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Biotech Stocks on Investors’ Radar — PDL BioPharma, Progenics Pharma, Agenus, and Aptose Biosciences

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If you want a Stock Review on PDLI, PGNX, AGEN, or APTO then come over to and sign up for your free customized report today. On Monday, September 11, 2017, US markets saw broad based gains with all sectors finishing the trading sessions in green. Major US indices were also bullish at the close of yesterday’s session. The NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 6,432.26, up 1.13%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 1.19% higher, to finish at 22,057.37; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,488.11, up 1.08%. This Tuesday morning, looks at the performance of these four Biotechnology stocks: PDL BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: PDLI), Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: PGNX), Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ: AGEN), and Aptose Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ: APTO). This morning’s free research reports on the aforesaid equities can be accessed upon registration on at:

PDL BioPharma 

On Monday, shares in Incline Village, Nevada headquartered PDL BioPharma Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.56 million shares. The stock ended the session 1.26% higher at $3.21. The Company’s shares have gained 23.94% in the last month, 32.10% over the previous three months, and 51.42% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 22.69% and 37.55%, respectively. Moreover, shares of PDL BioPharma, which acquires and manages companies, products, royalty agreements, and debt facilities in the biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries in the US, Europe, and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 74.46. Visit us today and download your complete report on PDLI for free at:

Progenics Pharmaceuticals 

New York-based Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s stock closed the day 4.55% higher at $6.44 with a total trading volume of 1.43 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 995.72 thousand shares. The Company’s shares have advanced 20.83% in the past month. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving averages by 3.36%. Additionally, shares of Progenics Pharma, which develops medicines and other technologies to target and treat cancer in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 55.57.  The complimentary research report on PGNX can be accessed at:


Shares in Lexington, Massachusetts headquartered Agenus Inc. recorded a trading volume of 887,760 shares. The stock ended yesterday’s trading session 0.72% lower at $4.13. The Company’s shares have advanced 18.68% in the past month and 17.66% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.68% and 4.55%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Agenus, which focuses on the discovery and development of therapies that engage the body’s immune system for patients suffering with cancer, have an RSI of 60.19. Register for free on and download the research report on AGEN at:

Aptose Biosciences 

Mississauga, Canada headquartered Aptose Biosciences Inc.’s stock finished Monday’s session 8.67% higher at $1.63 with a total trading volume of 844,015 shares, which was above their three months average volume of 385.85 thousand shares. The Company’s shares have advanced 27.34% over the previous three months and 17.27% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 11.74% and 36.49%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Aptose Biosciences, which discovers and develops personalized therapies addressing unmet medical needs in oncology in Canada, have an RSI of 62.33.

On September 07th, 2017, research firm H.C. Wainwright upgraded the Company’s stock rating from ‘Neutral’ to ‘Buy’ while revising its previous target price from $1 a share to $4 a share. Get free access to your research report on APTO at:

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