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Marty Chilberg is a seasoned financial professional with over 30 years of executive leadership, board, consulting and advisory experience.  He began his career as a certified public accountant (CPA). He moved to Silicon Valley in 1981 to begin his career in the software industry, working for... More
  • NPS Pharmaceuticals: Upgrade Lost In The Macro News 2 comments
    Aug 16, 2014 11:52 AM | about stocks: NPSP

    NPSP is one of my bio basket investments but I'm looking to add to it and make it a full investment position. On Friday the stock didn't move much given FBR Capital initiating coverage with an overweight rating. Company is transitioning to a profitable entity with minimal dilution risk. Gattex is currently showing solid sales and a 2nd drug, Natpara is in stage 3 clinical trials with possible FDA approval by end of this year. Additional information will be posted here.

    Disclosure: The author is long NPSP.

    Stocks: NPSP
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    Any visibility on the price action of NPSP for the rest of 2014 (conservative and aggressive targets) given a Natpara approval. I expect a slight move up before Adcom in mid september but beyond that I am a bit stumped.


    18 Aug 2014, 05:43 AM Reply Like
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    Author’s reply » I'm not very good at picking stock price targets for bio plays. The upside movement is dictated by momentum player as well as short covering and typically doesn't follow any real fundamental analysis. GIven the previous high around $40 and the high price target by analysts of $44, it wouldn't surprise me to see the exceed both of these with a Natpara approval and any incremental good news on pipeline.
    18 Aug 2014, 07:17 AM Reply Like
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