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NASDAQ:VKTX

Viking Therapeutics Stock Forecast, Price & News

$2.82
-0.07 (-2.42%)
(As of 07/1/2022 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$2.72
$2.94
50-Day Range
$2.11
$2.89
52-Week Range
$2.02
$7.20
Volume
49,682 shs
Average Volume
1.11 million shs
Market Capitalization
$218.19 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
378.7% Upside
$13.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
6.68% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.88
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.23mentions of Viking Therapeutics in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
Decreasing
From ($0.90) to ($1.07) Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.22 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

259th out of 1,427 stocks

Pharmaceutical Preparations Industry

127th out of 680 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.

VKTX Stock News Headlines

Viking Therapeutics Misses Q1 EPS by 2c
Revisiting Viking Therapeutics
Viking Therapeutics rises 8% following Q4 results
Novartis (NVS) Highlights Growth Profile at its R&D Day
Fennec (FENC) Gets CRL From FDA for Pedmark, Stock Down
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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

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
4/27/2022
Today
7/04/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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
+378.7%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3
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
73,118,000
Market Cap
$218.19 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.45














Viking Therapeutics Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Viking Therapeutics stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Viking Therapeutics in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Viking Therapeutics stock.
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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' stock. Their VKTX stock forecasts range from $10.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Viking Therapeutics' share price to reach $13.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 378.7% from the stock's current price.
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How has Viking Therapeutics' stock performed in 2022?

Viking Therapeutics' stock was trading at $4.60 at the beginning of the year. Since then, VKTX shares have decreased by 38.7% and is now trading at $2.82.
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When is Viking Therapeutics' next earnings date?

Viking Therapeutics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 27th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Viking Therapeutics
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How were Viking Therapeutics' earnings last quarter?

Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 27th. The biotechnology company reported ($0.21) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.20) by $0.01. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted ($0.19) EPS.
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Who are Viking Therapeutics' key executives?

Viking Therapeutics' management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Brian Lian Ph.D., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56, Pay $872k)
  • Mr. Gregory S. Zante, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51, Pay $536k)
  • Ms. Marianne Mancini, Chief Operating Officer (Age 57, Pay $543k)
  • Mr. Michael Morneau, VP of Fin. & Admin. (Age 57)

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 initial public offering 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. acted 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."

How do I buy shares of Viking Therapeutics?

Shares of VKTX 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 $2.82.

How much money does Viking Therapeutics make?

Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VKTX) has a market capitalization of $218.19 million. The biotechnology company earns $-54,990,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.74) 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 Viking Therapeutics 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 7/4/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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