Institutional shares held 60.9 Million
2.31M calls
1.11M puts
Total value of holdings $2.34B
$88.8M calls
$42.8M puts
Market Cap $2.95B
76,688,496 Shares Out.
Institutional ownership 79.46%
# of Institutions 225

Latest Institutional Activity in VKTX

Top Purchases

Q4 2023
American Century Companies Inc Shares Held: 2.22M ($85.6M)
Q4 2023
Pictet Asset Management Holding Sa Shares Held: 695K ($26.7M)
Q4 2023
Massachusetts Financial Services CO Shares Held: 663K ($25.5M)
Q4 2023
Morgan Stanley Shares Held: 1.51M ($58.2M)
Q4 2023
Viking Global Investors LP Shares Held: 5.15M ($198M)

Top Sells

Q4 2023
Millennium Management LLC Shares Held: 403K ($15.5M)
Q4 2023
Invesco Ltd. Shares Held: 138K ($5.29M)
Q4 2023
State Street Corp Shares Held: 5.73M ($221M)
Q4 2023
Group One Trading, L.P. Shares Held: 22.9K ($882K)
Q4 2023
Two Sigma Investments, LP Shares Held: 119K ($4.58M)

About VKTX

Viking Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of novel therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders. The company's lead drug candidate is VK2809, an orally available tissue and receptor-subtype selective agonist of the thyroid hormone receptor beta (TRß), which is in Phase IIb clinical trials to treat patients with biopsy-confirmed non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, as well as NAFLD. It also develops VK5211, an orally available non-steroidal selective androgen receptor modulator that is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of patients recovering from non-elective hip fracture surgery; VK0612, an orally available Phase IIb-ready drug candidate for type 2 diabetes; and VK0214, an orally available tissue and receptor-subtype selective agonist of the TRß for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

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Last 12 Months Summary

Buy / Acquisition
From 9 Insiders
Exercise of conversion of derivative security 1.3M shares
Grant, award, or other acquisition 920K shares
Sell / Disposition
From 10 Insiders
Open market or private sale 1.67M shares
Payment of exercise price or tax liability 667K shares
Exercise of conversion of derivative security 36.1K shares

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