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Akcea Therapeutics

Akcea Therapeutics
$17.64 SHARE PRICE (As of Friday Closing)

Akcea Therapeutics Inc is a late stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing drugs to treat patients with serious cardiometabolic diseases caused by lipid disorders. It is advancing a mature pipeline of novel drugs with the potential to treat multiple diseases. The company's drugs, volanesorsen, AKCEA-APO(a)-LRx, AKCEA-ANGPTL3-LRx and AKCEA-APOCIII-LRx, are all based on antisense technology developed by Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Its most advanced drug, volanesorsen, has completed a Phase 3 clinical program for the treatment of familial chylomicronemia syndrome, or FCS, and is currently in Phase 3 clinical development for the treatment of familial partial lipodystrophy, or FPL.

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Drug Discovery
Stock Exchange
Primary Office
  • 55 Cambridge Parkway
  • Cambridge, MA 02142
  • United States
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Akcea Therapeutics Stock Performance

52 wk Range Market Cap Prev. Close EPS Average Volume Shares
$13.90 - $35.82 $1.66B $17.61 -$1.26 290K 93.9M

Akcea Therapeutics Financials Summary

In Thousands,
FY 2018
FY 2017
FY 2016
Enterprise Value 1,151,069 2,369,966 869,032
Revenue 221,261 64,867 43,401 0
EBITDA (103,673) (222,197) (118,325) (83,086)
Net Income (112,191) (225,821) (121,559) (83,217)
Total Assets 383,167 365,261 268,804 10,684
Total Debt 14,558 0 0 0
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Akcea Therapeutics Valuation and Funding

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Akcea Therapeutics Competitors (13)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
CymaBay Therapeutics Formerly PE-Backed Newark, CA 00 00000 00000000 00000
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000000 000000 Formerly VC-backed Marseille, France 000 00000 00000000000 00000
0000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Abingdon, United Kingdom 000 00000 00000000000 00000
000000 00000000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Diego, CA 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
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Akcea Therapeutics Investors

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Akcea Therapeutics Executive Team (7)

Name Title Board
Michael MacLean Chief Financial Officer
Kyle Jenne Executive
Louis O'Dea Chief Medical Officer

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Akcea Therapeutics Board Members (6)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
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