Shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) ended Tuesday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +1.47 points or 1.18% at $125.98 with 1.35 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $124.25, the shares hit an intraday low of $123.66 and an intraday high of $126.52 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $26.88 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 224.25 million shares.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) on September 23, 2016 announced that more than 1,500 employees around the world are volunteering in their respective communities as part of the Company’s first Global Day of Service. For this inaugural event, Alexion employees are partnering with local non-profit organizations to participate in service projects focused on improving health, wellness, and education in 30 of the Company’s local communities across North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Australia.
“At Alexion, one of our core values is to change the world for patients suffering from devastating and rare diseases by discovering, developing, and delivering life-changing therapies,” said David Hallal, Chief Executive Officer of Alexion. “Global Day of Service demonstrates our values in action as we join together to have a lasting impact on the communities around the world where we live and work.”
Alexion partnered with Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service, to identify and help reach those most in need in the Company’s local communities.
“Through our partnership with Alexion, we have helped identify needs in local communities and connected employees with organizations to tackle them,” said Jonathas Barreto, Director, Global, Points of Light. “Alexion employees have taken on an impressive range of volunteer service projects around the world, clearly ready to demonstrate that individuals can make a meaningful difference on a wide range of social issues.”