NASDAQ:VKTX

Viking Therapeutics Price Target, Predictions & Analyst Ratings

$6.10
+0.24 (+4.10 %)
(As of 07/29/2021 01:45 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$5.87
$6.36
50-Day Range
$5.19
$6.73
52-Week Range
$4.95
$10.09
Volume15,393 shs
Average Volume1.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$476.41 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.85

Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VKTX) Price Target and Consensus Rating

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9 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Viking Therapeutics in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $15.50, predicting that the stock has a possible upside of 154.10%. The high price target for VKTX is $21.00 and the low price target for VKTX is $12.00. There are currently 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
TypeToday30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
VKTX Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
VKTX Consensus Rating Score: 3.003.003.103.10
VKTX Analyst Ratings: 0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
9 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
9 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
9 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
9 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
VKTX Consensus Price Target: $15.50$15.38$16.44$16.44
VKTX Price Target Upside: 154.10% upside137.82% upside156.10% upside156.10% upside

Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VKTX) Consensus Price Target History

Average Share Price and Price Target by Month

The chart below shows how a company's share price and consensus price target have changed over time. The dark blue line represents the company's actual price. The lighter blue line represents the stock's consensus price target. The even lighter blue range in the background of the two lines represents the low price target and the high price target for each stock.

Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VKTX) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/29/2021Raymond James
Boost Price TargetOutperform$12.00 ➝ $13.00
6/20/2021SVB Leerink
Initiated CoverageBuy$18.00
6/18/2021B. Riley
Reiterated RatingBuy$15.00
6/17/2021HC Wainwright
Joseph Pantginis
Reiterated RatingBuy$21.00
1/22/2021Stifel Nicolaus
Derek Archila
Reiterated RatingBuy$13.00
9/11/2020William Blair
Andy Hsieh
Reiterated RatingBuy
9/1/2020BTIG Research
Boost Price TargetBuy$9.00 ➝ $12.00
8/31/2020Chardan Capital
Michael Morabito
Boost Price TargetBuy$15.00 ➝ $20.00
7/29/2020Oppenheimer
Jay Olson
Reiterated RatingBuy$12.00
6/4/2020BMO Capital Markets
Initiated CoverageOutperform$14.00
5/2/2020Maxim Group
Jason McCarthy
Initiated CoverageBuy$14.00
7/16/2019CIBC
Initiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$12.00
7/15/2019Citigroup
Initiated CoverageOutperform
11/9/2018Roth Capital
Scott Henry
Set Price TargetBuy$23.00
9/19/2018SunTrust Banks
Boost Price TargetBuy$28.00
(Data available from 7/29/2018 forward. View 10+ years of historical ratings with our analyst ratings screener.)
This page was last updated on 7/29/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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