March 20, 2017: Nektar Therapeutics announced positive results from the SUMMIT-07 Phase 3 efficacy study of NKTR-181, a first-in-class opioid analgesic. NKTR-181 is a new chemical entity (NCE) that is the first full mu-opioid agonist molecule designed to provide potent pain relief without the high levels of euphoria that can lead to abuse and addiction (Read More….)
March 4, 2017: Sell Global Blood Therapeutics for a monster 91% win in 41 days! Congratulations if you were able to make money on the trade.
January 4, 2017: JPMorgan Chase initiates coverage of biotechnology firm Global Blood Therapeutics with an Overweight rating and a price target of $25. JPMorgan thinks GBT440 is a (Read More….)
February 28, 2017: Actinium Pharmaceuticals announced that they received a notice of allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a patent claiming the methods for generating a radioimmunoconjugate comprised of actinium-225, an alpha emitting radioisotope, conjugated to monoclonal antibodies. Actinium-225 is the radioisotope used in Actinium’s Actimab-A, a drug candidate in (Read More….)
February 23, 2017: Wells Fargo initiated coverage of JUNO on February 22, 2017 with an Outperform rating. Then, one day later on February 23, 2017, Wells Fargo downgraded JUNO to market perform! Was this a rotational dump at $24 and we just provided Wells Fargo the liquidity they needed? I don’t know but my trust (Read More….)
February 17, 2017: Celgene announced that its phase III SUNBEAM trial, evaluating the efficacy and safety of ozanimod, an investigational oral, selective S1P 1 and 5 receptor modulator, in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS), met the primary endpoint in reducing annualized relapse rate (ARR), compared to weekly interferon (IFN) ß-1a (Avonex).
SUNBEAM evaluated two (Read More….)
February 16, 2017: Sell Orexigen Therapeutics for a 157% win in 36 days! Congratulations if you were able to make money on this trade.
January 25, 2017: Orexigen Therapeutics announced that Laboratorios Farmaceuticos Rovi has launched Mysimba in Spain. Mysimba is approved by the European Medicines Agency for the management of weight in adult (Read More….)
February 14, 2017: Sarepta Therapeutic’s stock has formed a candle over candle reversal after Feuerstein said, “Sarepta Therapeutics is being dragged down unfairly into the price-gouging muck by Marathon Pharmaceuticals.” Source: https://www.thestreet.com/story/14001431/1/defending
January 10, 2017: Baird reiterates a Buy rating on biotechnology firm Sarepta Therapeutics and set a price target of $102. Baird named Sarepta (Read More….)
February 14, 2017: JP Morgan making positive comments about Gilead Sciences, reiterates their Overweight rating. JP Morgan says that ahead of a presentation today at CROI (2/13-17, Seattle), GILD released the anticipated results from the Phase 2 trial evaluating its novel unboosted integrase inhibitor bictegravir (BIC) vs. ViiV’s dolutegravir (DTG) in treatment naive HIV patients (Read More….)
February 12, 2017: Biotechnology firm Ocular Therapeutix’s stock is surging higher on rising money flow after the company announced on January 23, 2017, that it had resubmitted an NDA for Dextenza. Ocular Therapeutix announced on January 23, 2017, that it has resubmitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (Read More….)
February 11, 2017: Sell Protalix Biotherapeutics for a monster 180% win! This is our biggest winner to date. Long upper shadow and Inverted Hammer candlestick are usually good take profit signals. Congratulations if you made money on the trade.
December 27, 2016: Protalix Biotherapeutics announced today the confirmation of the recent letter of intent to (Read More….)
February 11, 2017: Selling ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Monday for about a 15.8% win. Congratulations if you were able to make money on the trade.
February 5, 2017: ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc reportedly receives takeover approach from AstraZeneca according to an article on StreetInsider. Source: http://www.streetinsider.com/Hot+M+and+A/ACADIA+%28ACAD%29+Said+to+Receive+Takeover+Offer+from+AstraZeneca+%28AZN%29+-+Source/12496195.html
Pfizer may also have interest in acquiring lead drug candidate Nuplazid but (Read More….)
