Research Reports Initiation on Generic Drugs Stocks -- Medicines, Ironwood Pharma, Pacira Pharma, and Supernus Pharma

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NEW YORK, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

This morning's research on draws investors' attention

to these four stocks: The Medicines Co. (NASDAQ: MDCO), Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD), Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX), and Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPN). These companies operate in the Generic Drugs space which
is governed by the same governing framework as branded drugs. The key growth drivers for the industry are wholesalers, retailers, pharmacies, and benefit managers. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free report at:


On Monday, shares in Parsippany, New Jersey-based The Medicines Co. recorded a trading volume of 903,995 shares. The stock ended the session 0.43% higher at $50.91. The Company's shares have surged 47.27% over the previous three months and 50.00% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 9.31% above its 50-day moving average and 30.80% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Medicines Co., which provides medicines for patients in acute and intensive care hospitals worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 55.31.

On February 28th, 2017, Medicines Co. announced its financial results for Q4 2016 and full year ended December 31st, 2016. For Q4, worldwide net revenue was $25.2 million, and net loss from continuing operations was $124.4 million. For full year 2016, worldwide net revenue was $167.8 million, and net loss from continuing operations was $119.4 million. The free research report on MDCO is available at:

Ironwood Pharma  

Cambridge, Massachusetts headquartered Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock closed the day 0.18% higher at $17.17, with a total trading volume of 984,156 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.57% in the past month, 11.71% in the previous three months, and 12.30% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 5.33% and 15.53% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Ironwood Pharma, which engages in the research, development, and commercialization of human therapeutic products, have an RSI of 56.06. The complimentary report on IRWD can be downloaded at:

Pacira Pharma

Shares in Parsippany, New Jersey headquartered Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc. recorded a trading volume of 575,439 shares. The stock ended yesterday's trading session 1.39% higher at $47.55. The Company's shares have advanced 9.44% in the past month, 50.47% in the last three months, and 47.21% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 8.88% and 23.66%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Pacira Pharma, which develops, manufactures, and commercializes proprietary pharmaceutical products primarily for use in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers in the US, have an RSI of 55.88.

On March 16th, 2017, Pacira Pharmaceuticals and Trinity Health announced that they will collaborate to develop an alternative approach to opioids for pain management. In their collaboration, the duo will work to improve the overall patient-recovery experience and decrease the threat of long-term opioid risks, which include misuse, abuse, and addiction.

On March 23rd, 2017, research firm Mizuho reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $59 a share to $54 a share. Visit us today and download our complete research report on PCRX for free at:

Supernus Pharma

Rockville, Maryland-based Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock finished Monday's session 2.84% higher at $30.80. A total volume of 904,383 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 543,970 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 21.74% in the last one month, 23.69% over the previous three months, and 21.98% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 16.54% and 32.07%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Supernus Pharma, which focuses on the development and commercialization of products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases in the US, have an RSI of 63.20.

On March 07th, 2017, Supernus Pharmaceuticals announced that it has entered into a binding term sheet with Actavis Laboratories, Florida, Inc. et al. involving the ongoing patent litigation regarding Actavis' Abbreviated New Drug Application seeking approval to market generic versions of Supernus Pharma's Trokendi XR® capsules. The binding term sheet permits Actavis to begin selling a generic version of Trokendi XR® on January 01st, 2023 or earlier under certain circumstances. Get free access to your technical report on SUPN at:

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