Tag Archives | biotech portfolios and ETFs

Biotech Investors Stung By Drug Pricing Flap…Update-1

Update-1… IBB Trying to hold the $280 line after media bashing of EpiPen Pricing- now they have a generic EpiPen for half the price! Biotech outflows are a concern (-$184M) Gilead Sciences (GILD) down 2.89% on new potential competition from GlaxoSmithK (GSK) HIV double therapy drug with cost savings. Choppy market in biotech with red screen […]

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Pfizer (PFE) Acquisition of Medivation (MDVN) Provides Support to Biotech Stocks…Update-1 IBB Down 3.36%

Update-1 After Close 8/24 IBB at 286.23 XBI down 4.34% XLV down 1.54%, NASDAQ down 0.81% Early Afternoon Reversal Kills Biotech Rally In Heavy Trading But Mylan is not a biotech Company?? The broad based rally in biotech stocks faded around 1P EDT Wednesday as investors were spooked by the recurring political theme of high […]

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Biotech Breakout Part 2: Hold Your Fire…Update 8/15/16

Update August 15 : Biotech Leads But Healthcare Sector Lags IBB up 0.92% to $295, XBI up 1.33% to $63.35, XLV up 0.17% to $74.91 The tape was pretty decent despite a quiet day with ALXN up 1.97%, AMGN up 1.49% and CELG up 1.08%. Mid-caps also found bids: ALKS up 2.91%,ALNY up 2.16% and […]

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Biotech Stocks Strike a Bullish Tone: BLUE, IBB, REGN, SGEN…Update-2

Bullish Tone-Large Cap Biopharmaceutical Earnings Updates 8/5 Regeneron (REGN) shares fell another 2.4% to $423 despite a jump of 23% on Eylea sales to $832M compared to $655 M in the prior-year quarter. Higher expenses cut profitability as GAAP income was up only 1%.Financial results were reported at the close on Wednesday. Full year growth […]

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Biotechs Get a Turbo Boost from Biogen(BIIB)…Update-1 GILD

Update-1… Gilead Sciences (GILD) Sells Off on earnings Gilead Sciences (GILD) sold off over 4% after hours after releasing second quarter sales of $7.7B and earnings of $3.08/sh. Q2 profit forecast beat. The full year revenue forecast was also cut slightly by $1B to the $29,5B-$31.5B range. Pricing pressures continued on Hep-C drugs and new […]

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Biotech Rally Up 8% from Brexit Bottom: Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio Update: July 11, 2016…Update-1

Update-1… 7/12/16 Dow and S&P Hit Record Highs, Awaiting Q2 Earnings-Risk Still On-Biotech Stocks Lag The market continued its post-BREXIT rally helped by low interest rates and WTI crude up 4.56% to $46.80. Gold eased off and the dollar was up. We are still rallying off last Friday’s job report and Alcoa (AA) earnings yesterday. […]

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Foundation Medicine (FMI): New Pick Added To Raygent Core Portfolio

Foundation Medicine (FMI) New Pick at $20.40 We have added Foundation Medicine (FMI) to our core portfolio because of their leadership position in pharmacogenomics and molecular medicine for cancer care. The Foundation One genomic profile helps physicians make treatment decisions for patients with cancer by identifying the molecular growth drivers of their cancers and helping oncologists […]

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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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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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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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