Week Ahead In Pharmaceuticals: 6 Stocks To Watch (BPMC, BHC, ACRX…)

Week Ahead In Pharmaceuticals: 6 Stocks To Watch (BPMC, BHC, ACRX…)
Another week has rolled by, and the biotech sector, being a volatile one, saw some stocks soaring to the moon and some hitting the skids. vTv Therapeutics Inc. (VTVT) closed the week, up 238%, at $3.35. The Company’s most advanced drug candidate is Azeliragon, which failed in a phase III trial in patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease, dubbed STEADFAST. Vaxart... Read More

Week Ahead In Pharmaceuticals: 5 Stocks To Watch (OMER, BOLD, XLRN…)

Week Ahead In Pharmaceuticals: 5 Stocks To Watch (OMER, BOLD, XLRN…)
Clinical trials are binary speculative events that could make or break biotech stocks. The week that just rolled by saw Amarin Corporation plc (AMRN) gain as much as 446%, thanks to positive results from REDUCE-IT, the cardiovascular outcomes study of Vascepa. On the contrary, TG Therapeutics Inc. (TGTX) lost 46% as investors were not happy with the news related to... Read More

Stocks to Watch: DuPont, Nike, KB Home are stocks to watch

Stocks to Watch: DuPont, Nike, KB Home are stocks to watch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday’s session are DuPont, Nike Inc., and KB Home. DuPont US:DD : The chemical company late Thursday cut its second-quarter and full year profit outlook due to worse-than-expected performance of its agriculture unit. Shares fell 1.9% in extended trading. Nike NKE, +0.21% : The... Read More

Stocks to Watch: Bed Bath & Beyond, GoPro, Nike are stocks to watch

Stocks to Watch: Bed Bath & Beyond, GoPro, Nike are stocks to watch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday’s session are Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., GoPro Inc., and Nike Inc. After Wednesday’s closing bell, Bed Bath & Beyond BBBY, +0.94%  reported quarterly earnings that fell short of analysts’ estimate. Shares fell 5.7% in after hours. GoPro GPRO, -0.83% a video camera... Read More

Stocks to Watch: Google, Barnes & Noble are stocks to watch Wednesday

Stocks to Watch: Google, Barnes & Noble are stocks to watch Wednesday
An earlier version of this story included companies that are scheduled to report earnings on Thursday, not Wednesday. The errors have been corrected. SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Wednesday’s session are Google Inc., and Barnes and Noble Inc. Google GOOG, -0.10% GOOGL, -0.02%  will host its annual developers conference... Read More

Stocks to Watch: Wisconsin Energy, Oracle, GE are stocks to watch

Stocks to Watch: Wisconsin Energy, Oracle, GE are stocks to watch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — A spurt of acquisition announcements or talk of deals involving Wisconsin Energy Corp., Oracle Corp., and General Electric Co. may set those shares up for active trading in Monday’s session. Wisconsin Energy Corp. WEC, +1.40%  said it would buy Integrys Energy Group Inc. US:TEG  in a cash-and-stock purchase valued at $9.1 billion, including debt. Oracle Corp.... Read More

Stocks to Watch: Stocks to watch: Oracle, Smith & Wesson, Family Dollar

Stocks to Watch: Stocks to watch: Oracle, Smith & Wesson, Family Dollar
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday’s session are Oracle Corp., Smith & Wesson Holding Corp., and Family Dollar Stores Inc. After Thursday’s closing bell, Oracle ORCL, -0.25%  said its fiscal fourth-quarter profit fell to $3.65 billion from $3.81 billion a year earlier. Per-share earnings were unchanged at 80 cents... Read More