Two Hot Stocks Under Limelight: Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX), 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU)

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Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX)

Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) closed at $8.36 on the last trading session with an decrease of -1.3%, whereas, it previously closed at $8.47. The company has a market capitalization of $607.35 Million. The company traded shares of 1.67 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.97 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) produced diluted EPS of -0.38. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at -0.64 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at -0.09. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 51.6, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at -0.64% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 40% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 0%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) is at 0 while the forward p/e is at 0. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) stands at 0 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 2.03. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) are reported at 60.8 and 60.8 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) stands at -8.9, -9.1 and 0 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) is reported at 0 with income of -23400000. The outstanding shares of Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) are 72.65 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 65.3 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -2.72 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) is ticked at 2.5%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 25.67. The 52 week high of Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) is placed at 24.00 and 52 week low is standing at 6.97.

Performance wise the shares of Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) rose up 4.5% for the week, it also rise 8.43% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -17.31%. The shares decrease -1.88% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VKTX) shrinked -19.46% for the yearly performance.

2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU)

2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) closed at $39.19 on the last trading session with an increase of 0.67%, whereas, it previously closed at $38.93. The company has a market capitalization of $2.25 Billion. The company traded shares of 462678 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 945.77 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) produced diluted EPS of -0.79. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at -0.26 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at -0.35. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -14.5, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at -0.26% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 25% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 1%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) is at 0 while the forward p/e is at 0. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) stands at 5.1 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 3.28. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) are reported at 5.1 and 5.1 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) stands at -5.4, -6.5 and -5.7 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) is reported at 441.7 Million with income of -45000000. The outstanding shares of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) are 57.46 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 0 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 2.73 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) is ticked at 2%, the figure is rose 0.94% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 68.58. The 52 week high of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) is placed at 94.40 and 52 week low is standing at 34.26.

Performance wise the shares of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) rose up 0.46% for the week, it also rise 10.39% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -40.82%. The shares decrease -27.39% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) shrinked -55.59% for the yearly performance.