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A look back at reverse split and NASDAQ-delist projections made in August 2011

Dec 22, 2011 No Comments

On August 1, 2011, I listed seven companies facing NASDAQ delist or a reverse split to remain listed on NASDAQ. I now follow up the list by firstly noting my prediction, then what actually happened. You can read the original post HERE and results of other projections HERE. (First bracket indicates price as of August […]

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Weekly Summary of key pharma events – week ended 12/16/11

Dec 17, 2011 No Comments

See individual posts made in the last week for more detail. PDUFA/FDA RELATED EVENTS NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq:NGSX) will meet with the FDA Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee on February 9, 2012 to discuss the available efficacy and safety data for sNDA of QUTENZA for the management of neuropathic pain related to HIV-associated peripheral neuropathy. Isis Pharmaceuticals, […]

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Weekly Summary of key pharma events – week ended 12/9/11

Dec 10, 2011 No Comments

Affymax, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFFY) received positive recommendation from the FDA Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) for its  New Drug Application (NDA) of peginesatide for the proposed treatment of anemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in adult patients on dialysis was reviewed. The panel was asked to consider the following question, “Considering the safety issues associated with […]

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Welcome to the new BioPharmCatalyst!

Dec 05, 2011 5 Comments

Welcome all readers to the third and new version of BioPharmCatalyst. While the two previous versions since the initial launch in June 2010 have had many tools available for readers in their investment decisions, I have always been of the opinion that the data on the site could be presented in a much greater user […]

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7 companies facing upcoming reverse splits or NASDAQ delist

Aug 01, 2011 No Comments

If companies are unable to push their bid price above $1 they either face delisting from NASDAQ to OTCBB or will require a reverse split to remain on NASDAQ. Most of the companies below face no meaningful upcoming catalysts to propel their bid price above $1. Which companies are in this category? I have 7 […]

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A look back on predictions made in February of 1H 2011 reverse splits

Jul 29, 2011 No Comments

On February 14, 2011, I listed about a dozen companies facing delist from NASDAQ or a reverse split to remain listed on NASDAQ during 1H 2011. I now follow up the list by firstly noting my prediction, then what actually happened. (First bracket indicates price as of FEBRUARY 14) – (Second bracket indicates price REVERSE SPLIT […]

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Upcoming votes for Reverse Splits and to increase Authorised Shares

May 24, 2011 No Comments

Over the next month or so, many companies will be holding shareholder meetings to vote on various issues such as electing directors or making adjustments to Equity Incentive plans. However, some companies also use the meetings to request permission to increase the number of Authorised Shares and to enforce Reverse Splits. It should be noted […]

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ASCO 2011 Abstracts have been added to the ASCO Calendar

May 19, 2011 No Comments

The BioPharmCatalyst ASCO 2011 Calendar has been completed with the addition of ALL abstracts of companies that were originally listed on the calendar. Just click on the ASCO tab above and you will find that abstracts have been added by clicking on the Abstract Link number. There are many companies that are just presenting previously […]

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ASCO 2011 Calendar

Apr 24, 2011 No Comments

For those of you new to the site I have put together an ASCO 2011 Calendar of companies presenting that are followed by BioPharmCatalyst. There are some companies that I have heard chatter of that will be presenting but have not been able to find them listed on the ASCO website. These companies are AEZS […]

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A look at possible upcoming reverse splits – 1H 2011

Feb 15, 2011 No Comments

With my article yesterday about NASDAQ listing standards and coincidentally the announcement of a reverse split by SNSS and earlier OXGN, it seems the right timing to investigate what other companies may face a similar fate during the first half of 2011. Both companies had no option but to enforce reverse splits if they wanted […]

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NASDAQ Listing Requirements – What is required to remain listed

Feb 14, 2011 No Comments

NASDAQ has three marketplaces, NASDAQ Global Select Market, NASDAQ Global Market and NASDAQ Capital Market. Companies need to satisfy certain requirements to maintain their listings. Requirements to REMAIN listed on NASDAQ Global Market The main requirements that apply to most non-profitable biopharm companies are; -Stockholders equity greater than $10m. You can find this figure in […]

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