| Akcea Therapeutics is a commercial stage biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing medicines to treat patients. Co. is focused on commercializing its approved therapies, TEGSEDI and WAYLIVRA. TEGSEDI is indicated to treat adults with the polyneuropathy caused by hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis, and has been approved and launched in the United States, the European Union, and Canada as well as approved in Brazil. WAYLIVRA is indicated as an adjunct to diet to treat adult patients with genetically confirmed familial chylomicronemia syndrome, who are at high risk for pancreatitis, for whom response to diet and triglyceride lowering therapy has been inadequate. We show 15 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our AKCA shares outstanding history coverage, used to compute AKCA market cap on those dates.|
Understanding the changing numbers of shares outstanding, the changing
share price, and the resulting changing AKCA market cap history over the course of time is important for investors
interested in comparing AKCA's market cap history versus its peers.
Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies,
and then calculating their respective market caps. Comparing the share price of AKCA versus a peer is one thing; comparing
AKCA market cap versus a peer is a completely different story.
Furthermore, via fluctuation both in per-share price and in the number of shares outstanding (via issuance of new shares over time, the repurchase of existing shares),
the market cap for a company like AKCA can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching AKCA by allowing them to research the AKCA market cap history.