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Biotech Stocks Strike a Bullish Tone: BLUE, IBB, REGN, SGEN

Bullish Trading in Biotech Stocks-Many Big Movers NASDAQ up 0.3%;at 10:45am PDT FED Leaves Rates Unchanged 11:00am, expects gradual rate hikes;lone dissenting vote;risks diminished. Biotech stocks continued to drive higher despite the earnings miss in Gilead Sciences (GILD) and a lackluster overall market. A green screen dominated today with significant upward momentum since the Brexit […]

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Biotech Rally Up 8% from Brexit Bottom: Rayno Biopharmaceutical Portfolio Update: July 11, 2016…Update-1

Update-1… 7/12/16 Dow and S&P Hit Record Highs, Awaiting Q2 Earnings-Risk Still On-Biotech Stocks Lag The market continued its post-BREXIT rally helped by low interest rates and WTI crude up 4.56% to $46.80. Gold eased off and the dollar was up. We are still rallying off last Friday’s job report and Alcoa (AA) earnings yesterday. […]

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Large Cap Biopharmaceuticals-Valuation Models 2016

Biopharmaceutical Valuations Look Attractive Sector Poised for Rebound by Year End This is a continuing review of large cap biopharmaceutical valuation metrics to determine which companies can deliver growth from their broad pipelines. The biotech sector has underperformed the market because of the severe correction in August/September of 2015 followed by another downdraft in January […]

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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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Biotech Blahs: Unable To Hold Gains After ASCO Run-Up…Update-1

Monday June 20… Update 4:30p EDT…BRexit relief rally Biotech stocks pretty much tracked the NASDAQ rally today slowly selling off as the day wore on. The more volatile XBI was still up 1.56% for the day beating the sluggish IBB up 0.91%. The healthcare sector overall held up about 1%. Energy and materials led up […]

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BIO 2016: Imagine Was the Right Theme and Healthcare Disruption Is the Force

BIO International 2016 : “Imagine Who You will Meet” was an Appropriate Theme Healthcare Disruption Is Creating Reform BIO 2016 was an excellent meeting as usual because of the opportunity to hear thought leaders, policy makers, scientists and make connection with thousands of participants from around the world. Healthcare disruption, sustainability and patient access were […]

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The ASCO Rally for Biotech Stocks is On: Now We Need to Consolidate Recent Gains Next Week

Pre-ASCO rally-Three Weeks of gains= 8-15% Every year the ASCO Meeting excites investors because of clinical data being presented on a huge pipeline of oncology products. High expectations have already delivered an ASCO rally so now can the actual clinical data support these gains? The healthcare sector is unique in its ability to provide dividends […]

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BIO International Conference June 6-9 in San Francisco Next Week

BIO International Conference-Trends in the Biotechnology Industry We will be attending BIO International Convention in San Francisco next week and will provide news updates on relevant topics such as Personalized Medicine, biopharma drug policy and pricing, and next generation therapeutics. Hundreds of companies will be exhibiting including universities, biopharma, diagnostics, digital health, bioprocessing and services. […]

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NantHealth (NH) IPO Prices at $14 Moves Up To $18+…Update-1

Update -1 NH closes at $18.59 up 32.79% on volume of 3.3M shares. High was $21 low was $16.11. Market cap is $2.1B. Focus of the Company is personalized healthcare utilizing a unique software platform (NantOS) applying molecular diagnostics and genomics on patient tissues and integrated with real time phenotypic data and decision algorithms to […]

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Biotech Rally Moving Toward April Highs: ASCO and M&A Provides Underlying Support…Update-1

Update June 1… After Close Biotech Holds…Uh oh CNBC is talking about biotech. IBB 281.18, XBI 58.18 This stealth rally has been going steady for two weeks but now CNBC and its “Fast Money” show are talking up biotech so is this a jinx? And saying “party over” when the rally just started?? “Options Action” […]

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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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Immuno-Oncology: New Products Provide Growth and Value: ABBV BMY

Immuno-Oncology: Sweet Spot in a Biotech Bear Market We will continue to track large cap biopharma Q1 earnings looking for value+growth ideas. The financial metrics will be tracked as we did in our original post, “Large Cap Winners and Losers” on February 16 near the 2016 bottom for the sector. We put in a buy […]

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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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Healthcare Stocks Lead on a Lackluster Day…Update-1… Biotech Rally Continues

Update 4/6/16 Biotech Rally Picks Up Momentum Today IBB up 4.5%,XBI up 5% Speculative stocks lead the way: BLUE up 10%, VRX up 16.6% ——–Risk on mode continues——— Healthcare Sector Leads the Market  Lagging healthcare and biotech stocks found buyers today.The healthcare SPDR ETF (XLV) was up 1.05% to $69.38 as investors were probably seeking […]

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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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