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Rayno 2016 Life Science Portfolio Update…BLUE,IBB…Update-1

Update-1… See Caution 9/29 ——– Rayno Portfolio Outperforms the Market Biotech stocks are near their intermediate highs but still down in 2016 : IBB at $295 down 12.78% and the XBI at $67.80 down 3.42% YTD. Since the June 30 bottom the sector has recovered and is in an upward trajectory, despite a small dip […]

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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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Rayno Dx and Tools: Abbott (ABT) Buys Alere (ALR) For $5.8B Expanding Point-of-Care Diagnostics Platforms

Abbott Laboratories Acquires Alere (ALR) -Stock Soars 45% At Market Opening Alere Product Line Offers Synergies and Boosts Global Diagnostics Presence 2015 Revenues of Alere Are Estimated in $2.5B Range So Deal is About 2.3X Sales Alere (ALR) has a broad-based product line in rapid point-of-care diagnostics with tests for infectious disease such as influenza […]

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Rayno Molecular Diagnostics and Tools Update: CPHD, HOLX, PACB

Dominant Trend is Precision Medicine and Molecular Medicine Lackluster revenue growth has tempered stock gains since Q3 earnings reports however the sector has always had good investment potential due to M&A and new products. Stocks are up from October lows. Our last update was in November and re-iterated the “Precision Medicine” trend which integrates targeted therapies […]

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Biotech Rally Underway Trying to Overcome Gloomy Macro Data…Update-1

Update 11/16 PM Biotech Rally Underperforms Energy up 2.99% and Telecom up 1.81% The S&P and Dow rallied past Paris attack and terrorism concerns after an early morning stall. Biotechs underperformed weighed down by the Clovis Oncology (CLVS) NDA delay. The IBB was up 0.39% in a choppy session. Among the losers were mid-caps awaiting […]

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Large Cap Biotech Stocks Get Traction From Revenue Growth…Update-1

10/29/15 Update Large Cap Biotechs Update Amgen (AMGN) Revenues Grow 14%, beats street. 2016 Revenues guided to ~$22B, flattish revenue growth with higher EPS $10.35-$10.75. 2015 PEG=1.80, P/S=5.94, Div. 1.94% Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio Large Caps up 2.6% YTD, IBB up 8% YTD REGN up 37%, GILD up 16%, AMGN up o.6% ABBV ALXN BIIB RHHBY […]

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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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Rayno Dx and Tools: Update EXAS

Valuation Does Matter If Revenue Growth Slows Last week we posted a YTD summary of our diagnostics and tools focus stocks. Three stocks that are up over one year but have been weak in 2015. We said that revenue guidance and technicals will be important for: Exact Sciences (EXAS), Genomic Health (GHDX) and Neogen (NEOG). […]

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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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