Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc.  

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Range 54.28 - 56.17
52 week 41.99 - 80.42
Open 54.48
Vol / Avg. 56,780.00/245,593.00
Mkt cap 1.10B
P/E 174.57
Div/yield     -
EPS 0.32
Shares 19.65M
Beta 1.39
Inst. own 112%
Feb 9, 2015
Q4 2014 Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc Earnings Release (Estimated) - 9:30AM EST - Add to calendar
Nov 18, 2014
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Key stats and ratios

Q3 (Sep '14) 2013
Net profit margin 5.19% 18.03%
Operating margin 23.59% 30.51%
EBITD margin - 38.15%
Return on average assets 1.67% 8.45%
Return on average equity 9.46% 23.21%
Employees 20 -
CDP Score - -


Suite 200, 11119 North Torrey Pines Road
LA JOLLA, CA 92037
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


Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Ligand) is a biotechnology company that operates with a business model focused on developing or acquiring assets. The Company�s technology portfolio CAPTISOL is a formulation technology that has enabled five Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved products, including Pfizer�s VFEND IV and Baxter International�s Nexterone and is being used in a number of clinical-stage partner programs. The therapies in its portfolio in development address the unmet medical needs of patients for a spectrum of diseases, including hepatitis, muscle wasting, Alzheimer�s disease, dyslipidemia, diabetes, anemia, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis. It�s wholly owned subsidiaries include Ligand JVR, Allergan Ligand Retinoid Therapeutics, Seragen, Inc., Pharmacopeia, LLC, Neurogen Corporation, CyDex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Metabasis Therapeutics. On January 26, 2011, the Company acquired CyDex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CyDex).

Officers and directors

John W. Kozarich Ph.D. Independent Chairman of the Board
Age: 64
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
John L. Higgins President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Age: 44
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Nishan de Silva M.D. Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance and Strategy
Age: 41
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Matthew W. Foehr Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
Age: 41
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Charles S. Berkman J.D. Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
Age: 45
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Jason M. Aryeh Independent Director
Age: 45
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Todd C. Davis Independent Director
Age: 53
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
David M. Knott Independent Director
Age: 69
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
John L. LaMattina Ph.D. Independent Director
Age: 64
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Sunil Patel Independent Director
Age: 42
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters