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avramj98 24 posts  |  Last Activity: 17 hours ago Member since: May 19, 1998
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  • Reply to

    Offering

    by pikuspapa 18 hours ago
    avramj98 avramj98 17 hours ago Flag

    The company has long stated that they were interested in consolidating small private labs into their company. They recently purchased a small lab in Northern CA for a song. My guess is that they have another one in their sites. This is a business sector where the small labs will eventually perish and the larger labs will continue to buy out the mid-sized labs. NEO's goal, from a business standpoint is to grow large enough to become attractive to one of the big players (IMO), or continue to grow until they are a big player in their own right.

  • Reply to

    Is NEO the next Covance (CVD)?

    by zordiac99 Aug 6, 2014 3:14 PM
    avramj98 avramj98 Aug 7, 2014 3:17 PM Flag

    Run its course? Its just out of the gaits! Now, let's just see how she runs.

  • avramj98 by avramj98 Jul 29, 2014 11:37 AM Flag

    Just some speculation here, but I've been a student of trading behavior and co. development for years. I have seen co's like ours get the initial boost we saw with the last quarter's numbers, make our run, sell off and settle (like we've done in the last week or so) and then shoot up again for no apparent reason. I wouldn't be surprised if we see a run on no news from the mid $5's to $7 or so.

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    Out at $5.35...not looking back

    by inforgasm Jul 18, 2014 7:29 AM
    avramj98 avramj98 Jul 21, 2014 10:45 AM Flag

    The other part of this is pure marketing, OU. The are probably making themselves known to oncologists who had not previously used them.

  • avramj98 avramj98 Jul 21, 2014 10:44 AM Flag

    Hey Bill! Glad to see you on the board, which probably means you've made some good money here. I see posts from Dflawed every once in a while on the MUX board, but that's it. He was such a rabid anti-Obama guy that I stopped following his posts on FB. Glad to hear from you.

  • Reply to

    Out at $5.35...not looking back

    by inforgasm Jul 18, 2014 7:29 AM
    avramj98 avramj98 Jul 18, 2014 11:27 AM Flag

    If you've been for many years, at least you can smile and look at your profits. I disagree with the premises for selling however, but respect your decision, as this is different for everyone. As I look at the last year, I see the co. manage through a quite uncertain reimbursement environment, drastic overt changes in reimbursement (for the worse), and a sector that, in general, has treaded water because of the reimbursement issues. I have posted before that Steve Jones has held to his philosophy of growing the co. at the fastest possible speed without losing money, and has openly stated, to me at least, that he will forgo profit in exchange for growth, with is exactly what is happening now. The story here is about growth and innovation, and I have also stated before that we will become a REAL player in the sector when revenues come in at $300 million per year. I expect that to happen by 2018, and so long as they continue to grow, I don't give a rat's #$%$ about profit, just don't LOSE money!

  • Reply to

    Q2 production

    by rxbond Jul 16, 2014 11:48 AM
    avramj98 avramj98 Jul 17, 2014 11:14 PM Flag

    Wonder if this is a premise to soften shareholders up so that when McEwen lets go of LA for a pittance (compared to what we want it to be valued for), he'll have ground to stand on.

  • avramj98 avramj98 Jul 17, 2014 10:40 PM Flag

    Funny, 2 posts from me have been removed today, a reply to this idiot was one of them, but the other was reasonable. This gut showing up today is a 100% indicator that we have made a splash.

  • Reply to

    Welcome to the stock market!!

    by avramj98 Jul 17, 2014 4:38 PM
    avramj98 avramj98 Jul 17, 2014 4:56 PM Flag

    Hoping for better than that. Historically, we've risen from $1.50 at the start of 2012 to today's high, a better than 3X return. I'm looking for another 3X return in the next 2 year time frame, and, barring big changes in reimbursement, another 2X return between 2016-18 (so, yes, I want to see a share value of $30/share by 2018.) Mgmt is razor sharp, acquisitions, innovations and organic growth have all been excellent! I've not listened to the CC yet (still at work finishing up with my last patient) but reading that mgmt. has been GIVING their new prostate test away to oncologists in return for data is #$%$ BRILLIANT!! You want to establish a need for your product, GIVE IT AWAY AT FIRST!

