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Last $2.46 USD
Change Today -0.04 / -1.60%
Volume 711.8K
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vivus inc (VVUS) Snapshot

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$2.49
Previous Close
$2.50
Day High
$2.52
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52 Week High
05/6/14 - $5.95
52 Week Low
04/1/15 - $2.28
Market Cap
255.5M
Average Volume 10 Days
1.1M
EPS TTM
$-0.78
Shares Outstanding
103.9M
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vivus inc (VVUS) Details

VIVUS, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes therapies to address unmet needs in obesity, sleep apnea, diabetes, and sexual health in the United States and the European Union. The company offers Qsymia for the treatment of obesity as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in adult patients with an initial body mass index of 30 or greater, or 27 or greater in the presence of at least one weight-related comorbidity, such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, or high cholesterol; and STENDRA, an oral phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. It is also developing Qsymia, which has completed Phase II studies for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and diabetes, as well as for other obesity-related diseases, including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension. The company has development, license and clinical trial, and commercial supply agreement with Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation for the development and commercialization of avanafil, a PDE5 inhibitor compound for the oral and local treatment of male and female sexual dysfunction. It also has license and commercialization agreements with Berlin-Chemie AG and Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to commercialize and promote SPEDRA; and with Sanofi Winthrop Industrie to commercialize and promote avanafil. VIVUS, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

94 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15
Founded in 1991

vivus inc (VVUS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Chief Commercial Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $212.1K
Chief Financial Officer and Principal Account...
Total Annual Compensation: $274.8K
Senior Vice President of Business Development...
Total Annual Compensation: $398.8K
Vice President of Clinical Development
Total Annual Compensation: $419.7K
Vice President of U S Operations and General ...
Total Annual Compensation: $369.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

vivus inc (VVUS) Key Developments

VIVUS, Inc. Announces Operational Update

VIVUS Inc. announced an operational update, including certain key corporate decisions and plans regarding Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate extended-release) capsules CIV. These plans include further investments in high-value, consumer-focused digital media projects in support of obesity education and Qsymia, and focusing the Qsymia field sales organization of approximately 100 territories on the most productive target areas. Management will continue discussions with US and EU regulatory authorities regarding Qsymia development and potential cost-saving measures related to the planned cardiovascular outcomes trial (CVOT), and will aim to further improve corporate efficiency and control costs while maintaining and extending the value of avanafil. The company plans to discuss with U.S. regulatory authorities and key consultants potential cost-saving alternatives with respect to the Qsymia CVOT, known as AQCLAIM. The company is also in the process of pursuing approval for Qsymia in the EU and other key countries, as well as new indications in other chronic diseases such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and type 2 diabetes. VIVUS plans to optimize spending while pursuing these potential objectives.

VIVUS Inc. Presents at Needham & Company's 14th Annual Healthcare Conference, Apr-14-2015 03:40 PM

VIVUS Inc. Presents at Needham & Company's 14th Annual Healthcare Conference, Apr-14-2015 03:40 PM. Venue: Westin Grand Central Hotel, New York, New York, United States.

Vivus Inc. Announces Resignation of Johannes J.P. Kastelein, from the Board of Directors

On March 3, 2015, Johannes J.P. Kastelein notified VIVUS Inc., of his decision to resign from the company's board of directors, effective immediately.

 

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