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J.P.Morgan Conference #2: Red Screen Distracts Biotech Investors…Update

Green Screen Alert Market Update…IBB up 4% today erasing most of Wednesday’s Losses but we are still down 13.86% for the five day period. Nasdaq rallied 1.97%. Rayno Biopharma top winners: ABBV up 6.56%, ALXN up 5.93%, AMGN up 5.29%,BIIB up 4.98%, REGN up 4.25%,RXDX up 8.96%, SGEN up 2.26% and VRTX up 5.75%. Most […]

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Rayno Tools and Molecular Diagnostics: Looking For Value

Looking for Value in a Slow Growth Market Life Science stocks took a big hit over the past summer and many have not fully recovered.The important metric to watch is sales growth because many of the smaller cap companies are still lagging in earnings growth so the PE tells you very little. The major technology […]

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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 Portfolio Picks Up On Q1 Results: AMGN, ILMN…Update-1

Update ILMN 12n EDT trading 4/22 Illumina (ILMN) is selling off from the opening and is now down 4.8% on heavy volume of over 2M shares. The stock has a high PE of 83, P/S of 15 and 95% institutional holdings. Profit taking is underway. The chart shows a triple top at the $200 level […]

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Rayno Life Sciences DX and Tools Update: 2015 Q1 Winners ALR,FMI,HOLX

Diagnostic Stocks rally with NASDAQ and Small Caps –IWM Up 1.66% Life Science Tools and Diagnostics stocks are a tad off their one year highs hit by dollar strength and disappointing revenue growth in some cases. Sequencing stocks were big winners but sold off after the JPMorgan Conference. Nonetheless the sector is attractive longer term […]

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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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JPMorgan Healthcare Conference Notes #4: Next Gen Sequencing (NGS)

Seminar: Harnessing the Power of Next Gen Sequencing: The View from Industry 1/12/15 A panel of leading entrepreneurial R&D executives presented their outlook and issues on the future of Next Gen Sequencing (NGS), focusing on drug development and future clinical diagnostic applications. The panel was Randy Scott Ph.D. Founder and CEO of Invitae, George Yancopoulos […]

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Rayno Life Science: Market Update 11/26… Stocks Cruise To New Highs

NASDAQ leads -up 0.6% to 4787 The October correction of ~7% was a “headfake” as macro events scared many investor away Technology and Healthcare Stocks Lead The Way The healthcare SPDR (XLV) is up 24.5% YTD and the technology SPDR (XLK) is up 18% YTD. Biotech stocks are at new highs with all major ETFs […]

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