Technical Reports on Healthcare Stocks -- Teva Pharma, Endo, Ionis Pharma, and Alimera Sciences

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NEW YORK, November 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

This morning, presents four equities to see how they

have fared over the last few trading sessions: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (NYSE: TEVA), Endo International PLC (NASDAQ: ENDP), Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS), and Alimera Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM). These companies belong to the
Healthcare sector which held big gains on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, with the NYSE Health Care Index advancing 0.8%, and shares of health care companies in the S&P 500 rising 0.8% as a group. Download the free research reports on these stocks today:

Teva Pharma  

Shares in Petach Tikva, Israel headquartered Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ended Tuesday's session at $37.86, down 0.76% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 5.52 million shares. Shares of the Company, which develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes generic medicines and a portfolio of specialty medicines worldwide, are trading 12.74% below their 50-day moving average. Moreover, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 35.90.

On November 16th, 2016, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $58 a share to $51 a share.

On November 21st, 2016, Teva Pharmaceutical announced that it has obtained approval from the European Commission for an indication extension of Trisenox® (arsenic trioxide). This marks an important advancement in treatment for Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL) patients in Europe, as it is the first time that a form of acute leukemia can be effectively treated with a regimen that is entirely chemotherapy-free. APL is a rare and aggressive type of acute leukemia that can kill within hours or days if left untreated. Trisenox®, in combination with retinoic acid, has shown a 99% overall survival rate with almost no relapses after more than four years of median follow-up. See our free and comprehensive research report on TEVA at:


Dublin, Ireland headquartered Endo International PLC's stock saw a drop of 3.00%, closing the day at $16.17 with a total trading volume of 3.37 million shares. Shares of the Company, which develops, manufactures, and distributes pharmaceutical products and devices worldwide, are trading 15.54% below their 50-day moving average. The stock has an RSI of 40.50.

On November 11th, 2016, research firm Mizuho reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $29 a share to $25 a share.

On November 17th, 2016, Endo International announced positive results from its Phase 2b study of collagenase clostridium histolyticum (CCH) for the treatment of edematous fibrosclerotic panniculopathy, commonly known as cellulite. CCH is known in its currently approved indications in the U.S. as XIAFLEX® for adult Dupuytren's contracture and Peyronie's disease. Trial subjects receiving CCH showed statistically significant levels of improvement in the appearance of cellulite with treatment, as measured by the trial's primary endpoint, compared to those subjects receiving placebo. ENDP free research report PDF is just a click away at:

Ionis Pharma  

On Tuesday, shares in Carlsbad, California headquartered Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.38 million shares. The stock ended the day 1.14% higher at $46.27. The Company's shares have surged 77.35% in the past month and 55.84% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 33.03% and 38.78%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Ionis Pharma, which focuses on developing drugs for patients with severe and rare diseases, have an RSI of 67.21.

On November 10th, 2016, research firm Leerink Partners resumed its 'Market Perform' rating on the Company's stock.

On November 15th, 2016, Akcea Therapeutics, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, announced positive results from an interim analysis of a Phase 1/2a study of IONIS-ANGPTL3-LRx. In this study, subjects with elevated triglycerides achieved substantial and statistically significant mean reductions in angiopoietin-like 3, triglycerides and LDL-cholesterol of up to 83%, 66%, and 35%, respectively. Sign up for your complimentary report on IONS at:

Alimera Sciences  

Alpharetta, Georgia headquartered Alimera Sciences Inc.'s stock saw a drop of 1.77%, finishing yesterday's session at $1.11. A total volume of 313,572 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 258,690 shares. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 17.67%. Additionally, shares of Alimera Sciences, which engages in the research, development, and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals in the US, Germany, Portugal, and the UK, have an RSI of 34.69.

On November 02nd, 2016, Alimera's consolidated net revenues increased by $1.4 million, or 20%, to $8.3 million for Q3 2016, compared to consolidated net revenues of $6.9 million for Q3 2015. Alimera's GAAP net loss attributable to common stockholders for Q3 2016 was $9.2 million compared to $1.5 million for Q3 2015. Register for free on and download the latest research report on ALIM at:


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