FibroGen Inc. (FGEN)

46.69
NASDAQ : Health Technology
Prev Close 47.64
Day Low/High 46.54 / 48.49
52 Wk Low/High 32.33 / 61.23
Avg Volume 782.90K
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 87.25M
Market Cap 4.16B
EPS -1.00
P/E Ratio 98.54
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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Programming Note

I will not be writing tomorrow but you will be in the very capable hands of "Meet" Bret Jensen on Wednesday. "Biotech Wednesday?" It's a hot group! Memo to Bret  --  what are your thoughts on FibroGen , ZIOPHARM Oncology and Intrexon  ? Thanks Broth...

Spectrum Shares Surge on Data for Lung Cancer Drug -- Biotech Movers

Spectrum Shares Surge on Data for Lung Cancer Drug -- Biotech Movers

The Henderson, Nev.-based company said interim data from a Phase 2 study showed an objective response rate of 73%.

The Flippers Are at Work and the Bears Are Hopeful

The Flippers Are at Work and the Bears Are Hopeful

Apple and its suppliers are dragging the market down.

Shark Bites: Jupai Holdings Looks Good on a Dull Day

Shark Bites: Jupai Holdings Looks Good on a Dull Day

Why I like this China-based wealth management firm.

Seeing Better Action in Individual Stocks

Seeing Better Action in Individual Stocks

But the indices are in a trading range and it really boils down to finding the right vehicles to ride.

Mid Afternoon Musings

After much volatility we see little volatility today.   The market bent a bit but didn't break in today's trading session.   David Tepper says stocks are attractive. By contrast I believe stocks are priced to "legislative and economic perfection!" S...

Back to Basics in Biotech

Back to Basics in Biotech

Stop losses do not work in this part of the market.

Back to Basics in Biotech

Back to Basics in Biotech

Stop losses do not work in this part of the market.

Standing its Ground

The market stood its ground and then some today:   * A buy program was the last program standing. * The Nasdaq regained strength. Ns over Ss and Rs. * Financials paused (life insurance particularly weak as spin off not well received) - though rallie...

My Takeaways and Observations

"I never knew how easy the game of baseball was until I entered the broadcasting booth." -- Mickey Mantle While the markets were relatively flat there was a lot of subsurface action.   The Alternative to the Bullish View. I might be right I might be...

My Takeaways and Observations

"I'd unravel every riddle for any individ'le, In trouble or in pain. With the thoughts I'd be thinkin' I could be another Lincoln If I only had a brain." -- "If I Only Had A Brain" (Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg), from "The Wizard of Oz" I believe I...

Biowreck!

I am not sure if this has broader consequences, but biotech (especially of a speculative -- kind) is spitting the bit, again today.   I have already mentioned Allergan AGN (which I am buying now). Celgene CELG and Gilead Sciences GILD can't rally ei...

Takeaways and Observations

"She's a witch of trouble in electric blue, In her own mad mind she's in love with you. With you. Now what you gonna do? Strange brew, kill what's inside of you." -- Cream, Strange Brew     Strange brew!    You have probably forgotten October, 1987....

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Late Afternoon Edition)

"It's not a joke, it's a rope, Tuco. Now I want you to get up there and put your head in that noose." -- Blondie, " The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" No "Takeaways" today as I have I might be trading some of the earnings reports that will be released ...

Takeaways and Observations (2:30 p.m. Edition)

"It aint the heat, its the humility." - Yogi Berra With 90 minutes to go in the trading session volatility is getting crushed and, arguably, euphoria is advancing as fear has left the building. Leadership remains narrow as the largest tech stocks ((...

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Mid-Afternoon Edition)

"It's not a joke, it's a rope, Tuco. Now I want you to get up there and put your head in that noose." -- Blondie, " The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" No "Takeaways" today as I have to prepare for my Tulane trip. So let's move to the abbreviated Monarc...

Traders Are Focused on the Big-Caps

Traders Are Focused on the Big-Caps

The refusal to gap down at the open was probably a short-term negative.

Takeaways & Observations

Risk happens fast.  Most don't short and shouldn't short -- it's a game that requires volumes of risk control.  However, I would continue to maintain well above-average cash positions.  Today was not a benign event, in my view.  Nor was it likely a ...

Takeaways & Observations

I wanted to start by congratulating El Capitan for his 12th anniversary for Mad Money tonight. Like the Energizer Bunny, he keeps going and going...  HIgh yield gets junky -- despite protestations from Merrill's junk department! I have been warning ...

My Takeaways and Observations

Risk happens fast.    Is the presidential honeymoon over? One of the 10 questions I asked myself today.    "The Return of the Orange Swan?"    Has Boca Biff done it again? Another top call?    Ten questions. In particular, read my comments on Steve ...

7 Things to Watch in Biotech Now

7 Things to Watch in Biotech Now

M&A, drug approvals and Trump are all on my watch list.

My Takeaways and Observations

The market pushed back presumably after it digested the inaugural speech and absorbed the marches around the world.   I don't believe the new president will be market and economy friendly.    The reflation trade is in question today.  And I remain b...

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in Today's Trading (Early Afternoon Edition)

"You see, in this world there's two kinds of people, my friend: Those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig." -- Blondie, " The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" Here's a quick review of today's market action at 2 pm: The Good Bonds and bond-equival...

Takeaways and Observations

The markets moved lower from the "get go," though about the time Sixty Minutes was on last evening the S&P 500 futures were up 10 handles. (Futures closed down 2.5 handles)   Perhaps this is the start of a well due correction. Apropos, here is the q...

My Takeaways and Observations

"Well, they call you lady luck But there is room for doubt At times you have a very un-lady-like way Of running out..." -- Guys and Dolls, Luck Be A Lady (Frank Sinatra)  Trump will not likely Make Twitter Great Again.   I, bear.    Explaining my pr...

My Takeaways and Observations

What a strange day -- maybe even ominous.   This table tells it all.    The divergences I have been mentioning this week intensified today, with the technology-laden Nasdaq taken out to the shed and the Russell 2000 Index trading lower for the third...

My Takeaways and Observations

The important messages today are the developing divergences.    The strength in energy stocks (reflecting a $3.88 a barrel rise in crude oil) masked the underlying weakness in the broader markets. Stated simply, these divergences in breadth, highs/l...

Retail, Financials, Speculative Biotechs Getting Hit

This morning I warned about an overbought group of market sectors/leaders.   Thus far, (recent leaders) retail and financials are being taken out to the woodshed.   Speculative biotech, like Intrexon  , Portola Pharmaceuticals  , SAGE Therapeutics  ...