212.30 -0.02 (-0.01%)
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|Bid||195.68 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 1100|
|Day's Range||210.29 - 212.46|
|52 Week Range||162.12 - 214.74|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.24%|
While interest rates are climbing, growth stocks and small-caps are delivering impressive performances this year. The iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF (IWO) marries those two concepts and that exchange traded fund is up nearly 10% year-to-date. The $10.97 billion IWO tracks the Russell 2000 Growth Index, the growth offshoot of the widely followed Russell 2000 Index.
The U.S. stock market has started to feel the heat of summer in some corners. While the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average have seen a summer lull so far, the Russell 2000 index and Nasdaq Composite index have been burning with impressive gains of 3.6% and 3.5%, respectively, over the past one month.Source: Shutterstock
Netflix’s (NFLX) net income has grown at a three-year and five-year average of 27.9% and 101.1%, respectively. The company’s pre-tax margin grew from 3.9% in 2013 to 4.2% in 2017. The stock prices have beaten the media-diversified industry in 2013, 2015, and 2017. The stock was beaten in 2014 and 2016 by the S&P 500. The market cap had gained 279% between 2013 and 2017.
MiMedx Group (MDXG) operates in the regenerative biomaterials segment. MiMedx is a leading global supplier of amniotic tissue products and has supplied over a million allografts in wound care, burns, surgery, orthopedics, spine, sports medicine, ophthalmology, and dentistry. Of the four analysts covering MiMedx Group in January 2018, three have given the stock a “buy” rating, and one analyst has given it a “strong buy” rating.
Cara Therapeutics’ (CARA) investigational drug candidate, CR845, is being developed for providing pain relief. Intravenous (or IV) CR845 has shown a pain relief and tolerability profile in three Phase 2 clinical trials in patients with acute postoperative pain. Cara Therapeutics has initiated a Phase 3 clinical trial program for IV CR845 for postoperative pain in patients undergoing a range of abdominal surgeries.
ADP, a human capital management solution provider, releases a monthly report on US non-farm employment. This monthly report is prepared by using actual anonymous payroll data of 411,000 clients that ADP services. The report is released two days before the non-farm payrolls data, so this report prepares markets for any surprises in the jobs report.
Radius Health (RDUS) is a biopharmaceutical company that has recently turned into a commercial stage healthcare company. Of the seven analysts covering Radius Health in January 2018, three have given the stock “buy” or higher ratings, while four have given it “hold” ratings. The mean rating for the stock is 2.43, and it has a target price of $47.5.
Thus, interaction with government agencies occurs regularly. Insys (INSY) has been a part of several government investigations recently. Insys received a subpoena in December 2013 from the inspector general of HHS for an investigation of potential violations that involved HHS programs.
How Is Accelerate Diagnostics Positioned at the Start of 2018? Accelerate Diagnostics’ (AXDX) Pheno System utilizes genotypic and phenotypic technology to identify infectious pathogens and perform antibiotic susceptibility tests (or AST), which determine if live bacterial or fungal cells are resistant or susceptible to a particular antimicrobial agent. The kit includes 140 assays for identification and susceptibility testing.
As per the ADP National Employment Report, US private sector employment rose by 250,000 jobs in December, a healthy improvement from the 190,000 jobs added in November.
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Key U.S. stock indexes were slightly higher Tuesday as Apple rose but some other big-cap techs gave up early gains.
Key U.S. stock indexes were lower in the stock market today as Apple and other techs fell under pressure.