Shares of Anavex Life Sciences Corp. traded 36% higher Friday after the company reported that during a Phase 2b/3 clinical trial of patients diagnosed with early Alzheimer's disease, its ANAVEX®2-73 (blarcamesine) met both key primary and secondary endpoints and demonstrated significant reductions in clinical decline.
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Shares of Axsome Therapeutics Inc. traded to a new 52-week high after the company reported its AXS-05 successfully met both the primary and key secondary endpoints
in the Phase 3 ACCORD Alzheimer's disease agitation trial.
Shares of Japanese pharmaceutical firm Shionogi & Co. Ltd. traded nearly 13% higher yesterday after the company reported it received emergency regulatory approval from Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare for its Xocova® (ensitrelvir fumaric acid) tablets for use in treating SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Imago BioSciences Inc. shares traded 104.5% higher yesterday to a new 52-week high after the company reported it entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Merck & Co. in an all-cash transaction for US$36.00 per share.
Iveric Bio Inc. shares traded 25% higher Friday after the company reported that the U.S. FDA has granted breakthrough therapy designation for its avacincaptad pegol for use in the treatment of geographic atrophy secondary to age-related macular degeneration.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Advisory Panel denied the approval of this therapeutic for patients hospitalized with severe SARS-CoV-2, yet it is still a Buy, noted a Research Capital Corp. report.
CytomX Therapeutics Inc. shares traded 32% higher after the company reported it has formed a strategic research collaboration with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. to develop next-generation bispecific immunotherapies to treat multiple cancer tumor types.
4D Molecular Therapeutics Inc. shares traded 38.5% higher yesterday after the company reported interim data from its Phase 1/2 clinical trial of Intravitreal 4D-150 for use in the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration.
Opiant Pharmaceuticals Inc. shares traded 111% higher after the company reported it entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Indivior Plc. for US$20.00 per share in cash. Opiant shareholders will also receive contingent value rights that are worth up to an additional US$8.00/share if certain product sales milestones are met.
ADMA Biologics Inc. shares traded 27.5% higher after the company reported Q3/22 financial results that included a 99% YOY revenue increase. The firm added that it is raising its FY/22 revenue estimates from US$130 million to US$145 million.
With late-stage drug candidates and major near-term catalysts, undervalued Aldeyra Therapeutics warrants a Buy to Outperform rating and consideration by potential investors, according to various analysts.
Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc. shares traded 200% higher yesterday to a new 52-week high after the company advised that Ipsen SA reported that in a Phase 3 clinical trial, Onivyde® regimen was shown to significantly improve overall survival in previously untreated patients afflicted with metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
Shares of Oyster Point Pharma Inc. traded 38.5% higher after the firm reported it agreed to be acquired by Viatris Inc. for US$11.00 per share along with a contingent value right for a potential additional payment of up to US$2.00 per share.
Shares of Ocuphire Pharma Inc. traded 20% higher after the ophthalmology-focused biopharmaceutical firm reported it executed a global license agreement with FamyGen Life Sciences Inc. to develop and commercialize its Nyxol® Eye Drops for use in treating mydriasis, presbyopia, and night vision disturbances.
Arcturus Therapeutics Holdings Inc. shares traded 19% higher yesterday after the firm reported it entered a global partnership with CSL Seqirus to develop and commercialize self-amplifying mRNA vaccines worldwide.
Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals Ltd. shares traded 12% higher yesterday after the company reported Q3/22 financial results that included a 720% YoY increase in net revenue attributed to a combination of organic growth and increases in global licensing revenue.