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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
The former chairman of the state-owned Bank of Beijing is being investigated for alleged corruption
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
The former chairman of the state-owned Bank of Beijing is being investigated for alleged corruption
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
The former chairman of the state-owned Bank of Beijing is being investigated for alleged corruption
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet

Viking Therapeutics (VKTX) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$85.22
+8.17 (+10.60%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

Viking Therapeutics Consensus Analyst Rating and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Analysts' Consensus Rating

Buy
Based on 10 Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Price Target

$72.00
-15.51% Downside
High Forecast$120.00
Average Forecast$72.00
Low Forecast$19.00
TypeCurrent Forecast
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Buy
Buy
Buy
Buy
Strong Buy
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Buy
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3 Buy rating(s)
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0 Hold rating(s)
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Consensus Price Target$72.00$30.25$30.25$16.60
Predicted Upside-15.51% Downside92.34% Upside92.34% Upside101.82% Upside
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VKTX Analyst Ratings By Month

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VKTX Price Targets by Month

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Viking Therapeutics Stock vs. The Competition

TypeViking TherapeuticsMedical CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
3.00
2.68
2.48
Consensus RatingBuyModerate BuyHold
Predicted Upside-15.51% Downside1,799.06% Upside6.76% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News

Recent Analyst Ratings and Stock Forecasts

DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
2/29/2024Truist Financial
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$32.00 ➝ $120.00+49.33%
2/28/2024Oppenheimer
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 Boost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$46.00 ➝ $116.00+36.39%
2/27/2024Raymond James
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 Boost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$37.00 ➝ $115.00+54.65%
2/27/2024HC Wainwright
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$33.00 ➝ $90.00+36.70%
2/23/2024William Blair
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 Reiterated RatingOutperform
2/14/2024Stifel Nicolaus
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$30.00 ➝ $35.00+10.24%
2/8/2024Maxim Group
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$35.00 ➝ $50.00+75.50%
5/30/2023Roth Capital
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D. Dupuis
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Reiterated RatingBuy
3/29/2023Roth Mkm
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 Boost TargetBuy$15.00 ➝ $19.00+18.53%
3/28/2023BTIG Research
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 Boost TargetBuy$20.00 ➝ $31.00+105.43%

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VKTX Price Target - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Viking Therapeutics's consensus rating and price target?

According to the issued ratings of 10 analysts in the last year, the consensus rating for Viking Therapeutics stock is Buy based on the current 10 buy ratings for VKTX. The average twelve-month price prediction for Viking Therapeutics is $72.00 with a high price target of $120.00 and a low price target of $19.00. Learn more on VKTX's analyst rating history.

Do Wall Street analysts like Viking Therapeutics more than its competitors?

Analysts like Viking Therapeutics more than other Medical companies. The consensus rating for Viking Therapeutics is Buy while the average consensus rating for medical companies is Moderate Buy. Learn more on how VKTX compares to other companies.

Does Viking Therapeutics's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Viking Therapeutics's stock has a predicted upside of 45.10% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover Viking Therapeutics?

Viking Therapeutics has been rated by HC Wainwright, Maxim Group, Oppenheimer, Raymond James, Stifel Nicolaus, Truist Financial, and William Blair in the past 90 days.


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This page (NASDAQ:VKTX) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff