Chart: Biotech Stocks - Change in Cash-On-Hand

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 |  Includes: AFFX, ALXN, AMGN, AZN, BIIB, BMRN, BMY, BSTE, CELG, ELN, GILD, HOLX, IMCL, INCY, KOSP, NABI, NBIX, ONXX, PGNX, PHRM, RHHBY, TELK, VRTX, VRX
by: Robert Zenilman

Rob Zenilman submits: Over the last two fiscal quarters, the change (increase/decrease) in cash & short term investments for companies in the Biotech sector ranged from 627.5% (NASDAQ:BMRN) down to -24.0% (PHRM), with a median value of -3.4%

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Data in table version -- click on a ticker for opinion and analysis of the company:
Most Cash Cash
Recent FQ Recent Previous
Ticker Company Ending FQ ($mm) FQ ($mm) Change%
AFFX Affymetrix Inc. 03/31/06 $254.3 $284.9
-10.8%
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceutic 03/31/06 $189.3 $230.5
-17.9%
AMGN Amgen Inc. 03/31/06 $5,047.0 $5,255.0
-4.0%
AMLN Amylin Pharmaceutica 03/31/06 $386.4 $443.4
-12.9%
BIIB Biogen Idec Inc. 03/31/06 $849.4 $850.8
-0.2%
BMRN BioMarin Pharmaceuti 03/31/06 $347.7 $47.8
627.5%
BSTE Biosite Incorporated 03/31/06 $131.2 $132.4
-0.9%
CELG Celgene Corporation 03/31/06 $772.6 $724.3
6.7%
DNA Genentech Inc. 03/31/06 $2,284.0 $2,365.2
-3.4%
ELN Elan Corp. plc 03/31/06 $1,090.2 $1,090.7
0.0%
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc. 03/31/06 $2,539.6 $2,323.9
9.3%
GPRO Gen-Probe Inc. 03/31/06 $243.1 $220.3
10.3%
IMCL Imclone Systems Inc. 03/31/06 $990.7 $756.4
31.0%
INCY Incyte Corp. 03/31/06 $321.5 $345.0
-6.8%
ISTA ISTA Pharmaceuticals 03/31/06 $29.8 $38.6
-22.8%
KOSP KOS Pharmaceuticals 03/31/06 $437.8 $412.7
6.1%
MEDI MedImmune Inc. 03/31/06 $854.1 $610.5
39.9%
NABI Nabi Biopharmaceutic 04/01/06 $81.6 $106.9
-23.7%
NBIX Neurocrine Bioscienc 03/31/06 $264.5 $273.1
-3.1%
ONXX Onyx Pharmaceuticals 03/31/06 $258.3 $274.8
-6.0%
PGNX Progenics Pharmaceut 03/31/06 $160.4 $166.1
-3.4%
PHRM Pharmion Corp. 03/31/06 $185.1 $243.4
-24.0%
TELK Telik Inc. 03/31/06 $185.3 $203.8
-9.1%
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceutica 03/31/06 $339.5 $361.2
-6.0%
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Data: CapitalIQ

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