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Akcea Therapeutics Inc (AKCA.OQ)

AKCA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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About

Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on developing and commercializing drugs to treat patients with serious cardiometabolic diseases caused by lipid disorders. The Company's drugs, volanesorsen, AKCEA-APO(a)-LRx, AKCEA-ANGPTL3-LRx and AKCEA-APOCIII-LRx, are all based on antisense... (more)

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Market Cap(Mil.): $2,072.49
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 92.77
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Financials

  AKCA.OQ Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): -- 30.10 34.16
EPS (TTM): -1.88 -- --
ROI: -60.38 12.97 12.64
ROE: -63.16 14.18 17.19

EU committee approves Akcea-Ionis drug for rare genetic disease

March 1 An advisory committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Friday recommended conditionally approving a drug from Akcea Therapeutics Inc and Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc that aims to treat a rare genetic disease that causes fat accumulation in the blood.

01 Mar 2019

Novartis aims to pump up cardio business with Ionis deal

ZURICH Novartis will pay $150 million to Ionis Pharmaceuticals to license an RNA-targeting cardiovascular drug as the Swiss company aims to bolster its range of heart disease treatments that now includes the blockbuster Entresto.

25 Feb 2019

UPDATE 2-Novartis aims to pump up cardio business with Ionis deal

* Novartis aims to build up heart drug portfolio (Adds comment from Novartis drug developer, details of payment and deal)

25 Feb 2019

BRIEF-Akcea Therapeutics Says Co Will Receive A $150 Mln License Fee That Will Be Split Equally With Ionis

* AKCEA-APO(A)-LRX ADVANCES AS LEADING PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY EXERCISES OPTION TO LICENSE

25 Feb 2019

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