ALXN - Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
111.74
-1.22 (-1.08%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT

111.74 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 4:12PM EDT

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Previous Close112.96
Open112.40
Bid111.72 x 100
Ask114.12 x 100
Day's Range111.30 - 113.27
52 Week Range96.18 - 149.34
Volume900,167
Avg. Volume2,129,159
Market Cap24.846B
Beta1.07
PE Ratio (TTM)56.72
EPS (TTM)1.97
Earnings DateApr 26, 2018
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est158.60
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    Zacksyesterday

    Biotech Stock Roundup: ALKS Up, CLDX Down, ALXN to Acquire Wilson Therapeutics

    The biotech space was a witness to a series of events. while share price of several stocks moved up, a few fell substantially.

  • Pharma M&A Active This Week: 4 Potential Buyout Targets
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    Pharma M&A Active This Week: 4 Potential Buyout Targets

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  • Alexion: Analysts Raise Their Target Prices
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Alexion: Analysts Raise Their Target Prices

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN) is one of the leading biotechnology firms. Soliris is approved to treat aHUS (atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome) and PHN (paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria). Alexion’s latest acquisition of Wilson Therapeutics is a turnaround strategy that’s being implemented to restructure Alexion’s performance and investors’ sentiments in the market.

  • WTX101: A Superior Treatment for Wilson Disease
    Market Realist6 days ago

    WTX101: A Superior Treatment for Wilson Disease

    On April 11, 2018, Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN) announced the acquisition of Wilson Therapeutics, which is developing a “first-of-its-kind” treatment for Wilson disease. Currently, Wilson disease is treated with copper chelators, Penicillamine or Trientine, to remove copper from serum. The drug has the potential to become the standard of care for Wilson disease patients.

  • Wilson Disease: A Market Opportunity for Alexion
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Wilson Disease: A Market Opportunity for Alexion

    On April 11, 2018, Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN) announced the acquisition of Wilson Therapeutics. Wilson Therapeutics is developing a drug to treat Wilson disease. Wilson disease is a rare genetic disorder that’s potentially life-threatening.

  • Strategic Rationale behind Alexion’s Acquisition
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Strategic Rationale behind Alexion’s Acquisition

    Wilson Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing rare disease therapies. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange and has a market capitalization of 6.5 billion Swedish kronor. Wilson Therapeutics is developing a novel therapy to treat Wilson disease, which is a rare genetic and chronic disorder characterized by an accumulation of copper in the brain, liver, and other vital organs.

  • Alexion to Acquire Wilson Therapeutics for $855 Million
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Alexion to Acquire Wilson Therapeutics for $855 Million

    On April 11, 2018, Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN) announced that it has made a public cash offer to Wilson Therapeutics’ shareholders to acquire all of the company’s outstanding shares. Wilson Therapeutics is a Sweden-based biopharmaceuticals firm. The acquisition will advance Alexion’s long-term growth strategy, which consists of advancing and rebuilding its rare disease pipeline. Alexion aims to accelerate the diversification of its product portfolio.

  • ACCESSWIRE6 days ago

    Blog Exposure - Alexion Pharma to Acquire Swedish Biotech Wilson Therapeutics

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  • Alexion (ALXN) to Acquire Wilson Therapeutics for $855M
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    Alexion (ALXN) to Acquire Wilson Therapeutics for $855M

    Alexion (ALXN) announces that the company will acquire Sweden-based Wilson Therapeutics for $855 million, the latest company to join the ongoing acquisitions spree in the biotech sector.

  • Business Wire7 days ago

    Alexion to Report First Quarter 2018 Results on Thursday, April 26, 2018

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the Company will report its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018 on Thursday, April 26, 2018 before the US financial markets open.

  • How Alexion Could Diversify From Its Cash Cow To Battle Valeant, Teva
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    How Alexion Could Diversify From Its Cash Cow To Battle Valeant, Teva

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals will snap up Wilson Therapeutics in a move that helps it diversify from its blockbuster franchise and compete with Valeant and Teva.

  • Jakafi Continues to Be Strong Growth Driver for Incyte in 2018
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  • Reuters8 days ago

    Biotech M&A rolls on as Alexion snaps up Wilson for $855 mln

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals has agreed to buy Sweden's Wilson Therapeutics for 7.1 billion Swedish crowns ($855 million), boosting its line-up of rare disease drugs as a wave of deal-making in the biotechnology sector continues. Alexion was one of the stars of the biotech sector in the first half of this decade, but it has stumbled more recently following an exodus of top management and a sales practices scandal related to Soliris, its pricey rare disease treatment.

  • Why Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ALXN) May Not Be As Efficient As Its Industry
    Simply Wall St.8 days ago

    Why Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ALXN) May Not Be As Efficient As Its Industry

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  • Reuters9 days ago

    Alexion to buy Swedish biotech Wilson Therapeutics for $855 mln

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy Sweden's Wilson Therapeutics for 7.1 billion Swedish crowns to boost its line-up of rare disease drugs. The U.S. group is acquiring the business ...

  • The Wall Street Journal9 days ago

    [$$] Alexion Makes Bid for Sweden's Wilson Therapeutics

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals has made a $788 million bid for Swedish biopharmaceutical company Wilson Therapeutics as it looks to bolster its portfolio of treatments for rare disorders.

  • Business Wire9 days ago

    Alexion to Acquire Wilson Therapeutics

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Wilson Therapeutics AB announced today that Alexion has made a recommended public cash offer to the shareholders in Wilson Therapeutics to acquire all outstanding shares in Wilson Therapeutics by way of a tender offer, through a wholly-owned subsidiary.

  • 4 Biotech Stocks With Leaky Pipelines
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  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents9 days ago

    Edited Transcript of ALXN presentation 7-Mar-17 6:05pm GMT

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc at Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Markit9 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

    This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting ALXN. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding ALXN totaled $14.43 billion.

  • InvestorPlace10 days ago

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Is Researching a Turnaround

    Today, biotech takes us to the next level of healthcare by drawing on the traditional biological sciences and adding new capabilities from genetics, embryology, chemical engineering, bioprocess engineering, information technology and even robotics. There have been many disappointments along with the successes through the years, and I’ve avoided many biotech stocks as a result. The company specializes in the development of orphan drugs, treating patients with severe and life-threatening rare diseases.

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  • ACCESSWIRE17 days ago

    Today’s Research Reports on Trending Tickers: Centene and Alexion Pharmaceuticals

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