Navigation Links
Biotech Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Portola Pharma, OvaScience, Ocera Therapeutics, and Ocular Therapeutix

NEW YORK, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Focus is on the Biotechnology, a highly volatile and unpredictable sector due to the scientifically intensive operations of companies in this space. Markets served include medical, agricultural, environmental, and industrial. In today's pre-market research, dedicates attention to these four stocks: Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: PTLA), OvaScience Inc. (NASDAQ: OVAS), Ocera Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: OCRX), and Ocular Therapeutix Inc. (NASDAQ: OCUL). Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at:

Portola Pharma  

On Monday, shares in South San Francisco, California headquartered Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc. climbed 1.77%, ending the day at $39.12. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.05 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 16.78% in the last one month, 108.86% over the previous three months, and 74.33% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 21.81% and 59.53%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Portola Pharma, which develops and commercializes therapeutics for patients in the areas of thrombosis, other hematologic disorders, and inflammation, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.78.

On February 28th, 2017, Portola Pharmaceuticals provided a corporate update and reported its financial results for Q4 2016 and year ended December 31st, 2016. Collaboration and license revenue in 2016 was $35.5 million compared with $12.1 million in 2015. For Q4 2016, total operating expenses were $68.9 million, research and development expenses were $56.0 million, and net loss was $53.8 million. PTLA complete research report is just a click away and free at:


Shares in Waltham, Massachusetts headquartered OvaScience Inc. ended the day 11.70% higher at $1.91. A total volume of 3.12 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.21 million shares. In the last month and the previous three months, the stock has surged 29.05% and 42.54%, respectively. Additionally, the Company's shares have advanced 24.84% in the previous one year. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 23.51%. Furthermore, shares of OvaScience, which discovers, develops, and commercializes fertility treatment options for women worldwide, have an RSI of 73.52.

On March 02nd, 2017, OvaScience reported financial results and provided a business update for Q4 2016 and year ended December 31st, 2016. For Q4 2016, revenue was $121,000; net loss was $22.6 million; and research and development expense, excluding restructuring costs, was $4.7 million. For full year 2016, revenue was $653,000; net loss was $82.3 million; and research and development expense, excluding restructuring costs, was $21.6 million. The complimentary report on OVAS can be downloaded at:

Ocera Therapeutics  

At the close of trading on Monday, shares in Palo Alto, California headquartered Ocera Therapeutics Inc. finished 3.20% higher at $1.29 with a total trading volume of 772,795 shares. The stock has advanced 105.25% in the last one month. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day moving average by 12.24%. Additionally, shares of Ocera Therapeutics, which operates as a clinical stage biopharmaceutical Company, have an RSI of 50.95.

On March 10th, 2017, Ocera Therapeutics announced updates to its clinical development programs and reported financial results for Q4 2016 and year ended December 31st, 2016. Revenue for the three and twelve months of full year 2016 was $512,000 and $609,000, respectively. Net loss for the three and twelve months of full year 2016 was $5.2 million and $26.9 million, respectively. Sign up for your complimentary research report on OCRX at:

Ocular Therapeutix  

Bedford, Massachusetts headquartered Ocular Therapeutix Inc.'s shares recorded a trading volume of 685,579 shares at the end of yesterday's session. The stock closed the day 0.97% higher at $9.36. The Company's shares have advanced 14.85% in the past month, 13.18% in the last three months, and 11.83% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 13.31% and 30.25%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Ocular Therapeutix, which focuses on the development and commercialization of therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye using its proprietary hydrogel platform technology in the US, have an RSI of 57.22.

On March 15th, 2017, Ocular Therapeutix announced positive results of a patient experience study of DEXTENZA™ (dexamethasone insert) 0.4 mg for intracanalicular use. The study, published in Patient Preference and Adherence, evaluated the overall patient experience and perceived value of DEXTENZA following cataract surgery. Get free access to your research report on OCUL at:


Stock Callers: 

Stock Callers (SC) produces regular sponsored and non-sponsored reports, articles, stock market blogs, and popular investment newsletters covering equities listed on NYSE and NASDAQ and micro-cap stocks. SC has two distinct and independent departments. One department produces non-sponsored analyst certified content generally in the form of press releases, articles and reports covering equities listed on NYSE and NASDAQ and the other produces sponsored content (in most cases not reviewed by a registered analyst), which typically consists of compensated investment newsletters, articles and reports covering listed stocks and micro-caps. Such sponsored content is outside the scope of procedures detailed below. 

SC has not been compensated; directly or indirectly; for producing or publishing this document. 


