Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc.  

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121.24
+3.60 (3.06%)
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Range 117.71 - 121.51
52 week 71.63 - 131.84
Open 118.87
Vol / Avg. 228,209.00/328,387.00
Mkt cap 2.63B
P/E 9.92
Div/yield     -
EPS 12.23
Shares 20.82M
Beta 0.97
Inst. own 120%
Aug 2, 2016
Q2 2016 Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc Earnings Release (Estimated) - 9:30AM EDT - Add to calendar
Jun 22, 2016
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc at ROTH Healthcare Day
Jun 1, 2016
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc at Craig-Hallum Institutional Investor Conference
May 23, 2016
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc Annual Shareholders Meeting
May 11, 2016
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference
May 4, 2016
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc at Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference
May 4, 2016
Q1 2016 Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc Earnings Release
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Key stats and ratios

Q1 (Mar '16) 2015
Net profit margin 19.82% 354.49%
Operating margin 50.92% 77.20%
EBITD margin - 43.07%
Return on average assets 4.12% 64.65%
Return on average equity 6.77% 155.61%
Employees 21 -
CDP Score - -

Address

11119 N Torrey Pines Rd Ste 200
LA JOLLA, CA 92037-1028
United States - Map
+1-858-5507500 (Phone)
+1-302-6365454 (Fax)

Website links

External links

Analyst Estimates - MarketWatch
SEC Filings - EDGAR Online
Major Holders - MSN Money

Description

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Ligand) is a biopharmaceutical company that focuses on developing and acquiring technologies that help pharmaceutical companies discover and develop medicines. The Company employs research technologies, such as nuclear receptor assays, high throughput computer screening, formulation science, liver targeted pro-drug technologies and antibody discovery technologies to assist companies in their work toward obtaining prescription drug approvals. It has have partnerships and license agreements with over 85 pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and over 140 different programs under license with it are in various stages of commercialization and development. Its partners have programs in clinical development targeting seizure, coma, cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, muscle wasting, liver disease and kidney disease, among others. It is developing a small molecule glucagon receptor antagonist for the treatment of Type II diabetes mellitus.

Officers and directors

John W. Kozarich Ph.D. Independent Chairman of the Board
Age: 66
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Matthew W. Foehr President, Chief Operating Officer
Age: 42
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
John L. Higgins Chief Executive Officer, Director
Age: 45
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Matthew E. Korenberg Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Charles S. Berkman J.D. Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
Age: 46
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Jason M. Aryeh Independent Director
Age: 47
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Todd C. Davis Independent Director
Age: 54
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
David M. Knott Independent Director
Age: 71
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
John L. LaMattina Ph.D. Independent Director
Age: 66
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Sunil Patel Independent Director
Age: 43
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters