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BioSci Rounds Report: Improving Fundamentals To Catapult Omeros And Restorbio

Apr. 12, 2018 1:12 AM ETOmeros Corporation (OMER), TORCIBB, XBI4 Comments


  • Omeros Corporation rallied due to the favorable amendment terms of its credit facility.
  • Restorbio experienced substantial insider purchases.
  • The FDA approved the first medical device that uses an artificial intelligence algorithm to detect the eye disease associated with diabetes (retinopathy).

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Trading Analytics

Welcome to another edition of Integrated BioSci Rounds Report for April 11, 2018. As usual, we’ll elucidate notable trading analytics for the day, recent insider transactions, and interesting market developments. Without further ado, let’s dive into the first notable trade with Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ:NASDAQ:OMER), a company focusing on the therapeutics innovation to treat both large as well as rare diseases. Notably, the shares exchanged hands $1.29 higher at $14.67 for +9.6% profits.

Today, the company disclosed that it entered into an amendment for the credit facility with a healthcare-focused investment firm (“CRG LP”). Under the covenant, it was determined that Omeros met the minimum requisite revenues or market capitalization for the continuance to borrow up to $45M (on or before May 20 this year if needed). Continuing to apply to 2019 and beyond, the agreement lowered the requirements for Omeros. In specific, the minimum market cap was reduced from 6.4X to 3.0X the total loans outstanding.

Figure 1: Notable BioSci movers. (Source: Morningstar).

Despite the robust appreciation for stocks under Integrated BioSci Investing’s coverage, the broader bioscience market traded with mixed sentiments. The iShares of NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (NASDAQ:IBB) traded down $0.37 at $105.33 (for +1.21% losses). Moreover, the SPDR S&P Biotech (NYSE:XBI) exchanged hands $0.68 higher at $89.15 (for +0.77% gains). Regardless of the daily inclination, there are substantial prospects in the bioscience sector: one that delivers hope for patients while rewarding supporters with substantial wealth in the long haul.

Insider Transactions

In monitoring insider transactions, one should analyze the data with a grain of salt. That being said, we wish to share with you the quote from the Former Fidelity-Magellan Manager (Peter Lynch): “Insiders might sell their shares for any number of reasons, but

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