Tag Archives | biotech portfolios and ETFs

Biotechs Unhinged by Tough Pricing Talk

Biotechs Unhinged-Roiled by Commentary and Tweet storms Biotech stocks rallied briefly early in the week but sold off abruptly over the past two days with a quote from Trump in a Time Person of the Year article as saying, “I’m going to bring down drug prices”. This tough talk is reminiscent of comments by both […]

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Trump Biotech Rally: After Comey Sell-Off and Since Election

  Trump Biotech Rally-Have a Balanced Portfolio Everybody who invests in biotech knows there has been a Trump biotech rally since his election as you can see from the chart and data below. Many opinions and analysis were given for the rally.Some pundits say it is because the end of the grueling election has removed […]

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Rayno Biobeat #3…Trump Biotech Rally Leads Market Up

Trump Election Win Drives Huge Biotech Rally NASDAQ up over 1% to 5248 The Trump biotech rally began at today’s opening up (IBB) 20 points to $280 then held to close  up 8.9% to $285. The XBI soared 10.4% to close at $63.8 near highs of day. The cloud of drug pricing concerns vanished because […]

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Rayno Biobeat #2…Good Value in Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals- Update-1

Which Large Cap Biopharma Stocks Have the Best Value? But revenue growth is slowing so M&A must pick up. Drug stocks have gone through a severe correction and healthcare is one of the worse sectors YTD. Although the key indicators are still sketchy, now is the time to look for value among several top large […]

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Biotech Meltdown: Financial Metrics Offer Few Clues For What is Next

Biotech Meltdown: Numbers Don’t Mean Much Until We See New Product Growth We are almost through the earnings season and despite good results most biotech stocks tanked again today.The reason you know well by now-expectations for earnings and top line growth have been taken down because price increases are not likely for 2017 . Another […]

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Biotech Bear Market Looking For Relief From Q3 Large Cap Growth…Update-3

Update-3… 10/28 9:30 am… No Relief From Earnings- Biotech Stocks Get Crushed By More Pricing Commentary on Earnings Calls Amgen (AMGN) down 11% on pipeline, revenue growth, Enbrel pricing concerns despite beat. Softer pricing environment from McKesson (MCK). All large caps are red except Alexion (ALXN) up 1.83%. Abbvie (ABBV) down 6% on revenue miss;Humira […]

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Biotech Stocks Recovering from Last Week’s Free Fall: XBI…Update-2

Green Tape Today Shows Resilience– 10/10/16 ESMO Cancer Congress 4%+ Up movers: AGIO ARIA BLUE CLVS LGND PBYI TSRO etc. XBI up 2.39% More Bad Clinical News for Biotech:ALNY,CLVS The XBI lost 3.2% for the week to $64.15 taking a hit from Alnylam (ALNY) downdraft down 49% for the week. The IBB also took a […]

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Biotech ETFs Lead Q3 Rally: XBI Breaks Out

Biotech ETFs Are Having A Strong Quarter and Offer Good Investment Options On July 20 we did a review of active funds vs biotech ETFs in the biotechnology/life science sector just after the BREXIT lows. At that time biotech ETFs and broadly diversified funds beat the “pure play” biotechnology funds such as Fidelity Select Biotechnology Portfolio […]

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Stealth Biotech Rally With Momentum Rising…Update-1

Update-1…FED Goes on Hold with Rate Increase Likely by Year End Three on FOMC dissented wanting a rate hike this round. Market immediately rallied with NASDAQ up 1.03% at close; S&P and Dow also rally. Biotechs like low i rates:IBB up 0.62% to $297, XBI up 1.14% to $68.28 highest level since January but still […]

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Biopharma Stocks Show Resilience in Yo-Yo Week…Update-1

Biopharma Stocks Breeze through ‘Quadruple Witching Day”…9/16 Healthcare stocks (XLV) were one of the leading sectors on a down day up a tiny bit to $72. The IBB held, up 0.57% to the $291 mark and up 4.75% for the week. The more volatile XBI was a tad weaker down 0.3% on the day. Large […]

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