Biotech Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Portola Pharma, bluebird bio, Auris Medical, and Cerulean Pharma

Sep 22, 2016, 07:30 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, September 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Stock-Callers.com has initiated research reports on these biotech stocks: Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: PTLA), bluebird bio Inc. (NASDAQ: BLUE), Auris Medical Holding A.G. (NASDAQ: EARS), and Cerulean Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: CERU). Yesterday, the markets were on a bullish course with all indices in the green. The NASDAQ Composite ended the trading session at up 1.03%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.90% higher; and the S&P 500 closed up 1.09%. The gains were broad based as all the sectors ended the session in positive. Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free research reports at:

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Portola Pharma  

South San Francisco, California headquartered Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock advanced 1.36%, to close the day at $23.80. The stock recorded a trading volume of 717,613 shares. Shares of Portola Pharmaceuticals, which develops and commercializes therapeutics for patients in the areas of thrombosis, other hematologic disorders, and inflammation, have gained 23.83% in the last one month. The company's shares are trading 1.45% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, the stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 58.23. Free research report on PTLA is available at:

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bluebird bio  

Cambridge, Massachusetts headquartered bluebird bio Inc.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 0.05% higher at $73.81 with a total volume of 1.51 million shares traded. Over the last one month and the previous three months, shares of bluebird bio, which focuses on developing transformative gene therapies for severe genetic and rare diseases, have surged 34.91% and 83.52%, respectively. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 35.27% and 49.19%, respectively. bluebird bio's stock has an RSI of 74.87. The complimentary research report on BLUE can be downloaded at:

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Auris Medical Holding  

On Wednesday, shares in Zug, Switzerland-based Auris Medical Holding A.G. ended the session 1.21% lower at $1.63 with a total volume of 231,672 shares traded. The stock is trading 46.35% below its 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of the Company, which focuses on the development of novel products for the treatment of inner ear disorders, have an RSI of 35.15. Visit us today and access our complete research report on EARS at:

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Cerulean Pharma  

On Wednesday, shares in Waltham, Massachusetts-based Cerulean Pharma Inc. recorded a trading volume of 107,319 shares. The stock ended the day 0.01% lower at $0.95. The company is trading below its 50-day moving average by 51.63%. Furthermore, shares of Cerulean Pharma, which develops nanotechnology-based therapeutics in the areas of oncology and other diseases in the US, have an RSI of 20.22.

On August 30th, 2016, research firm Barclays reiterated its 'Overweight' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $5 a share to $2 a share. Get free access to your research report on CERU at:

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