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Short Call at News Buzzer: Galena Biopharma (NASDAQ:GALE), Citigroup (NYSE:C), The Liberty Media (NASDAQ:LMCA)

Galena Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:GALE) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it -0.68% to close at $0.35 with the total traded volume of 4.3 Million shares. Galena Biopharma, Inc. (GALE) announced that preclinical data from the Company’s NeuVax (nelipepimut-S) program is being presented at the Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer (PIVAC) Conference in Winchester, UK. NeuVax contains the immunodominant peptide derived from the extracellular region of the HER2 protein, which is expressed in ovarian and pancreatic cancers as well as in breast cancer.

The poster, entitled, “Preclinical study on the efficacy of NeuVax peptide vaccine against human Her2+/ HLA-A2.1+ ovarian and pancreatic cancer,” demonstrated the results of HLA-A2 transgenic mice that were immunized with NeuVax (E75) mixed with recombinant mouse GM-CSF (NeuVax mice). As control, a group of mice received GM-CSF alone (control mice). CD8+ T cells purified from the spleens of HLA-A2 transgenic immunized mice were adoptively transferred to NSG (NOD/SCID/IL2Rγnull) mice bearing human ovarian or pancreatic tumors which were HER2+, HLA-A2+. The firm has institutional ownership of 14.60%, while insider ownership included 0.20%. GALE attains analyst recommendation of 2.30 with week performance of -12.23%.

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) [Trend Analysis] moved down reacts as active mover, shares a decrease -1.82% to traded at $46.92 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was -1.86%. Santander will buy Citigroup’s retail operations in Argentina, a local newspaper reported late on Monday, citing market sources. Earlier this year, the U.S. bank said it was exiting its retail banking and credit card operations in Brazil, Argentina and Colombia as it sought to slim down and cut costs.

Newspaper La Nacion said the amount Santander would pay was not clear, but that the operations were estimated to be worth $200 million to $300 million. Banco Santander Rio, the Argentine affiliate of Spain’s Santander Group, said on Tuesday it was unaware a decision had been taken. Citi did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 2.40 and price to cash ratio remained 0.21. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 6.70% and return on investment was 8.30% while its return on asset stayed at 0.80%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 0.88.

The Liberty Media Group (NASDAQ:LMCA) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with 15.81% to $27.83. The share price of LMCA attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 8.20%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 57.05% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -6.14%.


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