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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (LGND) today announced it ranked in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a listing of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America now in its 25th year. “This is the third time Ligand has been included in the Technology Fast 500, and we are very pleased once again to be recognized by Deloitte for our rapid revenue growth,” said John Higgins, Chief Executive Officer of Ligand.
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (LGND) announces that the company is scheduled to participate in the Stephens 2019 Nashville Investment Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Matt Korenberg, CFO will attend for Ligand. Ligand is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing or acquiring technologies that help pharmaceutical companies discover and develop medicines.
Ligand (LGND) reports lower-than-expected third-quarter 2019 earnings. It also lowers outlook for 2019 earnings. However, revenues were better than expected.
VICTORIA , Nov. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - IMMUNOPRECISE ANTIBODIES LTD. (the "Company" or "IPA") (TSX VENTURE: IPA) (IPATF), an industry leader in the discovery of novel, therapeutic antibodies, announces that Talem Therapeutics, a wholly-owned subsidiary, has entered into a worldwide OmniAb® platform license agreement with Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND). This license enables Talem to access Ligand's unique OmniAb platform for use with Talem's leading antibody discovery capabilities. Under the license, Talem has the right to develop and partner fully human antibodies in OmniRat®, OmniFlic®, OmniMouse®, OmniChicken®, and OmniClic™.
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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced today plans to report third quarter 2019 financial results on November 5, 2019. Ligand’s CEO John Higgins, President and COO Matt Foehr and Executive Vice President and CFO Matt Korenberg will host the conference call.
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (LGND) (“Ligand” or “the Company”) announces the appointment of Sarah Boyce to the Company's Board of Directors, effective today. Ms. Boyce currently serves as President and CEO of Avidity Biosciences, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company pioneering the use of antibody-oligonucleotide conjugates (AOC™) to treat rare muscle disorders and other serious diseases. Ms. Boyce's appointment increases the number of Ligand directors to nine.
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VICTORIA , Oct. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - IMMUNOPRECISE ANTIBODIES LTD. (the "Company" or "IPA") (TSX VENTURE: IPA) (OTC QB: IPATF) a provider of best-in-class therapeutic antibody discovery capabilities for the global industry, today announced the appointment of Brian Lundstrom to the company's Board of Directors. Trained in immunology and international business, Mr. Lundstrom has over 30 years' experience from mostly publicly traded companies with a focus on antibody therapeutics.
Sermonix Pharmaceuticals Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of female-specific oncology products in the precision medicine metastatic breast cancer arena, today announced the enrollment and dosing of the first patient into a Phase 2 clinical trial of its lead investigational drug, lasofoxifene. The open-label, randomized, multi-center Evaluation of Lasofoxifene in ESR1 Mutations (ELAINE, NCT03781063) study will assess the efficacy of oral lasofoxifene versus intramuscular fulvestrant for the treatment of postmenopausal women with locally advanced or metastatic estrogen receptor-positive (ER+)/HER2- breast cancer with an ESR1 mutation and progression-free survival as the primary endpoint.
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. disclosed Thursday that a new program to repurchase up to $500 million worth of stock over the next three years was approved by the company's board. Based on Wednesday's stock closing price of $91.80, the biopharmaceutical company could buy back up to 5.45 million shares, or 28.6% of the shares outstanding as of Aug. 7. The company said its previous $350 million stock repurchase program was terminated after it had bought back 2.97 million shares for about $350 million. Separately, Ligand disclosed that it had entered into a commercial platform license agreement with Hong Kong-based Kira Pharmaceuticals, which is focused on treatments for immunological diseases and cancer immunotherapy, in which Kira will be able to use OmniAb platform rodents and birds to discover fully human mono- and bispecific antibodies. Ligand will be eligible to receive milestone payments and tiered royalties for each product delivering an OmniAb antibody. The stock, which was still inactive in premarket trading, has slumped 32.4% year to date while the S&P 500 has gained 19.7%.
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CEO of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (30-Year Financial, Insider Trades) John L Higgins (insider trades) bought 1,850 shares of LGND on 07/31/2019 at an average price of $95.45 a share. Continue reading...
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: LGND) shares are down 10.5% on Tuesday following the company’s earnings report, but one of the company’s most vocal critics and short sellers is leaning into its bearish trade. On Tuesday, Ligand short seller Lemelson Capital Management said the firm has been adding to its short position against Ligand and is calling for an investigation into alleged crimes committed by the company. “Sadly, investors have been ruined by Ligand’s alleged scheme while the SEC has ignored the red flags and botched opportunities for a proper investigation of the company,” Lemelson Capital’s Chief Investment Officer Fr.