  • Old friends, today was NEO's coming out party as far as the stock market is concerned. We are now ON THE MAP. Still a microcap, but its just a matter of time before that changes!

  • avramj98 by avramj98 Jul 17, 2014 10:31 AM Flag

    Hitting on ALL cylinders, the next couple of years will be quite exciting!!

  • Reply to

    As predicted, the march of positive news continues

    by avramj98 Jul 11, 2014 9:13 AM
    avramj98 avramj98 Jul 11, 2014 12:31 PM Flag

    In fact, if the new products were related to HDVY, I think that NEO mgmt. would have to disclose this.

  • Reply to

    As predicted, the march of positive news continues

    by avramj98 Jul 11, 2014 9:13 AM
    avramj98 avramj98 Jul 11, 2014 12:30 PM Flag

    Not sure, but it may have something to do with their alliance. I've posted before that HDVY is nothing more than a shell consisting of several very smart mathematicians and geneticists who have good ideas but couldn't run a company if they had a steering wheel. It is much more likely that Dr. Albitar has come up with his own algorithms for the NextGen sequencing, and we are seeing his genius at work here.

  • Reply to

    As predicted, the march of positive news continues

    by avramj98 Jul 11, 2014 9:13 AM
    avramj98 avramj98 Jul 11, 2014 9:26 AM Flag

    This is classic "old school" mgmt. support of the company's public profile and exposure. Mgmt has been immaculate in their public communication, making sure the market knows EVERYTHING, good and bad about the company's developing business. They are managing this without making any foolish claims or boasts, but also leave no significant news in their pockets when the news is relevant to the business. Well played Bob and Steve!

  • NEO continues with their development of innovative testing. the NextGen sequencing skillset that they are developing (which is the fastest growing part of their revenue stream) continues to impress and continues to demonstrate their leadership in this space. Here's the headline:

    NeoGenomics Expands Next Generation Sequencing Services and Offers 23 Different Profiles for Various Hematologic and Solid Cancers

    Company Provides Widest Variety of Actionable Next-Gen Cancer Profiles.

  • Reply to

    Tested 4.00

    by ou71764 Jul 10, 2014 11:51 AM
    avramj98 avramj98 Jul 10, 2014 3:21 PM Flag

    I like the behavior of the trading I'm seeing. I'm not a trader but have observed this type of behavior in the past. We are generating a head of steam and any upside news during the CC and we will test $5 and above. LOVING this!

  • Reply to

    Stock is way ahead ot itself

    by nosmrtelks Jul 9, 2014 1:21 PM
    avramj98 avramj98 Jul 9, 2014 11:59 PM Flag

    Only a fool would value this GROWTH company by it's P/E. This is a growth and innovation tech co., plain and simple.

  • We are due for some news, either drilling results or other business development. Anything good and we are bound to go up. I am also waiting to see what Argentina does to solve their bond debt problem. They will either come up with something drastic and ugly for business (which I doubt) or will decide on something that is more business friendly. If that happens, all those sideliners will jump in and we will see a nice pop in price.

  • Reply to

    NEO acquired Path Logic Labs.

    by s_gator03 Jul 8, 2014 5:07 PM
    avramj98 avramj98 Jul 8, 2014 11:09 PM Flag

    Love the news, I've wanted to see an acquisition for some time. The cost is nominal and the size is perfect for our co. We get facilities, revenue, Dr.'s and new referrals for a pittance. I'm celebrating the $4.20 close the right way ;)

  • Reply to

    What trade at the bell

    by db20091951 Jun 27, 2014 4:08 PM
    avramj98 avramj98 Jun 27, 2014 7:47 PM Flag

    Yup, something's definitely up. Another million or so after the bell including several blocks over 100K shares. It is a good time for striking business development (unless NeoScore or their genetics evaluation program has gained a license), if so, I hope that it is an acquisition or merger rather than a buyout.

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