Research Reports Initiation on Healthcare Stocks -- Humana, Aerie Pharma, Molina Healthcare, and Actinium Pharma
NEW YORK, November 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
This morning, four equities are under evaluation on Stock-Callers.com today, and they are: Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AERI), Molina Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: MOH), and Actinium Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE MKT: ATNM). These companies are part of the Healthcare sector which saw a slight change on Thursday, November 03, 2016, with the NYSE Health Care Index slipping 0.3%, and shares of health care companies in the S&P 500 declining 0.1% as a group. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free report at:
Kentucky headquartered Humana Inc.'s stock finished Thursday's session 1.71% lower at $165.31. A total volume of 949,456 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 936,230 shares. The Company's shares are trading below their 200-day moving average by 5.31%. Furthermore, shares of Humana, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a health and well-being company, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 28.36.
On October 13th, 2016, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Sector Perform' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $222 a share to $217 a share.
On October 31st, 2016, Humana expanded its Medicare Advantage network participation agreement with Jefferson Health, providing enhanced health care access to physicians, hospitals and specialists for approximately 9,000 Humana Medicare Advantage members in Greater Philadelphia. The contract will become effective January 1st, 2017 and adds Aria Health and Rothman Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital to the Humana-Jefferson Health agreement. The free research report on HUM is available at:
On Thursday, shares in California headquartered Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc. ended the session at $32.85, down 2.23%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 727,339 shares. The Company's shares have gained 77.57% in the previous three months and 34.91% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 3.29% above its 50-day moving average and 63.36% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Aerie Pharma, which focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of first-in-class therapies for the treatment of glaucoma and other eye diseases, have an RSI of 46.04.
On November 01st, 2016, research firm Aegis Capital initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock.
On November 02nd, 2016, Aerie reported GAAP net loss attributable to common stockholders of $23.8 million, or $0.81 per share, for Q3 2016 compared to $18.0 million and $0.69 per share for Q3 2015. The $23.8 million net loss attributable to common stockholders for Q3 2016 includes $23.3 million in operating expenses, reflecting $12.7 million in research and development expenses, and $10.6 million in general and administrative expenses. Total adjusted net loss for Q3 2016 was $19.7 million, and adjusted net loss per share was $0.67. As of September 30th, 2016, Aerie had cash, cash equivalents, and investments of $255.6 million. The complimentary report on AERI can be downloaded at:
California headquartered Molina Healthcare Inc.'s stock ended yesterday's session 1.58% lower at $53.01 with a total trading volume of 467,292 shares. Shares of the Company, which provides Medicaid-related solutions to meet the health care needs of low-income families and individuals; and to assist state agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program, are trading 5.36% below their 200-day moving average. The stock has an RSI of 31.96.
On October 27th, 2016, Molina Healthcare reported that total revenue for Q3 2016 was $4.5 billion, up 26% over Q3 2015. The company reported that aggregate membership increased 22% over Q3 2015. Earnings per diluted share dropped marginally to $0.76 in Q3 2016 from $0.77 in Q3 2015. Visit us today and download our complete research report on MOH for free at:
At the close on Thursday, shares in New York headquartered Actinium Pharmaceuticals Inc. recorded a trading volume of 571,106 shares. The stock finished 7.42% lower at $0.86. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 40.40%. Furthermore, shares of Actinium Pharma, which develops targeted payload immunotherapeutics for the treatment of advanced cancers, have an RSI of 24.91.
On October 31st, 2016, Actinium Pharma announced the appointment of Bernie Cunningham, Ph.D, to the position of Executive Director of Clinical Supply Chain and Logistics, and CMC Project Management. Dr. Cunningham will report to Kaushik J. Dave, Ph.D, Actinium Pharma's CEO, as a keystone hire in the Company's growing Supply Chain Team. Dr. Cunningham will have a leadership role, responsible for further establishment of the Company's supply chain infrastructure and related distribution strategies. Dr. Cunningham has approximately thirty years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. She led teams and directed multiple projects in manufacturing, supply chain and QA/QC at companies including Mesoblast and OSI Pharmaceuticals. Get free access to your technical report on ATNM at:
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