Solid Margins, Financial Strategies, and Earnings Reports Support Long-Term Growth in Biotech - Research Report on Gilead

 Solid Margins, Financial Strategies, and Earnings Reports Support Long-Term
    Growth in Biotech - Research Report on Gilead Sciences, Celgene, Onyx
                     Pharmaceuticals, Questcor, and Amgen

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NEW YORK, August 6, 2013

NEW YORK, August 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting Gilead
Sciences Inc. (NYSE: GILD), Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG), Onyx
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONXX), Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:
QCOR), and Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN). Today's readers may access these reports
free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst
ratings - via the links below.

Gilead Sciences Inc. Research Report

On July 25, 2013, Gilead Sciences Inc. (Gilead) released its Q2 2013 financial
results. The Company reported total revenues of $2.8 billion, up 15.1% YoY, as
product sales increased 14.7% YoY to $2.7 billion, driven primarily by growth
in Gilead's antiviral franchise, in Q2 2013. On the other hand, royalty,
contract, and other revenues were up31.2% YoY to $110.1 million. Net income
attributable to the Company was up 8.6% YoY to $772.6 million, while diluted
EPS in Q2 2013 remained unchanged at $0.46 from Q2 2012. The Full Research
Report on Gilead Sciences Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-02/GILD]

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Celgene Corporation Research Report

On August 1, 2013, Celgene Corporation (Celgene) announced its intention to
offer senior unsecured notes under a shelf registration statement on Form S-3
on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, subject to market and
other conditions. Celgene reported that the interest rate, the maturity dates,
and other key terms of the offering will be determined at the time of pricing.
The Company stated that it intends to use the net proceeds from the offering
for general corporate purposes, which may include, without limitation, further
development of Celgene's clinical and pre-clinical programs, capital
expenditures, general corporate development activities, meeting working
capital needs, share repurchases of common stock, and repayment of some or all
of its outstanding commercial papers. The Full Research Report on Celgene
Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-02/CELG]

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Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Research Report

On July 31, 2013, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Onyx Pharmaceuticals) announced
that it will release its Q2 2013 financial results after the market closes on
Thursday, August 8, 2013. Onyx Pharmaceuticals reported that it will hold a
webcast and conference call with the financial community for the discussion of
its Q2 2013 financial results and general business overview on the same day at
5:00 p.m. ET (2:00 p.m. PT). The Full Research Report on Onyx Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets -
is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-02/ONXX]

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Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Research Report

On July 30, 2013, Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Questcor) released its Q2
2013 financial results. The Company reported that its net income was up 66.5%
YoY to $69.1 million, and diluted EPS was up 72.3% YoY to $1.12, during the
quarter. Net sales were up 64.1% YoY to $184.6 million, primarily attributable
to the expanded usage of H.P. Acthar Gel (repository corticotropin injection)
by rheumatologists in the treatment of patients suffering from
dermatomyositis; polymyositis; systemic lupus erythematosus; and rheumatoid
arthritis, besides the growth of nephrological and neurological prescriptions
for the treatment of nephrotic syndrome (NS) and multiple sclerosis (MS)
relapses and infantile spasms (IS), respectively. Steve Cartt, Chief Operating
Officer of Questcor, stated, "Total new paid prescriptions for Acthar were
approximately 2,250 to 2,275 in the second quarter, an increase of about 35%
year-over-year." The Full Research Report on Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-02/QCOR]

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Amgen Inc. Research Report

On July 30, 2013, Amgen Inc. (Amgen) released its Q2 2013 financial results.
The Company's revenues were up 4.5% YoY to $4.7 billion, as total product
sales increased 9.4% YoY to $4.6 billion, driven by Enbrel (etanercept),
Neulasta (pegfilgrastim), XGEVA (denosumab), and Prolia (denosumab), during
the quarter. Net income was down 0.6% YoY to $1.3 million, and diluted EPS was
up 2.5% YoY to $1.65. Robert A. Bradway, Chairman and CEO of Amgen, said, "We
saw solid product trends during the second quarter and are carrying good
momentum into the second half." Bradway added, "We continue to make excellent
progress with our pipeline of innovative molecules and look forward to
multiple data readouts in 2014, including pivotal Phase 3 data for our
cholesterol-lowering agent, AMG 145, in the first quarter." For full-year
2013, Amgen expects revenues to be at the upper end of $17.8 billion to $18.2
billion; adjusted EPS to be in the range of $7.30 to $7.45; adjusted tax rate
to be in the range of 9% to 10%; and capital expenditures to be approximately
$700 million. The Full Research Report on Amgen Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-02/AMGN]

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