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Biotech Stock Performance Review -- BioCryst Pharma, Celgene, Exelixis, and Geron

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

If you want a Stock Review on BCRX, CELG, EXEL, or GERN then come over to and sign up for your free customized report. revisits the Biotechnology industry, which is a highly volatile and unpredictable sector due to the scientifically intensive operations of companies that reside in it. Markets served include Medical, Agricultural, Environmental, and Industrial. Equities in today's lineup are BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: BCRX), Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ: CELG), Exelixis Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEL), and Geron Corp. (NASDAQ: GERN). These free stocks reports are currently available on Simply sign up for your complimentary member access at:

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals

Durham, North Carolina headquartered BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s shares declined 0.22%, finishing last Friday's session at $4.51. A total volume of 449,547 shares was traded. Over the previous three months, the stock has advanced 2.97%. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 9.14%. Additionally, shares of BioCryst Pharma, which designs, optimizes, and develops small molecule drugs that block key enzymes involved in the pathogenesis of diseases, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 40.03.

On November 16th, 2017, BioCryst Pharma announced that its executives are scheduled to provide a corporate summary and update regarding the Company's clinical programs at the 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference on November 28th, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. ET in New York. A live audio webcast and replay of the presentation may be accessed under the Events page of the Company's website. Your complete research report on BCRX can be retrieved for free at:


On Friday, shares in Summit, New Jersey headquartered Celgene Corp. ended the session 0.91% lower at $103.15. The stock recorded a trading volume of 6.12 million shares. The Company's shares are trading below their 200-day moving average by 18.18%. Moreover, shares of Celgene, which discovers, develops, and commercializes therapies to treat cancer and inflammatory diseases worldwide, have an RSI of 34.72.

On October 27th, 2017, research firm Morgan Stanley upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Underweight' to 'Equal-Weight'.

On November 16th, 2017, Celgene and bluebird bio, Inc. announced that bb2121, a chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy targeting b-cell maturation antigen in previously treated patients with multiple myeloma, has been granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) by the US FDA and PRIority MEdicines eligibility by the European Medicines Agency. BTD designation and PRIME eligibility for bb2121 were based on preliminary clinical data from the ongoing phase 1 study CRB-401. A free report on CELG is just a click away at:


South San Francisco, California headquartered Exelixis Inc.'s stock dropped 2.77%, to close the day at $25.65 with a total trading volume of 1.76 million shares. The Company's shares have surged 72.03% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 7.53% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Exelixis, which engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of new medicines with the potential to enhance care and outcomes for people with cancer, have an RSI of 49.12. Sign up for your complimentary research report on EXEL at:


Shares in Menlo Park, California-based Geron Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.03 million shares. The stock ended at $1.90, down 1.04% from the last trading session. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 10.21%. Furthermore, shares of Geron, which operates as a biopharmaceutical company, have an RSI of 40.29.

On November 07th, 2017, Geron announced that John A. Scarlett, M.D., President and Chief CEO, is scheduled to present at the Piper Jaffray 29th Annual Healthcare Conference on November 28th, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. ET in New York. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available under the Investors section of the Company's website. Register for free on and download the latest research report on GERN at:


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