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Last $15.11 USD
Change Today -0.37 / -2.39%
Volume 661.7K
IRWD On Other Exchanges
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Berlin
As of 8:10 PM 04/24/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

ironwood pharmaceuticals inc (IRWD) Snapshot

Open
$15.43
Previous Close
$15.48
Day High
$15.43
Day Low
$15.04
52 Week High
01/27/15 - $17.11
52 Week Low
04/28/14 - $9.90
Market Cap
2.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
746.1K
EPS TTM
$-1.37
Shares Outstanding
125.9M
EX-Date
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ironwood pharmaceuticals inc (IRWD) Details

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, engages in the research, development, and commercialization of human therapeutic products. The company markets linaclotide, a guanylate cyclase type-C agonist for the treatment of adult men and women suffering from irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) or chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) under the LINZESS name in the United States and Constella name in the European Union. It has collaboration agreements with Actavis plc and AstraZeneca AB to develop and commercialize linaclotide for the treatment of IBS-C, CIC, and other GI conditions in North America, as well as in China, Hong Kong, and Macau. The company also has license agreements with Almirall, S.A. and Astellas Pharma Inc. to develop and commercialize linaclotide for the treatment of IBS-C, CIC, and other GI conditions in Europe, as well as Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia. The company was formerly known as Microbia, Inc. and changed its name to Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in April 2008. Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

464 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/18/15
Founded in 1998

ironwood pharmaceuticals inc (IRWD) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Direc...
Total Annual Compensation: $100.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $331.3K
Chief Scientific Officer, Senior Vice Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $388.1K
Chief Commercial Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $377.6K
Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President an...
Total Annual Compensation: $371.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ironwood pharmaceuticals inc (IRWD) Key Developments

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Appoints Lawrence Olanoff to its Board of Directors as Well as to its Pharmaceutical Advisory Committee

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced appointment of Lawrence Olanoff, M.D., Ph.D., to its board of directors as well as to its pharmaceutical advisory committee. Most recently, he served as a director and as chief operating officer of Forest Laboratories, Inc.

Shire Reportedly Mulls Acquisition Of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

Shire plc (LSE:SHP) is reportedly seeking acquisition of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NasdaqGS:IRWD). Market sources reported that Ironwood Pharmaceuticals has been approached by European suitors, including Shire, 35p better at 5635p, and rejected cash offers in the region of $30 a share. Ironwood Pharma jumped 5% to $16.47.

Exact Sciences Corp. and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Enter Co-Promotion Agreement for Cologuard®

Exact Sciences Corp. and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced an agreement to co-promote Exact Sciences Cologuard®. The agreement provides for the near-term expansion of Cologuard promotional efforts through the use of Ironwood’s clinical sales specialists to more than double the number of physicians reached in the United States. The non-exclusive co-promotion agreement covers an initial one-year term with the opportunity for extension. Ironwood’s clinical sales specialists are expected to begin Cologuard promotional efforts in the second quarter of 2015, educating health care practitioners to whom they currently detail LINZESS® (linaclotide). LINZESS is the first and only approved therapy in a class of drugs that works differently to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) and chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) in adults. The agreement augments Exact Sciences 140 sales representatives with Ironwood’s team of approximately 160 sales representatives. Under the terms of the deal, Ironwood will be compensated from the net sales generated from the physicians on whom they call. LINZESS will remain the first-position product for the Ironwood sales team. Exact Sciences will maintain responsibility for all other aspects of commercialization of Cologuard. The companies will also collaborate on medical education initiatives to support more in-depth understanding of Cologuard and the importance of colorectal cancer screening.

 

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