pharmaceuticals

Major Biopharma Catalysts on the December FDA Calendar

Companies in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries are subject to a sizable amount of risk with regards to their drug candidates passing clinical trials and gaining regulatory approval. But with ...
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Big Pharma Short Sellers Hike Their Bets

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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Novartis Finally Comes Through With Its Acquisition of Medicines Co

Medicines Co. (NASDAQ: MDCO) shares shot up on Monday after it was reported that Novartis A.G. (NYSE: NVS) will be acquiring the firm. The transaction was unanimously approved by the ...
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Will Medicines Co Be the Next Target of Novartis?

Medicines Co. (NASDAQ: MDCO) shares shot up on Tuesday after it was reported that Novartis A.G. (NYSE: NVS) might be eyeing this company as its newest acquisition. Currently, Medicines has ...
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Big Pharma Scares Off Short Sellers

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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Is This the Turnaround Pfizer and Merck Shareholders Have Been Waiting For?

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) reported their most recent quarterly results before the opening bell Tuesday. Despite some trepidation for the health care sector, ...
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Merck and Pfizer Earnings: What to Expect

Biotech and many of the so-called Big Pharma have been duds in 2019. Despite many FDA approvals and some powerful mergers and royalty deals, the political pressure around drug pricing ...
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Is Walgreens Getting Enough Out of Q4 Earnings?

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Monday. The retailer said that it had $1.43 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Short Sellers Can’t Make Up Their Minds on Big Pharma

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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Eli Lilly Just Couldn’t Get It Together in Q3

When Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) released its third-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday, the pharmaceutical giant said that it had $1.48 in earnings per share ...
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How Biotech and Big Pharma Have Upside Heading Into Earnings

Biotech and many of the so-called Big Pharma have been duds in 2019. Despite many FDA approvals and some powerful mergers and royalty deals, the political pressure around drug pricing ...
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Are Shareholders Getting Enough in the Achillion Acquisition?

Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHN) shares skyrocketed on Wednesday morning after an announcement that the firm would be acquired by Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXN). While shares are up sharply ...
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Why This Neuromuscular Disorder Study Could Be the Next Big Thing

Reata Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: RETA) shares jumped on Tuesday after the firm announced positive results from its midstage neuromuscular disorder drug trial. Specifically, the results are from Reata’s MOXIe Phase ...
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What to Expect When Johnson & Johnson Reports Tuesday

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) is scheduled to report its most recent quarterly results before the markets open on Tuesday. The consensus estimates are calling for $2.00 in earnings per ...
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Are Allergan Shareholders Getting Enough in the AbbVie Acquisition?

Allergan PLC (NYSE: AGN) finally has announced that its shareholders have voted to approve the company’s acquisition by AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV). The acquisition is expected to close in early ...
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