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Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:AZN’

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)

Pfizer Inc. (PFE), AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN) Round 2; START

 The pharmaceutical industry was the focus of intense debate earlier this year owing to potential merger between Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and AstraZeneca......(read more)

Actavis plc (ACT) Manipulating Patients to Use New Alzheimer’s Drug: NY AG’s Office

Actavis plc (NYSE:ACT) is in hot water with the New York Attorney General’s office over practices they feel are manipulative of patients. As Meg Tirrell......(read more)
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) To Sweeten Bid for Astrazeneca plc (ADR) (AZN): Frost & Sullivan

Ranjith Gopinathan, who is a program manager, life sciences and healthcare practice at Frost & Sullivan during an interview on CNBC said that while......(read more)
DUQUESNE CAPITAL

Druckenmiller’s 4Q13 Portfolio Changes

Stan Druckenmiller is a billionaire, and was the long-time manager of Duquesne Capital. Now, he oversees a family office, but his investing strategy is......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Paul Singer, George Soros & Warren Buffett

Hedge fund Elliott lifts stake in Celesio (Reuters) Hedge fund Elliott International has lifted its stake in German drugs distributor Celesio, bringing......(read more)
AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)

Everything You Need to Know About the Upcoming Flu Season

To me, flu season is a lot like Christmas; there’s a defined time period when we expect it to occur, yet it seems to appear earlier and earlier......(read more)
Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL)

An Excellent Investment in the Biotech Space?

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 60,000 new cases of thyroid cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S., and about 1,850 people are expected......(read more)
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN), The Procter & Gamble Company (PG): The Priceless Health Business Every Investor Overlooks

Investors know Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for many things. It’s arguably health care’s biggest name. The company’s pharmaceutical......(read more)
Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL)

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): Will the Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL) Hype Catch Up to Its Valuation?

The small patient pool for medullary thyroid cancer, or MTC, isn’t going to move the needle for a large pharmaceutical company. But Exelixis, Inc......(read more)
AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Endocyte, Inc. (ECYT): Three Things You Need to Know About This Big Pharma Deal

Two big pharmaceutical players on opposite sides of the Atlantic have forged yet another bond. Through the years, London-based drugmaker AstraZeneca plc......(read more)
Omthera Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:OMTH)

Omthera Pharmaceuticals Inc (OMTH), Elan Corporation, plc (ADR) (ELN), Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ONXX): 3 Big Biotech Buyouts of 2013

The Chinese calendar says 2013 is the year of the snake, but the market says it’s the year of biotech. Major biotechnology ETFs and indices have......(read more)
GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK)

GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (GSK), Theravance Inc (THRX), Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (TEVA): Could a Pair of Respiratory Disease Treatments Save This Big Pharma?

GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK) and its partner Theravance Inc (NASDAQ:THRX) recently scored a second victory in their quest to treat chronic obstructive......(read more)
AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)

HFT Shenanigans: Data Leak, AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN), Illiquid Crude, And Dark Pools Keep Rising

Every week Floating Path looks to highlight some of the crazier examples of HFT running amok in the markets. We typically do so with the help of Nanex......(read more)
AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)

Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK): Is AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN)’s Recent Acquisition Bigger Than Onyx?

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) may have missed out on acquiring the oncology platform of Onyx Pharmaceuticals, but it responded by pulling the trigger......(read more)
Theravance Inc (NASDAQ:THRX)

Theravance Inc (THRX), GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (GSK): Time to Bet on This Biotech Spinoff?

