Biotechnology Stocks Under the Scanner -- PTC Therapeutics, Inovio Pharma, VIVUS, and Spectrum Pharma

Jul 11, 2016, 08:23 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

On Friday, July 08, 2016, the NASDAQ Composite ended the trading session at 4,956.76, up 1.64%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 1.40%, to finish at 18,146.74; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,129.90, up 1.53%. The gains were broad based as all the sectors ended the session in positive. has initiated coverage on the following equities: PTC Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT), Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: INO), VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS), and Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPI). Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free notes at:

South Plainfield, New Jersey headquartered biopharmaceutical company, PTC Therapeutics Inc.'s stock finished Friday's session 0.27% higher at $7.53 with a total volume of 781,974 shares traded. The Company's shares have gained 18.21% in the past three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 2.59%. PTC Therapeutics' stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 54.88. Sign up and read the free notes on PTCT at:

Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania headquartered clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock edged 0.33% higher to close the day at $9.11 with a total volume of 1.44 million shares traded. The Company's shares have gained 25.31% in the previous one year. The stock is trading 17.75% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, Inovio Pharmaceuticals' stock has an RSI of 42.13. The complimentary notes on INO can be accessed at:

On Friday, shares in VIVUS Inc. a biopharmaceutical company, which develops and commercializes therapies to address unmet medical needs in the United States and the European Union, ended the day 1.72% higher at $1.18 with a total volume of 130,010 shares traded. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 5.08%. Furthermore, shares of VIVUS have an RSI of 50.14. Register for free on and access the latest notes on VVUS at:

On Friday, shares in biotechnology company, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc., ended the session 0.59% lower at $6.75 with a total volume of 686,689 shares traded. The stock is trading 12.15% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals have an RSI of 44.88. The Company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Henderson, Nevada. Get free access to your notes on SPPI at:


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