Today's Research Report Coverage on Biotech Stocks -- Marinus Pharma, NewLink Genetics, Akcea Therapeutics, and Amgen

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NEW YORK, October 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

If you want a Stock Review on MRNS, NLNK, AKCA, or AMGN then come over

to and sign up for your free customized report. On Friday, September 29, 2017, the NASDAQ Composite, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the S&P 500 edged higher at the closing
bell. Seven out of nine sectors ended Friday's trading session in bullish territories. Taking into consideration last Friday's market sentiment, assessed the following Biotechnology equities this morning: Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: MRNS), NewLink Genetics Corp. (NASDAQ: NLNK), Akcea Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: AKCA), and Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN). Learn more about these stocks by signing up for their free reports on at:

Marinus Pharmaceuticals 

On Friday, shares in Radnor, Pennsylvania-based Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.58 million shares. The stock ended at $5.87, rising 5.01% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have gained 101.72% in the last month, 328.47% over the previous three months, 193.50% in the last twelve months, and 481.19% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 90.83% and 234.70%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Marinus Pharma, which focuses on developing and commercializing therapeutics to treat epilepsy and neuropsychiatric disorders, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 77.89. The free research report on MRNS is available at:

NewLink Genetics 

Ames, Iowa headquartered NewLink Genetics Corp.'s stock finished last Friday's session 3.88% higher at $10.18. A total volume of 3.48 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 2.20 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 43.38% in the last month and 38.50% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day average by 16.58%. Furthermore, shares of NewLink Genetics, which focuses on discovering, developing, and commercializing immunotherapeutic products for the treatment of cancer, have an RSI of 49.70.

On September 11th, 2017, research firm Stifel reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $14 a share to $29 a share. The complimentary report on NLNK can be downloaded at:

Akcea Therapeutics 

At the close of trading on Friday, shares in Cambridge, Massachusetts headquartered Akcea Therapeutics Inc. saw a drop of 2.33%, ending the day at $27.67. The stock recorded a trading volume of 602,052 shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 587.40 thousand shares. The Company's shares have advanced 33.35% in the last month and 191.88% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 45.74% and 50.86%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Akcea Therapeutics, which focuses on developing and commercializing drugs to treat patients with cardiometabolic diseases caused by lipid disorders in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 67.44. Visit us today and download our complete research report on AKCA for free at:


Thousand Oaks, California headquartered Amgen Inc.'s shares ended the day 0.53% higher at $186.45 with a total trading volume of 3.01 million shares, which was above their three months average of 2.49 million shares. The stock has gained 12.69% over the last twelve months and 27.52% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.97% and 11.49%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Amgen, which discovers, develops, manufactures, and delivers human therapeutics worldwide, have an RSI of 60.34.

On September 28th, 2017, research firm Mizuho reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $183 a share to $198 a share. Get free access to your technical report on AMGN at:


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