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Viking Therapeutics Inc (VKTX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • ID: 4278397
  • SWOT Analysis
  • March 2018
  • 25 pages
  • GlobalData
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Viking Therapeutics Inc (Viking Therapeutics) is a clinical-stage biotherapeutics company that develops novel therapies for metabolic and endocrine disorders. The company’s lead clinical program product candidate, VK5211, is an oral, a non-steroidal selective androgen receptor modulator developed for treating patients recovering from non-elective hip fracture surgery. Its other pipeline product candidates include VK0214 for the treatment of orphan indication, a rare X-linked inherited neurological disorder; VK2809 developed for orally available, tissue, and receptor-subtype selective agonist of the thyroid beta receptor for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia and fatty liver disease; and VK0612 for type 2 diabetes. Viking Therapeutics is headquartered in San Diego, California, the US.

Viking Therapeutics Inc Key Recent Developments

Mar 07, 2018: Viking Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2017 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update
Nov 08, 2017: Viking Therapeutics Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update
Aug 09, 2017: Viking Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update
Jul 06, 2017: Viking Therapeutics Appoints Charles A. Rowland Jr. to Board of Directors
May 10, 2017: Viking Therapeutics Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Viking Therapeutics Inc provides you an in-depth strategic analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Key manufacturing facilities - A list of key manufacturing facilities of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
*Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

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Section 1 - About the Company
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Key Information
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Overview
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Key Employees
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Key Employee Biographies
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Key Operational Heads
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Major Products and Services
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - History
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Company Statement
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Key Manufacturing facilities
  • Head Office
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Business Description
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Corporate Strategy
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Strengths
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Weaknesses
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Opportunities
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Threats
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Key Competitors
Section 3 - Company Financial Performance Charts
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc - Financial Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 - Appendix
  • Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About
  • Contact
  • Disclaimer
*Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

List of Tables
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Key Information
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Key Ratios
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Share Data
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Major Products and Services
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, History
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Key Employees
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Key Employee Biographies
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Key Operational Heads
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Other Locations
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Subsidiaries
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Key Manufacturing facilities
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Key Competitors
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, SWOT Analysis
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Ratios based on current share price
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Annual Ratios
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Interim Ratios
  • Currency Codes
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Performance Chart
  • Viking Therapeutics Inc, Ratio Charts
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