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Is Orexigen Really Worth Over 50% More?

Merrill Lynch has released an analyst report that sees more than 50% upside for Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: OREX). The top analyst on the call was Steve Byrne, and the general ...
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Allergan Accepts Buyout Offer From Actavis, Valeant Bows Out

Botox maker Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN), which has fended off offers up to about $173 per share from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX), announced Monday morning that it has ...
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Juno Therapeutics Files for IPO

Juno Therapeutics Inc. has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but it is valued ...
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4 Top Pharmaceutical Companies Helping Combat Hepatitis C Near Epidemic

One sad trend that has exploded in the new millennium has been the increase in hepatitis C cases in the Unites States and around the world. One startling fact is ...
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Inotek Pharma Files for IPO

Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corp. has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but ...
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Is Geron Back From the Dead?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave Geron Corp. (NASDAQ: GERN) some good news Monday morning when it removed the clinical hold on the company’s investigational new drug application ...
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Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Plunges to New 52-Week Low

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AEGR) reported its third-quarter results Thursday after the market close as -$0.12 in earnings per share and $43.7 million in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates ...
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Analyst’s Top 4 Specialty Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy Before Earnings

While most of the top stocks in the S&P 500 are winding up the third-quarter reporting season, the specialty pharmaceutical stocks are ready to come from the on-deck circle and ...
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Gilead Sciences Earnings Miss on Dwindling Sovaldi Sales

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) reported its third-quarter results after the market close on Monday as $1.84 in earnings per share and $6.04 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson ...
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What to Look For in Gilead Sciences Earnings Report

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) is set to report its third-quarter earnings after the U.S. markets close on Tuesday. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $1.92 in earnings per shares ...
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Amgen Posts 52-Week High, Beats It Again After Earnings

Drug maker Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) reported third-quarter 2014 results after markets closed Monday afternoon. The biotech company reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.30 and revenues ...
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Pain Therapeutics and Durect Stung by Pfizer Move

Pain Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: PTIE) shares dropped significantly in Monday’s trading on news that Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) had discontinued its agreement to develop and commercialize Pain’s Remoxy extended release ...
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Sarepta Faces Major Hurdle, and Not From Ebola

In non-Ebola related news, Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: SRPT) shares took a big hit on Monday morning as disappointing news started its week out on the wrong foot. The stock ...
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Biotech Short Interest Becomes Stock Specific

The short interest data are out for the October 15, settlement date. Biotech companies are considered a riskier group of stocks, with big upside and big downside. FDA rulings can ...
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Merck Earnings Look Very Mixed in Major Restructuring

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) reported its third-quarter results Monday morning as $0.90 in earnings per share and $10.6 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters consensus earnings ...
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