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  • Isis Pharmaceuticals - ISIS - Barchart Chart Of The Day 0 comments
    May 22, 2012 9:01 AM | about stocks: ISIS

    Barchart.coms Chart of the Day - Isis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ISIS)

    Barchart Research Team - BC - Mon May 21, 6:02PM CDT

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    ISIS - Isis Pharmaceuticals


    The "Chart of the Day" is Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS), which showed up on Monday's Barchart "52-week High" list. Isis on Monday posted a new 1-year high of $9.42 and closed up 5.14%. TrendSpotter has been long since May 10 at $8.95. In recent news on the stock, Isis reported Q1 EPS of -24 cents, which was slightly better than expectations of -26 cents. Piper Jaffray on May 1 upgraded Isis to Overweight from Neutral and raised its price target to $15 from $10. Isis Pharmaceuticals, with a market cap of $900 million, is a leading genomics-based drug discovery and development company that is focused on RNA.

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    How we found the Chart of the Day:

    We found the "Chart of the Day" by scanning the Barchart "52-week Highs" page. That page shows all the stocks that have posted new 52-week highs, which is a popular sign of strong upside momentum.

    The status of Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the web site when you read this report.

    • TrendSpotter: Buy
    • Short-Term Indicators: 80% Buy
    • Medium-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
    • Long-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
    • Overall Average 96% Buy

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    Stocks: ISIS
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