Investors Should Watch: Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MACK), American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL), General Communication Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCMA), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX), OceanFirst Financial (NASDAQ:OCFC)

On Jan 22, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MACK) announced that Birgit M. Schoeberl, Ph.D. has been named the new head of its Discovery division. Ulrik B. Nielsen, Ph.D. will be stepping down as the head of the Discovery division and has been elected to serve on Merrimack’s Board of Directors. Anthony J. Sinskey, Sc.D. will also be resigning from the Board of Directors and will continue … Continue reading Investors Should Watch: Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MACK), American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL), General Communication Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCMA), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX), OceanFirst Financial (NASDAQ:OCFC)

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Merck (MRK) announced it’s buying the Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CBST) for $102 per share. Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. does advanced antibiotic research and is noted for its research on superbugs — diseases that have developed immunity to antibiotic treatment. Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CBST) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 5.60% and weekly performance is 0.94%. On last trading day company shares ended up … Continue reading Moving Stocks: Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CBST), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX), Riverbed Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVBD), eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH), IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX)

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BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX) CFO Thomas R. Staab II unloaded 10,000 shares of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.58, for a total transaction of $135,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 162,942 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,212,752. BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. … Continue reading Big Movers : BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX), Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRTX), Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN), Pike Corporation (NYSE:PIKE), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

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Biotech GAiners: BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX), Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ:DYAX), Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX), Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:MACK)

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) shares closed up nearly 11% on Tuesday after the company reported positive data from its OPuS-1 mid-stage study involving BCX4161 as a treatment for hereditary angioedema, or HAE. This is a rare immune disorder that can cause swelling of the face, breathing airways, and also causes abdominal cramping. According to the preliminary results from the company‚Äôs proof-of-concept study, BCX4161 met both … Continue reading Biotech GAiners: BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX), Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ:DYAX), Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX), Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:MACK)

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Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:IDRA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported ($0.12) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.04, American Banking News reports. Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:IDRA) stock performance was 11.02% in last session and finished the day at $2.82. Traded volume was 4,339,672 shares in the last session and the average volume of the … Continue reading Bullish Stocks At NASDAQ: Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:IDRA), Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS), Origin Agritech (NASDAQ:SEED), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX)

Biotech Gainers In News: Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NYSEMKT:INO), Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ:DNDN), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX), Dyax (NASDAQ:DYAX)

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSEMKT:INO) on Feb. 27 announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 18,966,000 shares of common stock for a public offering price of $2.90 per share. The gross proceeds to Inovio from this offering are expected to be approximately $55 million, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses payable by the Company. Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSEMKT:INO) … Continue reading Biotech Gainers In News: Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NYSEMKT:INO), Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ:DNDN), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:BCRX), Dyax (NASDAQ:DYAX)