Drug Makers Stocks on Investors' Radar -- AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, and Sanofi

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NEW YORK, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Stock-Callers.com redirects investors' attention to the Major Drug

Manufacturers industry, which includes companies that develop and sell medicines and vaccines for a wide range of medical uses. Lined up for evaluation this morning are: AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE: AZN), Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE: BMY), Eli Lilly and
Co. (NYSE: LLY), and Sanofi (NYSE: SNY). Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at:



On Wednesday, shares in Cambridge, the UK headquartered AstraZeneca PLC rose 1.12%, ending the day at $34.39. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.70 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 13.61% in the last one month, 17.29% over the previous three months, and 25.88% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 9.37% and 14.21%, respectively. Moreover, shares of AstraZeneca, which engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and commercialization of prescription medicines for the treatment of oncology, cardiovascular and metabolic, respiratory, infection, gastrointestinal, and neuroscience diseases worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 69.93.

On May 12th, 2017, research firm Credit Suisse upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Underperform' to 'Neutral'.

On May 26th, 2017, AstraZeneca, along with its global biologics R&D arm MedImmune, announced that the Company will demonstrate how it is rapidly delivering on its science-led strategy for transformational cancer medicine development at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL from June 02nd, 2017, to June 06th, 2017. AZN complete research report is just a click away and free at:


Bristol-Myers Squibb  

Shares in New York headquartered Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. ended the day 0.04% higher at $53.95 with a total trading volume of 8.15 million shares. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 1.07%. Shares of the Company, which discovers, develops, licenses, manufactures, markets, and distributes biopharmaceutical products worldwide, have an RSI of 43.16.

On May 30th, 2017, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Advaxis, Inc. announced a clinical development collaboration to evaluate ADXS-DUAL, an investigational immunotherapy targeting HPV-associated cancers, and Bristol-Myers Squibb's PD-1 immune checkpoint inhibitor, Opdivo (nivolumab), as a potential combination treatment option for women with metastatic cervical cancer. The complimentary report on BMY can be downloaded at:


Eli Lilly  

At the close of trading on Wednesday, shares in Indianapolis, Indiana headquartered Eli Lilly and Co. finished 1.56% higher at $79.57. A total volume of 5.17 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 3.91 million shares. The stock has advanced 8.18% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average by 1.41%. Additionally, shares of Eli Lilly, which discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets pharmaceutical products worldwide, have an RSI of 47.73.

On May 24th, 2017, Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly, announced that it received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide sustainable development solutions to address food insecurity in East African countries. The commitment will work to improve animal health and productivity in dairy herds and poultry flocks for smallholder farms in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. Sign up for your complimentary research report on LLY at:



Paris, France headquartered Sanofi's shares recorded a trading volume of 937,974 shares at the end of yesterday's session. The stock closed the day 1.08% higher at $49.59. The Company's shares have advanced 4.93% in the past month, 14.05% in the previous three months, and 22.63% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 5.97% and 18.51%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Sanofi, which researches, develops, manufactures, and markets therapeutic solutions, have an RSI of 61.86.

On May 11th, 2017, research firm Berenberg downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold'.

On May 22nd, 2017, Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the US FDA's approval of Kevzara® (sarilumab) for the treatment of adult patients with moderately-to-severely-active rheumatoid arthritis, who have had an inadequate response or intolerance to one or more disease modifying antirheumatic drugs, such as methotrexate. Kevzara is a human, monoclonal antibody that binds to the interleukin-6 receptor (IL-6R), and that has been shown to inhibit IL-6R mediated signaling. Get free access to your research report on SNY at:



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