Biotech Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Cara Therapeutics, PDL BioPharma, and Arena Pharma

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NEW YORK, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

On Wednesday, benchmark US indices were in bearish colors as the NASDAQ

Composite closed the trading session down 0.52%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.29% lower; and the S&P 500 was down 0.38%. US markets made broad based losses with six out of nine sectors finishing the day in red. Pre-market today, Stock-Callers.com
reviews these four Biotechnology stocks: Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO), Cara Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CARA), PDL BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: PDLI), and Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA). Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free research reports at:

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Halozyme Therapeutics  

On Wednesday, shares in San Diego, California headquartered Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. recorded a trading volume of 468,997 shares. The stock ended the day 0.87% lower at $12.49. Halozyme Therapeutics' stock has advanced 4.87% in the last three months and 6.21% in the previous one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 200-day moving average by 11.01%. Furthermore, shares of Halozyme Therapeutics, which researches, develops, and commercializes human enzymes and other drug candidates in the US, Switzerland, and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 40.59. Free research report on HALO is available at:

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Cara Therapeutics  

Stamford, Connecticut headquartered Cara Therapeutics Inc.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 3.66% lower at $18.18 with a total volume of 2.08 million shares traded. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Cara Therapeutics' shares have surged 23.59% and 66.94%, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has rallied 144.35% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 10.07% and 80.62%, respectively. Shares of Cara Therapeutics, which focuses on developing and commercializing chemical entities designed to alleviate pain and pruritus by selectively targeting kappa opioid receptors in the US, have an RSI of 56.01.

On March 28th, 2017, research firm Laidlaw reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $20 a share to $35 a share. The complimentary research report on CARA can be downloaded at:

http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=CARA

PDL BioPharma  

Incline Village, Nevada headquartered PDL BioPharma Inc.'s stock closed the day flat at $2.03. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.91 million shares. PDL BioPharma's shares are trading 6.55% and 25.27% below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Shares of the Company, which acquires and manages companies, products, royalty agreements, and debt facilities in the biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries in the US, Europe, and internationally, are trading at a PE ratio of 5.23. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 40.28. Visit us today and access our complete research report on PDLI at:

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Arena Pharma  

On Wednesday, shares in San Diego, California-based Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. ended the session 0.70% lower at $1.42 with a total volume of 1.03 million shares traded. Arena Pharma's shares have advanced 0.71% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 4.68% below its 50-day moving average and 9.08% below its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of the Company, which focuses on developing novel small molecule drugs for various therapeutic areas in the US and Switzerland, have an RSI of 45.80. Get free access to your research report on ARNA at:

http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=ARNA

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