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Large Cap Biopharmaceutical Valuations: Q1 2017

May 8, 2017  Large Cap Biopharma Valuations After Q1 Earnings Large cap biopharmaceutical stocks are about 3-4% off their 2017 highs but have been losing momentum. Here is a quick review of the valuation metrics: Best stock performance YTD are REGN up 15.3%, AMGN up 11.5% and ABBV up 5.73%.  The large cap focused IBB […]

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Rayno Biobeat #3 2017 Biotech Breakout Coming-Update-2

Update: Big Down Day in Biotech XBI down 3% Article to follow: big movers down CELG,KITE, PBYI, TSRO, XLRN etc Update-1… 5/8/17…Biotech Sector Losing Momentum XBI down 4.3% over 5 days although still up 15.5% YTD. IBB very weak today down over 2%. NASDAQ Composite and QQQ holding near highs mainly because of strength in […]

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Biotech Sector Leads Market Early in 2017 Despite Uncertainties…Update

Update at Close…April 18 Biopharma takes a step back Healthcare stocks were top loser down 0.93%. Biotechs were hit hard today with many high fliers selling off. Large caps were all down with Regeneron (REGN) the big loser down 1.98%. The IBB was down 1% at $287.67 breaking the $290 technical level not seen since […]

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Rayno Biopharma Portfolio Update: BLUE FMI IBB…Update-1

Update-1… 2/22/17 Dow closed at a record 20,775.6 with energy the big loser, healthcare down 0.19% and NASDAQ flattish. Biotech stocks sold off with the IBB down 0.85% after hitting $296 near a 52 week high last Thursday. XBI was hit harder down 1.77% to $67.79. Large caps were mainly in the red except ALXN,BIIB […]

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Biotech Recap: Rally Continues with Strong Tape…Update-1

Update-1 2/16… Profit Taking Day-Momentum Eases IBB,XBI down ~0.65% Large caps mixed: AMGN,GILD,MRK,RHHBY in green; REGN down 2.86%. Alexion (ALXN) down 1.22% on earnings and guidance. Misses on Revs but up 18.5%. Mid Caps in the red: GWPH down 2%; ICPT down 2.26%, RDUS down 6%.Big  Movers Up on News: Agios (AGIO) up 8%, Esperion (ESPR) […]

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Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals:Update on Financial Metrics

Top Biopharmaceutical Stocks : Performance and Financial Metrics after 2016 Earnings We have updated the comparison of eight large cap biopharma stocks post 2016 earnings for the period ending 2/10/17. Keep in mind that in January 2016 there was a severe correction with stocks dropping 25-30% with lows being hit in mid-February 2016. But the […]

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Rayno Biobeat 2017 #1: Biotech Rally Driven By M&A

Update-1… 1:45p EST Biotech Rally Biogen (BIIB) looking good in here at $275+, up 4.2% over five days, down 2.7% YTD. IBB and XBI slight gains. ======== Biotech Rally Takes Levels to January Top IBB up 1% to $284.56, up 7.2% YTD XBI up 1.79% to $67.07, up 13.3% YTD, a new high for 2017 […]

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More Drug Pricing Headwinds for Biotech Just as Tape Improves: Update-1 M&A Uptick

Update 2/8/17 12N EST Biotech Stocks Perk Up on M&A Rumors PARP Inhibitor stocks- Clovis Oncology (CLVS) up 3%, Tesaro (TSRO) up 12.5%. IBB and XBI flattish. EXEL up 2.7%. INCY up 1.78%. GWPH up 3.9%. Also Foundation Medicine (FMI) is up over 10% to $24 with no news. GILD down 9.7% to $66: maybe […]

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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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Market Reversal in Biotech But Healthcare Stocks Are Still Muddled

Market Reversal in Biotech Offers Bullish Set-Up After one of the worst down days in months yesterday biotech stocks broadly reversed today giving a short term “nibble” signal. The macro environment got support from economic data as well with upward Q3 GDP revisions to 3.2% and higher consumer confidence data. The economy now has the […]

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