|Bid||0.0000 x 900|
|Ask||0.0000 x 800|
|Day's Range||149.0100 - 150.2000|
|52 Week Range||111.2300 - 153.3100|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.56%|
The ETF is up more than 20% this year, earning a spot on IBD's ETF Leaders screen. It's done that with a portfolio that's concentrated on just 30 holdings.
Ionis Pharmaceuticals (IONS) is one of the leading RNA-targeted therapeutics companies. The company aims to develop best-in-class drugs for life-threatening diseases. Ionis commercializes approved products in collaboration with other pharmaceutical companies. Ionis is set to release its Q2 2018 earnings on August 7. Wall Street analysts estimate a net loss of $0.09 per share on revenues of $135.5 million in the second quarter of 2018.
As the name suggests, the biotechnology sector combines elements of biology with the development and manufacturing of products and business ventures. Both of these components have experienced unbelievable advances in recent decades, making the biotechnology area an exciting one for investors. Best of all, biotechnology's impact covers an ever-expanding range of tangential fields and areas, including medicine, pharmaceuticals, the environment, food, genetics and much more.
Incyte (INCY) beat Wall Street analysts’ estimates for revenue but missed estimates for EPS. It reported EPS of $0.27 on revenues of $521.5 million in Q2 2018, compared to estimates for EPS of $0.34 on revenues of $473.8 million.
Clinical-stage biotechnology company Bluebird Bio (BLUE) is set to release its Q2 2018 results tomorrow. The company has research and development collaborations with Celgene (CELG), TC BioPharm, Lonza, MediGene, and Apceth Biopharma.
First Trust Advisors L.P. (“First Trust”), a global ETF provider and asset manager, announced that Chilean pension funds investment risk rating commission, La Comisión Clasificadora de Riesgo (CCR), has approved an additional First Trust exchange-traded fund (ETF) for sale to Chilean pension funds, known as la Asociación de Administradoras de Fondos de Pensiones (AFPs). According to Chile’s pension plan investment guidelines, before an ETF can be purchased in a pension fund, it must be approved by the CCR.
After a bumpy ride in the first half of the year, global stocks are bouncing back, with iShares MSCI ACWI Index Fund (NASDAQ:ACWI), which targets the global stock market, up 1% last week. The U.S. stocks, as indicated by SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY), which tracks the S&P 500 index, is up 1.5% to start the second half versus 0.6% gain for Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF (NYSEARCA:VEU), which targets the international equity market excluding the United States.Source: Investment Zen via Flickr (Modified)
Biotech ETFs rallied Friday after Biogen (NasdaqGS: BIIB) announced successful results from its Alzheimer’s drug trial. On Friday, large-cap biotechnology sector ETFs lead the charge. The iShares Nasdaq ...
Incyte (INCY) has a well-established distribution network in the United States and sells its products Jakafi and Iclusig in the United States through its own network.
In the first quarter, Ionis Pharmaceuticals’ (IONS) revenue grew 24.7% year-over-year to $144.4 million from $115.8 million. Analysts expect Ionis’s top line to rise ~30.2% to ~$135.7 million in the second quarter. The chart below shows analysts’ recommendations for Ionis stock over the last year.
Biotechnology stocks and biotech ETFs were among the worst performing areas of the markets Monday as Alkermes (NasdaqGS: ALKS) shares plunged after the U.S. food and Drug Administration refused to review ...
The bull market is now nine years old, overcoming a plethora of challenges including debt crisis, government shutdown, the Middle East conflict, geopolitical tension, Greece turmoil, China’s soft landing issues, Japan’s recession, a global slowdown, Brexit, the oil price carnage, and Trump’s protectionist stance.Source: Shutterstock
Threats of inflation, faster-than-expected interest rates, and the possibility of a trade war are playing foul in the U.S. stock market. President Trump announced his plan to impose severe tariffs of 24% on steel imports and 10% on aluminum imports “for a long period of time.” This would result in higher prices for a wide range of products thereby hurting a number of industries and overall economic growth.
This article was originally published on ETF Trends.com. Biotechnology sector-related ETFs surged Monday after Celgene (NasdaqGS: CELG) said it will acquire Juno Therapeutics (NasdaqGS: JUNO) to expand ...
While most of the sectors have flourished over the past decade, consumer discretionary and information technology have led the way .
First Trust Advisors L.P. a global exchange-traded fund provider and asset manager, announced that the Mexican pension funds investment regulator, La Comisión Nacional del Sistema de Ahorro para el Retiro , has approved four additional First Trust ETFs for sale to Mexican funded pensions, known as AFORES.
The following is original research by ARK's Genomic Revolution Analyst, Manisha Samy . Genome-Editing During the past decade, technology breakthroughs enabling the modification of complex genomes have changed the primary goal of research in ...
Prime Minister May Looks to Bolster the Sector Earlier this year, Prime Minister Theresa May earmarked life sciences as one of five areas critical to the UK’s economic growth and commissioned a proposal on how to bolster the sector, especially as the ...
Apart from Gilead Sciences' (GILD) antiviral drugs portfolio, the company also includes drugs from therapeutic areas like cardiovascular, inflammation, oncology, and respiratory products in its portfolio....