NEW YORK, February 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Pre-market, Stock-Callers.com monitors the most recent performances of these Biotech stocks: Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: AVXL), Omeros Corp. (NASDAQ: OMER), Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPI), and Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: LXRX). These companies are part of the Healthcare sector which turned solidly higher in afternoon trade on Wednesday, February 01st, 2017. According to an article on NASDAQ, the NYSE Health Care Index rose about 0.3% in value, while shares of health care companies in the S&P 500 were up about 0.4% as a group. These stocks research reports can be downloaded now by simply registering for free at:
Anavex Life Sciences
On Wednesday, shares in New York-based Anavex Life Sciences Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.20 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 739,760 shares. The stock ended the session 5.78% higher at $4.76. The Company's shares have gained 20.20%, both, in the last one month and on an YTD basis, and 70.61% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 18.04% above its 50-day moving average and 15.28% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Anavex Life Sciences, which engages in the development of drug candidates for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, other central nervous system diseases, pain, and various cancers, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 73.80.
On January 19th, 2017, Anavex Life Sciences and the International Rett Syndrome Foundation, doing business as Rettsyndrome.org, announced that Rettsyndrome.org has committed a financial grant of a minimum of $0.6 million to cover the majority of a planned US multicenter Phase-2 clinical trial of ANAVEX 2-73 for the treatment of Rett syndrome. Scheduled to begin in 2017, the trial will be a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study of ANAVEX 2-73 in patients with Rett syndrome lasting up to 12 weeks. Your complete research report on AVXL can be retrieved for free at:
Seattle, Washington-based Omeros Corp.'s stock closed the day 0.10% lower at $9.68 with a total trading volume of 329,575 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 18.05% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 7.72% below its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Omeros, which discovers, develops, and commercializes small-molecule and protein therapeutics, and orphan indications targeting inflammation, coagulopathies, and disorders of the central nervous system, have an RSI of 48.69.
On December 07th, 2016, Omeros announced that an abstract highlighting positive results from the ongoing OMS721 Phase-2 clinical trial in patients with hematopoietic stem cell transplant-associated thrombotic microangiopathy (HSCT-TMA) has been accepted for presentation at the 2017 Tandem Meeting of the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research in Orlando, Florida. OMS721 is Omeros' lead human monoclonal antibody targeting mannan-binding lectin-associated serine protease-2 (MASP-2). The title of the abstract is "Early Results of Phase-II Study Using OMS721 in Patients with Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant-Associated Thrombotic Microangiopathy" and will be presented on February 25th, 2017, by Dr. Samer Khaled, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation at City of Hope in Duarte California and OMS721 clinical investigator. A free report on OMER is just a click away at:
Shares in Henderson, Nevada headquartered Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. recorded a trading volume of 850,751 shares, and ended yesterday's trading session 1.72% higher at $4.74. The stock has advanced 7.00%, both, in the past month and since the start of this year, and 33.90% over the previous three months. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day moving average by 6.54%. Furthermore, shares of Spectrum Pharma, which develops and commercializes oncology and hematology drug products, have an RSI of 60.56. Sign up for your complimentary research report on SPPI at:
The Woodlands, Texas headquartered Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 1.26% lower at $14.15 with a total trading volume of 489,725 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.31%, both, in the last one month and since the start of this year. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 6.19%. Additionally, shares of Lexicon Pharma, which focuses on the discovery and development of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of human diseases, have an RSI of 48.85.
On January 09th, 2017, Lexicon Pharma announced the commencement of dosing in a Phase-1 clinical trial of LX2761, an orally-delivered small molecule compound for the potential treatment of diabetes. LX2761 is an internally generated compound and is designed to inhibit SGLT1 locally in the gastrointestinal tract without any significant inhibition of SGLT2 in the kidney. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on LXRX at:
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