Research Reports Initiation on Healthcare Stocks -- Valeant Pharma, Delcath Systems, Alkermes, and Amphastar Pharma

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NEW YORK, April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

On Monday, April 17, 2017, US markets saw

broad based gains with nine out of nine sectors finishing the trading sessions in green. Major US indices were also bullish at the close of yesterday's session. The NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 5,856.79, up 0.89%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average
edged 0.90% higher, to finish at 20,636.92; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,349.01, up 0.86%. This Tuesday morning, looks at the performance of these four Healthcare stocks: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX), Delcath Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: DCTH), Alkermes PLC (NASDAQ: ALKS), and Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AMPH). You can access our complimentary research reports on these stocks now at:

Valeant Pharma  

Laval, Canada headquartered Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.'s stock closed the day flat at $9.48. The stock recorded a trading volume of 5.04 million shares. The Company's shares are trading 24.93% and 50.01% below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of the Company, which operates as a pharmaceutical and medical device company worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 26.73.

On March 23rd, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Sector Perform' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $21 a share to $18 a share. Visit us today and download your complete report on VRX for free at:

Delcath Systems  

On Monday, shares in New York headquartered Delcath Systems Inc. ended the session 0.17% lower at $0.06 with a total volume of 8.29 million shares traded. Delcath Systems' shares are trading 57.58% below its 50-day moving average and 99.13% below its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of the Company, which operates as a specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company focusing on cancers of the liver, have an RSI of 27.11. The complimentary research report on DCTH can be accessed at:


On Monday, shares in Dublin, Ireland headquartered Alkermes PLC recorded a trading volume of 583,059 shares. The stock ended the day 0.56% lower at $56.84. Alkermes' stock has gained 2.49% in the last three months and 43.43% in the previous one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 200-day moving average by 7.92%. Furthermore, shares of Alkermes, which researches, develops, and commercializes pharmaceutical products that are designed to address unmet medical needs of patients in various therapeutic areas worldwide, have an RSI of 45.02. Register for free on and download the PDF research report on ALKS at:

Amphastar Pharma  

Rancho Cucamonga, California headquartered Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock finished Monday's session 0.54% higher at $14.88 with a total volume of 167,843 shares traded. Over the last one month and the previous one year, Amphastar Pharma's shares have gained 11.46% and 16.98%, respectively. The Company's shares are trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.01% and 15.57%, respectively. Shares of Amphastar Pharma, which focuses on the development, manufacture, marketing, and sale of generic and proprietary injectable, inhalation, and intranasal products, are trading at a PE ratio of 66.13. The stock has an RSI of 50.42. Get free access to your research report on AMPH at:


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