Biotech Stocks Under Scanner -- Bioverativ, Zosano Pharma, MannKind, and Ocera Therapeutics

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Drug News
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NEW YORK, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

The iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF, the largest biotechnology exchange traded

fund by assets, is up nearly 13% year-to-date, indicating biotechnology is playing a pivotal role in the broader healthcare sector's resurgence, according to a report on ETF Trends. This morning, Stock-Callers.com takes a closer look at four companies
to see how they have fared over the last few trading sessions: Bioverativ Inc. (NASDAQ: BIVV), Zosano Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: ZSAN), MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ: MNKD), and Ocera Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: OCRX). You can access our complimentary research reports on these stocks now at:

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Bioverativ  

Shares in Waltham, Massachusetts headquartered Bioverativ Inc. rose 0.74%, ending Tuesday's trading session at $55.95. The stock recorded a trading volume of 823,798 shares. The Company's shares have surged 25.90% over the last three months and 24.39% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 3.32% and 7.53% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Bioverativ, which focuses on the research, discovery, development, and commercialization of therapies for the treatment of hemophilia and other blood disorders in the US and Japan, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 48.72.

On April 24th, 2017, research firm Gabelli & Co. downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold'.

On May 03rd, 2017, Bioverativ reported financial results for Q1 2017. Key financial results included Q1 2017 revenues of $259.1 million, GAAP net income of $69.3 million; non-GAAP net income of $74.0 million; GAAP earnings per share (EPS) of $0.64; non-GAAP EPS of $0.68; and net cash flows from operations of $108.2 million. Visit us today and download your complete report on BIVV for free at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=BIVV

Zosano Pharma  

Fremont, California headquartered Zosano Pharma Corp.'s stock declined 2.56%, closing the day at $1.45 with a total trading volume of 774,997 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 22.88% in the previous three months and 85.90% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 17.42% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Zosano Pharma, which develops a proprietary intracutaneous delivery system to administer drugs through the skin for rapid symptom relief to patients, have an RSI of 33.81. The complimentary research report on ZSAN can be accessed at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=ZSAN

MannKind  

On Tuesday, shares in Valencia, California-based MannKind Corp. recorded a trading volume of 9.21 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 2.51 million shares. The stock ended the day 10.89% higher at $1.12. The Company's shares have advanced 118.20% in the previous three months and 75.91% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 32.17%. Furthermore, shares of MannKind, which focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapeutic products for diabetes diseases in the US, have an RSI of 50.39.

On May 04th, 2017, MannKind and One Drop announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to enter into a collaborative agreement that would extend the latter's subscription service and digital health platform, which currently provides unlimited blood glucose testing supplies and 24/7 live in-app support from diabetes experts by adding Afrezza as a rapid-acting insulin offering. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the PDF research report on MNKD at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=MNKD

Ocera Therapeutics  

Palo Alto, California headquartered Ocera Therapeutics Inc.'s stock jumped 4.92%, finishing yesterday's session at $1.28 with a total trading volume of 570,655 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.07% in the last one month and 132.73%% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 6.04%. Additionally, shares of Ocera Therapeutics, which operates as a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, have an RSI of 50.00. Get free access to your research report on OCRX at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=OCRX

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