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Active Broker’s Choice: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE:VRX), Cara Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CARA), Celator Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CPXX)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX) [Trend Analysis] moved up reacts as active mover, shares an increase 0.11% to traded at $28.45 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was 1.83%. Valeant Pharma (VRX) provided update on regulatory matters; to hold conference call on June 7 at 8am ET and as previously disclosed still expects to file 10-Q on or before June 10. Update on regulatory matters: In response to an application made by the Company in connection with the previously announced delay in filing its interim financial statements with Canadian securities regulators until after the May 15, 2016 filing deadline, the Autorit des marchs financiers issued a customary management cease trade order (MCTO) on May 17, 2016 relating to the trading in securities by the Company’s CEO and CFO and each other member of the board of directors.

The MCTOs do not affect the ability of other shareholders to trade in the securities of the Company. The firm’s current ratio calculated as 1.00 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 0.95 and price to cash ratio remained 16.59. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as -4.60% and return on investment was 3.70% while its return on asset stayed at -0.60%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 5.26.

Cara Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:CARA) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with 1.41% to $6.46. Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (CARA) released that it was selected to deliver a presentation titled “Kappa Opioid Receptor Agonists (KORAs), a Novel Pharmacology for the Treatment of Acute and Chronic Pain” at the International Conference on Opioids, which will be held June 5-7, 2016 in Boston.

Three experts in the field of clinical research and clinical practice will discuss the latest data and clinical developments in the treatment of acute and chronic pain, and will share results from Cara’s human abuse liability study of I.V. CR845. CR845 is Cara’s first-in-class peripherally selective kappa opioid agonist with potential to be the only Schedule V or non-scheduled opioid for acute and chronic pain. The share price of CARA attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 5.48%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 51.64% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -72.64%.

Celator Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPXX) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 71.59% to close at $30.08 with the total traded volume of 38.24 Million shares. Celator Pharma reported the cancellation of its analyst & investor meeting scheduled June 4 at 8 pm ET, Board postpones annual meeting scheduled for June 8 (CPXX). This follows the announcement earlier of a definitive agreement to be acquired by Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ). Data from the Phase 3 clinical trial of Vyxeos is still scheduled to be presented at the ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago on June 4, 2016 and at the European Hematology Association Annual Congress in Copenhagen on June 11, 2016. The firm has institutional ownership of 61.30%, while insider ownership included 0.50%. CPXX attains analyst recommendation of 1.70 with week performance of 68.80%.

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