Tag: Amgen (AMGN)

Amgen’s KRAS G12C Inhibitor Product Sotorasib Has Thrilling Results

Amgen and the KRAS G12C Protein Discovery The RAS gene family has been a subject for four decades of research. The family contains some of the most frequently mutated oncogenes in human cancers. Targeting the KRAS protein, the most commonly altered family member in solid tumors, has been the toughest and most challenging in oncology research. A specific mutation known as KRAS G12C is a major driver …

The Time Has Come for This Small Biotech Firm to Grow and Thrive

CytomX Therapeutics CytomX (CTMX) is a clinical-stage oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company developing a novel class of investigational antibody therapeutics based on the firm’s Probody® technology platform for cancer treatments. CytomX’s Probody therapeutics remain inactive until they are activated by proteases in the tumor microenvironment.   Why This is Important By remaining inactive until activated by the cancers’ microenvironment’s proteases, the Probody therapeutics minimizes the active drug’s toxicity …
A Synopsis of Some Biotech Companies’ Events

A Synopsis of Some Biotech Companies’ Events

Synopsis The way many bloggers are interpreting the quarterly and yearly biotech companies’ financial results seems unfair and has proven to be. Amgen Amgen (AMGN): The stock gained over $10 yesterday and is trading now at $231. Many bloggers continue to attack the firm, mourning the loss of their protective patents on its over 30 years’ old products and ignore the record . . . …
In a Market that Seems to Soar Today Our Eyes Are on These Biotech Firms

In a Market that Seems to Soar Today Our Eyes Are on These Biotech Firms

As the Market Seems to Soar Our Eyes Are on the Following Biotech Stocks: Amgen (AMGN): A rebounding is expected following an unwarranted decline.   Gilead Sciences (GILD): A lot of good news from the firm, including the firm’s investigational product remdesivir that demonstrated positive results in beating the coronavirus infection. Read yesterday's article posted
Prohost Letter #438 ~ The End of the Year Issue 2019

Prohost Letter #438 ~ The End of the Year Issue 2019

Prohost Letter #438 End of the Year Issue  2019 Happy New Year 2020 The NASDAQ reached 9000 for the first time in the market history on December 30, 2019. However, on the last trading day of 2019, the Nasdaq Composite Index closed at 8,945.99 after giving back 60.62 points or 0.7%. During the departed year, however, the stock exchange was boosted by the outperformance of …
The Week in Review #48 ~ Holiday Edition

The Week in Review #48 ~ Holiday Edition

The Week in Review #48 Holiday Edition ******************** Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah! We Wish You a Happy New Year Filled with Excellent Health, Peace of Mind, Prosperity and Happiness What a Year for Biotechnology What happened in the biotech sector toward the end of 2019 is briefed in this Review as we focus on the performance of our picked firms’ stocks’ prices. We will …
Nektar at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Meeting

Nektar at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Meeting

Nektar Therapeutics Presents NKTR-255 at ASH Nektar Therapeutics’ (NKTR) IL-15 agonist investigational candidate NKTR-255 presentations at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition have been promising. Positive data presented from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center preclinical studies conducted in collaboration with researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and more. NKTR-255 is currently . . . This content is for paid subscribers. …
What A Week For Biotechnology

What A Week For Biotechnology

The Week in Review #47 What A Week For Biotechnology Synopsis In this “Week in Review” there is no complicated scientific and clinical information, leaving the details to the articles that we usually post on the Prohost website. Most of the Prohost picked firms’ Q3 financial results have beaten expectations. Three firms have reached the Prohost 2019 targets, and more firms have outperformed, with some …
The Quarterly Financial Results

The Quarterly Financial Results

The Week in Review #46 The Quarterly Financial Results The quarterly financial results that analysts and investors relied on for years to evaluate biotech firms, including development stage firms, seem to change. Investors have finally realized that development-stage firms have no marketed drugs and no revenues, hence, no incomes and should be evaluated based on the clinical trial results of their pipeline products. They saw …
This Past Week

