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Mid Cap Emerging Biopharmaceutical Companies: Valuations Do Matter for M&A

Valuation Models for  Biopharma Stocks -M&A Update In October 2013 we compared emerging biotech stocks after the acquisition of Onyx Pharmaceuticals by Amgen (AMGN). Now that rumors are “out there” for the acquisition of Pharmacyclics (PCYC) by large healthcare companies such as Johnson and Johnson (JNJ) and Novartis (NVS) we can compare valuations. The $11B++ […]

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Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio Performance: Sector is up 80% from 7/1/13 to 2/11/15

Biotech Stocks Up YTD Despite Choppy Tape NASDAQ 4857.61 approaching March 10, 2000 high of 5048.62 IBB at 320.42 up 5.63% YTD and 351% over 10 Years We have updated our post from 7/1/13 on the Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio with re-balancing.  We are approaching all time highs touched in late January 2015. The life science portfolios […]

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Biotech Stocks Rally With Broad Market-Energy A Loser

Energy Stocks Down-Biotech and Healthcare Stocks Are Leaders NASDAQ Up 1.30%     4787 After a few days in the doldrums biotech stocks rallied across the board escaping the drag of macro news. Healthcare and technology sectors were among the leaders of the day moving in the opposite direction from energy. There have been dual […]

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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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