Tag Archives | biotech portfolios and ETFs

Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals Q1 2016 Metrics: Earnings Show Limited Growth Prospects

Large Cap Biopharma Winners and Losers -Looking for Product Growth We will sift through these metrics and new product news over the coming months to find value in  these names. Most should be considered “Market Performers” with some added safety if they offer dividends. Watch Regeneron (REGN) for upgrades by analysts.  Technicals should matter a […]

Continue Reading 0

Biotech Bear Market: Can Diversified Healthcare Funds Beat ETFS?…Part-1

Biotech Bear Market: XLV —A Large Cap Healthcare ETF Outperforms We have compared the performance of top mutual funds in the past and thought it would be interesting to see what happens in a bear market which began in September of 2015. Our last review was in February of 2015 when the bull market was in full swing. […]

Continue Reading 0

Biotech Rally Fizzles: Needs Help from M&A

Biotech Rally Loses Momentum But Still Up for the Week IBB up 3.37 % , XBI up 5.04% , XLV up 0.77% this week. Investors took profits today despite all of the media focus and renewed excitement for the long term potential of new blockbuster drugs. The rally began Wednesday with the news that the […]

Continue Reading 0

Healthcare Stocks Lead on a Lackluster Day…Update-1… Biotech Rally Continues

Update 4/6/16 Biotech Rally Picks Up Momentum Today IBB up 4.5%,XBI up 5% Speculative stocks lead the way: BLUE up 10%, VRX up 16.6% ——–Risk on mode continues——— Healthcare Sector Leads the Market  Lagging healthcare and biotech stocks found buyers today.The healthcare SPDR ETF (XLV) was up 1.05% to $69.38 as investors were probably seeking […]

Continue Reading 0

Rayno Biopharmaceuticals: New Buy Idea- Roche plc (RHBBY)

Roche/Genentech Has a Strong Pipeline in Diagnostics and Therapeutics to Drive Moderate Growth in 2016 New Stock Pick: Roche Holding (OTCQX:RHHBY) $30.36 Over the past 3 months we recommended several new buys for the Rayno Biopharma Portfolio emphasizing moderate growth, relative safety and dividend plays. Three large cap biopharma stocks were previous picks: Abbvie (ABBV), […]

Continue Reading 0

Biotech Bear Market Rally is Fading…

Biotech Bear Market Rally is Fading but Traders Are Favored Long Term Concerns on Drug Pricing Remain The biotech sector is still lagging other sectors in 2016 down 20.93% with the IBB compared to the S&P 500 (SPY) down only 2.19%. The IBB rallied over the past week in what looked like a major move up […]

Continue Reading 0

Biotech Stocks Get Traction But Still Lag Broader Market…Update-2…Rally Mode

Update-2… Broad Tradable Rally Continues 12:30 PM EST XBI leads IBB today up 4.2% vs 2.9%. XBI at $54 is now up 9.55% over 5 days and well off Feb. 11 bottom of $44. This is a broad rally today with most biotech stocks up  and the most speculative stocks are big movers. Check your holdings […]

Continue Reading 0

Biotech Stocks Lag Today’s Rally: S&P 500 Erases February Losses But Still Down 4.4% YTD…Update-1

2/23 After Close—Energy Rout Burns Biotech Stocks and NASDAQ The red screen dominated except few winners like ZIOPHARM Oncology (ZIOP) up 13.95% on a publication regarding gene editing. Another gene editing stock and recent IPO Editas Medicine (EDIT) was up 4.63% to $22.62. Large cap biopharma joined the sell-off and Fidelity Select Biotechnology Portfolio (FBIOX) […]

Continue Reading 0

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 […]

Continue Reading 0

Biotech Bear Market Update: Barely Bouncing Off the Bottom

Have we reached a tradeable bottom in the biotech bear market? Today’s tape showed good volume but gains faded late in session. NASDAQ up 0.35%         XLV up 0.88%-healthcare is the leading sector The biotech market bounced back early today in a broad rally then faded with the IBB up 0.625 % […]

Continue Reading 0

Three Biotech Stocks To Buy Now: ABBV,BLUE,GILD…Update-2

2/5/16 …11:20 AM Biotechs Can’t Hold Gains …Drop Back Near 52 Week Lows Hit Wednesday IBB $261  XBI $48 Update-2 At Close 2/4/16…Nice Rally But Off Earlier Highs-Very Stock Specific A nice snap-back rally with a lot of green screen across the board. A tradeable rally but we need follow-through next week. Your favorite stock […]

Continue Reading 0

Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals Winners and Losers 2015-16: Which Stocks Can Outperform the ETFs in 2016?… Part 1

Where is the Growth Potential in Large Cap Biopharmaceutical Companies? Caution: Risk Aversion Remains High Investing in biotech stocks ain’t getting easier. The sector is underperforming the market by 16% YTD, sentiment has been burned by concerns about drug pricing and even the spectre of a FED rate rise, with potentially less available equity funding, […]

Continue Reading 0

Biotech Stocks Snooze Through Today’s Rally Awaiting Earnings This Week: Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals… ABBV, AMGN, BIIB, BMY, CELG…Update-2

Earnings Updates-2… 1/29 Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals Valuation Models of Large Cap Biotech to be Updated Next Week IBB trying to bottom above $262 down 21.8% YTD Abbvie (ABBV) mixed Q4, maintains 2016 outlook of $4.90-$5.10;Q4 IMBRUVICA of $343M;Merck Hep-C competition coming. ABBV off 3.35%. Amgen (AMGN) beats raises 2016 forecast to $22-$22.5B, EPS $10.60-$11.00;2015 Revenues up […]

Continue Reading 0

Biotech Rally Underway After Hitting 52 Week Low Today…Update-After Close

Can the Reversal Hold? IBB Rockets up 2.75% to 285.49 after hitting 52 week low today at 268.52. XBI up 4.22% to $55.09. Notable movers: Large caps: ABBV, ALXN, AMGN, REGN; BIIB down 0.19%, GILD lagging up only 0.72%. Mid-caps all green: ALKS,CLVS,SGEN,VRTX. All Rayno Small caps recover: CRIS,GERN,GLYC etc. ————- Green Screen Across the […]

Continue Reading 0

Valuation Models for Large Cap Biopharma Stocks in a Bear Market

 Valuation Models for Large Cap Biopharma Stocks Can Robust Drug Pipelines Deliver Future EPS Growth? This is a follow-up of our post on 1/8/16 Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals which looks at valuation models and stock performance of selected companies after the J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference and then again after 2015 earnings reports over the next few weeks. Which […]

Continue Reading 0