Verve Therapeutics Inc. /zigman2/quotes/227446048/composite VERV -1.99% is set to go public Thursday, after the Massachusetts-based biotechnology company's upsized initial public offering priced overnight above the expected range to value the company at about $832.6 million. Verve, which focuses on genetic medicines for cardiovascular disease, said it sold 14.04 million shares in the IPO, which priced at $19 a share, to raise $266.7 million. The company had previously expected to offer 11.8 million shares in the IPO, which was expected to price between $16 and $18 a share. The stock is expected to begin trading Thursday on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol "VERV." J.P. Morgan, Jefferies, Guggenheim Securities and William Blair are the joint book-running managers. The company recorded a net loss of $45.7 million on no revenue in 2020, after a loss of $19.3 million on no revenue in 2019. Verve is going public at a time that the Renaissance IPO ETF /zigman2/quotes/207665280/composite IPO -4.67% has lost 3.5% over the past three months while the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.89% has gained 6.3%.