Biotech Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Achillion Pharma, Acorda Therapeutics, Aralez Pharma, and Regulus Therapeutics

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NEW YORK, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- has issued research reports on these four equities: Achillion

Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHN), Acorda Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ACOR), Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARLZ), and Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: RGLS). According to an article on Investor's Business Daily, the Biotech industry outlook
is difficult to measure, as much of it depends on new drugs hitting the market. Additionally, there has been pressure on drug makers to cut prices on some costly medicines. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at:

Achillion Pharma

On Thursday, shares in New Haven, Connecticut headquartered Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. rose 0.24%, ending the day at $4.15. The stock recorded a trading volume of 869,489 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 18.57% in the last one month, 7.51% over the previous three months, and 0.48% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 8.83%. Moreover, shares of Achillion Pharma, which discovers, develops, and commercializes small molecule drug therapies for infectious diseases and immune system disorders in the US and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 59.54.

On May 04th, 2017, Achillion Pharma reported financial results for the three months ended March 31st, 2017. Net loss for Q1 2017 was $20.2 million; R&D expenses were $15.5 million; general and administrative expenses totaled $5.7 million; and non-cash stock compensation expense totaled $3.2 million. Cash, cash equivalents, marketable securities, and interest receivable as of March 31st, 2017 were $386.6 million.

On May 18th, 2017, research firm Leerink Partners upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Market Perform' to 'Outperform'. ACHN complete research report is just a click away and free at:

Acorda Therapeutics

Shares in Ardsley, New York headquartered Acorda Therapeutics Inc. ended the day 3.96% lower at $14.55 with a total trading volume of 638,448 shares. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 22.39%. Shares of the Company, which identifies, develops, and commercializes therapies for neurological disorders in the US, have an RSI of 24.67.

On May 18th, 2017, Acorda Therapeutics announced that it will present new data from the Phase-3 clinical trial of INBRIJA[TM] (levodopa inhalation powder) at the International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders on June 04th, 2017, through June 08th, 2017, in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Company is developing INBRIJA (CVT-301) as a treatment for symptoms of OFF periods in people with Parkinson's disease taking a carbidopa / levodopa regimen. The complimentary report on ACOR can be downloaded at:

Aralez Pharma

At the close of trading on Thursday, shares in Milton, Canada headquartered Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. finished 2.84% lower at $1.37 with a total trading volume of 369,228 shares. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 21.76%. Shares of the Company, which operates as a specialty pharmaceutical company in Canada, Ireland, and the US, have an RSI of 39.33.

On May 23rd, 2017, Aralez Pharma announced that the executive management will participate in the Jefferies Healthcare Conference to be held on June 06th, 2017 through June 09th, 2017, in New York. Adrian Adams, CEO, will provide an overview of the Company at 8:30 a.m. local time on June 07th, 2017. Sign up for your complimentary research report on ARLZ at:

Regulus Therapeutics

San Diego, California headquartered Regulus Therapeutics Inc.'s shares recorded a trading volume of 2.11 million shares at the end of yesterday's session, which was above their three months average volume of 1.04 million shares. The stock closed the day 3.57% lower at $1.35. The Company's shares have advanced 22.73% in the previous three months. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 9.97%. Additionally, shares of Regulus Therapeutics, which focuses on the discovery and development of drugs that target microRNAs to treat a range of diseases in the US, have an RSI of 40.88.

On May 04th, 2017, Regulus Therapeutics reported financial results for the three months ended March 31st, 2017. Revenue was less than $0.1 million for the quarter; net loss was $20.0 million; research and development expenses were $15.8 million; and general and administrative expenses were $4.0 million. The Company also reported cash, cash equivalents, and short-term investments of $57.5 million at March 31st, 2017. Get free access to your research report on RGLS at:


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