Active Biotech Stocks: Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB), Furiex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:FURX)

Monday, April 28, 2014 : Amgen Inc.(NASDAQ:AMGN), large cap growth company is predicted to outperform the market over the next six months with less than average risk. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) shares flourished +0.06% (or $+0.07) in most recent session and ended the day on $111.48 With 6113899 of its shares exchanged hands during the day versus its average volume of 3893490, Amgen Inc. Market Capitalization of $84.168B. 77.90% shares are under accumulation by financial institutions compare to 5.06% by Insiders.

Amgen Inc said that its subsidiary published online results from the Phase 3 DECISION trial. Which demonstrated that NEXAVAR(sorafenib) tablets significantly extended the time patients with locally recurrent or metastatic, progressive, differentiated thyroid carcinoma. Says that is refractory to radioactive iodine treatment lived without their disease worsening.

With 7.349B EBITDA and 16.78 P/E ratio, earnings per share (EPS) of Amgen Inc. is 6.64 and 2.02 dividend per share with 1.81 dividend yield. The firm expects EPS of 2.08 in next quarter and 8.77 in next year as compared to estimated EPS of 8.09 in current year. The Organization has 755.01M Shares Outstanding. The firm has 52-week low range of $94.15 and 52-week high price was $128.96. Amgen Inc. have a mean target of $132.86, with $155.00 high and $114.00 low price targets. Investment experts advise to Hold stock.

Biogen Idec Inc.(NASDAQ:BIIB), large cap growth company is predicted to outperform the market over the next six months with average risk. Shares of Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) diminished $-2.69 (or -0.94%) to $283.12 in last regular trading. The firm has market capitalization of $67.039B and enterprise value of $68.56B with 1802432 shares traded. 94.50% shares are under accumulation by financial institutions compare to 0.09% by Insiders.

Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc and Biogen Idec enters into five-year strategic clinical development agreement. Multi-year collaboration is designed to leverage expertise and experience from both organizations to optimize Biogen Idec’s clinical development processes. Collaboration is structured to increase clinical trial efficiency, with focus on transparency, quality, innovation and operational excellence.

It has 35.55 P/E ratio and EBITDA of 3.208B, along the price over sales value of $8.85 and 25.05% profit margin for trailing twelve months. The company’s shares performance is -9.26% in last month and 30.98% in previous year compared to 0.35% and 20.45% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. The recommendation trends from Market experts is to Hold stock.

Furiex Pharmaceuticals Inc.(NASDAQ:FURX), small cap growth company is predicted to match the market over the next six months with very high risk. On last trading day Furiex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:FURX) shares ended up $103.05, while trading in range of $102.41 and $104.56 with the total traded volume of 4698524 shares. With market capitalization of $1.093B, an outstanding shares was $10.61M. 57.10% shares are under accumulation by financial institutions compare to 28.96% by Insiders.

Forest Laboratories Inc enters into definitive agreement to acquire Furiex, for $95 per share, or about $1.1 bln in cash, and up to $30 per share in a Contingent Value Right (CVR) that may be payable based on the status of eluxadoline.

With -24.4M EBITDA and -2.92 diluted EPS, P/E ratio of stock valued as -35.24 for trailing twelve months. It has the price over sales value of $11.98 for the most recent quarter. Furiex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:FURX) weekly performance is 138.19% while YTD returns is 145.2% compare to 1.76% in the S&P 500. Research analysts give an opinion to Buy stock.

About

POST YOUR COMMENTS