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Stock-Callers.com explores the Generic Drugs industry, and in today's lineup are Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD), The Medicines Co. (NASDAQ: MDCO), Lannett Co. Inc. (NYSE: LCI), and SCYNEXIS Inc. (NASDAQ: SCYX). Generis Drugs are medications that have the same chemical composition and process similar performance characteristic to its branded variants. Unlike blockbuster or branded drugs, Generic Drugs are marketed by the name of its chemical sans marketing titles. Register now and get full and free access to our downloadable research reports on these stocks at:
At the close on Monday, shares in Cambridge, Massachusetts headquartered Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc. rose 2.16%, ending the day at $16.08. The stock recorded a trading volume of 914,346 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 6.49% in the previous three months and 38.74% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 7.75% and 21.84%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Ironwood Pharma, which engages in the research, development, and commercialization of human therapeutic products, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 58.79.
On December 19th, 2016, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals announced that its partner, Astellas Pharma Inc., secured marketing approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare for LINZESS as the first prescription treatment for adults with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) in Japan. Ironwood anticipates that Astellas will launch the drug in H1 2017. Linaclotide is a guanylate cyclase-C (GC-C) receptor agonist currently approved and available for the treatment of adults with IBS-C or chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) in the US and more than 30 other countries. Access our complete research report on IRWD for free at:
Shares in Parsippany, New Jersey-based The Medicines Co. ended the day 1.74% lower at $36.13 with a total trading volume of 682,446 shares. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.11% and 0.93%, respectively. Shares of the Company, which provides medicines for patients in acute and intensive care hospitals worldwide, have an RSI of 52.05.
On November 15th, 2016, Medicines Co. and Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced positive results from the analysis of Day 90 data for 497 patients, as well as analysis of preliminary Day 180 data for 189 patients, enrolled in the ORION-1 Phase 2 study of inclisiran. Inclisiran is an investigational GalNAc-conjugated RNAi therapeutic targeting PCSK9- a genetically validated protein regulator of LDL receptor metabolism-being developed for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia. Inclisiran was generally well tolerated and no material safety issue was observed, including no elevations of liver enzymes considered related to study medication and no neuropathy or change in renal function.
On December 05th, 2016, research firm H.C. Wainwright initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $57 per share. The complimentary research report on MDCO can be downloaded at:
On Monday, shares in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based Lannett Co. Inc. finished 1.68% higher at $24.20 with a total trading volume of 850,865 shares. The stock has advanced 7.56% in the last one month. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day moving average by 6.41%. Additionally, shares of Lannett, which develops, manufactures, packages, markets, and distributes generic versions of brand pharmaceutical products in the US, have an RSI of 54.54.
On November 30th, 2016, Lannett announced that the US FDA granted the Company a 90-day extension to submit documentation concerning its Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets. The new deadline for submitting the supporting documentation is March 20, 2017. The Company is hopeful that the extension will allow the Agency sufficient time to provide the underlying documents on which its decision was based. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and get access to the latest PDF format report on LCI at:
Jersey City, New Jersey headquartered SCYNEXIS Inc.'s shares recorded a trading volume of 311,252 shares at the end of yesterday's session. The stock closed the day 3.38% higher at $3.36. The Company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average by 0.17%. Additionally, shares of SCYNEXIS, which develops and commercializes novel anti-infectives to address unmet therapeutic needs, have an RSI of 41.08.
On December 13th, 2016, SCYNEXIS announced two new development milestones for SCY-078, a novel antifungal agent. The SCY-078 Phase 1 intravenous (IV) Program consists of single-ascending and multiple-ascending dose studies to test different IV formulations and doses in healthy volunteers followed by oral regimens. Based on the available safety and pharmacokinetics data from this program, the Company has identified an IV formulation and dose regimen that, pending discussions with the FDA, will be tested in the upcoming clinical trials of SCY-078. Additionally, the SCY-078 toxicology program was expanded to include three-month oral dose studies in two species (rats and dogs). Download your free research report on SCYX at:
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