Research Reports Coverage on Biotech Stocks -- Anthera Pharma, Arrowhead Pharma, Pacific Biosciences of California, and Conatus Pharma

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NEW YORK, February 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Four US Biotech equities have been lined up by for

evaluation today, and they are: Anthera Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ANTH), Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR), Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. (NASDAQ: PACB), and Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CNAT). According to an article
on ETF Trends, market observers are growing more bullish on the sector as a Republican-led Congress and administration could enact reforms to free cash held overseas for tax reason by large US pharmaceutical companies, which could pave the way for increased acquisitions in the sector. These stocks research reports can be downloaded now by simply registering for free at:

Anthera Pharma  

Hayward, California headquartered Anthera Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s shares rose 0.58%, finishing last Friday's session at $0.69, with a total trading volume of 884,859 shares. Over the last month and since the start of this year, the stock has advanced 34.89% and 6.96%, respectively. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 23.90%. Additionally, shares of Anthera Pharma, which focuses on the development and commercialization of medicines for patients with unmet medical needs, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 39.20.

As per a SEC filing dated February 16th, 2017, Anthera Pharma received a letter from the Listing Qualifications Staff of The NASDAQ Stock Market on February 10th, 2017, informing the Company that for the last 30 consecutive business days, the bid price of Anthera's common stock has closed below the minimum $1.00 per share requirement for continued inclusion under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5450(a)(1). The letter stated that NASDAQ will provide Anthera Pharma a grace period of 180 calendar days, or until August 09th, 2017, to regain compliance. Your complete research report on ANTH can be retrieved for free at:

Arrowhead Pharma  

On Friday, shares in Pasadena, California headquartered Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. ended the session 1.42% higher at $2.15. The stock recorded a trading volume of 423,754 shares. The Company's shares have gained 17.49% in the last month and 38.71% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 20.91%. Moreover, shares of Arrowhead Pharma, which develops novel drugs to treat intractable diseases in the US, have an RSI of 61.63.

On February 06th, 2017, Arrowhead reported revenue of $43.65 million for Q1 FY17, compared to revenue of $43.75 thousand for Q1 FY16. The Company posted net loss of $120.86 million, or $0.17 per share, for Q1 FY17 compared to net loss of $192.64 million, or $0.32 per share, for Q1 FY16. A free report on ARWR is just a click away at:

Pacific Biosciences of California  

Menlo Park, California headquartered Pacific Biosciences of California Inc.'s stock climbed 0.79%, to close the day at $5.12, with a total trading volume of 822,250 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 3.85% in the last one month and 34.74% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 7.15% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Pacific Biosciences of California, which designs, develops, and manufactures sequencing systems to resolve genetically complex problems, have an RSI of 57.24.

On February 02nd, 2017, Pacific Biosciences announced that revenue for Q4 2016 totaled $25.7 million, compared to $36.3 million for Q4 2015. The Company's Product and service revenue for Q4 2016 increased 92.2% to $24.4 million, compared to $12.7 million for Q4 2015. Pacific Biosciences' gross profit for Q4 2016 was $11.4 million, resulting in a gross margin of 44.2%, compared to gross profit of $26.5 million and a gross margin of 72.9%, respectively, for Q4 2015. The Company's net loss for Q4 2016 was $19.0 million, compared to a net loss of $1.4 million for Q4 2015. Sign up for your complimentary research report on PACB at:

Conatus Pharma  

Shares in San Diego, California headquartered Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. recorded a trading volume of 130,754 shares. The stock ended at $4.95, rising 2.70% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have gained 11.49% in the past month and 164.71% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 9.90% and 87.66%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Conatus Pharma, which focuses on the development and commercialization of novel medicines to treat liver diseases in the US, have an RSI of 53.52.

On February 07th, 2017, Conatus Pharma announced the appointment of William R. LaRue as an additional independent member to Conatus Pharma's Board of Directors. Mr. LaRue also will serve as Chair of the Audit Committee. Mr. LaRue currently serves as a member of Tracon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee, and as a member of Applied Proteomics' Board of Directors and Chair of Audit Committee. Register for free on and download the latest research report on CNAT at:


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