Archive | 2017 Rayno Biopharmaceuticals Portfolio

The Rayno Biopharmaceuticals Portfolio up to date picks for 2017 are below.  We have recovered from the bear market for biotechnology stocks since the 2015 “bubble” peak of July 17, 2015. The sector bottomed on November 3, 2016 with IBB at  $246 and is up 19% YTD.

Biotech Sector Avoids Nasty Correction and Hits New Highs

Why is the biotechnology sector still strong? Despite all the gloom and doom in the markets over the past 60 days the biotechnology sector has barely flinched and is currently at YTD highs. Bellwether ETFs IBB (126) and XBI ($82.85) are up over 20% YTD after a brief correction in mid-April compared to the S&P […]

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Caution Rules: Easy Money Has Been Made With Biotech Up 15% YTD

Pause Mode Since February 15 The biotech indices and ETF’s we track are off about 1% or more today as the market is in a profit taking mode. The Rayno Life Science Portfoio is also off about 1%. Speculative appetite is down with some MO stocks and former high-fliers taking a greater hit today: Amarin […]

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Rayno Biopharmaceuticals Portfolio 2/09/09-1/27/12

Rayno Life Science Biopharmaceutical Picks Beat All Sector Averages Life Science Market  Hits 10 Year High Tracked by IBB ($115.51), and Up 46% Over 5 years Highlights of Rayno Biopharma Portfolio Biggest winners over 3 years were Alexion, Biogen, Micromet, Regeneron, Targacept and Viropharma. Targacept was at one time was a 20X return but is […]

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Rayno Life Science Portfolios Run With NASDAQ Up 3.79%

Life Science Stocks Have a Big Day  The Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio was up over 3.7% today as all biotechnology stocks pretty much tracked NASDAQ which was up 3.5%. Although we remain cautious with no new buys we have  a good chance for a Q4 rally as the sector is outperforming NASDAQ quarter to date. Within […]

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Gilead (GILD) $11B Deal for Pharmasset (VRUS) Sparks Biotech Stocks

Pharmasset Buyout Brings To Mind M&A Upside for Biotech Stocks: ETF’s and Funds Lead the Way Gilead (GILD $35) stepped up with a huge buyout of Pharmasset (VRUS $134.21) driving the stock up 89% over Fridays’ close and 519% YTD! Pharmasset has no revenues but has a three potential hepatitis-C treatments in clinical trials that […]

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BIO Investor Forum: Oct 26,27

We attended the BIO Investor Forum in San Francisco last week and here is my brief summary of funding, important trends and technologies. Investor Uprising – Rod Raynovich – Biotech Bull Market Intact, Despite Funding Gap

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Rayno Life Science Portfolio Winners: BMRN,GILD,QQQ, VPHM

We attended the BIO Investor Forumin San Francisco this week and will provide a brief review of select technologies and companies on Monday. Despite a funding gap for earlier stage companies we believe the life science sector continues to offer good opportunities for investors. By now you have read every market summary on the big […]

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Healthcare and Biotech for Relative Safety: ALXN,REGN,OPTR,SGEN

A Place to Hide from Volatility Today was not as bad as early futures and European markets would portend. The S&P cut its losses to 0.74% and the NASDAQ was down only 0.26%. But as we recommended last month the healthcare sector looks good for relative safety. Drug stocks that pay dividends and large cap […]

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Rayno Life Science Portfolio 2011 H1 Update-Biopharm Big Winners:BIIB, CBST, REGN, SGEN

2011 A Huge Year for Life Science Investing As of mid-year the Rayno Life Science Biopharmaceutical Portfolio was up over 20% beating most  ETF’s and Life Science mutual funds. Our two recommended biotech ETF’s for balancing and overweighting were FBT up 13.3% and IBB up 15.3%. Returns could have been much higher with rebalancing strategies […]

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Rayno Biopharma Portfolio: Update 4/11,6/11, and 11/11,21/11

11/18 Added Dendreon (DNDN) at $8.00 level.IBB is preferred biotech ETF. 11/15/11 Comments: Under review: ImmunoGen (IMGN) Dropped FBT an ETF in favor of  IBB or possibly XBI. For bullish equity allocation in Tech and Biotech use QQQ. 6/20/11 NASDAQ (2632) Market stabilizing after 7% correction.QQQ down <1%. IBB up 10% YTD. Mid-cap biopharms are up […]

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