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dr.vinmantoo 138 posts  |  Last Activity: Oct 4, 2016 3:26 PM Member since: May 18, 2010
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    Any here anymore?

    by ca_fisherman Sep 2, 2016 2:41 PM
    dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Oct 4, 2016 3:26 PM Flag

    Yes, when the price went under $6 I put in orders but got a bit greedy and set the price below where it was and didn't have the order filled.

  • Reply to

    Any here anymore?

    by ca_fisherman Sep 2, 2016 2:41 PM
    dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Oct 4, 2016 12:49 PM Flag


    Looks like you are close to getting that $8 stock price now. I expected at least that following the oral Relistor approval.

  • Reply to

    Any here anymore?

    by ca_fisherman Sep 2, 2016 2:41 PM
    dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Sep 4, 2016 5:50 PM Flag

    Thanks! It needs to be posted in the #$%$ new yahoo message boards.

  • dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Sep 2, 2016 9:31 PM Flag

    It is funny to me that anyone thinks a letter writing campaign has any value. The only thing you can do that has an effect is to buy or to sell.

  • Reply to

    Any here anymore?

    by ca_fisherman Sep 2, 2016 2:41 PM
    dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Sep 2, 2016 9:29 PM Flag

    It isn't easy to get back here as the only link that does is on my iPhone. Pretty astonishing to me that the stock price is below $6. I thought it would be much higher and I would sell some. Now I am seriously considering buying more with the Relistor oral formulation poised to ramp up sales.

  • dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Aug 28, 2016 12:49 AM Flag

    That NoMoDo person is either a complete idiot , or a company employee shill, possibly both.

    Biopharm is his delusional self.

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    by dorseye Jul 20, 2016 11:24 AM
    dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Jul 20, 2016 1:44 PM Flag

    Stupid yahoo changed to message boards so it isn't easy to get back here. I get here on my iPhone but not when I use the same link using FireFox on my laptop. Try IHub.

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    Boycott still going strong here, I see.

    by learningcurve2020 Jul 19, 2016 12:43 PM
    dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Jul 20, 2016 12:56 PM Flag

    They are too stupid and too filled with hopium to realize that their only real options are to sell or to play options. One poster actually claims to be buying more PPHM day after day. It is the idiot with the FUD mantra at the bottom of all his posts.

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    Another Hubber gone.

    by learningcurve2020 Jul 20, 2016 9:57 AM
    dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Jul 20, 2016 11:36 AM Flag

    Post #3 of mine that was deleted. Apparently, the post of mine discussing my largest 4 holdings (MDVN, PGNX, MNTA and EXEL) upset the pumper called geocappy, so he posted this gem.

    [quote]So with all that action going on with your 4 stocks, why are you wasting your time on the pphm board? There should be plenty to talk about In those message boards.[/quote]

    Why do you care where I post? I don't feel I am wasting time when I give my opinion on boards of stock where I have no financial interest, especially in places where the dialog has been far too one-sided and biased. As I said before, part of it is altruistic. I post on boards of stocks I own when I feel I can make a contribution, or have something I feel should be said, especially to counter misinformation. The PGNX board is one where I posted the most, other than ONXX.

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    Another Hubber gone.

    by learningcurve2020 Jul 20, 2016 9:57 AM
    dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Jul 20, 2016 11:34 AM Flag

    Post # 2 of mine that was deleted. Cloaked Protector was attempting to dismiss how poorly PPHM performed by saying that was the way of biotech investing. I responded that many biotech stocks make money for their investors. Apparently, this displeased CP so he replied

    [quote]vinmantoo, that is a gratuit statement. Provide us with a list with MANY companies where this is the case in Biotechnology. [/quote]

    CP, I will show you from my own portfolio. These are my top 4 holdings in dollar terms, from highest to lowest.

    1. MDVN is my top holding. MDVN stock is up 61% over the past 6 months. Several companies appear interested in buying MDVN so there may still be more upside. I sold 10% of may shares when it broke $60 MDVN also has a new drug in phase III trials, a PARP inhibitor which looks very promising so I am not sure if I want a buy out but I wouldn't complain.

    2. PGNX is second and is up 26% over the past 6 months. After the close today, PGNX recived FDA approval of the Oral Formulation of its drug Relistor. PGNX is now at a $345 million market cap and will receive a $50 million milestone from its partner Valeant for the FDA approval. The market for Relistor is estimated at close to $1 billion, and PGNX gets 15% to 19% of the sales, as well as additional milestones. The price has spiked close to 40% already after hours on heavy trading, so that would make close to a 70% gain over the last 6 months.

    3. MNTA is my loser of the top 4. It is down 13% over the past 6 months. They are involved in a legal battle, which has hurt the stock price.

