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20 Trending Stocks In Biotechnology Industry You Should Consider Buying

Investors are always looking for safe and secure investments and as a strong and profitable industry, the biotechnology industry is considered to be an attractive area of investment. This industry has experienced massive growth in recent years and is continuously adopting new technological advancements to keep pace with the fast-growing market. Biotechnology is a set of tools that uses living organisms to create or change a product, improve plants, trees, or animals, or develop microorganisms for specific uses.

Modern Biotechnology’s main focus is on medicine. The companies in this sector are involved in the development of new treatments for various complex diseases. Technology has always been at the heart of the biotechnology industry. As the new technologies emerged with the passage of time the efficiency of companies has also improved. Similarly, technological advancements have also changed the clinical trial process.

There are various other trends that the companies are following. Let see the top 20 companies in the biotechnology industry to get a better view:

Cassava Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVA)

Cassava Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVA) last closed at $11.47, in a 52-week range of $1.05 to $11.25. Analysts have a consensus price target of $17.00. Cassava Sciences Inc. (SAVA) has earlier announced the results of the Phase 2b study with its drug candidate Sumifilam, in Alzheimer’s disease. The clinical study which has received the funding by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has shown the improvement in Alzheimer’s disease. Cassava Sciences Inc. (SAVA) market cap has remained high, hitting $242.02 M at the time of writing.

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: INO)

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) stock soar by 10.21% to $16.94. The most recent rating by ROTH Capital, on July 01, 2020, is at a Sell. Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (INO) has revealed that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has informed the company that it has some questions related to the Phase 2/3 trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate INO-4800, including its CELLECTRA 2000 delivery device to be used in the trial. the company said that it will halt the trial until it clear all the ambiguities of FDA.

Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE)

Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE) Shares headed rising, higher as much as 4.84%. The most recent rating by H.C. Wainwright, on July 31, 2020, is at a Buy. Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. (SRNE) has earlier revealed the results of its’ multicenter, open-label, Phase 1b Study to Evaluate Safety and MTD of Epidural Resiniferatoxin Injection for the Treatment of Intractable Cancer Pain at the 14th Annual Pain Therapeutics Summit. The company has reported the encouraging results from its Phase 1b study to evaluate Epidural Resiniferatoxin Injection.

Vaxart Inc. (NASDAQ: VXRT)

Vaxart Inc. (NASDAQ: VXRT) rose 7.40% after gaining more than $0.51 on Friday. Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Vaxart, Inc. Vaxart Inc. share price went from a low point around $0.25 to briefly over $17.49 in the past 52 weeks, though shares have since pulled back to $7.40. Vaxart Inc.’s market cap has remained high, hitting $752.43 M at the time of writing.

Novavax Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX)

Novavax Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX) stock soar by 10.86% to $113.56. The most recent rating by H.C. Wainwright, on August 06, 2020, is at a Buy. Par Sterile Products, LLC (Par Sterile) has entered into a non-exclusive agreement with Novavax, Inc. to provide fill-finish manufacturing services at its plant in Rochester, Michigan for NVX-CoV2373, Novavax’ COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

Onconova Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ONTX)

Onconova Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ONTX) Shares headed falling, lower as much as -3.23%. The most recent rating by H.C. Wainwright, on March 01, 2018, is at a Buy. Onconova Therapeutics Inc. (ONTX) earlier revealed that it has started the Phase 1 clinical trial in China for ON 123300 by its partner, HanX Biopharmaceuticals. Onconova has partnered with HanX Biopharmaceuticals in December 2017 for the development, registration, and commercialization of ON 123300 in China.

Jaguar Health Inc. (NASDAQ: JAGX)

Jaguar Health Inc. (NASDAQ: JAGX) last closed at $0.31, in a 52-week range of $0.29 to $1.38. Jaguar Health Inc. (JAGX) earlier revealed itis scheduled to participate in its first “Diarrhea Dialogues” virtual event on October 20 from 3:00 PM. The event, open to the financial and business community, will discuss the importance of supportive care for cancer patients as it relates to chronic lower GI tract distress, specifically with regard to debilitating diarrhea experienced as a result of cancer therapy.

Zogenix Inc. (NASDAQ: ZGNX)

Zogenix Inc. (NASDAQ: ZGNX) stock drop by -1.46% to $17.50. The most recent rating by Raymond James, on August 25, 2020, is at an Mkt perform. Zogenix Inc. (ZGNX) has revealed the pricing of its offering of $200,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 2.75% convertible senior notes due 2027 in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Trevena Inc. (NASDAQ: TRVN)

Trevena Inc. (NASDAQ: TRVN) Shares headed rising, higher as much as 4.04%. The most recent rating by Guggenheim, on September 14, 2020, is at a Buy. Trevena Inc. (TRVN) has earlier participated in three presentations at the virtual 2020 American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP) Annual Meeting. The meetings have taken place from September 21st to 23rd, 2020.

