Price Alert: Shares of Viking (VKTX) Trade 7.78% Higher at Midday June 21

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Viking Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: VKTX) shares moved 7.78%, or $0.175 per share, as on 12:11:45 est today. Opening the day at $2.35, 463,500 shares of Viking have been traded today and the stock has moved between $2.43 and $2.33.  

Already the company has moved YTD 51.09%.

Viking anticipates its next earnings on 2022-07-27.

For technical charts, analysis, and more on Viking visit the company profile.

About Viking Therapeutics Inc

Viking Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, orally available, first-in-class or best-in-class therapies for the treatment of metabolic and endocrine disorders. Viking's research and development activities leverage its expertise in metabolism to develop innovative therapeutics designed to improve patients' lives. The company's clinical programs include VK2809, a novel, orally available, small molecule selective thyroid hormone receptor beta agonist for the treatment of lipid and metabolic disorders, which is currently being evaluated in a Phase 2b study for the treatment of biopsy-confirmed non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and fibrosis. In a Phase 2 trial for the treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and elevated LDL-C, patients who received VK2809 demonstrated statistically significant reductions in LDL-C and liver fat content compared with patients who received placebo. The company is also developing VK0214, a novel, orally available, small molecule selective thyroid hormone receptor beta agonist for the potential treatment of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD). VK0214 is currently being evaluated in a Phase 1 first-in-human clinical trial. The company holds exclusive worldwide rights to a portfolio of five therapeutic programs, including those noted above, which are based on small molecules licensed from Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated.

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