Tag: Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO)

Last Week’s Promising News

Last Week’s Promising News

The Week in Review #13 From the Prohost Portfolio - 1. Betting on the technology - HALOZYME - As expected, the pulse of fat agreements with HALO is accelerating . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or log in.
Halozyme: Helping Immunotherapy Products. Abeona: An Attractive Newcomer to the Stock Market

Halozyme: Helping Immunotherapy Products. Abeona: An Attractive Newcomer to the Stock Market

Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO) announced that it will present nonclinical data at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) which demonstrate the potential for PEGPH20, Halozyme's pegylated recombinant human hyaluronidase, to increase the infiltration of immune cells into the tumor microenvironment and enhance the efficacy of immuno-oncology drugs in an HA-accumulating murine colon tumor model. The study shows that degradation of hyaluronan (HA) …
Some Small Outperforming Biotech Firms

Some Small Outperforming Biotech Firms

The Week in Review #4 AMAZING STOCK REBOUNDING - We have already witnessed and wrote about the fierce rebounding of some of our selected stocks comprising: Exelixis (EXEL), Sangamo (SGMO), Array (ARRY), ImmunoGen (IMGN) and others . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or log in.
Two Large Pharma Agreements with Halozyme in One Day. HALO Rallied

Two Large Pharma Agreements with Halozyme in One Day. HALO Rallied

Following the announcement of two new licensing agreements for its ENHANZE® drug-delivery technology, Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO) raised financial guidance for 2017 as follows: - Net revenue of $245 million to $260 million, an increase of $130 million from the prior range of $115 million to $130 million, reflecting the portion of upfront payments from the new agreements expected to be recorded as revenue in 2017; - Operating expenses of $240 million …
Halozyme’s Approved Drug, Promising News and Ongoing Pancreatic Cancer Trials

Halozyme’s Approved Drug, Promising News and Ongoing Pancreatic Cancer Trials

On June 22, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Genentech’s Rituxan Hycela™. This product is a combination of Genentech’s drug rituximab and Halozyme's hyaluronidase enzyme through Halozymes’s proprietary human ENHANZE® technology. The aim of the combination is changing Rituxan from an intravenously administered product into a subcutaneous (under the skin) injection. The new version Rituxan Hycela is expected to reduce the …
Prohost Letter #411

Prohost Letter #411

Prohost Letter #411 SOME STOCK RALLYING NEWS - Under normal conditions, some good news should rally the stocks of the firms that the news belong to them. During the past six months, Amgen (AMGN) announced a series of good news that seem to have fallen on deaf ears. Yesterday Amgen announced some positive results from three approved and one experimental products – all the news …
Prohost Letter #410

Prohost Letter #410

Prohost Letter #410 JUNE PDUFA DAYS This month, the FDA will decide on the approvals of drugs belonging to companies that Prohost has picked for investment. Usually, granting approvals rallies the stocks of the drugs’ developing firms. Sending Complete Response Letters for demands that might delay approvals would cut a substantial percentage of the stocks’ values, while rejections would cause the stocks to falter. Let’s …
Halozyme’s PEGPH20 Trial Results Are Worth Appreciating Not Doubting

Halozyme’s PEGPH20 Trial Results Are Worth Appreciating Not Doubting

Extremely important, not just exciting, were the results of Halozyme Therapeutics’s (HALO) Phase 2 randomized, multi-center clinical trial of its PEGPH20 in combination with ABRAXANE® (nab-paclitaxel) and gemcitabine in stage IV pancreas cancer. The results demonstrated a statistically significant increase in progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with high levels of hyaluronan (HA-High) treated with PEGPH20 plus ABRAXANE and gemcitabine when compared to HA-High patients receiving …
Prohost Letter #394 Part 2

Prohost Letter #394 Part 2

Prohost Letter #394 Part 2 PART 2 - Part 1 of the Prohost letter issue #394 posted on March 31,2016 ended with the review of Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA), one of the biotech firms that have at least one marketed product that we believe have the chance to boost their revenues in the near-future. In this part 2 of the same Prohost Letter, we add other firms …
Halozyme: Reading the News While Keeping Our Focus on the Promises

Halozyme: Reading the News While Keeping Our Focus on the Promises

Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO) seems to have closed the previously announced $150 million royalty-backed debt transaction with investment funds managed by Pharmakon Advisors and Athyrium Capital Management.  The debt is said to be secured by future royalties of ENHANZE™ products, received from Halozyme's collaborations Roche and Baxalta only. Halo declared delight with the conclusion of this deal as it is a non-dilutive financing and because it finds …
Halozyme PEGPH20 Improves the Efficacy of Halavan in Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Halozyme PEGPH20 Improves the Efficacy of Halavan in Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO) and Eisai Inc. presented a scientific poster entitled, “Pegylated Recombinant Human Hyaluronidase PH20 (PEGPH20) Enhances Efficacy of Eribulin Mesylate (HALAVEN®) in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Xenografts” at the 38th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). The Combination used in the preclinical testing HALAVEN® (eribulin mesylate) injection, which belongs to Eisai inc., is indicated for patients with metastatic breast cancer who have received at least two prior …
Prohost Letter #386

Prohost Letter #386

Prohost Letter #386 An Evaluation of Prohost Picks and Some Other Interesting Biotechnology Companies (Part 2) (Continued from Previous Prohost Letter #385) See Page Listening to Top-tier biotech firms’ presentations we could not resist appreciating their accomplishments, which made us dare to predict that the time has come for the self-serving preachers to find it extremely hard to convince shareholders to to sell stocks of …
Prohost Letter #385

Prohost Letter #385

Prohost Letter #385 An Evaluation of Prohost Picks and Some Other Interesting Biotechnology Companies The Top-Tier Group The indiscriminate attack on the biotech sector impacted the best biotech firms more than it did the worst. In other words, the attack devastated the undervalued, without correcting the stock price of overvalued, or even valueless, firms. The problem is that those who instigate computer programs selling of …
Prohost Letter #383

Prohost Letter #383

Prohost Letter #383 The Market - Recent tails about the market and the biotech sector are true thrillers. By true we mean no-fiction. The accounts lack common sense. Professionals' interpretations of the stocks' and of the market's moves are bizarre and misleading. General investors complain only when the stocks' volatility gets out of hand, yet, do not object to the hype, or interferes against the baseless …
Unearthing Dynavax Treasures Has Nothing to Do with Greece Troubles

Unearthing Dynavax Treasures Has Nothing to Do with Greece Troubles

Today it is Greece. What About Tomorrow? Can Greece’s crisis devastate the biotech sector? No sane individual would think so and the hysteria cannot be called other than what it is. The biotech sector is not overvalued and its value must not be insulted by unfairly downgrading great biotech revolutionary firms, while they are obviously undervalued. Those who invest their money against biotech stocks regardless …
Prohost Letter #378 Part 2

Prohost Letter #378 Part 2

Prohost Letter #378 Part 2 2015 ASCO ANNUAL MEETING What a Big Revolution in Oncology! The ASCO meeting projected the huge advancement in the understanding, diagnosing and treating cancer. What looked as if a sudden explosion has brought in the big change, the change was, in fact a slow, deep-rooted evolution, built up over a long period of trial and error with the failures constituting …