AGN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Merck Up on OncoEthix Acquisition Deal, Oncology in Focus - Analyst ...

    December 19, 2014
    Merck (MRK) acquired Swiss biotech privately held company, OncoEthix, and added a promising experimental early-stage candidate, ...
  2. AstraZeneca's Lynparza Approved in EU for Ovarian Cancer - Analyst ...

    December 19, 2014
    AstraZeneca's (AZN) Lynparza was approved as a monotherapy for the maintenance treatment of adults suffering from ovarian ...
  3. Novartis Successfully Expands Signifor Label in the U.S. - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    Novartis's (NVS) Signifor long-acting release was approved in the U.S. for the acromegaly indication.
  4. 3 U.S. Medical Devices Stocks That Surged in 2014 - Analyst Blog

    December 17, 2014
    The prospects of the medical devices industry have improved following a Republican victory in the midterm elections.
  5. Pharma Industry Outlook: M&A, Licensing Abound - Industry Outlook

    November 18, 2014
    Pharma Industry Outlook: M&A, Licensing Abound - Industry Outlook
  6. All Quiet On The Market Front: Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq Virtually ...

    November 12, 2014
    U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday in another quiet trading session due to a lack of catalysts to move stocks. ...
  7. Right Time to Build Positions in REIT Stocks? - Industry Outlook

    October 15, 2014
    Right Time to Build Positions in REIT Stocks? - Industry Outlook
  8. REITs Build Hopes on Low Interest Rate Environment - Industry ...

    October 15, 2014
    REITs Build Hopes on Low Interest Rate Environment - Industry Outlook
  9. One Way To Avoid The High-Yield 'Trap' Without Sacrificing Returns

    September 11, 2014
    Over the past few months, I have written extensively about the "new normal" in income investing. You see, as one ...
  10. Pharma, Biotech M&As Heat Up: Tax Inversion in Focus - Industry ...

    July 24, 2014
    Pharma, Biotech M&As Heat Up: Tax Inversion in Focus - Industry Outlook
  11. While the fear of rising rates has many mortgage REITs share prices singing the blues, those recent plunges do offer up some opportunities. For investors.

    Could The Mortgage REITs Be A Buy In 2014?

    January 17, 2014
    While the fear of rising rates has many mortgage REITs share prices singing the blues, those recent plunges do offer up some ...
  12. WisdomTree Launches 6 New ETFs (USDU, AGZD, AGND, HYZD, HYND, ...

    December 20, 2013
    It’s been an up and down week on Wall Street, as investors turned their attention to the Federal Reserve’s policy ...
  13. The Only Safe Way To Buy A Stock Yielding 17%

    December 19, 2013
    If you're a long-time reader of StreetAuthority, you know by now that we rarely recommend stocks with yields higher than ...
  14. Yet Another Failure Has Rigel Pharmaceuticals Almost Back To ...

    August 26, 2013
    Rigel sees yet another clinical failure from its pipeline.
  15. After A Sharp Pullback, Is Allergan Pretty Enough?

    July 31, 2013
    Down on fears about generics and the pipeline, the Street may be underestimating Allergan
  16. Valeant Eyes Bausch & Lomb

    May 28, 2013
    Canadian pharmaceutical company Valeant has made a name for itself through acquisitions. On May 27 it announced that it was ...
  17. Mixed 4Q at American Capital Agency - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) reported mixed results in fourth quarter 2012. The company's net spread income per share ...
  18. "Retirement Savings Stocks" Yielding Up To 14%

    February 1, 2013
    We're calling them Retirement Savings Stocks -- 10 under-the-radar investments that can provide the cash needed to enhance ...
  19. Abbott Spins Off Pharma Business - Analyst Blog

    January 3, 2013
    Abbott Laboratories (ABT) recently announced that the company has separated its research-based pharmaceuticals business by ...
  20. The Absolute Highest Yields You'll Find... in 8 Major Sectors

    December 13, 2012
    Readers of my articles should know by now that I'm always on the lookout for good dividend-paying ideas. There's no better ...
  21. Is the Panic Over for Mortgage REIT ETFs? - ETF News And Commentary

    November 28, 2012
    Thanks to ultra low yields, investors were forced to look to equities for their current income needs. While dividend-focused ...
  22. These 10 Companies are Spending Billions to Buy Back Their Own ...

