Tuesday, June 17, 2014

6-17-14: Daily Biotech Small & Micro Cap Update

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The Ophir Gottlieb Small Cap Biotech Index
Is this the biotech revolution or the biotech bust?



Story stock of the day: AFFX

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The stock was up ~8%, volatility rose... But none of that is the "story." Check out the Options Tab, below.

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The company averages 265 calls traded a day across all strikes and all months, but the Nov 7.5 calls saw 12,500+ contracts trade. The trades appear to be substantially purchases. You can also note AFFX in the unusual open interest list (which is based on yesterday's volume).

Notable Stock Movers
PGLA+20%
GWPH+16.27%
INSY+12.29%
AHRO-9.76
AFFY-14.66%
CSKI-44.44%

Unusually Heavy Option Volume
AVEO:3335% of daily average
AFFX:2060% of daily average
OXBT:2049% of daily average

231 small / micro cap biotech and pharma companies (equal weighted):
  • Public Biotech and Pharma Companies
  • Trade on North American Exchanges
  • Market Cap Range: [$0, $2 Billion]
  • Price, Employees, Revenue Range: Any



More on index construction and performance: The Ophir Gottlieb Small Cap Biotech Index

Today's Biotech Index Stock Movers



Today's Biotech Index Unusual Option Volume



Full Index Constituents and Moves




This is trade analysis, not a recommendation.






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