Archive | Biopharmaceuticals

Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio Update with Biotech Holding: CELG,RHHBY,XBI

Bottom Holding in Biotech: Celgene (CELG) and XBI are the Ones to Watch Biotechs Still Weak But Should Rally Through Year-End Postive Clinical News from Roche in Lung Cancer The biotech sector is holding last week’s bottom as tracked by specific large caps and ETFs. The weak IBB price weighted ETF was down 0.93% today […]

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Biotech Correction: Just a market rotation or slower growth ahead?

Biotech Correction: Sell-Off Has Reached 10% over Three Months Biotechs under pressure-has revenue growth slowed? Technicals-a break through bottom channel. Need a bounce today. Celgene is a bellwether. A buy in the $102 range. Biotech stocks have been weak since Q4 earnings were reported and despite gains of about 15% or more year-to-date (IBB), warning […]

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Biotech Hangover: Recent Earnings Feed Caution with No Near Term Catalysts

Biotech Hangover from Earnings Clouds Outlook Healthcare sector (XLV) lagging technology (QQQ) and FAANG stocks. No earnings catalysts until Jan 2018 but Q4 has seen strong seasonality. Technicals rule as sellers predominate. Bull market is intact. On October 16 we posted that Risks were Rising for the 2017 biotech rally primarily because technicals were weakening […]

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Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio Update: Buy and Hold is the Key…Update-2

Update 11/8/17 …Per comments on Monday. Celgene (CELG) technicals are holding at $102-103 so we will add CELG to the Rayno Portfolio at a price of ~$102.5. The stock was battered on earnings news so we see good value and potential for long term growth. Forward PE is 11.74, Price/Sales is 6.33. Risk is balance […]

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Rayno BioBeat #6: What Have I Missed After Two Weeks of Travel and Away From Trading Biotech Stocks?…Update 11/3

BioBeat Market Update…Technicals Firming Up 11/3/17 11am A lot of green screen today so time to nibble but I would prefer to pick stocks rather than play the ETF game. Recent trades we made are: sell XBI at $87, buy PFE at $35 and today buy CELG at $100. No change in our Biopharmaceutical Portfolio […]

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Risks Rising for Rally: Political Rhetoric Tempers Bulls

Risks Rising for Healthcare Sector As Harsh Political Rhetoric Returns Trump returns to drug pricing attacks. Healthcare sector lags. Opioid crisis blames drug distribution companies for easy access. Sector on hold awaiting Q3 earnings: XLV down 0.44% today near its 52 week high. The early rally in biotech and drug stocks reversed on the 10 […]

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Small Cap Biotech Stocks Soar: How Long Will Rotation Last?

Speculation in Small Cap Biotech Picks Up-A Boon for Diligent Traders ETF Buying Is Driving All Small Cap and MicroCap Stocks Higher A Healthy Small Cap Rotation for Now: Reflation Trade ? Biotech stocks are rallying ahead of the expected strong seasonality in the November-January time frame. A rotation into smaller caps is leading the […]

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Rayno Biopharmaceuticals Portfolio Performance 9/30/17 YTD

Rayno Biopharmaceuticals Portfolio: Performance 9/30/17 YTD Objective: Develop a medium term biotech portfolio that assumes a bull market  for 2017 with positions in two core  ETFs, large cap dividend plays and speculative picks in breakthrough technologies: CAR-T and pharmacogenomics. Most positions were added in 2016 but XBI was added in January 2017. Top winners:  BLUE […]

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Rayno BioBeat #5: XBI Breaks Through on a Strong Week for Biotech

Biotech Stocks Break Through to 2017 Highs in a Broad Rally NASDAQ up 066%, IBB up 0.92%, XBI up 0.8% The XBI is up 3.17% this week, 46% YTD, compared to only 1.1% WTD for the IBB. The breakthrough gains for the XBI can be attributed to strong performance of top ten holdings that are […]

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Biotech Bull Market Update: Five Year Performance for Life Science Funds and ETFs

Biotech Bull Market: XBI is leader for 2017 and Over Five Years The FBT First Trust Arca Outperformed Up 157% Over Five Years In 2016 the Sector Underperformed After the 2015 Downdraft Here is our July 2013 review of several top Life Science Funds and ETFs . Over five years below we have updated the performance* of […]

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