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Immuno-Oncology: New Products Provide Growth and Value: ABBV BMY

Immuno-Oncology: Sweet Spot in a Biotech Bear Market We will continue to track large cap biopharma Q1 earnings looking for value+growth ideas. The financial metrics will be tracked as we did in our original post, “Large Cap Winners and Losers” on February 16 near the 2016 bottom for the sector. We put in a buy […]

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Large Cap Biopharma Winners and Losers 2015-16: Which Stocks Can Beat the ETFs?… Part 2

Rayno Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals…Part 2…A Stock pickers Market Time to Rebuild Your Portfolio: ABBV, BMY, GILD Below we have summarized selective metrics for large cap biopharmaceutical companies. We began the process of revising and rebalancing our portfolio after the J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference. Here are some parameters to watch that should help in stock picking: Stock […]

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J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference #1: Investors Move into Life Science Stocks-Bouncing off the Bottom

J.P.Morgan Conference: Relief Rally in Life Science Stocks After Rough Start to 2016 Green screen day with improved macro and healthcare sector leading Who knew biotech stocks traded with energy? Over the next few days we will review themes and companies from presentations at the 34th Annual J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference. Our initial focus will be […]

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Bear Market Biotech Rally Is Tradeable…Update-1

Update after close 12/16…IBB up 2.25%, XBI up 4.45% Rayno Life Science Big Movers Rayno Biopharma ABBV up 2.2%,ALKS up 8.12%, BIIB up 3.52%, ARRY up 20.63 %, CRIS up 6.27%, FCSC up 5%, GERN up 4.42%,RXDX up 2.92% and SGEN up 4.93%. Rayno Dx and Tools ABAX up 2.57%, CPHD up 4.87%,GHDX up 2.87% […]

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Seasonal Biotech Rally on Track with Green Screen; RNA based therapeutics update (DMD)

Slow But Steady Biotech Rally RNA Therapeutics-Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) Despite some overhanging concerns about drug pricing and major setbacks from clinical trials like Clovis Oncology (CLVS) and BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN) the sector looks like it wants to go up another 8-10% before it hits resistance from the most recent big sell-off in mid-September. Today […]

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Rayno Tools and Molecular Diagnostics: Looking For Value

Looking for Value in a Slow Growth Market Life Science stocks took a big hit over the past summer and many have not fully recovered.The important metric to watch is sales growth because many of the smaller cap companies are still lagging in earnings growth so the PE tells you very little. The major technology […]

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Bio Investor Forum #3: Finding Value in Biotech Innovation

Biotech Innovation Seeks Value Healthcare Costs Mount The Bio Investor Forum has become a go-to meeting for biotech investors and company executives. Although the presenting companies are early stage or smaller cap public companies the attendees are broadly represented in the industry. And the panel sessions on topics such as Venture Capital, Government Policies and […]

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Bio Investor Forum 2015 #1 Notes-Policy and Venture Capital

General Issues from Bio Investor Forum See BIOtechNow for detailed articles on BIF#15 Biotech executives and investors came with a record 900 attendees to this annual event which presents key issues in the industry and offers a networking forum with 175 presenting companies to meet with potential investors and partners. Energy and enthusiasm abounded despite […]

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Rayno Life Sciences Diagnostics and Tools Update: Volatile Stocks and Slower Growth Ahead

10/7/15 Update…Still in No Man’s Land…Nothing to Do See recent posts on bear market in biotech. We need to wait for Q3 earnings to find trades and longer term value in Dx and Tools. Most stocks in the sector have been hit hard since August. ———- Slower Growth with Same Themes: Sequencing (NGS) and Molecular […]

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Slower Growth in Diagnostics Stocks Except for NexGen Sequencing and Molecular

New technologies in diagnostics and tools are driving growth: NexGen sequencing, molecular and “point-of-care” testing platforms and veterinary testing. M&A and consolidation should continue. The sector is a laggard due to slowing  sales and earnings growth vs forecasts. Rayno Clinical Diagnostics Portfolio Update We initiated coverage of Clinical Diagnostic and Life Science Tools stocks in […]

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ASCO 2015 Biotech Movers Day Two: FCSC, JUNO, RXDX

Update-1 BLUE Drops 1.96% and 1.77% After Hours 6/3 In the bubbly CAR-T world bluebird bio (BLUE) and Celgene announced a deal for   for development of product candidates for B-cell maturation antigen (BMCA) utilizing bluebird bios’s gene therapy technology to modify a patient’s own T-Cells to target cancer cells. A $25M up-front payment was made but […]

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Rayno Biopharma Stocks at ASCO: ARRY, CLVS, RXDX

Biotech Indices Can’t Break Through Triple Top IBB at $365, XBI at $239 Red and green day Biotech stocks were mixed today with the major indices holding the flat line. However with all of the clinical data coming out of ASCO (American Society for Clinical Oncology) 2015 in Chicago, IL many “immuno-oncology” stocks were movers. […]

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Rayno Life Science Stocks Move Higher: CLVS, RHHBY-ASCO Preview

Rayno Biopharmaceutical Stocks– ASCO Plays or Not Large Caps Rule Clovis Oncology (CLVS) up 16.7%, 79% YTD to $100 level! Several data CLVS Presentations for ASCO including two oral and six posters for non-small cell lung cancer and ovarian cancer. Also with a valuation of only $3.4B and three platform products in the pipeline including companion […]

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Risk Back On:Biotech Stocks Rally- IBB, XBI… Update-1…CLVS

4/13 Update  Biotech Sector Uptrend Intact XBI at 232.09 Clovis Oncology (CLVS) Up 13% On Upgrade Biotech Sector Brings In Buyers The late Q1 sell-off appears over as buyers are coming in near the 5o day moving average of the XBI, the more volatile ETF.The IBB shows a similar chart and both are up over […]

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Rayno Life Sciences DX and Tools Update: 2015 Q1 Winners ALR,FMI,HOLX

Diagnostic Stocks rally with NASDAQ and Small Caps –IWM Up 1.66% Life Science Tools and Diagnostics stocks are a tad off their one year highs hit by dollar strength and disappointing revenue growth in some cases. Sequencing stocks were big winners but sold off after the JPMorgan Conference. Nonetheless the sector is attractive longer term […]

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