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Akero Therapeutics (AKRO) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$25.34
+1.13 (+4.67%)
(As of 05:32 PM ET)
Today's Range
$24.36
$27.66
50-Day Range
$17.76
$24.25
52-Week Range
$11.25
$58.38
Volume
1.49 million shs
Average Volume
959,185 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.41 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$40.86

Akero Therapeutics MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
57.1% Upside
$40.86 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
13.93% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.75
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.69mentions of Akero Therapeutics in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$2.83 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
Decreasing
From ($2.82) to ($3.34) Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.93 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

213th out of 939 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

93rd out of 439 stocks


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About Akero Therapeutics Stock (NASDAQ:AKRO)

Akero Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage company, engages in the development of transformational treatments for patients with serious metabolic diseases, including non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a disease without any approved therapies. Its lead product candidate is efruxifermin (EFX), an analog of fibroblast growth factor 21, which protects against cellular stress and regulates metabolism of lipids, carbohydrates, and proteins throughout the body. The company is also conducting a Phase 2b clinical trial to evaluate EFX in the treatment of biopsy-confirmed NASH patients. The company was formerly known as Pippin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and changed its name to Akero Therapeutics, Inc. in May 2018. Akero Therapeutics, Inc. was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.

AKRO Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/13/2023
Today
2/23/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/15/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Medical
Industry
Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:AKRO
Fax
N/A
Employees
51
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$40.86
High Stock Price Target
$58.00
Low Stock Price Target
$33.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+68.8%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-112,030,000.00
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
N/A
Book Value
$6.98 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
50,303,000
Market Cap
$1.35 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
-0.43
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Key Executives

  • Dr. Andrew Cheng M.D. (Age 57)
    Ph.D., President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.22M
  • Dr. Jonathan M. Young J.D. (Age 54)
    Ph.D., Co-Founder, Executive VP, COO & Secretary
    Comp: $763.3k
  • Dr. Timothy Rolph (Age 70)
    Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer
    Comp: $819.4k
  • Mr. William R. White J.D. (Age 51)
    Executive VP, CFO, Treasurer & Head of Corporate Development
    Comp: $768.4k
  • Ms. Catriona YaleMs. Catriona Yale (Age 52)
    Executive VP & Chief Development Officer
    Comp: $754.8k
  • Mr. Patrick Lamy (Age 51)
    Senior Vice President of Commercial Strategy
  • Mr. John J. Schembri (Age 62)
    VP of Finance & Controller














AKRO Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Akero Therapeutics stock right now?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Akero Therapeutics in the last twelve months. There are currently 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" AKRO shares.
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What is Akero Therapeutics' stock price target for 2024?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Akero Therapeutics' stock. Their AKRO share price targets range from $33.00 to $58.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $40.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 57.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have AKRO shares performed in 2024?

Akero Therapeutics' stock was trading at $23.35 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, AKRO shares have increased by 11.3% and is now trading at $26.00.
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When is Akero Therapeutics' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, March 15th 2024.
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How were Akero Therapeutics' earnings last quarter?

Akero Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKRO) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 13th. The company reported ($0.71) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.70) by $0.01.

What ETFs hold Akero Therapeutics' stock?
What other stocks do shareholders of Akero Therapeutics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Akero Therapeutics investors own include Fulcrum Therapeutics (FULC), Kaleido Biosciences (KLDO), Sorrento Therapeutics (SRNE), Editas Medicine (EDIT), Gossamer Bio (GOSS), Provention Bio (PRVB), Alector (ALEC), Micron Technology (MU), VIVUS (VVUS).

When did Akero Therapeutics IPO?

(AKRO) raised $75 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, June 20th 2019. The company issued 5,000,000 shares at a price of $14.00-$16.00 per share. J.P. Morgan, Jefferies and Evercore ISI served as the underwriters for the IPO and Roth Capital Partners was co-manager.

Who are Akero Therapeutics' major shareholders?

Akero Therapeutics' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (6.60%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (6.60%), RTW Investments LP (6.45%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.54%), Point72 Asset Management L.P. (1.16%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.10%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew Cheng, Catriona Yale, G Walmsley Graham, Jonathan Young, Kevin Bitterman, Seth Loring Harrison, Skorpios Trust, Timothy Rolph, Tomas J Heyman and William Richard White.
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How do I buy shares of Akero Therapeutics?

Shares of AKRO stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:AKRO) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff