Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKCA)

About the company

Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. It engages in the development and marketing of drugs globally to treat patients with rare and serious diseases using antisense technology. Its primary focus is developing TEGSEDI, a therapy that treats the polyneuropathy caused by hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis in adults. It also offers a mature pipeline of novel drugs including AKCEA-APO(a)-LRx, AKCEA-ANGPTL3-LRx, and AKCEA-APOCIII-LRx. The company was founded in December 2014 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Sector

Health Technology

Industry

Pharmaceuticals: Major

Employees

294

CEO

Damien McDevitt

Exchange

NASDAQ

Website

http://www.akceatx.com

$341.00M

Total Revenue

294

Employees

$1B

Market Capitalization

-48.72

Price/Earning ratio

Stock price

Gross Margin (in %)

Total gross margin

$323M

Operating Margin (in %)

Total operating margin

$-33M

Net Margin (in %)

Total net margin

$-29M

Dividend Yield (in %)

Dividend per share

$0

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Latest insider transactions

Date Role Name Transaction Quantity Quantity Owned After

Akcea Appoints Tracy Palmer Berns as Chief Compliance Officer

4d ago, source: PR Newswire

PRNewswire/ -- Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKCA), a majority-owned affiliate of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced that Tracy Palmer Berns ...

Federated Hermes Inc. Makes New Investment in Akcea Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:AKCA)

13d ago, source: theenterpriseleader.com

Federated Hermes Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Akcea Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:AKCA) during the first quarter, ...

Mackenzie Financial Corp Grows Stock Holdings in Akcea Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:AKCA)

11d ago, source: theenterpriseleader.com

Mackenzie Financial Corp grew its holdings in Akcea Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:AKCA) by 40.6% during the 1st quarter, Holdings ...

Akcea appoints chief compliance officer

23h ago, source: Compliance Week

Akcea Therapeutics, a majority-owned affiliate of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, announced Tracy Palmer Berns has joined the company as chief compliance officer.

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11d ago, source: Barron's

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