Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ALXN)

106.32
NASDAQ : Health Technology
Prev Close 105.67
Day Low/High 104.07 / 106.96
52 Wk Low/High 92.56 / 141.86
Avg Volume 2.36M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 224.23M
Market Cap 23.69B
EPS 0.30
P/E Ratio 7.99
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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A Pair of Rare Disease Biotech Concerns Worth a Good Look

A Pair of Rare Disease Biotech Concerns Worth a Good Look

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Alexion Suffers Quantitative Downgrade, Bearish Charts

Alexion Suffers Quantitative Downgrade, Bearish Charts

The path of least resistance is downward for Alexion.

Alexion Pops After Securing FDA Nod for Myasthenia Gravis Drug -- Biotech Movers

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The New Haven, Conn.-based firm said Monday it has secured approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Soliris (eculizumab) as a treatment for adults with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) that are anti-acetylcholine receptor (AChR) antibody-positive.

Alexion New Outperform at RBC

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A quantitative upgrade and chart patterns may do the trick.

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