2.46 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 6:27PM EDT
|Bid||2.46 x 1000|
|Ask||2.52 x 1200|
|Day's Range||2.43 - 2.70|
|52 Week Range||1.02 - 27.98|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Earnings Date||Nov 6, 2017 - Nov 10, 2017|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||6.00|
Investors in Axovant Sciences (AXON) need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately.
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Axovant Sciences' (AXON) shares gain, following the news of a licensing deal for oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy candidate with Benitec Biopharma.
Axovant and Benitec Biopharma Rise on Gene Therapy Licensing DealAxovant and Benitec Biopharma enter into a licensing deal
Shares of the biopharmaceutical company rose 5% in early morning trading Monday after it announced it had bought the rights to a new gene therapy treatment designed for a rare form of muscular dystrophy from Benitec Biopharma Ltd. Axovant rose 12 cents -- or 5% -- to $2.68 a share on news of the deal while Benitec skyrocketed $1.52 -- or 67.8% --$3.76. The two companies also entered into a research collaboration to develop five more treatments meant to target neurological disorders.
Axovant Sciences (AXON) today announced that it has licensed exclusive global rights to an investigational Silence-and-Replace gene therapy program from Benitec Biopharma for the treatment of oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD), and has also entered into a research collaboration for the development of five additional gene therapy products in neurological disorders. The Silence-and-Replace gene therapy technology is designed to deliver a combination of DNA-directed RNA interference (silence) along with a functional copy of the gene (replace) in a single vector construct.
Roivant Sciences, which raised $1.1 billion in equity last summer from the SoftBank Vision Fund and Founders Fund, has confirmed a round of layoffs. According to a prepared statement, the New York-based company said there has been a reduction in headcount of less than 10 percent of all employees. The announcement comes as the company also outlined that it has created two new business units — Roivant Pharma and Roivant Health.
Axovant Sciences (AXON) today announced that Pavan Cheruvu, M.D., chief executive officer, will present a corporate overview at the first annual Roivant Pipeline Day on July 10, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. ET. A live webcast will be available in the Investors section of Axovant's website at www.axovant.com. Roivant Pipeline Day will be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 in New York City.
Axovant Sciences (AXON) and Oxford Biomedical aim to develop AXO-Lenti-PD gene therapy as a long-term treatment for PD (Parkinson’s disease). Once administered using MRI1-guided stereotactic delivery, this gene therapy could help reduce motor fluctuations resulting from depleting dopamine levels in the brain.
Between March 31 and June 8, Axovant Sciences (AXON) stock rose ~284% from $1.69 to $4.80, largely due to the company’s entry into lentiviral vector gene therapy for PD (Parkinson’s disease) through a licensing arrangement with Oxford BioMedica. Axovant Sciences has secured worldwide development and commercialization rights for its investigational therapy, AXO-Lenti-PD, which aims to restore dopamine in the striatum of PD patients’ brain.
Axovant Sciences (AXON) stock rose 150% in the week of June 1–8. Over the last quarter, Axovant Sciences stock has risen 192.7%. On June 6, Axovant Sciences entered into a licensing agreement for worldwide rights to develop and sell Oxford BioMedica’s OXB-102 investigational gene therapy for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
As a micro-cap company, Axovant Sciences Ltd (NASDAQ:AXON) is naturally fraught with risks. The company is losing money and debt levels are elevated at 0.49 times equity. AXO-Lenti-PD is a gene therapy for treating Parkinson’s disease.
Axovant Sciences Ltd’s (NASDAQ:AXON): Axovant Sciences Ltd., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in developing and commercializing medicines for the treatment of dementia and related neurological disorders in the United StatesRead More...
After an organizational restructuring that followed the announcement of negative Phase 3 trial results for a drug being developed as a therapy for Alzheimer’s disease, Roivant spinoff Axovant has inked an $842 million gene therapy deal expected to boost development out of Durham.
LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / June 08, 2018 / If you want access to our free research report on Axovant Sciences Ltd (NASDAQ: AXON) ("Axovant"), all you need to do is sign up now by clicking the following link www.active-investors.com/registration-sg/?symbol=AXON as the Company's latest news hit the wire. On June 06, 2018, the Company announced that it has signed an exclusive worldwide licensing deal with Oxford BioMedica to develop and commercialize OXB-102 (now AXO-Lenti-PD), a gene therapy developed by Oxford BioMedica for Parkinson's disease utilizing the LentiVector® platform. Active-Investors.com is currently working on the research report for ProQR Therapeutics N.V. (NASDAQ: PRQR), which also belongs to the Healthcare sector as the Company Axovant Sciences.
Axovant Sciences' (AXON) shares rally, following news of a licensing deal for AXO-LentiPD from Oxford BioMedica for Parkinson's disease.