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Technical Snapshots for These Biotech Stocks -- Alnylam Pharma, Alexion Pharma, Albany Molecular Research, and BioCryst Pharma

NEW YORK, September 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

If you want a Stock Review on ALNY, ALXN, AMRI, or BCRX then come over to and sign up for your free customized report today. Biotech stocks have performed well in the first half of this year despite challenges like rising competition, pipeline setbacks, slowdown in growth of mature products, and generic competition for certain key drugs, as reported by Zacks. Some of the companies also raised their guidance for 2017.This morning, observes the following equities: Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALNY), Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXN), Albany Molecular Research Inc. (NASDAQ: AMRI), and BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: BCRX). Access's complimentary reports for today's stocks line-up at:

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals 

Shares in Cambridge, Massachusetts headquartered Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. plummeted 15.68%, ending Thursday's trading session at $72.53. The stock recorded a trading volume of 6.02 million shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 799,330 shares. The Company's shares have surged 93.72% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 21.90% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of the Company, which discovers, develops, and commercializes novel therapeutics based on RNA interference, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 33.58.

On September 05th, 2017, Alnylam Pharma announced that management will present a Company overview at the 15th Annual Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on September 13th, 2017, at 9:55 a.m. ET at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available under the Investors section of the Company's website. Visit us today and access your complete report on ALNY for free at:

Alexion Pharmaceuticals 

New Haven, Connecticut headquartered Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock declined 1.12%, closing the day at $143.50 with a total trading volume of 1.65 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 5.48% in the past month, 39.43% in the previous three months, and 17.29% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 8.30% and 14.93% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Alexion Pharma, which develops and commercializes life-transforming therapeutic products, have an RSI of 66.24.  

On September 05th, 2017, research firm JP Morgan upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Overweight'.

On September 05th, 2017, Alexion Pharma announced that management will present at the Morgan Stanley 15th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on September 12th, 2017, at 2:55 p.m. ET in New York. The Company will also present at the LEERINK Partners Roundtable Series: Rare Disease & Immuno-Oncology on September 27th, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. ET in New York. The complimentary research report on ALXN can be accessed at:

Albany Molecular Research 

On Thursday, shares in New York headquartered Albany Molecular Research Inc. ("AMRI") recorded a three months average volume of 1.27 million shares. The stock ended the day flat at $21.74. The Company's shares have advanced 0.09% in the past month, 7.78% in the previous three months, and 15.88% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.13% and 18.89%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the Company, which provides integrated drug discovery, development, and manufacturing services primarily in the US, Europe, and Asia, have an RSI of 51.56.

On August 31st, 2017, AMRI announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition by affiliates of The Carlyle Group and affiliates of GTCR LLC. President and CEO William S. Marth will continue to lead AMRI. Register for free on and download the research report on AMRI at:

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals 

Durham, North Carolina headquartered BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock skyrocketed 20.36%, finishing yesterday's session at $5.97. A total volume of 4.27 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.00 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 32.96% in the last one month and 7.18% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 17.39%. Additionally, shares of BioCryst Pharma, which designs, optimizes, and develops small molecule drugs that block key enzymes involved in the pathogenesis of diseases, have an RSI of 70.07.

On August 23rd, 2017, BioCryst Pharma announced that executives from the Company are scheduled to provide a corporate summary and update regarding its clinical programs at The Robert W. Baird's 2017 Global Healthcare Conference on September 6, 2017 at 7:55 a.m. ET in New York, The Ladenburg Thalmann 2017 Healthcare Conference on September 26th, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. ET in New York and The Cantor Fitzgerald Global Healthcare Conference on September 27th, 2017 at 3:25 p.m. ET in New York.

On September 06th, 2017, research firm JP Morgan upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Overweight'. Get free access to your research report on BCRX at:


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