Biotech Business Daily (AMAG, CEGE, IMCL, XOMA, TRCA)

May 12, 2008 by Douglas A. McIntyre

AMAG Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: AMAG) has been added to the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index (NASDAQ: NBI) beginning May 19, 2008. AMAG shares up $1.26 at $39.85. The 52-week range is $38.16 to $72.95.

Cell Genesys (NASDAQ: CEGE) offered 7.1 shares for $30 million in gross proceeds to a single institutional investor at $4.22 per share to finance product development and general corporate purposes. Shares are down 6% to $42.12. The 52-week is $30.34 to $49.18.

Imclone Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: IMCL) is down almost 5% after a downgrade by Morgan Stanley, citing belief that Erbitux will fail to reach expectations. Shares are trading at $42.31 in mid-day trading. The 52-week range is $30.34 to $49.18.

XOMA Ltd. (NASDAQ: XOMA) down over 8% after reporting larger than expected first quarter losses. They showed a loss of $14.2 million and revenues of $12.1 million, failing to hit estimates by Thomson of $16.4 million. Shares trading at $2.12. The 52-week range is $1.96 to $4.39.

Tercica Inc. (NASDAQ: TRCA) up almost 7% today in anticipation of positive first quarter earnings to be announced after market close. Shares trading at $4.77on a 52-week range of $4.30 to $8.11.

Rachel Lopez
May 12, 2008