The non-sponsored content contained herein has been prepared by a writer (the "Author") and is fact checked and reviewed by a third party research service company (the "Reviewer") represented by a credentialed financial analyst [for further information on analyst credentials, please email Rohit Tuli, a CFA® charterholder (the "Sponsor"), provides necessary guidance in preparing the document templates. The Reviewer has reviewed and revised the content, as necessary, based on publicly available information which is believed to be reliable. Content is researched, written and reviewed on a reasonable-effort basis. The Reviewer has not performed any independent investigations or forensic audits to validate the information herein. The Reviewer has only independently reviewed the information provided by the Author according to the procedures outlined by SC. SC is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the third-party research service company to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be. Unless otherwise noted, any content outside of this document has no association with the Author or the Reviewer in any way.  


SC, the Author, and the Reviewer are not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is accepted whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. SC, the Author, and the Reviewer expressly disclaim any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Additionally, SC, the Author, and the Reviewer do not (1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included information is subject to change without notice. 


This document is not intended as an offering, recommendation, or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell the securities mentioned or discussed, and is to be used for informational purposes only. Please read all associated disclosures and disclaimers in full before investing. Neither SC nor any party affiliated with us is a registered investment adviser or broker-dealer with any agency or in any jurisdiction whatsoever. To download our report(s), read our disclosures, or for more information, visit

For any questions, inquiries, or comments reach out to us directly. If you're a company we are covering and wish to no longer feature on our coverage list contact us via email and/or phone between 09:30 EDT to 16:00 EDT from Monday to Friday at:
Phone number:  +44-330-808-3765
Office Address: Clyde Offices, Second Floor, 48 West George Street, Glasgow, U.K. -G2 1BP

CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

SOURCE Chelmsford Park SA
Copyright©2017 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. On World Tuberculosis Day 2017, American/Russian biotech partnership announces positive trial results for a new treatment of TB
2. Biotech Stocks Under Scanner -- BioDelivery Sciences, Sage Therapeutics, Benitec Biopharma, and OncoGenex Pharma
3. Research Reports Initiation on Biotech Stocks -- Sangamo, Eyegate Pharma, Synthetic Biologics, and Regulus
4. Biotechs Focus on Improving Cancer Pain Management for Enhanced Patient Care
5. Three Day Biotechnology for the Non-Biotechnologist Course (London, United Kingdom - September 27-28-29, 2017) - Research and Markets
6. Festo Introduces at Interphex a New Family of Sanitary/Automated Ball, Angle Seat, and Pinch Valves for the Pharma and Biotech Industries
7. The Next Big Biotech Breakthrough Could Just be on the Horizon
8. Lifecycle Biotechnology Today Announced the Hiring of Aaron Benz as Business Development Manager for their Chemical and Reagent Brand, Chata Biosystems
9. Global Licensing Partnering Report: Terms & Agreements in Pharma, Biotech & Diagnostics 2010-2016 - Research and Markets
10. Biotech Sector Influencing Growth in the Pharmaceutical Consulting Services
11. Genesis Biotechnology Group Expands Preclinical Contract Research Portfolio by Acquiring PharmOptima
Post Your Comments:
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... , ... The new and improved Oakton® pocket testers, from Cole-Parmer, stand up ... a new cap design that is versatile, functional and leakproof. They are ideal for ... water quality. , The Oakton pocket testers have many user-friendly and functional features. An ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... Sept. 19, 2017 ValGenesis Inc., the global ... pleased to announce the strategic partnership with VTI Life ... with validation services using the latest technology available in ... provide clients with efficient and cost-effective validation services using ... for the ValGenesis VLMS system. ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... September 19, 2017 , ... ... technologies, today announced a partnership with Cytena GmbH to launch the CloneSelect™ Single-Cell ... real-time image analysis to isolate single cells and provide visual documentation of monoclonality ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Band-LOK, LLC, an orthopedic medical device innovation ... patents have been allowed by the USPTO on the proprietary Tether Clamp and ... explore additional clinically-relevant designs for both the implants and the instrumentation. I ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/5/2017)... , April 5, 2017  The Allen Institute ... Allen Cell Explorer: a one-of-a-kind portal and dynamic digital ... 3D imaging data, the first application of deep learning ... human stem cell lines and a growing suite of ... platform for these and future publicly available resources created ...
(Date:4/4/2017)... YORK , April 4, 2017   EyeLock ... today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark ... patent broadly covers the linking of an iris image ... same transaction) and represents the company,s 45 th ... latest patent is very timely given the multi-modal biometric ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... -- The research team of The Hong Kong Polytechnic ... by adopting ground breaking 3D fingerprint minutiae recovery and matching technology, ... accuracy for use in identification, crime investigation, immigration control, security of ... ... A research team led by Dr ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):