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Comments on Agenus and Antares

SmithOnStocks Mailbox About the Mailbox: My mailbox comments are brief articles on stocks in which I am involved. These can come from recent events or from subscribers’ questions. They are meant to address specific issues about these stocks and are not full and balanced reports. Please refer to the Reports section of my website for […]

Comments on Antares, Kite Pharma and Northwest Biotherapeutics

SmithOnStocks Mailbox About the Mailbox: My mailbox comments are brief articles on stocks in which I am involved. These can come from recent events or from subscribers’ questions. They are meant to address specific issues about these stocks and are not full and balanced reports. Please refer to the Reports section of my website for […]

Comments on Agenus, Neuralstem and Celldex

SmithOnStocks Mailbox About the Mailbox: My mailbox comments are brief articles on stocks in which I am involved. These can come from recent events or from subscribers’ questions. They are meant to address specific issues about these stocks and are not full and balanced reports. Please refer to the Reports section of my website for […]

CAR-T Companies-Kite (KITE, $55.09) and Juno (JUNO, $47.30): Is The Bloom Coming Off The Rose? Are Investor Expectations Unrealistic?

Introduction to This Thought Piece Emerging biotechnology stocks obviously are very hard to value on an absolute basis because they usually have no or minimal sales and huge operating losses. Many Wall Street analysts arrive at price targets by making long term sales and earnings projections; risk adjusting the estimates through predicting probability of successful […]

Comments on Antares, Agenus, Cytokinetics, Discovery Laboratories and ZS Pharma

SmithOnStocks Mailbox April 28, 2015 A Quick Take on Recent Events If you have a question for the mailbox, contact me. Purpose of this Note I have written extensively on Antares, Agenus, Cytokinetics and Discovery Laboratories. I have Buys on Antares, Agenus and Cytokinetics. I have a Hold on Discovery (what a troubled history), but […]

Effective Treatment of Hyperkalemia Promises to be a Multi-billion Opportunity

Key Points There are no effective treatment options for long term treatment of hyperkalemia (high potassium levels). My research suggests that the annual addressable market could be in the tens of billions of dollars in the US. Two emerging biotechnology companies have almost simultaneously developed effective drugs for hyperkalemia. Relypsa’s patiromer could be introduced in […]

Some Observations on Northwest Biotherapeutics (NWBO), Neuralstem (CUR), Cytokinetics (CYTK) and Immuno-Cellular (IMUC) from Their Presentations at BIO CEO.

The BIO CEO Conference is being held in New York at the Waldorf Astoria on February 9 and 10 with a broad agenda of companies. You can go the websites of each company to hear their presentations. This note gives some highlights from the first day. Northwest Biotherapeutics; A paper discussing results from the phase […]

SmithOnStocks Mailbox, January 31 Edition: My Take on News Events Relating to Companies I Follow

Introduction A number of subscribers have suggested that I write more on recent news events that relate to companies that I follow. This note is in response to these requests giving my take on some recent news releases. I would appreciate your feedback on whether this is of any value to you. I am considering […]

Advaxis: A Look at the Dizzying Trading Activity over the Past Month (ADXS, No opinion, $9.70)

Introduction My approach to my website in the two years I have been publishing is to in-depth research on a limited number of emerging biotechnology companies. To date, I have seldom written on companies on which I have not done a comprehensive analysis. However, I have done work on numerous other companies and sometimes have […]

Northwest Biotherapeutics: Some Thoughts about the Upcoming Presentation by CEO Linda Powers on Monday, January 26th. (NWBO, Buy, $6.28)

Ms. Powers will present at 10:30 AM. She will then participate in a discussion panel with representatives from Amgen, Roche Diagnostics, Adaptimmune and Biovest International. Prior to her presentation representatives from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck and M.D. Anderson will speak. I don’t know if there will be anything new that will be presented but inclusion of […]