FDA Approvals, Scheduled Presentations, and Stock Price Movements - Research
Report on Amgen, St. Jude Medical, Life Technologies, Ligand, and Infinity
NEW YORK, November 29, 2013
NEW YORK, November 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Amgen,
Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN), St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE: STJ), Life Technologies
Corp. (NASDAQ: LIFE), Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: LGND), and Infinity
Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:INFI). Today's readers may access these reports
free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst
ratings - via the links below.
Amgen, Inc. Research Report
On November 22, 2013, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Amgen, Inc.
(Amgen), and Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc. together announced that the
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a supplemental New Drug
Application for the oral multi-kinase inhibitor NEXAVAR (sorafenib) tablets
for the treatment of patients with locally recurrent or metastatic,
progressive, differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) refractor to radioactive
iodine treatment. Amgen stated that the FDA approval is based on the results
of the DECISION (stuDy of sorafEnib in loCally advanced or metastatIc patientS
with radioactive Iodine refractory thyrOid caNcer) trial, an international,
multicenter, placebo-controlled study. Commenting on the news, Pamela A.
Cyrus, M.D., Vice President and Head of U.S. Medical Affairs, Bayer Healthcare
Pharmaceuticals, stated, "Locally recurrent or metastatic, progressive,
differentiated thyroid carcinoma that is refractory to radioactive iodine
treatment is difficult to treat. NEXAVAR is the first and only FDA-approved
therapy for this type of thyroid cancer and is a positive development for
patients who previously had limited treatment options." The Company informed
that NEXAVAR was approved following a priority review by the FDA, a
designation reserved for drugs that may offer a significant improvement in
treatment over existing options.The Full Research Report on Amgen, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
St. Jude Medical, Inc. Research Report
On November 21, 2013, St. Jude Medical, Inc. (St. Jude Medical) announced that
the Company will present at the Piper Jaffray 25^th Annual Healthcare
Conference on December 3, 2013, in New York City. The Company informed that
Don Zurbay, Vice President, Finance and CFO will address the conference at
9:30 a.m. ET. St. Jude Medical stated that the live webcast of the
presentation will be available at the Company website. The Full Research
Report on St. Jude Medical, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Life Technologies Corp. Research Report
On November 26, 2013, Life Technologies Corp.'s (Life Technologies) stock rose
0.08%, ending the day at $75.75. Over the previous three trading sessions,
shares of Life Technologies gained 0.16% compared to the Nasdaq Composite
which gained 1.22% during the same period. The Full Research Report on Life
Technologies Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. Research Report
On November 26, 2013, Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s (Ligand) stock rose 5.48%,
ending the day at $57.75. Over the previous three trading sessions, shares of
Ligand gained 11.08% compared to the Nasdaq Composite which gained 1.22%
during the same period. The Full Research Report on Ligand Pharmaceuticals
Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets -
is available to download free of charge at:
Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc. Research Report
Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Infinity Pharmaceuticals) posted the schedule
of its upcoming conferences and events on the events section of its Company
website. The Company stated that it will present at the Deutsche Bank BioFEST
Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on December 2, 2013 at 10:10 a.m. ET, and
will host ASH Investor Reception and Webcast, on December 8, 2013 at 12:00
p.m. ET. According to the Company, the webcast of the presentations will be
available on the Events & Presentation section of the Company website. The
Full Research Report on Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
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