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VKTX

Viking Therapeutics

$7.20

0.12 (1.69%)

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Viking posting for VOYAGER includes 'nothing concerning,' says SunTrust

SunTrust analyst Joon Lee said he sees "nothing concerning" in the ClinicalTrials.gov posting for Viking Therapeutics' VOYAGER study, stating that the inclusion criteria is "minimally restrictive." He also heard some investors voice concern that the study may only be six months, but he spoke with the company's CEO, who confirmed it will be a 12 month study. The analyst, who thinks confusion about the study may have lead to share weakness in recent days, reiterates a Buy rating on Viking shares.

VKTX Viking Therapeutics
$7.20

0.12 (1.69%)

05/15/19
WBLR
05/15/19
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WBLR
Outperform
Viking Therapeutics risk/reward symmetry skewed to upside, says William Blair
William Blair analyst Andy Hsieh reiterates an Outperform rating on Viking Therapeutics (VKTX) after hosting investor meetings the company's CEO Brian Lian. The analyst continues to view Viking's risk/reward symmetry as skewed to the upside, especially with the recent sector volatility and the "continued significant valuation gap" with competitor Madrigal Pharmaceuticals (MDGL). Viking is on track to file an investigational new drug application later this year to the FDA's Division of Gastroenterology and Inborn Errors Products, which would enable the company to initiate the Phase II biopsy-confirmed nonalcoholic steatohepatitis study, Hsieh tells investors in a research note.
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06/25/19
INITIATION
Target $126
STFL
Hold
Madrigal Pharmaceuticals initiated with a Hold at Stifel
Stifel analyst Derek Archila initiated Madrigal Pharmaceuticals (MDGL) with a Hold rating and $126 price target, stating that he is positively biased heading into Phase 3 amid emerging evidence that point to the possibility resmetirom could demonstrate a benefit on fibrosis over time. However, he thinks the stock could be volatile around updates from competitors such as Viking Therapeutics (VKTX) and Genfit (GNFT) and sees few catalysts specific to Madrigal to drive shares up in the next 12-18 months, Archila tells investors.
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STFL
06/25/19
INITIATION
Target $14
STFL
Buy
Viking Therapeutics initiated with a Buy at Stifel
Stifel analyst Derek Archila initiated Viking Therapeutics with a Buy rating and $14 price target, citing his belief that the IND for VK2809 will be accepted and his view that concerns around the drug's tolerability profile are unwarranted. He is confident that the FDA will allow Viking to initiate a Phase 2b study in biopsy proven non-alcoholic steatohepatitis patients, Archila tells investors.
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INITIATION
Target $12
OPCO
Outperform
Viking Therapeutics initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Jay Olson initiated Viking Therapeutics with an Outperform rating and $12 price target, citing his view that the company has a validated approach to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH. He estimates lead asset VK2809 can have total worldwide peak unadjusted sales of $2.2B and he sets a 35% probability of success for the drug.

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