|Bid||0.00 x 1100|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||117.27 - 121.50|
|52 Week Range||72.67 - 134.84|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.41|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||11.23|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN) closed at $118.92 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.82% move from the prior day.
Biotech companies Amgen and Alexion Pharmaceuticals reached an agreement in a patent battle over blockbuster rare-disease drug Soliris. ALXN stock popped Thursday and Friday.
The stock market continued to gain ground at midday on Thursday, and the Nasdaq Composite (NASDAQINDEX: ^IXIC) participated in the modest rally. Slightly before noon EDT, the index was up just over half a percent, as was the Nasdaq 100 Index of top stocks on the exchange. Workday (NASDAQ: WDAY) and Alexion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ALXN) rose for different reasons, but their gains were among the leaders in the Nasdaq 100 and showed the broad-based support that the rally has had recently.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals and Workday were early leaders Thursday, while Boeing hoisted the Dow Jones, as the U.S. and China entered a cold war.
Amgen has challenged Alexion’s exclusive rights to its blockbuster drug Soliris, a move that has been a significant worry for Alexion investors. A judge wrote Wednesday that the parties have reached an agreement in principle.
In 2017, Ludwig Hantson was appointed CEO of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN). This report will, first...
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Alexion Pharmaceuticals shows rising price performance, earning an upgrade to its IBD Relative Strength Rating
"The best approach for the Company and its stakeholders is the immediate exploration of a sale," Elliott Associates said in the letter, made public one day before Alexion's annual shareholder meeting. Rather than consider a sale, Alexion has been on an acquisition spree, seeking to diversify its research pipeline, deals the hedge fund criticized in the letter. Elliott said it had waited months for CEO Ludwig Hantson's "go-it-alone" approach to gain traction and is speaking out now after he announced plans to buy Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc. Alexion shares tumbled on the announcement last week, erasing approximately $1.7 billion from the company's market capitalization in one day.
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Alexion Pharmaceuticals topped first-quarter estimates Wednesday, but the biotech giant trimmed its full-year outlook amid the coronavirus pandemic. ALXN stock slipped in early action.
The company cut its guidance for the full fiscal year, saying it now expects revenue of between $5.2 billion and $5.3 billion.
If other factors are constant while comparing stocks, the one with a higher earnings yield has the potential to provide comparatively greater returns.
Alexion (ALXN) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 19.26% and 6.98%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?