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Why Pfizer Fell Short in Q4

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) released its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The pharma giant said that it had $0.64 in earnings per share (EPS) and $14.0 ...
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What to Expect When Pfizer Reports Tuesday

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) is scheduled to release its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets open on Tuesday. Consensus analyst estimates call for $0.64 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Short Interest Spikes in a Couple Major Pharma Stocks

Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process of getting their drug candidates to market through clinical trials. There is a fair amount of risk involved, should a study ...
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Short Sellers Back Off Major Biotechs

The short interest data are out for the most recent settlement date, January 15. Generally speaking, companies within the biotech industry are considered to be a riskier group of stocks, ...
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How AbbVie Tripped Up in Q4

When AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) released its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Friday, the pharmaceutical giant said that it had $1.90 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Why the Bristol-Myers Incredible Earnings Beat Is Getting Grounded

When Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE: BMY) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Thursday, the company said that it had $0.94 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Can Editas Survive After Losing Its CEO?

Editas Medicine Inc. (NASDAQ: EDIT) shares were crushed on Tuesday after the company announced that its president and chief executive, Katrine Bosley, would be stepping down from these roles effective ...
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Johnson & Johnson Earnings: When Good Enough Just Isn’t Good Enough

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) released its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The health care giant said that it had in $1.97 earnings per share (EPS) ...
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FDA Diabetes Treatment Vote to Determine the Fate of Lexicon Therapeutics?

Lexicon Pharmaceutics Inc. (NASDAQ: LXRX) shares fell on Friday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted to approve the firm’s type 1 diabetes treatment. Although the result from ...
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Is Immunomedics Breast Cancer Treatment Doomed After This FDA Update?

Immunomedics Inc. (NASDAQ: IMMU) shares were crushed on Friday after the firm received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Usually, CRLs can spell ...
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Is Spectrum Pharma Getting Enough for Its Hematology/Oncology Portfolio?

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPI) shares made a handy gain early Thursday after the firm announced that it would be selling its portfolio of seven FDA-approved hematology/oncology products to Acrotech ...
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Where Does Aptinyx Go Next After Disappointing Midstage Results for Pain Treatment?

Aptinyx Inc. (NASDAQ: APTX) shares were absolutely crushed on Wednesday after the firm reported midstage results from its clinical study in patients with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). Specifically, Aptinyx ...
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Why CVS and Walmart Are Parting Ways

CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS) has announced that it will be parting ways with megastore Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT). Specifically, Walmart has opted to leave the CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management ...
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Major Pharma Sees Fading Short Interest

Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process of getting their drug candidates to market through clinical trials. There is a fair amount of risk involved, should a study ...
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Major Biotechs Scare Off Short Sellers

The short interest data are out for the most recent settlement date, December 31. Generally speaking, companies within the biotech industry are considered to be a riskier group of stocks, ...
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