Jump Financial LLC Grows Stock Holdings in Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKBA)

Jump Financial LLC raised its position in shares of Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKBA) by 74.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 233,003 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 99,101 shares during the period. Jump Financial LLC’s holdings in Akebia Therapeutics were worth $883,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Voloridge Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Akebia Therapeutics during the first quarter worth $43,000. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Akebia Therapeutics by 26,137.5% during the second quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC now owns 14,693 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $56,000 after buying an additional 14,637 shares during the period. Bridgefront Capital LLC purchased a new position in shares of Akebia Therapeutics during the second quarter worth $65,000. Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its position in shares of Akebia Therapeutics by 17.3% during the first quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 20,497 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $69,000 after buying an additional 3,018 shares during the period. Finally, XTX Topco Ltd purchased a new position in Akebia Therapeutics in the second quarter valued at $78,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 60.57% of the company’s stock.

NASDAQ:AKBA opened at $2.94 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $513.14 million, a PE ratio of -1.48 and a beta of 1.71. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $2.80 and a 200 day moving average price of $3.10. Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. has a 12-month low of $2.09 and a 12-month high of $5.14. The company has a current ratio of 2.00, a quick ratio of 1.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55.

Akebia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AKBA) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 4th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.51) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.30) by ($0.21). Akebia Therapeutics had a negative net margin of 135.00% and a negative return on equity of 125.60%. The company had revenue of $52.91 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $60.08 million. Equities analysts forecast that Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. will post -1.46 EPS for the current year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Akebia Therapeutics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 4th.

Akebia Therapeutics Company Profile

Akebia Therapeutics, Inc is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the development and commercialization of therapeutics for patients with kidney disease. The firm also involves in the development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of renal and metabolic disorders. Its products include Auryxia and Vadadustat.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Akebia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AKBA)

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