Biotech Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Endocyte, Editas Medicine, Halozyme Therapeutics, and Illumina

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- If you want a Stock Review on ECYT, EDIT, HALO, or ILMN then come over to and sign up for your free customized report. On Friday, November 10, 2017, US markets saw five out of nine sectors finishing the day in red, three in green, and one in neutral territory. Major US indices were mixed at the close of last Friday's session. The NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 6,750.94, up 0.01%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.17% lower, to finish at 23,422.21; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,582.30, down 0.09%. This Monday morning, looks at the performance of these four Biotechnology stocks: Endocyte Inc. (NASDAQ: ECYT), Editas Medicine Inc. (NASDAQ: EDIT), Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO), and Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN). This morning's free research reports on the aforesaid equities can be accessed upon registration on at:


On Friday, shares in West Lafayette, Indiana headquartered Endocyte Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.11 million shares. The stock ended the session 2.90% higher at $5.33. The Company's shares have gained 294.81% over the previous three months, 74.75% in the past twelve months, and 109.02% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 56.82% and 128.95%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Endocyte, which develops targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 65.91. Visit us today and download your complete report on ECYT for free at:

Editas Medicine

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Editas Medicine Inc.'s stock closed the day 7.50% higher at $24.38 with a total trading volume of 761,399 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 61.35% over the last twelve months and 50.22% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 7.37% and 21.87%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Editas Medicine, which operates as a genome editing company, have an RSI of 55.15. The complimentary research report on EDIT can be accessed at:

Halozyme Therapeutics

Shares in San Diego, California headquartered Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.38 million shares. The stock ended last Friday's trading session 2.31% lower at $18.18. The Company's shares have advanced 50.87% over the previous three months, 49.63% in the past twelve months, and 84.01% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 10.34% and 30.62%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Halozyme Therapeutics, which researches, develops, and commercializes human enzymes and other drug candidates in the US, Switzerland, and internationally, have an RSI of 58.04.

On October 16(th), 2017, research firm Piper Jaffray reiterated its 'Overweight' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $26 a share to $29 a share. Register for free on and download the research report on HALO at:


San Diego, California headquartered Illumina Inc.'s stock finished Friday's session 0.32% lower at $208.94 with a total trading volume of 598,594 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 51.00% in the past twelve months and 63.18% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.11% and 13.88%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Illumina, which provides sequencing and array-based solutions for genetic analysis, have an RSI of 50.09.

On October 25(th), 2017, research firm Robert W. Baird upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Outperform' while revising its previous target price from $184 a share to $228 a share. Get free access to your research report on ILMN at:


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