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DOW   32,774.41
QQQ   317.08
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Copper More Critical than Lithium? (Ad)
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Is Sofi Financial Stock Finally Ready to Pay Off for Investors?
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Economic and National Security Threats Create Lithium Bonanza (Ad)
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
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Most electric vehicles won't qualify for federal tax credit
Investor Alert: Argentina Loaded With "White Gold" Opportunity (Ad)
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DOW   32,774.41
QQQ   317.08
Are Medtronic And Intuitive Surgical Poised For Big Growth?
Copper More Critical than Lithium? (Ad)
'The Sacrifice Zone': Myanmar bears cost of green energy
Is Sofi Financial Stock Finally Ready to Pay Off for Investors?
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Economic and National Security Threats Create Lithium Bonanza (Ad)
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NASDAQ:VKTX

Viking Therapeutics - VKTX Stock Forecast, Price & News

$3.41
-0.16 (-4.48%)
(As of 08/9/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$3.39
$3.55
50-Day Range
$2.11
$3.70
52-Week Range
$2.02
$7.20
Volume
348,559 shs
Average Volume
1.11 million shs
Market Capitalization
$261.51 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$13.50

Viking Therapeutics MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
295.9% Upside
$13.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.56% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.88
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
Decreasing
From ($0.92) to ($1.12) Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.28 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

299th out of 1,098 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

124th out of 536 stocks

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About Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VKTX) Stock

Viking Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of novel therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders. The company's lead drug candidate is VK2809, an orally available tissue and receptor-subtype selective agonist of the thyroid hormone receptor beta (TRß), which is in Phase IIb clinical trials to treat patients with biopsy-confirmed non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, as well as NAFLD. It also develops VK5211, an orally available non-steroidal selective androgen receptor modulator that is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of patients recovering from non-elective hip fracture surgery; VK0612, an orally available Phase IIb-ready drug candidate for type 2 diabetes; and VK0214, an orally available tissue and receptor-subtype selective agonist of the TRß for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Separately, Roth Capital lowered their price target on shares of Viking Therapeutics from $20.00 to $15.00 in a research report on Thursday, April 28th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, Viking Therapeutics currently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus price target of $13.50.

Viking Therapeutics Trading Down 4.5 %

NASDAQ:VKTX traded down $0.16 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $3.41. 348,547 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,109,677. Viking Therapeutics has a 12-month low of $2.02 and a 12-month high of $7.20. The business has a 50-day moving average of $2.89 and a two-hundred day moving average of $2.96.

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VKTX Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/03/2021
Today
8/10/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/02/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Medical
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:VKTX
Fax
N/A
Employees
17
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$13.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$15.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$10.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+295.9%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-54,990,000.00
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
N/A
Book Value
$2.58 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
72,470,000
Market Cap
$261.51 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.40














VKTX Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Viking Therapeutics stock right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Viking Therapeutics in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" VKTX shares.
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What is Viking Therapeutics' stock price forecast for 2022?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Viking Therapeutics' shares. Their VKTX share price forecasts range from $10.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $13.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 295.9% from the stock's current price.
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How has Viking Therapeutics' stock price performed in 2022?

Viking Therapeutics' stock was trading at $4.60 at the start of the year. Since then, VKTX stock has decreased by 25.9% and is now trading at $3.41.
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When is Viking Therapeutics' next earnings date?

Viking Therapeutics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 2nd 2022.
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.

How were Viking Therapeutics' earnings last quarter?

Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 3rd. The biotechnology company reported ($0.17) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.21) by $0.04. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($0.13) EPS.

What other stocks do shareholders of Viking Therapeutics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Viking Therapeutics investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Sorrento Therapeutics (SRNE), Corbus Pharmaceuticals (CRBP), Micron Technology (MU), SCYNEXIS (SCYX), Amarin (AMRN), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Verastem (VSTM), Energy Transfer (ET) and Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO).

When did Viking Therapeutics IPO?

(VKTX) raised $20 million in an IPO on Wednesday, April 29th 2015. The company issued 2,500,000 shares at a price of $7.00-$9.00 per share. Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. served as the underwriter for the IPO and Feltl and Company was co-manager.

What is Viking Therapeutics' stock symbol?

Viking Therapeutics trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VKTX."

Who are Viking Therapeutics' major shareholders?

Viking Therapeutics' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Walleye Capital LLC (0.39%), Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (0.29%), Summit Financial Wealth Advisors LLC (0.04%), Pinnacle Wealth Planning Services Inc. (0.04%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.02%) and 180 Wealth Advisors LLC (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc and Matthew W Foehr.
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How do I buy shares of Viking Therapeutics?

Shares of VKTX stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Viking Therapeutics' stock price today?

One share of VKTX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.41.

How much money does Viking Therapeutics make?

Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VKTX) has a market capitalization of $261.51 million. The biotechnology company earns $-54,990,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.77) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Viking Therapeutics have?

Viking Therapeutics employs 17 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Viking Therapeutics?

Viking Therapeutics' mailing address is 12340 EL CAMINO REAL SUITE 250, SAN DIEGO CA, 92130. The official website for the company is www.vikingtherapeutics.com. The biotechnology company can be reached via phone at (858) 704-4660 or via email at sdiaz@vidasp.com.

This page (NASDAQ:VKTX) was last updated on 8/10/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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