Healthcare Stocks Under Scanner -- Aerie Pharma, GW Pharma, Retrophin, and SciClone Pharma

Thursday, February 9, 2017 Drug News
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NEW YORK, February 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

On Wednesday, February 08, 2017, the NASDAQ

Composite ended the trading session at 5,682.45, up 0.15%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.18% lower, to finish at 20,054.34; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,294.67, advancing slightly by 0.07%. Gains were broad based as six out of nine sectors
ended the day in positive. This Thursday, has initiated reports coverage on the following Healthcare equities: Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AERI), GW Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ: GWPH), Retrophin Inc. (NASDAQ: RTRX), and SciClone Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SCLN). Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free research reports in PDF format at:

Aerie Pharma  

On Wednesday, shares in Irvine, California headquartered Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc. ended the session 4.67% higher at $44.80 with a total volume of 367,189 shares traded. Aerie Pharma's shares have surged 12.56% in the last one month and 31.57% in the previous three months. Furthermore, the stock has rallied 224.64% in the past one year. The stock is trading 11.80% above its 50-day moving average and 59.12% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of the Company, which focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of first-in-class therapies for the treatment of glaucoma and other eye diseases, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.78. Sign up and read the free research report on AERI at:

GW Pharma  

On Wednesday, shares in Cambridge, the UK-based GW Pharmaceuticals PLC recorded a trading volume of 675,550 shares, which was above their three months average volume of 469,750 shares. The stock ended the day 4.01% higher at $128.90. GW Pharma's stock has gained 7.40% in the last one month and 8.16% in the previous three months. Furthermore, the stock has rallied 216.16% in the past one year. The Company is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 10.52% and 24.17%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of GW Pharma have an RSI of 69.52. The complimentary research report on GWPH can be downloaded at:


San Diego, California headquartered Retrophin Inc.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 0.64% higher at $20.44 with a total volume of 224,525 shares traded. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Retrophin's shares have advanced 4.02% and 11.57%, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has surged 48.76% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.64% and 7.94%, respectively. Shares of Retrophin, which focuses on the development, acquisition, and commercialization of therapies for the treatment of serious, catastrophic, or rare diseases, have an RSI of 57.46. Register for free on and access the latest report on RTRX at:

SciClone Pharma  

Foster City, California headquartered SciClone Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock declined 1.52%, to close the day at $9.70. The stock recorded a trading volume of 174,303 shares. SciClone Pharma's shares have gained 8.38% in the previous three months and 20.20% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading 6.10% and 12.80% below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Shares of the Company, which provides therapies for oncology, infectious diseases, and cardiovascular disorders in the People's Republic of China, the US, and Hong Kong, are trading at a PE ratio of 12.95. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 32.40. Get free access to your research report on SCLN at:


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