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Rayno DX and Tools Mid Year Review and AACC Update: ABAX, ILMN, HOLX, TMO.. Update-2

Update -2 Aug. 1 Draft Guidance on LDTs Coming from FDA in 60 Days: Tests Must Be Validated More regulation coming means greater development costs and potential time delays for clinical tests in development and currently marketed as LDTs . Presumably LDT tests will be allowed to remain on the market. Potential intermediate term impact […]

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Rayno Life Sciences: First Half Stock Performance Part 2-ILMN, SQNM

Rayno Diagnostics and Tools-Sequencing Rules Diagnostics and Tools stocks tracked biotech stocks during the huge moves in January/February and sold off until the April bottom. However stocks that are more revenue and earnings driven -Cardiovascular Systems(CSII) and Quidel (QDEL)- did not recover to former highs. Sequenom  (SQNM) is a leader in non-invasive pre-natal tests such […]

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Rayno Diagnostics and Tools Stocks: GHDX, ILMN, QGEN, RGDX.

Rayno Life Science Stocks Focused on Genetic Tests and Biomarkers We have been writing about molecular diagnostics and tools stocks for over 5 years. Here is the summary of our Portfolio. Yesterday we provided an update from BIO 2014  on personalized medicine and genetic tests. Many genetic tests are not FDA approved usually called LDTs […]

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Clinical Tools and Diagnostic Companies:Financial Metrics 2014 Q1Results

Clinical Diagnostic Stocks Were Hit By Bio-Bubble or Revenue Miss Potential upside in EXAS, NSTG and NEOG all are Rayno Dx and Tools picks. With “momentum trading” days over for now, revenue growth is the focus. Companies with disappointing Q1 revenues: Abaxis (ABAX), Alere (ALR), Response Genetics (RGDX) and Quidel (QDEL). Q2 recovery will be key. […]

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Rayno Dx and Tools 2014 YTD After Correction: ILMN, HOLX, RHHBY

April Sell-Off Hit Diagnostic Small and Mid Caps The bursting of the biotech bubble affected many small cap growth stocks. 2013 was a great year for our portfolio so some weakness was expected after the huge Q1 2014 moves. Most of our picks peaked in Jan/Feb time frame when many of our favorites were hit […]

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Rayno Life Science: Tools and Diagnostics Q1 2014 Performance

Caution As Life Science Stocks Are Consolidating Life science stocks had a wild roller coaster ride in 2014 with many stocks peaking around March 1. Momentum and cult stocks in our portfolio still had a good quarter with the following top winners: Illumina (ILMN) up 25.2%, Vermillion (VRML) up 25%, Exact Sciences (EXAS) up 21% […]

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