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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Ocular Therapeutix (OCUL) began trading on the NASDAQ on 25 July 2014

The maker of treatments and therapies for eye diseases raised $65 million after selling 5 million shares at $13 per share. The pricing is below its previously expected range of between $14 and $16 per share. Ocular plans to use the money it raised to complete clinical trials of its treatments, for marketing expenses and to buy manufacturing equipment. Its shares rose 15 cents to $13.15 on the Nasdaq exchange. The shares trade under the symbol "OCUL." The company is based in Bedford, Massachusetts.


Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye using its hydrogel platform technology. The Company’s bioresorbable hydrogel based product candidates are designed to provide sustained delivery of therapeutic agents to the eye. The Company’s hydrogel is a bioresorbable formulation of polyethylene glycol (PEG), which when constituted with water takes on a gelatinous consistency. The Company’s product candidates are OTX-DP and OTX-TP. OTX-DP is in Phase III clinical development for post-surgical ocular inflammation and pain. OTX-TP is in Phase II clinical development for glaucoma and ocular hypertension. These product candidates combine its hydrogel technology with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), approved therapeutic agents with the goal of providing sustained delivery of drug to the eye.


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Key stats and ratios

Q1 (Mar '14)2013
Net profit margin-25955.55%-
Operating margin-25277.78%-
EBITD margin--
Return on average assets--59.94%
Return on average equity--

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