Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals-Valuation Models 2016

Biopharmaceutical Valuations Look Attractive Sector Poised for Rebound by Year End This is a continuing review of large cap biopharmaceutical valuation metrics to determine which companies can deliver growth from their broad pipelines. The biotech sector has underperformed the market because of the severe correction in August/September of 2015 followed by another downdraft in January […]

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BRexit Bottom for Biotech Creates Buying Opportunity…Update-2

Update-2 …6/30 after the close Biotech stocks rallied again for the third day but momentum ebbed. Large caps were mainly in the green led by Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN), Roche Holding (RHHBY) and Gilead Sciences (GILD). Mid-caps were mixed and well below recent highs. All of our core portfolio picks were up. Look to the XBI […]

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Sharp Biotech Reversal To Upside Today: IBB up 2.40%…Update-2

6/26…Until the emotion of BRexit subsides there is little to do with trading biotechnology stocks. We need to first see if US healthcare stocks can stabilize so look at XLV which was down 2.94% on Friday to $69.29. Support is at the March 17 low of $66.30. After the close 6/22…BRexit Curbs Enthusiasm The rally […]

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Biotech Blahs: Unable To Hold Gains After ASCO Run-Up…Update-1

Monday June 20… Update 4:30p EDT…BRexit relief rally Biotech stocks pretty much tracked the NASDAQ rally today slowly selling off as the day wore on. The more volatile XBI was still up 1.56% for the day beating the sluggish IBB up 0.91%. The healthcare sector overall held up about 1%. Energy and materials led up […]

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BIO 2016 #2: Notes on Healthcare Affordability Crisis

   Healthcare Affordability Creates a Trust Gap Super Session -Seeking Healthcare Sustainability and the Economic Role of Drugs Consumers are becoming more distrustful of the government because of healthcare affordability. Recently politicians have focused on rising drug costs exacerbated by the drug pricing scandals and collapse of Turing and Valeant Pharmaceuticals, created a perception that […]

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BIO 2016: Imagine Was the Right Theme and Healthcare Disruption Is the Force

BIO International 2016 : “Imagine Who You will Meet” was an Appropriate Theme Healthcare Disruption Is Creating Reform BIO 2016 was an excellent meeting as usual because of the opportunity to hear thought leaders, policy makers, scientists and make connection with thousands of participants from around the world. Healthcare disruption, sustainability and patient access were […]

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Biotech Rally Fizzles as Global Healthcare Issues Weigh…Update-1

Update-1 After Close 6/10/16 –Biotech Rally Fizzles in Broad Sell-Off The market continued to sell off during the day with only a little bounce off the lows. The material and energy sectors got hit hard down 2.4 and 1.6% respectively but weakness was across the board. Healthcare stocks were off 1.3% and technology down 1.23%. […]

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The ASCO Rally for Biotech Stocks is On: Now We Need to Consolidate Recent Gains Next Week

Pre-ASCO rally-Three Weeks of gains= 8-15% Every year the ASCO Meeting excites investors because of clinical data being presented on a huge pipeline of oncology products. High expectations have already delivered an ASCO rally so now can the actual clinical data support these gains? The healthcare sector is unique in its ability to provide dividends […]

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BIO International Conference June 6-9 in San Francisco Next Week

BIO International Conference-Trends in the Biotechnology Industry We will be attending BIO International Convention in San Francisco next week and will provide news updates on relevant topics such as Personalized Medicine, biopharma drug policy and pricing, and next generation therapeutics. Hundreds of companies will be exhibiting including universities, biopharma, diagnostics, digital health, bioprocessing and services. […]

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NantHealth (NH) IPO Prices at $14 Moves Up To $18+…Update-1

Update -1 NH closes at $18.59 up 32.79% on volume of 3.3M shares. High was $21 low was $16.11. Market cap is $2.1B. Focus of the Company is personalized healthcare utilizing a unique software platform (NantOS) applying molecular diagnostics and genomics on patient tissues and integrated with real time phenotypic data and decision algorithms to […]

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