Biotech Stocks Under Scanner -- Geron, Keryx Biopharma, Heat Biologics, and ZIOPHARM Oncology
NEW YORK, December 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
On Wednesday, November 30, 2016, the NASDAQ Composite ended the trading session at 5,323.68, down 1.05%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.01% higher, to finish at 19,123.58; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,198.81, down 0.27%. Losses were broad based as six out of nine sectors ended the session in negative. This morning, Stock-Callers.com has initiated coverage on the following equities: Geron Corporation (NASDAQ: GERN), Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: KERX), Heat Biologics Inc. (NASDAQ: HTBX), and ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIOP). Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free research reports in PDF format at:
Menlo Park, California-based Geron Corp.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 1.92% lower at $2.04 with a total volume of 1.08 million shares traded. Geron's shares have gained 10.27% in the past one month. Shares of the Company, which focuses on the development of telomerase inhibitor, imetelstat, for treating hematologic myeloid malignancies, are trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.84% and 22.34%, respectively. Geron's stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 43.63. Sign up and read the free research report on GERN at:
On Wednesday, shares in Boston, Massachusetts headquartered Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.07 million shares. The stock ended the day 2.68% lower at $5.80. Keryx Biopharma's stock has gained 28.60% in the last one month, 41.46% in the previous three months, and 1.40% in the past one year. The Company is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 10.68% and 9.98%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Keryx Biopharma, which focuses on providing therapies for patients with renal disease in the US, have an RSI of 52.29.
On November 9th, 2016, research firm Maxim Group upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Hold' to 'Buy', issuing a target price of $7 per share. The complimentary research report on KERX can be downloaded at:
Durham, North Carolina-based Heat Biologics Inc.'s stock fell 3.69%, to close the day at $2.87. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4.29 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.49 million shares. Heat Biologics' shares have rallied 114.18% in the last one month and 103.55% in the previous three months. Shares of the Company, which focuses on the development and commercialization of novel allogeneic off-the-shelf cellular therapeutic vaccines for a range of cancers and infectious diseases in the US, are trading 98.34% and 173.65% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 76.14. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and access the latest report on HTBX at:
On Wednesday, shares in Boston, Massachusetts headquartered ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. ended the session 4.14% lower at $6.48 with a total volume of 1.97 million shares traded. ZIOPHARM Oncology's shares have gained 14.08% in the last one month and 27.81% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 10.23% above its 50-day moving average and 0.37% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of the Company, which focuses on acquiring, developing, and commercializing a portfolio of cancer therapies that address unmet medical needs through synthetic immuno-oncology, have an RSI of 51.87. Get free access to your research report on ZIOP at:
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