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Active Movers in Hot Line: AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), Novartis (NYSE:NVS), Endo International (NASDAQ:ENDP)

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) [Trend Analysis] moved down reacts as active mover, shares a loss -0.14% to traded at $65.00 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was -0.51%. AbbVie presented an overview of its pipeline at the R & D Day meeting, notes early-stage pipeline is focused on resetting standard of care with new approaches to oncology, immunology, & neuroscience; notes ‘dedication’ to delivering ‘sustainable’ performance (ABBV).

Over the next five years, AbbVie intends to advance the treatment of patients with cancer, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, psoriasis, HCV, endometriosis and uterine fibroids. “AbbVie’s late-stage pipeline has the potential to deliver more than 20 new medicines or indications by 2020, with the approval of seven new medicines or indications expected in 2016,” said Michael Severino, M.D., executive vice president, research & development and chief scientific officer. “These new medicines, combined with our early-stage clinical programs, have the potential to address medical need, elevate the standard of care and improve patient outcomes.” The firm’s current ratio calculated as 1.60 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 4.42 and price to cash ratio remained 12.22. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 115.60% and return on investment was 16.90% while its return on asset stayed at 10.20%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 6.87.

Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with 0.30% to $80.95. Novartis AG reports Gilenya data had significantly greater patient retention compared to iDMTs in relapsing-remitting MS (NVS). Novartis announced data from a randomized, prospective, Phase IV, open-label study that demonstrated patient retention rate with Gilenya (fingolimod) was significantly higher at 12 months than with injectable disease-modifying therapies in patients with early relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, 81% vs. 29% respectively. Compared to injectable disease-modifying therapies, Gilenya also improved clinical and MRI outcomes and was associated with greater patient satisfaction. The share price of NVS attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 0.93%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 17.55% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -21.28%.

Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 0.86% to close at $17.59 with the total traded volume of 8.79 Million shares. A subsidiary of Endo International plc (ENDP), Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. reported that new data to be presented supporting the safety and tolerability of BELBUCA or buprenorphine buccal film for the long-term management of chronic pain in patients requiring around-the-clock opioids. The findings will be presented during a poster session at the International Conference on Opioids (ICOO 2016) in Boston, which takes place June 5-7.

BELBUCA is the first and only buprenorphine formulation developed with a dissolving film that is absorbed through the inner lining of the cheek for chronic pain management. In the Phase 3, open-label study, many patients receiving treatment with BELBUCA twice daily reported a low incidence of typical opioid-like side effects such as nausea and vomiting during treatment titration and for up to 48 weeks of daily therapy. The firm has institutional ownership of 98.50%, while insider ownership included 0.50%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 1.11. ENDP attains analyst recommendation of 2.50 with week performance of 15.57%.


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He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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