Tag: Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR)

Could Nektar Product NKTR-214 Become a Blockbuster?

Could Nektar Product NKTR-214 Become a Blockbuster?

Nektar Therapeutics NKTR-214: A Blockbuster? Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) published preclinical data of its immuno-oncology candidate NKTR-214 bempegaldesleukin (bempeg) succeeded in revealing the details of the drug’s actions that led to its successful outcome when used in monotherapy or in combination therapy in treating of various cancers.     The product, which is a CD122-preferential interleukin-2 . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to …
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
Gilead Stock Is Up 4%. See Also: Who Is Developing Prophylactic Vaccines for Coronavirus and Nektar’s News That Moved the Stock Up Over 8%.

Gilead Stock Is Up 4%. See Also: Who Is Developing Prophylactic Vaccines for Coronavirus and Nektar’s News That Moved the Stock Up Over 8%.

Gilead Stock Is UP Gilead Sciences’ (GILD) provided its antiviral experimental drug remdesivir to physicians for a small number of patients infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) as a possible emergency savior. Gilead might have also signed an agreement with the Chinese authorities to conduct a clinical trial with remdesivir to treat coronavirus infected patients. Remdesivir was intended to treat the Ebola virus but …
Nektar Is Still a Favorite

Nektar Is Still a Favorite

Nektar in the NEWS The FDA's Anesthetic and Analgesic Advisory Committee (AADPAC) and Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee (DSaRM) unanimously voted no regarding the approval of Nektar Pharmaceuticals’ (NKTR) New Drug Application (NDA) for its opioid product oxycodegol (formerly NKTR-181). In a short
The Beginning of a Nektar Outperformance?

The Beginning of a Nektar Outperformance?

Nektar Therapeutics and Bristol-Myers Squibb Agreement Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) announced their agreement for a new joint development plan aimed at advancing the combination of Nektar’s bempegaldesleukin (bempeg) + Bristol-Myers’ Opdivo (nivolumab) into multiple new registrational trials. The decision is based on a revision of the strategic collaboration agreement. It includes a new plan where both firms will expand the active clinical development …
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 …
More News for Nektar Therapeutics

More News for Nektar Therapeutics

Nektar Therapeutics Announces Two Studies of NKTR-358 Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) announced the initiation of two Phase 1b studies of NKTR-358 (LY3471851*), a novel T regulatory (Treg) cell stimulator, one for psoriasis and one for atopic dermatitis. NKTR-358 for Autoimmune and Inflammatory Conditions NKTR-358 is designed to treat autoimmune and inflammatory conditions by correcting the immune system imbalance that results from reduced numbers and impaired function of …
During the Departed Week

During the Departed Week

The Week in Review #42 During the Departed Week The week started with the market losing over 1000 points and ended recuperating a large extent of the losses. Desperate during the market’s plummeting, some investors were happy for the rebound and some were confused and skeptical about what the unpredictable market might bring next. In the latest Prohost Letter #436, the losses in prices of …
What Are We Experiencing Now?

What Are We Experiencing Now?

Prohost Letter #436 What Are We Experiencing Now? The bizarre market underperformance progressing rather than regressing and the good economy and the employment gains are the least utilized factors after being the most influential on the stock market performance. We are witnessing the most bullish analysts being confused, hesitating to give their followers a crystal clear explanation about the market’s skepticism, anger and volatility. The …
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 …
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 …
The Value of the Biotech Companies

The Value of the Biotech Companies

Prohost Letter #434 Special Issue The Value of the Biotech Companies With a strong economy and an unemployment rate reaching the lowest percentage in decades we are witnessing strange, if not bizarre, market performance since the beginning of 2019. From the early signs of economic strength the stock market reacted explicitly to positive, economic news. Later, the enthusiastic market turned dispirited and volatile. The biotech …
Nektar’s Story Has Nothing to Do with the Efficacy Or the Value of NKTR-214

Nektar’s Story Has Nothing to Do with the Efficacy Or the Value of NKTR-214

Nektar Therapeutics Story Everything was going well with Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) stock during the Conference call regarding the firm’s Q2 financial results. (See the firm's press release under our Impacting News column). Following the Conference call the company unveiled that some of the patients treated in . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.
Nektar’s Q2 Press Release

Nektar’s Q2 Press Release

Nektar’s Press Release Nektar Therapeutics Results for Q2 of 2019 Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019. Cash and investments in marketable securities at June 30, 2019 were $1.8 billion as compared to $1.9 billion at December 31, 2018.  “Nektar is making good progress advancing our multiple programs in immuno-oncology, immunology, and pain,” said Howard W. Robin, President, and CEO of Nektar. “With our partner Bristol-Myers Squibb, …
Unveiled Good News About Prohost Picked Biotech Stocks

Unveiled Good News About Prohost Picked Biotech Stocks

 The News Prohost Was Waiting for to Post Its Special Letter Prohost has one eye on the development-stage biotech and biopharmaceutical companies' scientific fundamentals and accomplishments as well as the financial results on the revenue-generating firms. Prohost has the second eye on the market performance, its volatility and the possible reasons it sinks every other day, or every other week, in calmer days during a …
The Nektar Good News Cannot be Hidden Any Longer

The Nektar Good News Cannot be Hidden Any Longer

Nektar Therapeutics We believe that Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) is undervalued. We base this on the firm’s technological capability. Its current pipeline is filled with promising products. Today we learned that the U.S. FDA granted Nektar’s and Bristol-Myers Squibb’s . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.
Nektar Product NKTR-358 Shows Promise in Autoimmune and Chronic Inflammatory Conditions

Nektar Product NKTR-358 Shows Promise in Autoimmune and Chronic Inflammatory Conditions

Nektar Announced Results for NKTR-358  During an oral session at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR) 2019, in Madrid, Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) announced results of the first-in-human Phase 1a study evaluating single-ascending doses of NKTR-358 for the treatment of autoimmune and other chronic inflammatory conditions.  The . . . This content is for paid subscribers. Please click here to subscribe or here to log in.
The ASCO 2019 Special Edition

The ASCO 2019 Special Edition

Prohost Letter #432 The ASCO 2019 Special Edition SPRAYING FEAR The Victims Are The most disturbed victim of the instigated and irrelevant fear against investing in the stock market is the market itself. Indeed, baseless fear campaigns frighten positive investors while encouraging short-selling investors to maximize their selling which intensifies the markets volatility. We have been experiencing this phenomenon since the beginning of 2019. Market …
From ASCO: Amgen, Nektar, Sanofi, GRAIL and Others. A Biotech to Keep an Eye on

From ASCO: Amgen, Nektar, Sanofi, GRAIL and Others. A Biotech to Keep an Eye on

What Everyone Wants to Hear from ASCO The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting is ongoing. What the oncologists, the analysts, the researchers and investors and other interested observers are anxious to hear this year is mostly about the improvements in the immune-oncology approaches. The Oncologists Want to Hear About: Up-to-date information from clinical trials on immunotherapies in order to practice the safest and …