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Chimerix: Thinking on the Stock in the Aftermath of Results from the AdVise Trial (CMRX, $4.95)

Overview In a report published on April 14th I recommended purchasing Chimerix at a price of $5.67. The catalyst for my recommendation was the pending release of data from the AdVise trial of brincidofovir in life threatening adenoviral infections in children and adults. I estimate that the US addressable market for this indication as perhaps $150 […]

Chimerix: An Intriguing Near Term and Long Term Outlook for the Stock (CMRX, Buy, $5.67)

Investment Thesis in Brief I am recommending purchase of Chimerix at the current price. The failure of brincidofovir in the phase 3 SUPPRESS trial for prevention of cytomegalovirus infections in hematopoietic stem cell patients has caused investors to write off the company and has resulted in a depressed stock price. To illustrate, I estimate that […]

Chimerix: Upgrading the Stock to a Buy (CMRX. Buy, $6.10)

Definitions of Key Words This section defines a number of words, phrases and acronyms that I have used in this report that may be useful for investors who may not have already done extensive research on Chimerix. virus: A virus is a small, non- bacterial, infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of […]

Chimerix: An Update (CMRX, $52.83, Neutral)

Company Description Chimerix is focused on the development and commercialization of antiviral drugs. Its lead product brincidofovir is a phospholipid derivative of Gilead’s existing anti-viral agent cidofovir. The differentiating feature is a much improved side effect profile that will allow much greater use of brincidofovir for treating infections caused by double stranded viruses, notably cytomegalovirus, […]

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 […]

Chimerix: A Review of Recent Analyst Day Presentations with a Focus on Adenovirus and Ebola (CMRX, $31.31, Neutral)

The fundamental outlook for Chimerix is very attractive in my opinion. My model suggests that sales of its lead drug brincidofovir could reach $800 million in 2021 based only on use in allogeneic  hematopoietic stem cell and other severely immunocompromised patients. It could have significant uses beyond this. Topline data on the phase 3 SUPPRESS […]

Chimerix: Moving to a Buy (CMRX, $14.22, Paid subscribers)

Investment Thesis I wrote a major report on Chimerix on March 13, 2014. I had been working on the report for some time and it was my intention to recommend the stock. The stock came public on April 12, 2013 at a price of $14 and surged to $19 by the end of that day. […]

Thoughts on the Market Correction in Biotechnology Stocks

This Has Been a Tough Correction The recent sharp market correction and rotation out of growth stocks like biotechnology and technology has had a major impact on the small biotechnology names that I specialize in. The correction has been stomach churning for me even though I have been through this many times before. I am […]

Chimerix is A Company Focused on Infectious Viral Diseases that Has Investment Characteristics Similar to Trius (CMRX, Neutral, $25.48) (Subscribers Only)

Report In Brief This report is an in-depth analysis of Chimerix (CMRX). I like the fundamental outlook of this company very much, but I am starting coverage with a Neutral rating. The company came public in April 2013 at a price of $14.00 and was trading at about $20.00 when I began my research. At […]

The BIO CEO Conference: Highlights from the Meeting and New Investment Perspectives (Subscribers Only)

Back From BIO CEO Conference I have returned from spending two days at the BIO CEO conference at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Through attending presentations or one on one meetings,  I heard presentations from Advanced Cell Technology ACTC), Advaxis (ADXS), Agenus (AGEN), Alexion (ALXN) , Alkermes (ALKM), Aradigm (ARDM), Athersys (ATHX), Celator […]