There hasn’t been a dull moment for investors of Theravance Inc (NASDAQ:THRX) since the company submitted an NDA for COPD/asthma drug BREO before......(read more)
Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX)

AbbVie Inc (ABBV), AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN): Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NBIX) Nosedives on Mid-Stage Study Results

Investors hate to wake up and find that one of their stocks has opened nearly 30% lower than the prior day’s close. Unfortunately, that’s......(read more)
Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ:DNDN)

Dendreon Corporation (DNDN), ISIS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ISIS): Big Milestones Could Lead This Stock to Big Gains

I cannot emphasize enough how important having a deep and diverse pipeline, as well as numerous potential collaborative partners, can be in the biotechnology......(read more)
Biogen Idec Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB)

ISIS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ISIS) Scores Another Big Biotech Deal With Biogen Idec Inc. (BIIB)

Make that four collaborations between Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) and ISIS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISIS) in the last two years. The pair announced......(read more)
AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)

Do Hedge Funds and Insiders Love AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN)?

What’s a smart AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) investor to do? At the moment, there are dozens of gauges investors can use to track Mr. Market......(read more)
AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN), Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY), GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (GSK): Diabetes Drugmakers and Their “Definitely Maybe” Moment

Over the past decade, the Food and Drug Administration has taken multiple steps to improve the process by which drugs are developed and eventually brought......(read more)
AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN), BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY): Tuesday’s Top Upgrades (and Downgrades)

This series, brought to you by Yahoo! Finance, looks at which upgrades and downgrades make sense, and which ones investors should act on. Today, our headlines......(read more)
AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV)

AbbVie Inc (ABBV): Are Hedge Funds Right About This Stock?

Is it smart to be bullish on AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV)? Now, according to many investors, hedge funds are seen as overrated, outdated investment tools of......(read more)
AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN), Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY), BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (BMRN): Three PDUFA Dates That Will Kick Off 2014

The phrase “PDUFA date” is thrown around frequently when discussing biotech and pharma companies. PDUFA stands for the Prescription Drug User......(read more)
Alkermes Plc (NASDAQ:ALKS)

Alkermes Plc (ALKS), Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY), AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN): Tackling Pain and Addiction

Alkermes Plc (NASDAQ:ALKS) is primarily known for its schizophrenia and multiple sclerosis drug treatments. Schizophrenia treatments Risperdal Consta......(read more)
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX)

Amgen, Inc. (AMGN), AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN): What’s the Big Deal About Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ONXX) Anyway?

At the end of June, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX) announced that it had rejected an offer from Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) that valued the......(read more)
Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE:LLY)

Hedge Funds Are Buying Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY)

Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE:LLY) investors likely know every metric that’s typically discussed in relation to the healthcare giant, but we’ll......(read more)
Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE:BMY)

Hedge Funds Are Buying Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY)

Who’s buying Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE:BMY)? In the eyes of many of your peers, hedge funds are perceived as useless, outdated financial tools......(read more)
AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN), Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY), MannKind Corporation (MNKD): Three New Diabetes Drugs Possibly on the Way Soon

It’s no wonder that plenty of companies are developing diabetes drugs. There are more than 370 million people with diabetes worldwide. The global......(read more)

Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. (OSIR), Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc (ANAC), Novavax, Inc. (NVAX): Three Humongous Health-Care Stocks This Week

A rising tide lifts all boats, but the opposite isn’t true in the stock market. The major indexes slipped this week, while a handful of health-care......(read more)
GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK)

Arrowstreet Capital’s Top Picks Include Philip Morris International Inc. (PM), AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN) & More

Arrowstreet Capital was founded by Peter Rathjens, Bruce Clarke, and John Campbell in 1999. With assets under management of over $25 billion, the hedge......(read more)
Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE:LLY)

A Smart Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY) Investor Does What Now?

Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE:LLY) was in 35 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of March. LLY investors should be aware of a decrease in hedge fund interest......(read more)
GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK)

GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (GSK), Novartis AG (ADR) (NVS): This Company’s Debt Might Be a Concern

GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK) has been accused of making illegal payments to Chinese doctors and government officials by siphoning them through......(read more)
MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD)

MannKind Corporation (MNKD), Novo Nordisk A/S (ADR) (NVO), Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY): A Good Drug That’s Too Risky to Buy

In a companion article a few days ago, I predicted that MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD)‘s extended phase 3 program for its inhaled insulin,......(read more)
Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO)

Medidata Solutions Inc (MDSO), salesforce.com, inc. (CRM): I’m Buying This High-Flying Stock Now

Every month, I select one or more stocks that I’ll be buying in real life for my Roth IRA. I’ve been doing this for over two years, and &#......(read more)
ISIS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc (QCOR), ISIS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ISIS): Despite a Mid-Stage Disappointment, This Biotech Stock Is Still in Great Shape

As human beings it can sometimes be difficult for us to see the good in a bad situation. In the biotech sector, where developing a drug can cost hundreds......(read more)
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:TEVA)

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (TEVA), AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN): A Safe Investment With Growth Promise

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:TEVA) has been stuck is share purgatory for a number of years. There have been no capital gains, and the......(read more)
Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTX)

3 Things You Need to Know From Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ASTX)’s Q2 Earnings

Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTX) announced its second-quarter financial results on Thursday prior to the market open. The company reported a......(read more)
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:KERX)

Three Things You Need to Know From Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX)’s Q2 Earnings

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:KERX) announced its second-quarter results before the market opened on Thursday. Shares fell slightly as investors reacted......(read more)
Array Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:ARRY)

Array Biopharma Inc (ARRY), AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN), GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (GSK): This Cancer Biotech Is Looking for Other Green Pastures

Array Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:ARRY), a biotech company primarily focused on discovery of drugs for cancer treatment, is making forays into the asthma market......(read more)
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNP)

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp (ADR) (SNP), AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN): Three Companies With Dividend Yields You Don’t Want to Miss

Several companies are striving hard to manage their business and retain investors by providing an attractive dividend. These days, investors prefer a......(read more)
Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK)

Three Things You Need to Know From Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)’s Q2 Earnings

Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) announced its second quarter financial results prior to the market open on Tuesday. Here are the most important things......(read more)
VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS)

Pharma News: Vivus, Inc. (VVUS)’s New CEO, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARNA) & Amgen, Inc. (AMGN)’s Positive Earnings

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS), Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA), Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), AstraZeneca plc......(read more)
AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN) and Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY): 2 Keys to Success for This Diabetes Drug’s Second Chance

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. We’ve heard that old saw many times, but it’s good advice. It’s also advice that......(read more)
Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE:BMY)

Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY), AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN): Expanding P/E Saved This Pharma Investment

So much for Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE:BMY)‘s long-term post-Plavix guidance. Three years ago, the company told investors not to worry. It......(read more)
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX)

Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ONXX), Amgen, Inc. (AMGN): Will This Biotech Bidding War Lead You to Larger Gains?

Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX) added 3% to its one-month 60% gains on Monday because of continued speculation of a buyout. Reportedly, four......(read more)
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)

Pfizer Inc. (PFE), GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (GSK): Three Healthcare Stocks for Growth and Dividends

The healthcare sector has been one of the best sectors for dividend hunters — most of the companies operating in the sector generate massive cash......(read more)
Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE:LLY)

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN), Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY): The Diabetes Pipeline With a Clog

Big pharma placed its bets on a new class of diabetes drugs called SGLT2. Last year, buzz surrounded late-stage projects from Johnson and Johnson (NYSE......(read more)
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX)

Four Potential Suitors for Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ONXX)

The “people familiar with the matter” are out in full force spouting off about who’s bidding for Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ......(read more)
AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN), Actavis Inc (ACT): Can Fish Oil Help This Drug Giant Regain its Mojo?

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)’s financial results have been on a downward spiral lately, as patent expirations have led to sharp declines in sales......(read more)
Amarin Corporation plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:AMRN)

Amarin Corporation plc (ADR) (AMRN) Shares Sink on Secondary Offering

“More means less.” Amarin Corporation plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:AMRN) demonstrated this seemingly contradictory maxim today following its announcement......(read more)