$SGNT (Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)

$SGNT {{ '2016-06-16T12:22:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SGNT said total market sales for the five ANDAs are $340MM on a trailing twelve month basis. The portfolio is expected to generate $40-50MM in revenue on an annualized basis. $SGNT will finance the transaction through its existing $80MM revolving credit facility, which currently has no borrowings outstanding.

$CELG {{ '2017-07-27T19:16:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For FY17, $CELG cut down its GAAP EPS outlook to $5.36-5.62 from its prior estimate of $5.95-6.29. However, Celgene lifted its non-GAAP EPS outlook to $7.25-7.35 from its previous estimate of $7.15-7.30. The company didn't alter its previous revenue outlook of $13.0-13.4Bil.

$CELG {{ '2017-07-27T18:53:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Biotech heavyweight $CELG reported strong profit in 2Q17, helped by higher product sales. Net income of $1.06Bil and diluted EPS of $1.31, surged 77% and 75%, respectively. Total revenue rose 19% to $3.3Bil, while  net product sales alos increased 19% for the recent quarter. Celgene's earnings grew 26% to $1.82 per share on an adjusted basis.

$CELG {{ '2017-07-27T14:01:16+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$CELG Celgene Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 highlights

$VRTX {{ '2017-07-26T20:38:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VRTX also reviewed its recent progress toward treating all people with cystic fibrosis, including the completion of an asset purchase agreement with Concert Pharmaceuticals for worldwide development and commercialization rights to CTP-656 and other assets related to the treatment of cystic fibrosis.

$VRTX {{ '2017-07-26T20:36:21+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VRTX lifted 2017 non-GAAP combined research & development and selling, general & administrative expenses outlook to $1.33-1.36Bil from $1.25-1.30Bil, and GAAP combined R&D and SG&A expenses estimate to $1.79-1.92 from $1.55-1.70. The updated forecast reflects the progression of the company's cystic fibrosis portfolio.

$VRTX {{ '2017-07-26T20:33:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VRTX expects 2017 total cystic fibrosis product revenue of $1.84-2.07Bil, comprised of Orkambi and Kalydeco product revenues. $VRTX still expects 2017 product revenue for Orkambi of $1.1-1.3Bil and for Kalydeco of $740-770MM.

$VRTX {{ '2017-07-26T20:30:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VRTX's net product revenues from cystic fibrosis therapy Orkambi for 2Q17 increased to $324.4MM from $245.5MM last year. This was primarily driven by the continued uptake in the medicine globally and additional uptake in people with cystic fibrosis ages 6 to 11 in the U.S., where approval was received in September 2016.

$VRTX {{ '2017-07-26T20:26:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VRTX reported net income for 2Q17 of $31.17MM or $0.07 per share compared to a loss of $64.53MM or $0.26 per share last year. This swing in results was driven by higher revenue as well as a decline in interest expenses. Revenue grew to $544.14MM from $431.61MM. Non-GAAP EPS increased to $0.39 from $0.24.

$VRTX {{ '2017-07-25T21:51:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VRTX and $CNCE completed an asset purchase agreement, under which $VRTX gained worldwide development and commercialization rights to CTP-656 and other assets related to the treatment of cystic fibrosis. $CNCE received $160MM in cash upon closing and is eligible to receive up to $90MM in additional milestones.

$CELG {{ '2017-07-25T20:43:29+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CELG, which is set to release its earnings results on July 27, settles a lawsuit filed by Beverly Brown, a former saleswoman of the drugmaker, by paying a total of $280MM. The lawsuit claimed that Celgene used illegal marketing tactics to promote its cancer drugs Thalomid and Revlimid among doctors.

$BIIB {{ '2017-07-25T14:47:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BIIB, which competes with $ABT and $PFE, posted record 2Q17 revenue, on strong Spinraza demand in the US, though YoY profit fell 18% on higher expenses. Net earnings attributable to Biogen plunged to $862.8MM, while diluted EPS fell 15.03% to $4.07. Revenue, however, jumped 6% to $3.1Bil. $BIIB lifted its outlook due to strong Spinraza sales.

$PFE {{ '2017-07-24T15:56:36+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PFE's REFLECTIONS B7391003 study, a comparative, confirmatory safety and efficacy study of PF-06439535 versus Avastin, met its primary objective. PF-06439535 is being developed by $PFE as a potential biosimilar to Avastin. Results demonstrate equivalence in objective response rate in patients with advanced non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer.

$REGN {{ '2017-07-21T15:50:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$REGN and $SNY announced that the European Medicine Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has given a positive opinion for the marketing authorization of Dupixent (dupilumab), recommending its approval in Europe for use in adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis who are candidates for systemic therapy.

$MRK {{ '2017-07-21T15:21:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

President Donald Trump announced that pharma giants $MRK and $PFE are collaborating with Gorilla Glass manufacturer Corning ($GLW) for manufacturing a new glass (Valor Glass), which is superior and reliable for the delivery of injectable drugs. Corning is planning to initially invest $500MM creating 1,000 jobs at 3 facilities in US.

$VRTX {{ '2017-07-13T12:31:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VRTX announced that the Italian Medicines Agency has agreed to reimburse ORKAMBI (lumacaftor/ivacaftor), the first medicine to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis in people ages 12 and older who have two copies of the F508del mutation. Effective immediately, hundreds of eligible patients in Italy will have access to this medicine.

$PFE {{ '2017-07-13T12:13:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The FDA has accepted $PFE's filing of supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for XELJANZ (tofacitinib citrate), an investigational oral treatment for adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis. The FDA has provided an anticipated Prescription Drug User Fee Act action date in March 2018 for the sNDA.

$PFE {{ '2017-07-12T11:41:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PFE said the FDA's Oncologic Drug Advisory Committee (ODAC) voted that the results of ALFA-0701 demonstrated a favorable risk benefit profile for Mylotarg on days 1, 4 and 7 added to chemotherapy for patients with newly-diagnosed CD33-positive acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

$PFE {{ '2017-07-11T20:58:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The US FDA's Oncologic Drug Advisory Committee (ODAC) voted in favor of $PFE's MYLOTARG (gemtuzumab ozogamicin), an antibody-drug conjugate used to treat acute myeloid leukemia. The role of the ODAC is to provide recommendations to the FDA. The FDA decision on whether or not to approve MYLOTARG is anticipated by Sept. 2017.

$CELG {{ '2017-07-06T14:11:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Upon closing of $CELG/$BGNE transaction, which is expected during 3Q17, BeiGene to receive upfront license fees of $263MM and $150MM in equity investment. BeiGene will also be eligible to receive up to $980MM in development, regulatory and sales milestone payments and royalties on future sales of BGB-A317, a drug used to treat cancers.

$CELG {{ '2017-07-06T14:08:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CELG enters into a collaborative agreement with biopharma company $BGNE to treat tumor cancers. Celgene will acquire 32.7MM or 5.9% of BeiGene's ordinary shares at $4.58 per share. BeiGene to acquire Celgene's commercial operations in China. BeiGene will also license and assume commercial responsibility for Celgene's approved therapies in China.

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