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Last $43.37 USD
Change Today +0.05 / 0.12%
Volume 976.5K
As of 8:10 PM 07/2/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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Akorn, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals, as well as animal and over-the-counter (OTC) consumer health products in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Health. The Prescription Pharmaceuticals segment markets generic and branded ophthalmics, injectables, oral liquids, otics, topical, inhalants, and nasal sprays. This segment’s generic products include Clobetasol Propionate, a corticosteroid, which is used to treat various skin conditions; Fluticasone Propionate, a corticosteroid used for nasal symptoms of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis conditions; Lidocaine/Prilocaine, a topical anesthetic; Progesterone, which is used to prevent endometrial hyperplasia; Vancomycin, an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections; and other products. The Consumer Health segment markets branded and private label animal health products, as well as OTC products for the treatment of dry eye under the TheraTears brand name. This segment’s branded products comprise Akten, a topical ocular anesthetic gel; AzaSite, an antibiotic used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis; Cosopt, Cosopt PF, Betimol, and Zioptan, which are used in the treatment of glaucoma; Nembutal, a sedative; and Xopenex inhalation solution for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm. It also markets other OTC consumer health products, including Mag-Ox, a diabetes magnesium supplement, and the Zostrix brand of capsaicin products for pain management; and animal health branded and generic products comprising Anased, Tolazine, Yobine, Butorphic, and VetaKet. Akorn, Inc. was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois.

1,644 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/17/15
Founded in 1971

akorn inc (AKRX) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Principal Account...
Total Annual Compensation: $384.0K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $423.6K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $349.1K
Senior Vice President of National Accounts an...
Total Annual Compensation: $288.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

akorn inc (AKRX) Key Developments

Akorn, Inc.(NasdaqGS:AKRX) added to Russell 1000 Index

Akorn, Inc. has been added to Russell 1000.

Akorn, Inc.(NasdaqGS:AKRX) dropped from Russell 2000 Index

Akorn, Inc. will be removed from Russell 2000 Index

Akorn, Inc. Amends its Debt Agreements

Akorn, Inc. entered into (i) an ABL Consent Memorandum (the ‘ABL Consent’) in connection with its senior secured revolving credit facility made pursuant to that certain Credit Agreement, dated as of April 17, 2014, by and among the Company, as borrower, the other loan parties party thereto, Bank of America, N.A., Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as lenders (the ‘ABL Lenders’) and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., in its capacity as administrative agent (as amended from time to time, the ‘ABL Credit Agreement’) and (ii) a Term Loan Consent Memorandum (the ‘Term Loan Consent’, and together with the ABL Consent, the ‘Consents’) relating to its senior secured term loan facility made pursuant to that certain Loan Agreement, dated as of April 17, 2014, by and among the Company, as borrower, the other loan parties party thereto, the lenders party thereto from time to time (the ‘Term Lenders’ and, together with the ABL Lenders, the ‘Lenders’) and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent (as amended from time to time, the ‘Term Loan Agreement’).


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Price/Sales 7.9x
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