| Alkermes is a biopharmaceutical company. Co. has a portfolio of marketed products focused on central nervous system disorders such as addiction and schizophrenia and a pipeline of product candidates in the fields of neuroscience and oncology. Co.'s proprietary products include: ARISTADA, which is an extended-release intramuscular injectable suspension approved in the U.S. for the treatment of schizophrenia; ARISTADA INITIO, which is indicated for the initiation of ARISTADA when used for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults; and VIVITROL, which is for the treatment of alcohol dependence and for the prevention of relapse to opioid dependence, following opioid detoxification. We show 52 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our ALKS shares outstanding history coverage, used to compute ALKS market cap on those dates.|
Understanding the changing numbers of shares outstanding, the changing
share price, and the resulting changing ALKS market cap history over the course of time is important for investors
interested in comparing ALKS'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 ALKS versus a peer is one thing; comparing
ALKS 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 ALKS can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching ALKS by allowing them to research the ALKS market cap history.