    4. EXEL rounds out my top 4. It is up 91% over the past 6 moths, and I expect a significantly higher price over the next 6 months to a year as they ramp up sales of their drug Cabo in kidney cancer.

    Is that good enough for you?

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    Boycott still going strong here, I see.

    by learningcurve2020 Jul 19, 2016 12:43 PM
    dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Jul 20, 2016 11:31 AM Flag

    The deleters are in full force. Here is one of three posts of mine they deleted.

    quote]Anyone understand why I'm so disgruntled by Peregrine? I believe bavituximab holds great promise but the board and folks in control..... [/quote]

    md1225, I really feel for you. It is tough to let things go, especially when you had such high hopes. Obviously only you can decide when and how much to take off the table, but the decision is always tough.
    PPHM shareholders deserve to know why management said Bavi+doc performed as expected but Sunrise was derailed by an amazing control arm. What is the basis for that statement? In other words, give the PFS and OS data for Sunrise.

    I keep a lesson in my mind from early in my investment career. I was into a stock called GTCB, which used transgenic goats to make high levels of difficult to produce proteins in their milk. DewDiligence was a big proponent in it as well . There were naysayers, including a poster called jbog, who is still around on Biotech Values and the MNTA board being his usual doubting, negative self. Several posters kept showing article that cell culture techniques had been significantly improving, closing the advantage of GTCB. I suffered reverse splits, and massive amounts of dilution. Management was clueless and incredibly kept spending more as their finances suffered. No cuts to numbers of employees, but the opposite, and highly paid execs who oversaw the stock decline being called invaluable. Does that sound familiar? That was the last straw for Dew and he sold off at a big loss and stated management and finances were the issue. I was down close to 90% at the time. I held on confident of success because the market didn't understand how superior the GTCB approach was but I did. GTCB got their first transgenically produced drug approved and I could have sold off at a profit. Dew still warned about how poor their finances were even after approval as the market size for the drug, rATIII, wouldn't make it profitable

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    Short Interest

    by dorseye Jul 17, 2016 8:37 AM
    dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Jul 18, 2016 2:11 PM Flag

    they likely feel like #$%$ and are scared. Hopefully, those feelings will intensify tomorrow.

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    New high today. Bazinga!

    by captainhymanshocker Jul 15, 2016 9:35 AM
    dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Jul 15, 2016 12:24 PM Flag

    IV also gives you 15 minutes to edit your message after you have posted. Keep in mind that the free version limits you to 15 posts a day.

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    "Almost seemed cruel"

    by learningcurve2020 Jul 15, 2016 10:25 AM
    dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Jul 15, 2016 10:35 AM Flag

    The funniest was reading that PPHM issued a statement say how valuable their illustrious leader King is and that it would damage the company if he left. Sounds like they are about to give him a big raise for all he has done.

  • dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Jul 14, 2016 1:12 PM Flag

    So, will PPHM talk more about the new exosome PR than about Sunrise trial data? I say yes.

  • dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Jul 14, 2016 1:09 PM Flag

    We are curious too. Personally, I don't care about the immediate market reaction. All I care about is getting FDA approval. Good times will follow sooner rather than later.

  • dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Jul 13, 2016 1:02 PM Flag

    Will they finally give some solid information about the Sunrise results, such as PFS and OS? I say no.

  • dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Jul 8, 2016 12:08 PM Flag

    {{"It's never wrong to take a profit"
    I totally disagree, it's all about risk vs reward, I bought FB at $20, I could have sold at $22. would my reward have justified my risk? Instead I waited until It was above $100, sold the shares and bought a lesser amount of options.}}

    There is a difference between selling all your shares at one point to take a profit, and selling a portion to lock in some gains and as a protection against unexpected news/fluctuations.

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    when a 20 dollar stock goes up 5%

    by barc37000 Jul 6, 2016 11:39 AM
    dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Jul 6, 2016 12:01 PM Flag

    The poor guy is bitter about having his shorts burned.

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    Ram on PGNX Part Two

    by ramsr14u2 Jun 30, 2016 3:23 PM
    dr.vinmantoo dr.vinmantoo Jul 3, 2016 1:57 PM Flag

    {{Did Valeant / PGNX ever detail in any way the concerns that caused the FDA to delay their judgment on Relistor oral? }}.

    As I recall, the Oral Relistor trial data showed good efficacy and appeared as safe or safer than the sub-cutaneous Relistor. Most of us were clearly surprised about the delay so the thought was it was related to paperwork screwups (intentional or not) by Valeant. Several analysts have said as much. As pedmac posted, we won't have long to wait to find out what the hell is going on on with the Oral formulation.