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Why Viking Therapeutics Is Trading Higher Today

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Viking Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: VKTX) shares are trading higher on Friday.

BMO Capital initiated coverage on the stock with an Outperform rating and a price target of $14 per share.

Viking Therapeutics is a health care service provider. The company specializes in the area of biopharmaceutical development focused on metabolic and endocrine disorders. The company's clinical program pipeline consists of VK2809, VK5211, VK0214 products. VK2809 and VK0214 are orally available, tissue and receptor-subtype selective agonist of the thyroid hormone receptor beta.

Viking Therapeutics shares are trading up 3.23% at $7.36 on Friday. The stock has a 52-week range between $8.87 and $3.26.

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Latest Ratings for VKTX

DateFirmActionFromTo
May 2021Raymond JamesDowngradesStrong BuyOutperform
Oct 2020Raymond JamesMaintainsStrong Buy
Aug 2020Chardan CapitalMaintainsBuy

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