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targacept inc (TRGT) Snapshot

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$2.62
Previous Close
$2.61
Day High
$2.67
Day Low
$2.60
52 Week High
03/17/14 - $5.23
52 Week Low
10/24/14 - $2.25
Market Cap
90.6M
Average Volume 10 Days
42.5K
EPS TTM
$-1.11
Shares Outstanding
34.3M
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targacept inc (TRGT) Details

Targacept, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, is engaged in the development of neuronal nicotinic receptors (NNR) therapeutics for the treatment of nervous system and gastrointestinal/genitourinary diseases and disorders. Its product candidates in Phase IIb clinical trials include TC-5214 to treat overactive bladder; TC-1734 for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease; and TC-5619 for the treatment of negative symptoms and cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia. The company’s product candidates also comprise TC-6499 for the treatment for gastrointestinal disorders; TC-6987, a novel small molecule that modulates the activity of the a7 NNR; and AZD1446, a novel small molecule that modulates the activity of the a4ß2 NNR. It has a collaboration agreement with AstraZeneca AB to develop AZD1446 and earlier-stage compounds. Targacept, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

39 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/14/14
Founded in 1997

targacept inc (TRGT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $687.5K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $140.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

targacept inc (TRGT) Key Developments

Targacept, Inc. Presents at 7th annual Biotech Showcase Conference 2015, Jan-12-2015

Targacept, Inc. Presents at 7th annual Biotech Showcase Conference 2015, Jan-12-2015 . Venue: Parc 55 Wyndham San, Francisco - Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States.

Targacept, Inc. Appoints Mauri K. Hodges as Interim Vice President, Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

On December 11, 2014, the Board of Directors of Targacept, Inc. appointed Mauri K. Hodges to serve on an interim basis as the company's Vice President, Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective immediately. In this role, Ms. Hodges will also serve as company's principal accounting officer. Ms. Hodges, age 57, joined the company in 2000 and has served in several management roles, including as Vice President, Finance and Controller from 2007 to 2014 and, most recently, as Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Systems.

Alan A. Musso Resigns as Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Targacept, Inc., Effective December 11, 2014

On November 10, 2014, Alan A. Musso resigned from his position as Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Targacept, Inc., effective December 11, 2014. Mr. Musso is resigning to pursue another professional opportunity in the biotechnology sector, and not due to any disagreement relating to Targacept's operations, policies or practices.

 

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