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

Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (VKTX): $69.41

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VKTX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $69.41 52-week high $99.41
Prev. close $70.87 52-week low $8.28
Day low $68.90 Volume 1,527,742
Day high $70.81 Avg. volume 6,020,928
50-day MA $60.31 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $26.17 Market Cap 7.65B

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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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Yahoo | December 12, 2023

Why Viking Therapeutics Was Crushing It This Week

A multibillion-dollar deal in the healthcare industry helped lift the stock of a company, Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ: VKTX), not directly involved in the transaction. As a result, according to data compiled by S&P Global Market Intelligence, Viking's share price was up by a whopping 39% week to date as of Friday before market open. The week kicked off with global pharmaceutical company Roche (OTC: RHHBY) announcing it signed an agreement essentially to acquire clinical-stage biotech Carmot Therapeutics.

Yahoo | December 8, 2023

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Yahoo | December 3, 2023

Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) is favoured by institutional owners who hold 74% of the company

Key Insights Significantly high institutional ownership implies Viking Therapeutics' stock price is sensitive to their...

Yahoo | November 28, 2023

Viking Therapeutics Presents New Data from Phase 2b VOYAGE Study of VK2809 in Patients with Biopsy-Confirmed Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) at The Liver Meeting® 2023

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 ongoing Phase 2b clinical trial of VK2809, the company's novel liver-selective thyroid hormone receptor beta agonist, in patients with biopsy-confirmed non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The latest findings from the VOYAGE study were featured in a late breaki

Yahoo | November 13, 2023

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VKTX Price Returns

1-mo -3.54%
3-mo 223.74%
6-mo 533.88%
1-year 272.77%
3-year 1,076.44%
5-year 642.35%
YTD 272.97%
2023 97.98%
2022 104.35%
2021 -18.29%
2020 -29.80%
2019 4.84%

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