Medical Laboratories Stocks Under Scanner -- Biocept, Exact Sciences, and HTG Molecular Diagnostics

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Research News
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NEW YORK, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- has initiated coverage on four Medical Laboratories and

Research equities, which are Biocept Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOC), Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: EXAS), and HTG Molecular Diagnostics Inc. (NASDAQ: HTGM). These companies operate in the Healthcare sector, which has received an "Outperform" rating from Charles
on March 30th, 2017 due to increased need for services and strong financials. You can access our complimentary research reports on these stocks now at:


San Diego, California headquartered Biocept Inc.'s stock fell 4.12%, closing the day at $1.86, with a total trading volume of 455,558 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 82.35% in the previous three months and 140.00% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 61.50% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Biocept, which develops and commercializes proprietary circulating tumor cell and circulating tumor DNA assays utilizing a standard blood sample, have an RSI of 34.52.

On April 03rd, 2017, Biocept announced that it has entered into a Preferred Provider Collaboration and Services Agreement with Oregon Health & Sciences University on behalf of the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute (collectively, "OHSU"). The multiphase agreement grants OHSU the rights to commercially offer Biocept's Target Selector™ liquid biopsy testing services exclusively throughout the state of Oregon. The complimentary research report on BIOC can be accessed at:

Exact Sciences 

On Monday, shares in Madison, Wisconsin headquartered Exact Sciences Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.01 million shares. The stock ended the day 0.13% higher at $22.82. The Company's shares have advanced 6.79% in the past month, 26.92% in the previous three months, and 70.81% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 8.96% and 28.38%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Exact Sciences, which focuses on developing products for the early detection and prevention of various cancers in the US, have an RSI of 60.23.

On April 04th, 2017, Exact Sciences announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services included Cologuard® in its updated Medicare Advantage Star Ratings program. Medicare Advantage plans now can help increase their Star Ratings when their beneficiaries complete Cologuard, Exact Sciences' non-invasive colon cancer screening test. Register for free on and download the PDF research report on EXAS at:

HTG Molecular Diagnostics 

Tucson, Arizona-based HTG Molecular Diagnostics Inc.'s stock dropped 5.22%, finishing yesterday's session at $6.17, with a total trading volume of 2.08 million shares. The Company's shares have skyrocketed 171.09% in the last one month, 183.03% in the previous three months, and 175.45% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 90.04% and 141.84%, respectively. Additionally, shares of HTG Molecular Diagnostics, which develops and markets technology platforms that facilitate the routine use of complex molecular profiling, have an RSI of 56.44.

On March 23rd, 2017, HTG Molecular Diagnostics announced that the Company's HTG EdgeSeq technology has been successfully adapted for use with the QIAGEN GeneReader NGS System based on the results of initial technical feasibility tests. Get free access to your research report on HTGM at:


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