What Is Going on With Shuttle Pharmaceuticals (SHPH) Stock Today?


  • Shuttle Pharmaceuticals (SHPH) stock is gaining following its public debut yesterday.
  • This has shares climbing over 90% on Thursday as of this writing.
  • Traders have been pumping up various initial public offerings (IPOs) lately.
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Shuttle Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SHPH) stock is in the news today as shares rocket higher following its initial public offering (IPO).

SHPH stock went public yesterday in an offering that included 1.23 million units. These units each contained one share of the company’s common stock and a warrant to purchase an additional share. The warrants have an exercise price of 1 cent and are “immediately exercisable.”

According to Shuttle Pharmaceuticals, the IPO has it set to raise $9.96 million in gross proceeds. Boustead Securities acted as the lead underwriter of the offering while Valuable Capital was the co-underwriter.

Chairman and CEO Anatoly Dritschilo said the following in a news release.

“With the commencement of our shares listing on Nasdaq, we are excited to advance our lead product candidate aimed at improving the outcomes of cancer treatment through radiation therapy while reducing its side effects.”

It’s worth noting that IPOs have been seeing incredible volatility lately. Several initial public offerings have been targeted by traders jumping on shares as soon as they go public and selling after they rise higher.

It appears this might be happening with SHPH stock today as some 1 million shares change hands as of this writing. The company’s stock is also soaring 92% higher as of Thursday morning.

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