New User:

-or-
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?

Stock Market & Financial Investment News

News Breaks
August 11, 2014
10:50 EDTFWP, BIIBBiogen weakness attributed to Forward Pharma IPO filing
Shares of Biogen Idec (BIIB) came off their earlier highs and moved into negative ground in early trading, with some attributing the move lower to another pharmaceutical company, Forward Pharma (FWP), filing its registration statement with the SEC relating to a proposed initial public offering and reporting that Joel Sendek has been appointed CFO. WHAT'S NOTABLE: Forward Pharma focuses on a proprietary formulation of dimethyl fumarate, or DMF, for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. DMF is the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient, or API, found in Tecfidera, which Biogen Idec began selling for the treatment of RRMS following approval by the FDA in March 2013 and approval by the European Commission in February 2014, Forward Pharma indicated in its IPO filing. In addition to its filing, Forward Pharma announced this morning that it has hired Joel Sendek from Stifel Financial, where he served as Managing Director, Biotechnology and led the firm's healthcare equity research group. PRICE ACTION: Shares of Biogen are down fractionally in mid-morning trading after being up over 1% soon after today's opening bell.
News For BIIB;FWP From The Last 14 Days
Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.
December 19, 2014
09:48 EDTBIIBBiogen should be bought on weakness after Roche drug halted, says Evercore ISI
Subscribe for More Information
08:53 EDTBIIBBiogen drug, trial differs from Roche Alzheimer's drug, says RBC Capital
Subscribe for More Information
08:51 EDTBIIBBiogen drops 2% after Roche discontinues Alzheimer drug trial
Shares of Biogen (BIIB) are moving lower after Roche (RHHBY) announced the discontinuation of its Alzheimer's drug gantenerumab, which was in Phase III testing. Analysts at Wells Fargo said Roche's trial failure adds risk to Biogen's potential treatment of Alzheimer's. Shares of Biogen are down $8.20 to $345.50 in pre-market trading.
December 12, 2014
08:01 EDTBIIBPiper predicts two large-cap biotechs could be acquired in 2015
Subscribe for More Information
December 9, 2014
12:22 EDTBIIBPiper Jaffray biopharm analyst holds an analyst/industry conference call
Senior Research Analyst Schimmer, along with Biopharmaceuticals Analyst Breazzano, discuss gene therapy for hemophilia on an Analyst/Industry conference call to be held on December 11 at 10 am.

Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.

I agree to the theflyonthewall.com disclaimer & terms of use