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Last $178.86 USD
Change Today -0.96 / -0.53%
Volume 1.5M
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alexion pharmaceuticals inc (ALXN) Snapshot

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$178.40
Previous Close
$179.82
Day High
$180.00
Day Low
$176.32
52 Week High
07/23/15 - $208.88
52 Week Low
05/6/15 - $150.06
Market Cap
40.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.8M
EPS TTM
$3.28
Shares Outstanding
226.2M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
54.5x
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alexion pharmaceuticals inc (ALXN) Details

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes life-transforming therapeutic products. It offers Soliris (eculizumab), a therapeutic product to treat paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), a genetic blood disorder; and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), a genetic disease. The company also conducts Phase IV clinical trials on Soliris for the treatment of PNH and aHUS registry; Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of delayed kidney transplant graft function and myasthenia gravis; and Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of antibody mediated rejection in presensitized kidney transplant patients and neuromyelitis optica. In addition, it develops Asfotase alfa, a targeted enzyme replacement therapy that is under Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of metabolic disorders, including hypophosphatasia; ALXN 1007, a novel humanized antibody in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of anti-phospholipid syndrome and graft versus host disease; and cPMP (ALXN 1101) that is in Phase II trial for treating metabolic disorders. The company primarily serves distributors, pharmacies, hospitals, hospital buying groups, and other health care providers, as well as governments and government agencies. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has agreements with X-Chem Pharmaceuticals (X-Chem) to identify novel drug candidates from X-Chem's proprietary drug discovery engine; Moderna Therapeutics, Inc. (Moderna) that provides the option to purchase drug products for clinical development and commercialization of Moderna's messenger RNA therapeutics to treat rare diseases; and Ensemble Therapeutics Corporation for the identification, development, and commercialization of therapeutic candidates based on specific drug targets. The company sells its products primarily in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Cheshire, Connecticut.

2,273 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/6/15
Founded in 1992

alexion pharmaceuticals inc (ALXN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $696.1K
Co-Founder, Chairman of The Board and Consult...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $715.0K
Global Head of Research & Development and Exe...
Total Annual Compensation: $650.0K
Chief Strategy & Portfolio Officer and Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: $325.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

alexion pharmaceuticals inc (ALXN) Key Developments

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company announced total revenues of $636,210,000 compared to $512,495,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $181,082,000 compared to $218,849,000 for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $177,292,000 compared to $218,646,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income was $170,215,000 compared to $166,495,000 for the same period a year ago. Earnings per common share, diluted were $0.83 compared to $0.83 for the same period a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $297,732,000 compared to $229,072,000 for the same period a year ago. Non-GAAP earnings per share, diluted were $1.44 compared to $1.12 for the same period a year ago. For the six months, the company announced total revenues of $1,236,543,000 compared to $1,079,111,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $284,789,000 compared to $428,352,000 for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $284,237,000 compared to $430,557,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income was $261,538,000 compared to $325,849,000 for the same period a year ago. Earnings per common share, diluted were $1.29 compared to $1.62 for the same period a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $562,689,000 compared to $541,671,000 for the same period a year ago. Non-GAAP earnings per share, diluted were $2.72 compared to $2.62 for the same period a year ago. The company revised earnings guidance for the full year of fiscal 2015. The company is revising upward its revenue guidance for 2015 from the previous range of $2.55 billion to $2.6 billion, now to the higher and narrower range of $2.6 billion to $2.62 billion, which includes an approximately negative 6%, or $160 million, foreign exchange impact compared to 2014 exchange rates. The company is reducing its 2015 non-GAAP tax rate guidance to the lower range of 3% to 4%, from the previous range of 7% to 9%. Interest expense expected to be $55 million. The company is revising 2015 non-GAAP EPS guidance to the range of $4.70 to $4.80 per share, from the previous range of $5.60 to $5.80 per share.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Jul 30, 2015

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results at 9:00 AM, Eastern Standard Time on Jul 30, 2015

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 30, 2015

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 30, 2015

 

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