Research Report Coverage on Biotech Stocks -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Achillion Pharma, Aegerion Pharma and Chimerix

Aug 23, 2016, 07:40 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, August 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Biotechnology harnesses cellular and biomolecular processes to develop technologies and products, which include food technology, genetic research, healthcare, and environmental technology. Equities under assessment on today are: Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO), Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHN), Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AEGR), and Chimerix Inc. (NASDAQ: CMRX). These stocks research reports can be downloaded now by simply registering for free at:

Halozyme Therapeutics 

San Diego, California headquartered Halozyme Therapeutics Inc.'s stock finished Monday's session 3.21% higher at $10.30 with a total volume of 841,534 shares traded. The Company's shares have advanced 11.47% in the past month and 10.52% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 10.72%. Furthermore, shares of Halozyme Therapeutics, which researches, develops, and commercializes human enzymes, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 56.45.

On August 9th, 2016, Halozyme Therapeutics reported that revenue for Q2 2016 was $33.3 million, compared to $43.4 million for Q2 2015. Revenue in the prior year period included $23 million for the initiation of the company's partnership with AbbVie. Excluding the $23 million payment, revenue grew 64% on y-o-y basis. The company's net loss for Q2 2016 was $26.9 million, or $0.21 per share, compared to net income in Q2 2015 of $3 million, or $0.02 per share. Your complete research report on HALO can be retrieved for free at:

Achillion Pharma  

On Monday, shares in New Haven, Connecticut headquartered Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. ended the session at $9.29, jumping 4.97%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.69 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.30 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 8.02% in the last one month and 9.42% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 7.67% above its 50-day moving average and 9.57% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, which discovers, develops, and commercializes small molecule drug therapies for infectious diseases and immune system disorders in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 61.41.

On August 4th, 2016, Achillion Pharma reported a net loss of $18.5 million for the three months ended June 30th, 2016, compared to a net loss of $29.0 million during the same period of 2015. During the three months ended June 30th, 2016 Achillion did not recognize any revenue compared to revenue of $711,000 under an agreement with Janssen that was recognized in the same period of 2015.  ACHN free report is just a click away at:

Aegerion Pharma  

Cambridge, Massachusetts headquartered Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock ended yesterday's session 1.96% higher at $1.56 with a total volume of 34,372 shares traded. The Company's shares have advanced 6.85% in the past month. The stock is trading 2.04% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, which develops and commercializes therapies for patients with debilitating rare diseases in the US, have an RSI of 51.35.

On August 9th, 2016, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals reported that total net product sales for Q2 ended June 30, 2016 were $44.5 million compared to $64.2 million in Q2 2015. The company's non-GAAP net loss for Q2 ended June 30th, 2016, was $21.4 million, or $0.72 basic loss per share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $6.2 million, or $0.22 basic earnings per share, for the same period in 2015. Sign up for your complimentary research report on AEGR at:


At the close on Monday, shares in Durham, North Carolina headquartered Chimerix Inc. recorded a trading volume of 933,055 shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 658,450 shares. The stock edged 9.28% higher at $4.71. The Company's shares have surged 14.32% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 16.48%. Furthermore, shares of Chimerix, which discovers, develops, and commercializes oral antivirals in the areas of unmet medical needs in the US, have an RSI of 62.97.

On August 8th, 2016, Chimerix reported that net loss decreased to $18.1 million, or $0.39 per basic and diluted share, for Q2 2016 compared to a net loss of $24.8 million, or $0.59 per basic and diluted share, during the same period in 2015. The company's revenues for Q2 2016 decreased to $1.8 million compared to $4.1 million for the same period in 2015.

On August 09th, 2016, research firm FBR Capital reiterated its 'Market Perform' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $9 a share to $8 a share. Register for free on and download the latest research report on CMRX at:

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