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Stock Picks: Falling Pharma Stocks Seeing Large Trading Volumes

|Includes:ALBO, AMRN, HLF, PRPH

Screen Criteria:

All of the Pharma companies mentioned below are seeing high volume losses during today's trading session. (Link to original post)

Ranking of This List:

Based on performance data over the last month, this list is currently ranked 211 out of 284 lists tracked by Contextuall.com. In other words, the company characteristics described below have outperformed 25.70% of lists in Contextuall's coverage universe.

Average Weekly Returns:

Average 1-Week Return of All Stocks Mentioned Below: -4.02%

Average 1-Month Return of All Stocks Mentioned Below: -0.75%

Analysis of List Alpha:

Number of Stocks in This List Generating Excess Return vs. SP500 (Beta Adjusted Over Last Week): 2 out of 7 (28.57%)

Number of Stocks in This List Generating Excess Return vs. SP500 (Beta Adjusted Over Last Month): 2 out of 7 (28.57%)

(List sorted by monthly performance, from best to worst)

1. Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND): Operates as a biotechnology company. Today's trading volume is 1.59 times larger than normal, with the stock losing 1.19% during the most recent session.

2. Gentium S.p.A (GENT): Focuses on the development and manufacture of its primary product candidate, defibrotide, an investigational drug based on a mixture of single-stranded and double-stranded DNA extracted from pig intestines. Today's trading volume is 2.12 times larger than normal, with the stock losing 6.11% during the most recent session.

3. Biodel Inc. (BIOD): Today's trading volume is 1.9 times larger than normal, with the stock losing 1.89% during the most recent session.

4. ProPhase Labs (NASDAQ:PRPH): Today's trading volume is 2.84 times larger than normal, with the stock losing 8.81% during the most recent session.

5. Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF): Herbalife Ltd., a network marketing company, sells weight management, nutritional supplement, energy, sports and fitness, and personal care products worldwide. Today's trading volume is 1.81 times larger than normal, with the stock losing 0.79% during the most recent session.

6. Integrated Biopharma Inc. (OTCQB:INBP): Today's trading volume is 4.76 times larger than normal, with the stock losing 5.56% during the most recent session.

7. Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ:AMRN): Focuses on developing treatments for cardiovascular diseases. Today's trading volume is 1.84 times larger than normal, with the stock losing 2.05% during the most recent session.

Stocks: LGNDY, ALBO, PRPH, HLF, AMRN