This is Why Amgen is Soaring

By Ben LevisohnInvestors love biotech stocks, but heading into July, Amgen (AMGN) was unloved, especially compared to its other biotech giants like Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Biogen (BIIB). No longer. Shares of Amgen have jumped nearly 6% after reporting better than forecast earnings and raising its guidance. UBS analyst Matthew Roden has the details:
Amgen reported another strong […]

Biotech Stocks: Safe vs Sexy – Stocks to Watch –

By Johanna BennettDo you want safe, or sexy?That’s the question facing biotechnology investors, according to a recent research note from Cowen analysts that previews the sector’s second-quarter financial results.“In heady times, large cap provides a safe haven, smid caps the sex appeal,” reads the note.After shrugging off a selloff in late June, the Nasdaq Biotechnology index has gained 30% since […]

Biotech Has Found a Home

Some biotech stocks are puking all over themselves and others act like drunks walking in traffic.  The IBB has found a home at its 50 day moving average which coincides with its daily uptrend line.This is a huge spot for support and if it breaks lower it could do a quick cascade to the 100 moving average which is down […]

The 5 Biggest Biotech Stocks – SPDR Gold Shares ETF … – Benzinga

Biotech is big, and the industry has been big for quite some time.As a matter of fact, biotechnology has been the second-best performing industry over the last two years.Biotech stocks obviously come in all different shapes and sizes. Some investors like the small-caps, others prefer the middle of the road mid-caps.However, at the end of the day, the big biotechs […]

Five More Biotech Stocks for 2015 – Stocks to Watch –

By Ben LevisohnRBC’s Michael Yee and team explain why Celgene (CELG), Biogen Idec (BIIB), Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX), BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) are their top biotech stocks for 2015:
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Top-five longs: Celgene, Biogen Idec, BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals: 1) Celgene we predict “settlement” with Actavis (ACT) could happen after spring when expert discovery ends and before Court begins mid-15; plus investors should start giving […]

Biotech Stock Roundup: Geron Soars on $935M J&J Deal, Gilead's …

Geron Corporation (GERN – Analyst Report) was in the spotlight last week with the company striking a collaboration deal with Johnson & Johnson for its sole pipeline candidate, imetelstat. Meanwhile, companies like Gilead (GILD – Analyst Report) and Regeneron (REGN – Analyst Report) remained in the news thanks to regulatory updates.Recap of the Week’s Most Important Stories1. Geron, which had […]