January 31, 2017: Sell Ocera Therapeutics for a -77% loss. OCRX’s long-awaited Phase 2 program disappointed as IV OCR-002 missed the primary endpoint. This stock did not pass my quality control (rising earnings and revenue) when I began tracking it but there was lots of buzz around IV OCR-002 results coming at the end of (Read More….)
January 27, 2017: Aratana Therapeutics hot stock tip sent in through GuerillaStockTrading website. The catalyst is that with four FDA approvals for dogs, the company is transitioning from an R&D company to a revenue producing company this year. Thank you for sending in this hot stock tip with the catalyst.
January 24, 2017: Elanco Animal (Read More….)
January 23, 2017: Maxim raised ADMA Biologics to a Buy rating. Maxim said ADMA Biologics announced that it will acquire Biotest’s 126,000 square foot immunoglobulin manufacturing facility (where RI-002 is manufactured) as well as two FDA-approved immunoglobulin assets (BIVIGAM and Nabi-HB). When the deal closes (April/May 2017), ADMA Biologics will become a fully integrated plasma (Read More….)
January 19, 2017: AbbVie announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved IMBRUVICA (ibrutinib) for the treatment of patients with relapsed/refractory (R/R) marginal zone lymphoma (MZL) who require systemic therapy and have received at least one prior anti-CD20-based therapy. This indication is approved under accelerated approval based on overall response rate (ORR), and (Read More….)
January 12, 2017: CVS announced that a low-cost epinephrine auto-injector option, the authorized generic for Adrenaclick manufactured by Impax Laboratories (IPXL), is available at all CVS Pharmacy locations at a cash price of $109.99 for a two-pack. This compares to a cash price of $649.99 for EpiPenand $339.99 for the authorized generic for EpiPen.
The (Read More….)
January 10, 2017: In a JPM slide presentation, Horizon Pharma says it’s on track to deliver $2 billion in total net sales by 2020.
December 22, 2016: Horizon Pharma announces that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for U.S. patent application number 13/610,580, entitled “Methods of (Read More….)
January 10, 2017: Novo Nordisk A/S B announces marketing authorization granted by European Commission for Fiasp for treatment of diabetes in adults. Novo Nordisk expects to launch Fiasp in the first European countries in the first half of 2017. The authorisation covers all 28 European Union member states.
Fiasp is the brand name for fast-acting (Read More….)
January 9, 2017: Biotechnology firm PTC Therapeutics’ stock broke above the 200 day MA today as it received notification from the European Commission (EC) of its adoption of a positive decision granting annual renewal of the conditional marketing authorization for Translarna (ataluren). The positive decision is based on the recent renewal recommendation by the Committee (Read More….)
January 8, 2017: Institutional traders are accumulating biotechnology firm Anavex Life Sciences according to recent 13F filings. The institutional traders who bought the most shares of Anavex Life Sciences are:
BlackRock Fund Advisors = bought 843,994 shares according to 11-11-2016 filing BlackRock Institutional Trust = bought 284,540 shares according to 11-11-2016 filing State Street Corp (Read More….)
January 7, 2017: Biotechnology firm CTI BioPharma announced on January 4, 2017 that the full clinical hold (February 2016) implemented by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on all clinical trials conducted under the Investigational New Drug (IND) application for pacritinib has now been removed. The Company’s complete response submission included, among other items, (Read More….)
January 4, 2017: The popular SeekingAlpha blogger Hawkinvest, with over 5,000 followers, posted a positive article on Catalyst Pharmaceuticals today that got the stock moving higher. Hawkinvest writes…
Biotech and healthcare stocks underperformed in 2016 and that means this is a sector that could offer value and rebound potential in 2017. With all of this (Read More….)