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Biotechs Get a Turbo Boost from Biogen(BIIB)

Biotechs Boosted by Biogen (BIIB) Earnings-Breakthrough on Technicals for IBB After Brexit on June 27 we put in a buy recommendation with a target of 270 on the IBB. After this level was exceeded we gave a second target of 280 reached today. Biogen (BIIB) catalyzed more gains today rising over 7% after it exceeded […]

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BRexit Bottom for Biotech Creates Buying Opportunity…Update-2

Update-2 …6/30 after the close Biotech stocks rallied again for the third day but momentum ebbed. Large caps were mainly in the green led by Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN), Roche Holding (RHHBY) and Gilead Sciences (GILD). Mid-caps were mixed and well below recent highs. All of our core portfolio picks were up. Look to the XBI […]

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Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals Q1 2016 Metrics: Earnings Show Limited Growth Prospects

Large Cap Biopharma Winners and Losers -Looking for Product Growth We will sift through these metrics and new product news over the coming months to find value in  these names. Most should be considered “Market Performers” with some added safety if they offer dividends. Watch Regeneron (REGN) for upgrades by analysts.  Technicals should matter a […]

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Failed Biotech Rally: Latest Biotech Earnings Don’t Help…ALXN AMGN CELG GILD…Update-1

Update-1 May 2  Biotechs Stop Slide…IBB up 1.12%…Green Screen Day Healthcare Stocks Regain Footing… XLV up 0.57% Biotech stocks moved up after a five day swoon but are still flat after one month. Most large caps were green with decent gains in Celgene (CELG) and Regeneron (REGN). A good time to average down in Gilead […]

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Biotech Bear Market: Can Diversified Healthcare Funds Beat ETFS?…Part-1

Biotech Bear Market: XLV —A Large Cap Healthcare ETF Outperforms We have compared the performance of top mutual funds in the past and thought it would be interesting to see what happens in a bear market which began in September of 2015. Our last review was in February of 2015 when the bull market was in full swing. […]

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Biotech Rally Fizzles: Needs Help from M&A

Biotech Rally Loses Momentum But Still Up for the Week IBB up 3.37 % , XBI up 5.04% , XLV up 0.77% this week. Investors took profits today despite all of the media focus and renewed excitement for the long term potential of new blockbuster drugs. The rally began Wednesday with the news that the […]

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Rayno Biopharmaceuticals Update 3/30-Stuck in a Trading Range with Upside Opportunities

Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio Update- Biotechs with Upside Opportunity Caution No Rush to “Load Up” in a Bear Market Since Mid-January all of our previous portfolios were placed on hold and we recommended four new positions as long term holds. Here are initial prices and the current performance: Abbvie (ABBV) Started at $56.49 now at $56.96 […]

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Monday Movers in the Biotech Bear Market…ALNY, GILD, GWPH

Tuesday 12:45pm EDT Update on a red screen day: Healthcare sector lags down 1.6%, biotechs now being crushed IBB down 3.1%,XBI down 5%! ——– Look for Value +Growth Picks in a Biotech Bear Market Marijuana Strengthens Clinical Status Review our assumptions from previous posts: Biotech remains in a bear market so sector plays may not […]

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Biotech Bear Market Rally is Fading…

Biotech Bear Market Rally is Fading but Traders Are Favored Long Term Concerns on Drug Pricing Remain The biotech sector is still lagging other sectors in 2016 down 20.93% with the IBB compared to the S&P 500 (SPY) down only 2.19%. The IBB rallied over the past week in what looked like a major move up […]

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Biotech Stocks Get Traction But Still Lag Broader Market…Update-2…Rally Mode

Update-2… Broad Tradable Rally Continues 12:30 PM EST XBI leads IBB today up 4.2% vs 2.9%. XBI at $54 is now up 9.55% over 5 days and well off Feb. 11 bottom of $44. This is a broad rally today with most biotech stocks up  and the most speculative stocks are big movers. Check your holdings […]

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Biotech Stocks Lag Today’s Rally: S&P 500 Erases February Losses But Still Down 4.4% YTD…Update-1

2/23 After Close—Energy Rout Burns Biotech Stocks and NASDAQ The red screen dominated except few winners like ZIOPHARM Oncology (ZIOP) up 13.95% on a publication regarding gene editing. Another gene editing stock and recent IPO Editas Medicine (EDIT) was up 4.63% to $22.62. Large cap biopharma joined the sell-off and Fidelity Select Biotechnology Portfolio (FBIOX) […]

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Large Cap Biopharma Winners and Losers 2015-16: Which Stocks Can Beat the ETFs?… Part 2

Rayno Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals…Part 2…A Stock pickers Market Time to Rebuild Your Portfolio: ABBV, BMY, GILD Below we have summarized selective metrics for large cap biopharmaceutical companies. We began the process of revising and rebalancing our portfolio after the J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference. Here are some parameters to watch that should help in stock picking: Stock […]

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Biotech Bear Market Update: Barely Bouncing Off the Bottom

Have we reached a tradeable bottom in the biotech bear market? Today’s tape showed good volume but gains faded late in session. NASDAQ up 0.35%         XLV up 0.88%-healthcare is the leading sector The biotech market bounced back early today in a broad rally then faded with the IBB up 0.625 % […]

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Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals Winners and Losers 2015-16: Which Stocks Can Outperform the ETFs in 2016?… Part 1

Where is the Growth Potential in Large Cap Biopharmaceutical Companies? Caution: Risk Aversion Remains High Investing in biotech stocks ain’t getting easier. The sector is underperforming the market by 16% YTD, sentiment has been burned by concerns about drug pricing and even the spectre of a FED rate rise, with potentially less available equity funding, […]

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Valuation Models for Large Cap Biopharma Stocks in a Bear Market

 Valuation Models for Large Cap Biopharma Stocks Can Robust Drug Pipelines Deliver Future EPS Growth? This is a follow-up of our post on 1/8/16 Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals which looks at valuation models and stock performance of selected companies after the J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference and then again after 2015 earnings reports over the next few weeks. Which […]

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