VBI Vaccines Inc. (NASDAQ: VBIV)

VBI Vaccines Inc. (NASDAQ: VBIV) last closed at $3.08, in a 52-week range of $0.47 to $6.93. VBI Vaccines Inc. (VBIV) is scheduled to participate in upcoming presentations including Sci-B-Vac: Results on Ph3 Hep B vaccine, Targeting CMV for the development of effective GBM immunotherapy on September 29 and 30, 2020, respectively. It has today participated in the COVID-19 panel discussion on the topic: What existing treatments and vaccine development platforms show promise to control the rate of infection and spread?

Brickell Biotech Inc. (NASDAQ: BBI)

Brickell Biotech Inc. (NASDAQ: BBI) Shares headed rising, higher as much as 3.90%. The most recent rating by Lake Street, on August 28, 2020, is at a Buy. Brickell Biotech Inc. (BBI) has revealed that its Japanese development partner, Kaken Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. has received approval to manufacture and market sofpironium bromide gel, 5% under the brand name ECCLOCK in Japan for the treatment of primary axillary (underarm) hyperhidrosis.

VYNE Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: VYNE)

VYNE Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: VYNE) Shares headed falling, lower as much as -6.17%. VYNE Therapeutics Inc. (VYNE) has revealed that the Company will host a physician symposium on AMZEEQ and ZILXI™ on Thursday, October 1, 2020. VYNE market cap has remained high, hitting $271.70-M at the time of writing.

Acorda Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ACOR)

Acorda Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ACOR) shares were trading up 30.13% at $0.62 at the time of writing on Friday. Acorda Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ACOR) share price went from a low point around $0.42 to briefly over $3.27 in the past 52 weeks, though shares have since pulled back to $0.62. ACOR market cap has remained high, hitting $22.70M at the time of writing, giving it a price-to-sales ratio of more than 0. If we look at the recent analyst rating ACOR, H.C. Wainwright downgraded coverage on ACOR shares with a Neutral rating.

Moderna Inc. (NASDAQ: MRNA)

Moderna Inc. (NASDAQ: MRNA) last closed at $69.47, in a 52-week range of $13.53 to $95.21. Analysts have a consensus price target of $91.90. Moderna Inc. (MRNA) has moved up 413.45% from its 52-weeks low and moved down -327.03% from its 52-weeks high. Looking at its liquidity, it has a current ratio of 17.30. This company’s market capitalization has remained high, hitting $25.72 billion at the time of writing.

iBio Inc. (AMEX: IBIO)

iBio Inc. (AMEX: IBIO) rose 7.77% after gaining more than $0.15 on Friday. iBio Inc. (IBIO) share price went from a low point around $0.05 to briefly over $7.45 in the past 52 weeks, though shares have since pulled back to $2.08. iBio Inc. has moved up 4060.00% from its 52-weeks low and moved down -72.08% from its 52-weeks high.  IBIO market cap has remained high, hitting $336.61 M at the time of writing.

Akebia Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: AKBA)

Akebia Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: AKBA) rose 0.81% after gaining more than $0.02 on Friday.  In the past 52-weeks of trading, this company’s stock has fluctuated between the low of $2.34 and a high of $13.71. It has moved up 5.98% from its 52-weeks low and moved down -8191% from its 52-weeks high. Looking at its liquidity, it has a current ratio of 2.30. This company’s market capitalization has remained high, hitting $347.50 million at the time of writing.

Vaccinex Inc. (NASDAQ: VCNX)

Vaccinex Inc. (NASDAQ: VCNX) stock drop by -1.10% to $1.79. The most recent rating by BTIG Research, on September 23, 2020, is at a Neutral. Vaccinex Inc. (VCNX) share price went from a low point around $1.70 to briefly over $12.23 in the past 52 weeks, though shares have since pulled back to $1.79. VCNX has moved up 5.29% from its 52-weeks low and moved down -85.36% from its 52-weeks high.  VCNX market cap has remained high, hitting $36.19M at the time of writing.

Ocugen Inc. (NASDAQ: OCGN)

Ocugen Inc. (NASDAQ: OCGN) rose 2.29% after gaining more than $0.0 on Friday. In the past 52-weeks of trading, this company’s stock has fluctuated between the low of $0.17 and a high of $16.80. It has moved up 78.53% from its 52-weeks low and moved down -98.19% from its 52-weeks high. Looking at its liquidity, it has a current ratio of 3.30. This company’s market capitalization has remained high, hitting $40.03 million at the time of writing.

9 Meters Biopharma Inc. (NASDAQ: NMTR)

9 Meters Biopharma Inc. (NMTR) last closed at $0.76, in a 52-week range of $0.37 to $1.22. 9 Meters Biopharma Inc. (NMTR) has moved up 106.59% from its 52-weeks low and moved down -37.33% from its 52-weeks high. Looking at its liquidity, it has a current ratio of 1.30. This company’s market capitalization has remained high, hitting $101.25 million at the time of writing.

Clovis Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ: CLVS)

Clovis Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ: CLVS) stock soar by 3.25% to $5.88. The most recent rating by H.C. Wainwright, on May 18, 2020, is at a Buy. Clovis Oncology Inc. (CLVS) share price went from a low point around $2.93 to briefly over $17.37 in the past 52 weeks, though shares have since pulled back to $5.88. CLVS has moved up 100.68% from its 52-weeks low and moved down -66.15% from its 52-weeks high.  CLVS market cap has remained high, hitting $502.33M at the time of writing.

 

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