Daily Technical Summary Reports on Biotech Stocks -- Gilead Sciences, Kite Pharma, Novavax, and Sangamo Therapeutics

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NEW YORK, September 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

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to http://dailystocktracker.com/register/ and sign up for your free customized report. For today, DailyStockTracker.com navigates the Biotech space, which is a highly volatile and unpredictable sector due to the scientifically intensive operations
of companies that reside in it. Markets served include medical, agricultural, environmental, and industrial. Equities under evaluation this morning are: Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD), Kite Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: KITE), Novavax Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX), and Sangamo Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO). Register now and get full and free access to these DailyStockTracker.com research reports at:


Gilead Sciences 

On Thursday, shares in Foster City, California headquartered Gilead Sciences Inc. recorded a trading volume of 17.73 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 9.20 million shares. The stock ended at $80.91, dropping 3.52% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have gained 6.83% in the last one month, 14.18% over the previous three months, and 12.99% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.19% and 13.63%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Gilead Sciences, which discovers, develops, and commercializes medicines in the areas of unmet medical needs in Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Africa, Australia, India, and Middle-East, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 47.55.  

On September 15th, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets initiated an 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $94 per share.

On September 27th, 2017, Gilead Sciences announced that Kevin Young CBE, COO, plans to retire, effective early 2018. Mr. Young will remain with the Company through the first quarter of next year and in an advisory capacity thereafter. He joined the Company in 2004 to lead its worldwide commercial operations. Access our complete research report on GILD for free at:


Kite Pharma 

Santa Monica, California headquartered Kite Pharma Inc.'s stock finished yesterday's session 0.03% higher at $179.73 with a total trading volume of 1.13 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 1.00% in the last one month, 74.82% over the previous three months, and 300.83% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 23.49% and 98.98%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Kite Pharma, which focuses on the development and commercialization of novel cancer immunotherapy products, have an RSI of 91.23.  

On August 29th, 2017, research firm Wedbush upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Underperform' to 'Neutral', with a target price of $180 per share.

On September 26th, 2017, Kite Pharma (KITE) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. announced that the required waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 with respect to the latter's cash tender offer for KITE expired at 11:59 p.m. on September 25th, 2017. With the expiration of the waiting period, the tender offer is expected to close in the beginning of October 2017, subject to customary closing conditions. The complimentary research report on KITE can be downloaded at:



At the close of trading on Thursday, shares in Gaithersburg, Maryland headquartered Novavax Inc. saw a slight decline of 0.86%, ending the day at $1.15. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.12 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 8.49% in the last one month. The stock is trading 4.35% above its 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Novavax, which focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of recombinant nanoparticle vaccines and adjuvants, have an RSI of 54.22.  

On September 19th, 2017, Novavax announced the enrollment of the first participant in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial of its nanoparticle influenza vaccine candidate including its proprietary Matrix-MTM adjuvant (NanoFluTM) in older adults. The trial is a randomized, observer-blinded, active comparator-controlled trial in approximately 330 healthy older adults. Its primary objective is to assess the safety and immunogenicity of two concentrations (15 µg or 60 µg) of NanoFluTM compared to a licensed influenza vaccine, Fluzone® High-Dose (Fluzone HD). Register for free on DailyStockTracker.com and get access to the latest report on NVAX at:


Sangamo Therapeutics 

Richmond, California headquartered Sangamo Therapeutics Inc.'s shares ended the day 4.36% higher at $14.35. A total volume of 1.65 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.54 million shares. The stock has gained 12.11% in the last month, 61.24% over the previous three months, and 370.49% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 26.79% above their 50-day moving average and 110.31% above their 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Sangamo Therapeutics, which focuses on translating ground-breaking science into genomic therapies that transform patients' lives using platform technologies in genome editing, gene therapy, gene regulation, and cell therapy, have an RSI of 62.90. Download your free research report on SGMO at:



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