Company Overview and News
SAN DIEGO, May 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pfenex Inc. (NYSE American:PFNX), a clinical-stage development and licensing biotechnology company focused on leveraging its Pfenex Expression Technology® to improve protein therapies for unmet patient needs, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 6,800,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $5.50 per share pursuant to its existing shelf registration statement.
SAN DIEGO, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pfenex Inc. (NYSE American:PFNX), a clinical-stage development and licensing biotechnology company focused on leveraging its Pfenex Expression Technology® to improve protein therapies for unmet patient needs, today announced that it intends to offer and sell, subject to market and other conditions, shares of its common stock. Pfenex expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase additional shares of its common stock.
On May 14, Pfenex announced positive topline results from a phase 3 trial which showed their lead candidate, PF708-301 had comparable overall profiles with Eli Lilly's Forteo in osteoporosis.
In order to drive the manufacture of affordable generic drugs, the U.S.Food and Drug Administration is naming names of companies that have attempted to block competition.
Greetings, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Pfenex First Quarter 2018 Results and Business Update call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded.
Jazz Pharmaceuticals set aside $57 million in the first quarter of 2018 to settle an investigation by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts regarding its support of 501(c)(3) organizations that provide financial assistance to Medicare patients.
Alpine is leveraging on its stellar therapeutic innovation platforms (TIP and vIgD) to deliver the next-generation immuno-oncology (I-O) therapeutics.
In 1Q18, Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ) generated revenue of $444.6 million compared to $376.1 million in 1Q17, which reflected an ~18% rise on a YoY (year-over-year) basis and a ~2% rise quarter-over-quarter.
While large cap pharmaceutical stocks have had a very solid year despite the rumbling by the administration over drug pricing, many smaller specialty pharmaceuticals have lagged. Despite that underperformance, some outstanding earnings and, in some cases, even better forward guidance could make some of these companies a best play for the rest of the year.
If you recall your AcelRx (NASDAQ:ACRX), it got a CRL for DSUVIA lasy year citing safety concerns and drug administration issues. The exact things the FDA said, as reported by the company, were: “The two primary recommendations within the CRL are: first, while the safety database was suitable in number of patients, the collection of additional data was requested on at least 50 patients to assess the safety of DSUVIA dosed at the maximum amount described in the proposed labeling; second, to ensure proper administration of the tablet with the single-dose applicator, the FDA recommended certain changes to the Directions for Use to address use-related errors, including dropped tablets, to be validated through a human factors study.
Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (JAZZ - Free Report) reported adjusted earnings of $2.98 per share for first-quarter 2018, which beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $2.76. Earnings rose 29% from the year-ago figure.
Form S-8 As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 8, 2018 Registration No. 333-
Welcome to the Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc First Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call. Following an introduction from the company, we will open the call to questions.
The following slide deck was published by Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in conjunction with their 2018 Q1 earnings call.
BOSTON: Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc said on Tuesday it had agreed to pay US$57 million to resolve a U.S. probe into its financial support of charities that offer assistance to Medicare patients seeking help to cover out-of-pocket drug costs.
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