Research Reports Initiation on Biotech Stocks -- Alcobra, Cerus, 22nd Century, and Moleculin Biotech

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Research News
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NEW YORK, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

On Friday, March 31, 2017, US markets saw broad

based losses with five out of nine sectors finishing the trading sessions in red. Major US indices were also bearish at the close of last Friday's session. The NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 5,911.74, down 0.04%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged
0.31% lower, to finish at 20,663.22; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,362.72, down 0.23%. This Monday morning, looks at the performance of these four Biotechnology stocks: Alcobra Ltd (NASDAQ: ADHD), Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ: CERS), 22nd Century Group Inc. (NYSE MKT: XXII), and Moleculin Biotech Inc. (NASDAQ: MBRX). You can access our complimentary research reports on these stocks now at:


Tel Aviv, Israel headquartered Alcobra Ltd's stock closed the day flat at $1.14. The stock recorded a trading volume of 236,512 shares. Alcobra's shares are trading 3.49% and 59.42% below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of the Company, which focuses on the development and commercialization of oral drug candidates, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 41.88. Visit us today and download your complete report on ADHD for free at:


On Friday, shares in Concord, California headquartered Cerus Corp. ended the session 0.23% higher at $4.45 with a total volume of 836,895 shares traded. Cerus' shares have advanced 0.91% in the last one month and 2.30% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 5.79% above its 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of the Company, which focuses on developing and commercializing the INTERCEPT Blood System to enhance blood safety, have an RSI of 59.54. The complimentary research report on CERS can be accessed at:

22nd Century  

On Friday, shares in Clarence, New York headquartered 22nd Century Group Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.34 million shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 919,960 shares. The stock ended the day 5.60% lower at $1.18. 22nd Century's stock has gained 26.88% in the last one month and 8.26% in the previous three months. Furthermore, the stock has surged 47.46% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 22.95% and 14.80%, respectively. Moreover, shares of 22nd Century, which provides technology that allows for the level of nicotine and other nicotinic alkaloids in tobacco plants to be decreased or increased through genetic engineering and plant breeding, have an RSI of 66.64. Register for free on and download the PDF research report on XXII at:

Moleculin Biotech  

Houston, Texas headquartered Moleculin Biotech Inc.'s stock finished Friday's session 8.33% higher at $1.17 with a total volume of 574,030 shares traded. Moleculin Biotech's shares have advanced 5.41% in the last one month. The Company's shares are trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 16.83% and 69.75%, respectively. Shares of Moleculin Biotech, which focuses on the development of anti-cancer drug candidates, have an RSI of 44.58. Get free access to your research report on MBRX at:

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