This Past Week

The Week in Review #43 This Past Week After hearing hints about the trade war between China and the United States being avoided the market reversed course from faltering to flying at the speed of light. This trade war replaced all important factors that would usually affect the market performances. Unemployment is the lowest since 1969 and is expected to cause a bullish market, but …
News from NKTR, BMY and MRK. See Also: Biotechs’ Bizarre Performances in Early Trading Hours Today

News from NKTR, BMY and MRK. See Also: Biotechs’ Bizarre Performances in Early Trading Hours Today

News from Nektar Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) announced that new data from patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, who were enrolled in the PIVOT-02 study, will be presented at the upcoming 5th CRI-CIMT-EATI-AACR Cancer Immunotherapy Conference being held from September 25 to September 28, 2019 in Paris, France. The PIVOT-02 study is evaluating NKTR-214 . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe …
Why Alder Biopharmaceuticals Stock Gained Over 83%. See Also: Prohost Picked Stocks Outperforming in a Down Market Day

Why Alder Biopharmaceuticals Stock Gained Over 83%. See Also: Prohost Picked Stocks Outperforming in a Down Market Day

Migraine's Really Effective Treatments The years 2018 and 2019 could be called the years of migraine’s really effective treatments. Three Calcitonin-gene-related peptide (CGRP) monoclonal antibody drugs have been approved in 2018 and 2019. They are: Aimovig for Amgen (AMGN . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.
Amgen’s Oncology Product AMG-510 Meeting An Unmet Need for Kras G12C Mutated Cancers

Amgen’s Oncology Product AMG-510 Meeting An Unmet Need for Kras G12C Mutated Cancers

Amgen's Outperforming After being boxed in, for the past couple of weeks, Amgen’s (AMGN) stock finally outperformed. The firm was outperforming silently with regard to its financial results, sciences, technologies, pipeline products and multiple newly approved products drugs.   In the News Amgen's Product AMG-510 Amgen announced new data from its ongoing Phase 1 study evaluating its unique cancer product AMG . . . This content …
Amgen to Acquire Celgene’s Product Otezla at $13.4 Billion

Amgen to Acquire Celgene’s Product Otezla at $13.4 Billion

Amgen Agreement with Celgene for Otezla® In the News Amgen (AMGN) entered into an agreement with Celgene (CELG) to acquire worldwide rights to Otezla® (apremilast), the only oral, non-biologic treatment for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, and certain related assets and liabilities for $13.4 billion in cash. Amgen cited the benefits of this agreement as follows: A strong fit with Amgen’s long-standing expertise in inflammation and …
The Bizarre Market

The Bizarre Market

The Week in Review #41 We Are Still Witnessing … The bizarre market performance that started in early 2019: In the past couple of months the great enthusiasm and response of the market to the undeniably strong economic indicators and the lowest unemployment figures turned, for mysterious reasons, to a perturbed-looking volatile market beast. The biotech stocks have given back most of their deserved gains …
Regeneron: Successful Cure for Ebola-Infected People. Read Also: The Midday Outperforming Biotech Stocks

Regeneron: Successful Cure for Ebola-Infected People. Read Also: The Midday Outperforming Biotech Stocks

Regeneron Product REGN-EB3 Saving Lives Regeneron (REGN) announced that an independent monitoring board ended its investigational product REGN-EB3 trial after reviewing interim mortality data from 499 patients. REGN-EB3 was found superior to rival therapy from Mapp Biopharmaceuticals (MAPP) in saving the lives in . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.
Why Amgen’s Stock Is Up Over $11 Today

Why Amgen’s Stock Is Up Over $11 Today

Amgen’s Stock Is Up Amgen (AMGN) is speeding towards reaching its true, fair value. In the Q2 financial results Amgen has beaten the most optimistic analysts’ expectations and negative investors who keep mourning the firm’s 35 years old products’ sales’ decline while ignoring the many newly approved breakthrough products with their large markets and the capability to treat diseases that had no treatments. They continued selling …

Court Upholds Validity of Amgen’s Claims Regarding Enbrel

Press Release Amgen Wins Patent Case On Enbrel® (etanercept) Court Upholds Validity of Patent Claims Directed to Enbrel Preliminary Injunction to Remain in Place THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 9, 2019, /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (AMGN) today announced that the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has ruled in Amgen's . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.