Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VKTX) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds

News stories about Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VKTX) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Viking Therapeutics earned a daily sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the biotechnology company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Viking Therapeutics (VKTX) opened at 1.08 on Tuesday. Viking Therapeutics has a one year low of $0.90 and a one year high of $1.70. The company has a 50-day moving average of $1.19 and a 200 day moving average of $1.31. The firm’s market capitalization is $25.84 million.

A number of research firms recently weighed in on VKTX. HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating and issued a $7.00 price target (up from $5.00) on shares of Viking Therapeutics in a research report on Monday. Maxim Group set a $5.00 price target on shares of Viking Therapeutics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th.

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About Viking Therapeutics

Viking Therapeutics, Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on the development of therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders. The Company’s clinical program, VK5211, is an orally available drug candidate, which is in Phase II clinical trial for acute rehabilitation following non-elective hip fracture surgery.

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