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Health Care : Biotechnology | Small Cap Blend
Company profile

Akero Therapeutics Inc. is a clinical-stage company that develops transformational treatments for patients with serious metabolic diseases. The Company is engaged to treat non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a disease without any approved therapies. Its lead product candidate, efruxifermin (EFX), is an analog of fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21), which is a hormone that protects against cellular stress and regulates the metabolism of lipids, carbohydrates and proteins throughout the body. EFX is being evaluated in two Phase IIb clinical trials in patients with biopsy-confirmed NASH: the study in pre-cirrhotic patients with F2-F3 fibrosis and the SYMMETRY study in cirrhotic patients with compensated F4 fibrosis. Its EFX program is focused on patients with cirrhotic NASH (F4, compensated) in Phase IIb clinical trial.

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$41.54
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Volume:
504,619

10-day average volume:
611,670
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Moderna Inc. Stock Outperforms Competitors On Strong Trading Day

4:32 pm ET September 14, 2022 (MarketWatch)
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Shares of Moderna Inc. (MRNA) advanced 6.17% to $139.40 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index rising 0.74% to 11,719.68 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.10% to 31,135.09. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Moderna Inc. closed $319.10 below its 52-week high ($458.50), which the company reached on September 23rd.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) rose 0.74% to $139.55, Amgen Inc. (AMGN) rose 0.56% to $228.12, and AstraZeneca PLC ADR (AZN.LN) fell 0.46% to $58.72. Trading volume (7.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.7 M.

Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 14, 2022.

	

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