    November 5, 2012
    Just as a shark that keeps swimming -- even when it sleeps -- companies are constantly on the prowl for ways to boost per-share ...
  23. Allergan Third Quarter Earnings

    October 30, 2012
    Allergan (NYSE:AGN) announced its results for the most recent quarter on October 30, 2012. Allergan is a global specialty ...
  24. UBS Launches Mortgage REIT ETN With A 24.8% Yield

    October 18, 2012
    UBS continued to expand its suite of income-oriented products this week by debuting an ETN that will offer monthly leveraged ...
  25. "Retirement Savings Stocks" Yielding Up To 15.3%

    October 16, 2012
    We're calling them Retirement Savings Stocks -- 10 under-the-radar investments that can provide the cash needed to enhance ...
  26. Valeant Works Its Mojo With Medicis

    September 7, 2012
    Valeant makes a bold but logical bid for Medicis.
  27. American Capital and Other Real Estate Operations Stocks Making ...

    August 29, 2012
    The Nasdaq has decreased 0.2%, the S&P 500 has moved little and the Dow has been relatively flat after the morning's ...
  28. American Capital Agency Corp. and Other Real Estate Operations ...

    August 16, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq moving up 1%, the S&P 500 rising 0.5% and the Dow increasing 0.6%. The Real ...
  29. Allergan and Other NYSE Stocks Making Big Moves

    August 1, 2012
    After this morning's trading, the market is looking good. The Nasdaq has increased 0.1%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.5%; ...
  30. Biggest Real Estate Operations Sector Movers for July 9, 2012

    July 9, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq is down 0.3%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.3%; and the Dow has decreased ...
  31. AGNC Declares Dividend Payout - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2012
    American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), a real estate investment trust (REIT), has recently declared a second quarter 2012 ...
  32. American Capital Agency (AGNC) - Bull of the Day

    June 12, 2012
    We are changing our long-term recommendation for American Capital Agency (AGNC) from Neutral to Outperform, backed by its ...
  33. Mortgage REITs Breaking Out

    June 11, 2012
    While the housing market is still trying to dig itself out of the doldrums, these REITs have been beating the market and ...
  34. AGNC Upgraded to Outperform - Analyst Blog

    June 8, 2012
    We have recently upgraded the long-term recommendation for American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), a real estate investment ...
  35. Obagi Puts Its Problems Behind It

    May 25, 2012
    A year ago, Obagi Medical Products faced some problems in Texas that presented an investment opportunity. One year later ...
  36. Rockin' REITs

    May 1, 2012
    Rockin' REITs
  37. 6 Overbought Stocks To Watch

    March 30, 2012
    Let's take a look at a few stocks that have recently entered overbought territory because these could be candidates for a ...
  38. Big Yields In Mortgage REITS

    June 30, 2011
    As the search for income continues, the mortgage REIT sub-sector could be just what investors are looking for.
  39. Top Drug Stocks

    June 30, 2011
    Recently, three strong factors are driving investors to the drug sector.
  40. Obagi's Pitfalls Provide Investment Opportunity

    May 24, 2011
    Obagi's stock dropped 24% after announcing a 13-cent loss in its first quarter. Find out why this presents an opportunity ...
  41. Should You invest in American Capital's Lesser Known Affiliate?

    March 23, 2011
    Little-known American Capital Agency is a REIT that investors should consider - with the right diversification.
  42. 4 Yields Worth the Risk

    February 18, 2011
    Not all dividend yields are equal. Yet today, there are several securities paying above average double-digit yields.
  43. Novartis Brings Alcon Into The Fold

    December 16, 2010
    Novartis closes the deal for Alcon.
  44. Allergan Winning Wall Street's Beauty Pageant

    November 3, 2010
    Allergan's earnings aren't special, but the stock is basking in Wall Street's love. Is it simply a case of lipstick on a ...
  45. Unknown Dividend Plays

    September 23, 2010
    Investors searching for high yields often overlook sectors such as MLPs.
  46. Novartis Looks For 20/20 Vision With Alcon

    January 11, 2010
    The Swiss drug maker hopes to take full ownership of Alcon later in the year. Find out what it'll mean for these two companies. ...
  47. The Changing Nature Of Dividends

    July 8, 2009
    A recent report from Standard and Poor's demonstrates the effect of the recession and credit crisis on dividend policy. This ...
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