Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (VKTX): Price and Financial Metrics


Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (VKTX)

Today's Latest Price: $6.23 USD

0.03 (-0.48%)

Updated Dec 2 4:00pm

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VKTX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $6.23 52-week high $8.87
Prev. close $6.26 52-week low $3.26
Day low $6.11 Volume 1,317,546
Day high $6.32 Avg. volume 1,369,361
50-day MA $5.98 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $6.37 Market Cap 454.49M

Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (VKTX) Company Bio


Viking Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of novel therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders. Its lead clinical program, VK5211, is an orally available, non-steroidal selective androgen receptor modulator in Phase II development for the treatment of patients recovering from non-elective hip fracture surgery; in Phase I clinical trials for improving lean body mass; and in pre-clinical trial for improving bone mineral density, bone mineral content, bone strength, and other measures. The company is also developing VK2809, an orally available, tissue and receptor-subtype selective agonist of the thyroid hormone receptor beta, which is in a Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of patients with hypercholesterolemia and fatty liver disease; and in a Phase I clinical trial to treat patients who suffer from glycogen storage disease type Ia. In addition, it is developing VK0214 for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy, which is in pre-clinical stage. Viking Therapeutics, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is based in San Diego, California.


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Viking Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Phase 1 Clinical Trial of VK0214

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (Viking) (NASDAQ: VKTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders, today announced the initiation of a Phase 1 single ascending dose…

PR Newswire | September 9, 2020

Buy the Dip in Viking Therapeutics Stock, Says Analyst

Last week ended on a disappointing note for investors of NASH drug developer Viking Therapeutics (VKTX). Successive days in the red resulted in a cumulative share loss of 13%. The sell-off was instigated by two seemingly negative events.Firstly, Viking presented data from the Phase 2 study of VK2809

Yahoo Finance | September 1, 2020

Viking Therapeutics' VK2809 shows durable effect in mid-stage fatty liver study

Viking Therapeutics (VKTX) announces new data from a 12-week Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating VK2809 in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease ((NAFLD)) and elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) ("bad" cholesterol). The results were virtually presented at the European Association for the Study of the Liver ((EASL)).Treated patients experienced durable...

Seeking Alpha | August 28, 2020

Viking Therapeutics Presents New Data from Phase 2 Study of VK2809 in Patients with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Elevated LDL-Cholesterol at The Digital International Liver Congress™ 2020

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (Viking) (NASDAQ: VKTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders, today announced the presentation of new results from the company's…

PR Newswire | August 28, 2020

Viking Therapeutics (VKTX) Investor Presentation - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by Viking Therapeutics, Inc. in conjunction with this event....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 27, 2020

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VKTX Price Returns

1-mo 11.45%
3-mo -0.48%
6-mo -15.58%
1-year -11.88%
3-year 106.29%
5-year 115.57%
YTD -22.32%
2019 4.84%
2018 88.42%
2017 241.18%
2016 -65.10%
2015 N/A

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