Biotech Investors Stung By Drug Pricing Flap…Update-1

Update-1… IBB Trying to hold the $280 line after media bashing of EpiPen Pricing- now they have a generic EpiPen for half the price! Biotech outflows are a concern (-$184M) Gilead Sciences (GILD) down 2.89% on new potential competition from GlaxoSmithK (GSK) HIV double therapy drug with cost savings. Choppy market in biotech with red screen […]

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Pfizer (PFE) Acquisition of Medivation (MDVN) Provides Support to Biotech Stocks…Update-1 IBB Down 3.36%

Update-1 After Close 8/24 IBB at 286.23 XBI down 4.34% XLV down 1.54%, NASDAQ down 0.81% Early Afternoon Reversal Kills Biotech Rally In Heavy Trading But Mylan is not a biotech Company?? The broad based rally in biotech stocks faded around 1P EDT Wednesday as investors were spooked by the recurring political theme of high […]

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Today’s Movers in Life Sciences-Gene Sequencing: ILMN,PACB

Illumina (ILMN) Up 3 % to $174 on Buyout Speculation in Gene Sequencing Illumina, Inc. (ILMN) was up as much as 12 points earlier today on a rumored buyout from Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO).  Thermo bought another major player in sequencing Life Techologies for $13.6B making it the number two player in the major […]

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Large Cap Biopharmaceutical Metrics: Valuation Models for Future Growth

Large Cap Biopharmaceutical Valuation Models Can Biotech Growth Re-accelerate in Q4? We reviewed large cap biotech stocks on July 3 just after the BREXIT bottom but prior to Q2 earnings and on May 8 after Q1 earnings. Here is data that offer comparisons of the core large cap holdings in the sector and their future […]

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Biotech Breakout Part 2: Hold Your Fire…Update 8/15/16

Update August 15 : Biotech Leads But Healthcare Sector Lags IBB up 0.92% to $295, XBI up 1.33% to $63.35, XLV up 0.17% to $74.91 The tape was pretty decent despite a quiet day with ALXN up 1.97%, AMGN up 1.49% and CELG up 1.08%. Mid-caps also found bids: ALKS up 2.91%,ALNY up 2.16% and […]

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Biotech Breakout: Is the Bull Market Back?…Update-1 IBB,BMY

8/5 After the Close… NASDAQ Up 1.06% The IBB inched up 0.38% to $297.29 while the more volatile XBI did better up 1.07%. Both are still down YTD and trail the QQQ which is up 4.39% YTD. Investors in biotech were not deterred by bad clinical news from Bristol-Myers (BMY) down 16% to $63.28. The […]

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Biotech Stocks Strike a Bullish Tone: BLUE, IBB, REGN, SGEN…Update-2

Bullish Tone-Large Cap Biopharmaceutical Earnings Updates 8/5 Regeneron (REGN) shares fell another 2.4% to $423 despite a jump of 23% on Eylea sales to $832M compared to $655 M in the prior-year quarter. Higher expenses cut profitability as GAAP income was up only 1%.Financial results were reported at the close on Wednesday. Full year growth […]

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Biotechs Get a Turbo Boost from Biogen(BIIB)…Update-1 GILD

Update-1… Gilead Sciences (GILD) Sells Off on earnings Gilead Sciences (GILD) sold off over 4% after hours after releasing second quarter sales of $7.7B and earnings of $3.08/sh. Q2 profit forecast beat. The full year revenue forecast was also cut slightly by $1B to the $29,5B-$31.5B range. Pricing pressures continued on Hep-C drugs and new […]

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Biotech Bear Market Rally: Can Active Funds Beat the ETFs?

Biotech Bear Market Rally Headed Toward Triple Top The biotech rally has wobbly legs moving briskly from the Brexit lows but with choppy action recently.This would be the third time biotech stocks will try to gain momentum toward higher highs although lows are holding. While technicals will give you the navigation for weighting  in the sector […]

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Biotech Rally Up 8% from Brexit Bottom: Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio Update: July 11, 2016…Update-1

Update-1… 7/12/16 Dow and S&P Hit Record Highs, Awaiting Q2 Earnings-Risk Still On-Biotech Stocks Lag The market continued its post-BREXIT rally helped by low interest rates and WTI crude up 4.56% to $46.80. Gold eased off and the dollar was up. We are still rallying off last Friday’s job report and Alcoa (AA) earnings yesterday. […]

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