19.07
50-Day Range
$14.84
MA: $19.22
$22.63
52-Week Range
$13.90
Now: $18.94
$35.82
Volume300,697 shs
Average Volume239,632 shs
Market Capitalization$1.76 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.5
Akcea Therapeutics, Inc, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing drugs to treat patients with serious and rare diseases in the United States and internationally. The company offers TEGSEDI, which is designed to reduce the production of transthyretin protein. It develops WAYLIVRA, which has completed Phase III clinical study for the treatment of familial chylomicronemia syndrome; and that is in Phase III clinical study for the treatment of familial partial lipodystrophy. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$64.87 million
Book Value$3.10 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-225,820,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees248
Market Cap$1.76 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 6th. The company reported ($0.40) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.38) by $0.02. The business earned $26.62 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $25.78 million. Akcea Therapeutics had a negative net margin of 65.62% and a negative return on equity of 43.87%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 45.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.85) earnings per share. View Akcea Therapeutics' Earnings History.

When is Akcea Therapeutics' next earnings date?

Akcea Therapeutics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Akcea Therapeutics.

What price target have analysts set for AKCA?

4 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Akcea Therapeutics' shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect Akcea Therapeutics' share price to reach $36.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 90.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Akcea Therapeutics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Akcea Therapeutics?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Akcea Therapeutics in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Akcea Therapeutics.

Has Akcea Therapeutics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AKCA stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Akcea Therapeutics earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Akcea Therapeutics.

Are investors shorting Akcea Therapeutics?

Akcea Therapeutics saw a decline in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 5,160,000 shares, a decline of 14.3% from the August 30th total of 6,020,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 263,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 19.6 days. Approximately 35.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Akcea Therapeutics' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Akcea Therapeutics' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Akcea Therapeutics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Akcea Therapeutics investors own include Ionis Pharmaceuticals (IONS), Intelsat (I), Bank of America (BAC), Achaogen (AKAO), Fossil Group (FOSL), Associated British Foods (ABF), Chaarat Gold (CGH), AMC Entertainment (AMC), Apollo Global Management (APO) and Ciena (CIEN).

Who are Akcea Therapeutics' key executives?

Akcea Therapeutics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Paula Soteropoulos, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Michael F. MacLean, Chief Financial Officer (Age 53)
  • Dr. Louis St. Laurence O'Dea FRCPC, MB, BCh, BAO, FRCP(C), Chief Medical Officer (Age 68)
  • Ms. Sarah Boyce, Pres & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Jeffrey M. Goldberg, Chief Operating Officer (Age 46)

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 a price of $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.

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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Akcea Therapeutics' stock price today?

One share of AKCA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.94.

How big of a company is Akcea Therapeutics?

Akcea Therapeutics has a market capitalization of $1.76 billion and generates $64.87 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-225,820,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.74) on an earnings per share basis. Akcea Therapeutics employs 248 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Akcea Therapeutics.

What is Akcea Therapeutics' official website?

The official website for Akcea Therapeutics is http://www.akceatx.com/.

How can I contact Akcea Therapeutics?

Akcea Therapeutics' mailing address is 22 BOSTON WHARF RD 9TH FLOOR, BOSTON MA, 02210. The company can be reached via phone at 617-207-0202 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Akcea Therapeutics (NASDAQ AKCA)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  317 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  315 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  632
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Akcea Therapeutics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AKCA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AKCA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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