Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:LGND)

52.04
Data as of Dec 17
 +0.50 / +0.97%
Today’s Change
41.99
Today|||52-Week Range
80.42
-1.06%
Year-to-Date
SECTOR
Health Technology
INDUSTRY
Biotechnology
MARKET CAP
$1.0B

Company Description

Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company with a business model that is based upon the concept of developing or acquiring royalty revenue generating assets and coupling them to a lean corporate cost structure. Its products address the unmet medical needs of patients for a broad spectrum of diseases, including hepatitis, muscle wasting, alzheimer's disease, dyslipidemia, diabetes, anemia, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis. The company operates its business through two segments: CyDex and Ligand. The CyDex segment engages in development and commercialization of drugs using Captisol technology by CyDex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The Ligand segment engages in developing or acquiring royalty revenue generating assets. Ligand Pharmaceuticals was founded by Ronald M. Evans in 1987 and is headquartered in La Jolla, CA.

Contact Information

Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
11119 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla California 92037
P:(858) 550-7500
Investor Relations:
(581) 550-7584

Employees

Shareholders

Other institutional63.93%
Mutual fund holders48.09%
Individual stakeholders20.63%

Top Executives

John L. HigginsPresident, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Matthew W. FoehrChief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
Nishan M. de SilvaChief Financial Officer & Vice President-Strategy
Charles S. BerkmanSecretary, Vice President & General Counsel
James D. PipkinVice President-New Product Development

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