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Viking Therapeutics Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for VKTX

Based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Viking Therapeutics Inc.
Min Forecast
$80.00+53.79%
Avg Forecast
$112.38+116.02%
Max Forecast
$138.00+165.28%

Should I buy or sell VKTX stock?

Based on 8 analysts offering ratings for Viking Therapeutics Inc.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
6 analysts 75%
Buy
2 analysts 25%
Hold
0 analysts 0%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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VKTX stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-06-04
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-06-04
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-05-16Find Out Why
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-05-16
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-03-27Find Out Why
BTIG
Top 22%
79
Strong BuyMaintains$125.00+140.29%2024-03-26Find out why
Stifel Nicolaus
Top 6%
95
Strong BuyReiterates$80.00+53.79%2024-03-15Find out why
Jefferies
Bottom 4%
4
Strong BuyInitiates Coverage On$110.00+111.46%2024-03-07Find out why

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Forecast return on equity

Is VKTX forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
-23.64%
Industry
76.4%
Market
82.5%
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Forecast High Return on Equity Forecast

Forecast return on assets

Is VKTX forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
-22.82%
Industry
31.02%
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Forecast Return on Assets vs Industry Forecast

VKTX earnings per share forecast

What is VKTX's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
-$1.08
Avg 2 year Forecast
-$1.42
Avg 3 year Forecast
-$1.78

VKTX revenue forecast

What is VKTX's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$78.1M
Avg 2 year Forecast
$93.9M
Avg 3 year Forecast
$351.5M

VKTX vs Biotech Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
VKTX$52.02$112.38+116.02%Strong Buy
CYTK$53.93$83.92+55.61%Buy
SMMT$8.39$13.50+60.91%Strong Buy
MDGL$277.59$345.09+24.32%Buy
IONS$40.65$64.63+58.98%Buy

Viking Therapeutics Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Viking Therapeutics Stock a good buy in 2024, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 8 Wall Street analysts covering (NASDAQ: VKTX) stock is to Strong Buy VKTX stock.

Out of 8 analysts, 6 (75%) are recommending VKTX as a Strong Buy, 2 (25%) are recommending VKTX as a Buy, 0 (0%) are recommending VKTX as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending VKTX as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending VKTX as a Strong Sell.

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What is VKTX's earnings growth forecast for 2024-2026?

(NASDAQ: VKTX) Viking Therapeutics's forecast annual earnings growth rate of N/A is not forecast to beat the US Biotechnology industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 13.88%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 18.82%.

Viking Therapeutics's earnings in 2024 is -$93,720,000.On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast VKTX's earnings for 2024 to be -$119,508,686, with the lowest VKTX earnings forecast at -$140,040,627, and the highest VKTX earnings forecast at -$93,727,979. On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast VKTX's earnings for 2025 to be -$156,106,705, with the lowest VKTX earnings forecast at -$226,049,831, and the highest VKTX earnings forecast at -$105,857,482.

In 2026, VKTX is forecast to generate -$195,726,073 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at -$287,800,028 and the highest earnings forecast at -$123,500,395.

What is VKTX's revenue growth forecast for 2026-2028?

(NASDAQ: VKTX) Viking Therapeutics's forecast annual revenue growth rate of N/A is not forecast to beat the US Biotechnology industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 35.11%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 9.94%.

Viking Therapeutics's revenue in 2024 is $0.On average, 1 Wall Street analysts forecast VKTX's revenue for 2026 to be $8,616,357,929, with the lowest VKTX revenue forecast at $8,616,357,929, and the highest VKTX revenue forecast at $8,616,357,929. On average, 3 Wall Street analysts forecast VKTX's revenue for 2027 to be $10,355,618,406, with the lowest VKTX revenue forecast at $7,276,599,178, and the highest VKTX revenue forecast at $15,686,755,555.

In 2028, VKTX is forecast to generate $38,761,260,643 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $6,494,797,569 and the highest revenue forecast at $61,126,079,531.

What is VKTX's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2024-2027?

(NASDAQ: VKTX) forecast ROA is -22.82%, which is lower than the forecast US Biotechnology industry average of 31.02%.

What is VKTX's Price Target?

According to 8 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year VKTX price target, the average VKTX price target is $112.38, with the highest VKTX stock price forecast at $138.00 and the lowest VKTX stock price forecast at $80.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Viking Therapeutics's share price could reach $112.38 by Jun 4, 2025. The average Viking Therapeutics stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 116.02% from the current VKTX share price of $52.02.

What is VKTX's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2024-2026?

(NASDAQ: VKTX) Viking Therapeutics's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is -$0.93. On average, analysts forecast that VKTX's EPS will be -$1.08 for 2024, with the lowest EPS forecast at -$1.27, and the highest EPS forecast at -$0.85. On average, analysts forecast that VKTX's EPS will be -$1.42 for 2025, with the lowest EPS forecast at -$2.05, and the highest EPS forecast at -$0.96. In 2026, VKTX's EPS is forecast to hit -$1.78 (min: -$2.61, max: -$1.12).

What is VKTX's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2024-2027?

(NASDAQ: VKTX) forecast ROE is -23.64%, which is considered weak.
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