What Investors are Making of These Biotech Stocks? - Grifols, Achillion Pharma, Agios Pharma, and Puma Biotech
NEW YORK, July 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
The Biotechnology industry continues to struggle with health care costs and political issues, but some companies continue to impress. Stock-Callers.com takes a look at today's lineup and reviews their performances in the last few trading sessions: Grifols S.A. (NASDAQ: GRFS), Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHN), Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AGIO), and Puma Biotechnology Inc. (NYSE: PBYI). Learn more about these stocks and receive your complimentary notes at:
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Barcelona, Spain headquartered specialty biopharmaceutical company, Grifols S.A.'s shares gained 0.67%, closing Thursday's trading session at $16.65. The stock recorded a trading volume of 387,597 shares. Shares of the Company have advanced 7.74% in the previous three months and 3.75% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 5.62% above its 50-day moving average and 5.71% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Grifols, which develops, manufactures, and distributes a range of plasma derivative products primarily in the European Union, Spain, the U.S., Canada, and globally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 58.62.
On Thursday, shares in New Haven, Connecticut headquartered biopharmaceutical company, Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc., recorded a trading volume of 1.96 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 1.37 million shares. The stock edged 8.69% higher, ending the day at $8.88. The Company's shares have advanced 10.31% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.05% and 6.74%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, which discovers, develops, and commercializes small molecule drug therapies for infectious diseases and immune system disorders in the U.S. and globally, have an RSI of 56.11.
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biopharmaceutical company, Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock finished the day 0.93% lower at $42.63 and with a total volume of 441,846 shares traded. Shares of the Company, which engages in the discovery and development of medicines for the treatment of cancer and rare genetic metabolic disorders in the U.S., are trading below their 50-day moving average by 13.58%. The stock has an RSI of 42.18.
Shares in Los Angeles, California headquartered development stage biopharmaceutical company, Puma Biotechnology Inc., ended yesterday's session 5.55% higher at $32.15. The stock recorded a trading volume of 479,216 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.21% in the previous three months and are trading 3.42% above their 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares in Puma Biotechnology, which focuses on the development and commercialization of products for the treatment of various forms of cancer, have an RSI of 54.33.
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