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A couple Pharma stocks that are bullish today – Pernix Therapeutics & Flamel Technologies

PTX – Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company which focuses on identifying, developing and commercializing differentiated products that address unmet medical needs.

PTX – Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc

Fundamentals Previously closed at 0.75
Day’s high 0.80
Day’s low 0.73
P/E ratio NA
EPS -1.57


Analysts opinion Hedgefund Point 72, by Steve Cohen has apparently bought a 5.8% stake in PTX, which has raised the price of PTX to $1.5 Pre-market. The institutional ownership for Pernix therapeutics is high, at 63.99%. 12 funds opened new Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc stakes, 39 increased stakes. There were 25 that closed positions and 34 reduced them. Two managers had the stock in their top Ten.

Also, technically, PTX has an RSI of 25.84, which suggests an entry point. Many Brokers, including Brean Capital, ING, Citigroup have a “Buy” rating for PTX. However, a number of firms like Zacks, have a “sell” rating. The target price varies from $3 to $8.

Sentiments Sentiments are positive for PTX, which is up +70.64% pre-market today. Sentiment index is 357.14% on the positive side on Stockal proprietary app, which suggests a further price rise.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 100% higher chatter than usual.

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Maxlinear Inc and Celgene Corporation have bullish sentiments

MXL– MaxLinear, Inc provides integrated, radio-frequency (RF) mixed-signal integrated circuits for broadband communications and data center and other network applications.

MXL – MaxLinear, Inc

Fundamentals Previously closed at 18.54
Day’s high 18.58
Day’s low 17.86
P/E ratio NA
EPS -0.82


Analysts opinion The business it is in, as a producer of Radio Frequency and mixed-signal circuits has a huge potential, with the trend of consumers’ demand for higher quality video streaming, and increased content online. MXL gained 10.9% in the last four weeks. It is expected to grow (EPS) at an exceptional 45.2%. The sell-side analysts have a 1.14 rating for the stock indicating a “Strong Buy”. Deere & Co boosted its stake in MXL by 0.7%, California State Teachers Retirement System increased its stake by 1.7%, American Century companies Inc., AlphaMark Advisors LLC and Numeric Investors LLC etc. acquired new stakes in MXL last quarter.
Technically, MXL is supposedly forming a second stage cup with handle base. It has support/resistance levels at $18.50 and $13.77. Insider Curtis Ling, the Chief Technical Officer sold 36,800 shares of the company on Tuesday at an average price of $18.02.
Sentiments Due to the news, the investor sentiments may be bullish for the stock.
Revenue Prediction Analysts are expecting the revenue to grow at 42% this next quarter and 32% for the year.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 55% higher chatter than usual.

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How To Identify The Most Suitable Companies To Invest In

Getting into a trade is perhaps the toughest part about investing because of the level of research it takes. You get tips and suggestions from so many people, coming from so many directions that it’s difficult not to get utterly confused. And if you are an amateur at finance, there are dozens of “technical-sounding” terms about stocks that are not easy to wrap your head around.

There’s TV news coming from the likes of CNBC and Bloomberg with dozens of analysts constantly talking about their favourite bets. There are thousands of business and finance websites – most of them reporting the same popular news. There are umpteen newsletters and then there are hundreds of tip-giving services.

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