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Mid Cap Emerging Biopharmaceutical Companies: Valuations Do Matter for M&A

Valuation Models for  Biopharma Stocks -M&A Update In October 2013 we compared emerging biotech stocks after the acquisition of Onyx Pharmaceuticals by Amgen (AMGN). Now that rumors are “out there” for the acquisition of Pharmacyclics (PCYC) by large healthcare companies such as Johnson and Johnson (JNJ) and Novartis (NVS) we can compare valuations. The $11B++ […]

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Rayno Dx and Tools: 2015 Q1 Mid Quarter Update-FMI, CSII, HOLX, ALR

Bullish Trend Continues for Mid-Cap Growth Stocks The Life Science Tools and Clinical Diagnostics sector kept pace with major life science ETF performance. Major  ETFs (FBT,IBB,XBI) are up about 10% YTD and our top performers are up over 10%. We will provide an update of our  Clinical Diagnostics portfolio after all earnings reports are in. […]

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Rayno Dx and Tools Portfolio: CSII HOLX ILMN TMO Stellar Performers

Solid  earnings reports-All of Our Picks Are Strong Holds But Strong Dollar a Factor in 2105 Cardiovascular Systems (CSII) Stock Soars 15% On Strong Revenues Interventional treatments for cardiovascular disease Q2 Revenues soared 38% to $44.7M compared to previous fiscal Q2 2014. Fiscal Q2 2105 loss was $5.3M or (0.17) per share. Hologic (HOLX) Beats […]

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JPMorgan Conference Notes #2: Biotech Stocks Surge to New Highs Then Sell Off on Energy/Materials Weakness

FBT up 2.4% to $108 then drifts back to 107; NASDAQ flat 4661 DOW bounced around in 425 point range. Mixed market among biotech stocks after NASDAQ  and S&P sell off; momentum eases. Mid-cap immuno-oncology stocks : down AGIO, BLUE, EPZM, SGEN.; up CLVS, INCY, MDVN. Rayno Life Science Movers: Pharmacyclics (PCYC) up 16% to […]

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Biotech Sell-Off On Profit Taking : September Is Here… Update 9/9

Update-1 …Market Continues Sell-Off With QQQs Treading Water in September Follow Technicals on FBT and QQQ. The Federal Reserve continues to be the main concern of investors as the probability of a rate hike looms greater and sooner. Policy officials will meet next week. The Apple (AAPL) rally was whacked after being up over 4% […]

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