Category: Sector News

Biotech Stock Investing 101 – What to Look For?

Buying stocks in the biotech industry can be very complicated. Following are some basic tips to help you get started. Acquisitions Look for companies that are making acquisitions. An organization that is making a purchase should ideally have some solid foundation, as well. Acquisitions do happen quite a lot, but when a company is looking to buy another one, and there is substantial money involved, you can bet those making the purchase believe it’s going to be lucrative to them. The higher the cost they pay to acquire another company, the more likely it is that their stock is...

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The Never Ending War on Cancer

There is a certain insidious truth to the title of this piece. The war on cancer is a never-ending one, because cancer is multifaceted, and there isn’t any one specific type of cure. Furthermore, internationally modernity encourages behavior that systematically facilitates the development of cancerous ailments. From alcoholism to smoking, from untested genetically modified foodstuffs to aspartame and its cancer/Alzheimer’s linkage, and even negative health developments which stem from technology use, cancer isn’t just a genetic predisposition. Radiation, medication, and a marked lack of exercise also characterize cancerous populations. As a result, biotech companies facilitating demonstrably effective cancer treatments...

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Buying Biotech Stock Shows Big Losses & Massive Gains: How To Stay Ahead?

Biotech companies that know how to acquire the right assets are the companies that you want to acquire.  Alexion Pharmaceuticals is a company that a firm like Goldman Sachs has generally gone cold on in recent years. But you may have to look at the entire industry before you automatically discard Alexion.  Cash Return on Invested Capital is something that you are going to want to survey when you are evaluating a stock.  Firms are beginning to spend more on research and development.  Swedish biotechnology firms spent around 4.1 million dollars on research and development alone.  You may want...

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Best Biotech Stocks to Invest In 2016 Edition

Biotech stocks had an amazing first half of 2015, then a volatile downward trend the second half of the year. Remember that the biotech sector experienced its fifth year in a bull market, but appeared to be slowing down with the rest of the market in January 2016. Here are some key facts to consider for the coming year as to how to play the biotech sector. Biotech Bulls and Bears First, check some of the headlines from the financial press throughout last year to see who was on the money and who was way off, at least for short-term...

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What’s Up Next? Biotech And Pharma Goals And Objectives For 2016

Investing in biotech is in today’s market a very solid investment, plain and simple; and that has been the case for a number of years.  Following are the goals and objectives of several big-ticket biotech organizations worth following in 2016. Biogen Inc. (BIIB) Many are very positive toward Biogen Inc, as far as stocks are concerned.  One of the reasons is because they lead the market in MS medication and really hit a home-run with Tecfidera recently.  There also a number of medications who are in the later stages of development and geared toward such conditions as Alzheimer’s disease,...

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