Biogen Idec Inc BIIB:NASDAQ (Common Stock)

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316.63 1.57   0.50%128,7782.2M
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As of 10:10 AM ET 10/30/2014

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Quarterly Earnings Releases, Technical Updates, Software Launches, Welfare Initiatives, and New Health Plans - Research Reports on Biogen, Express Scripts, Covidien, Alexion and Aetna

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB), Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX), Covidien plc (NYSE: COV), Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXN) and Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:

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Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: NewLink Genetics Corporation (NASDAQ: NLNK), Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB), United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR), Dynavax Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: DVAX), and Amarin Corporation PLC (NASDAQ: AMRN). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: On Tuesday, October 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,564.29, up 1.75%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 1.12%, to finish the day at 17,005.75, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,985.05, up 1.19%. The gains were broad based as all the sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 760.91, up 0.74%, with the index also advancing 6.21% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports on these five stocks at:

Leading Researchers Join Biogen Idec to Advance Drug Discovery for Neurodegenerative Diseases

-- Christopher Henderson and Richard Ransohoff to Lead and Enhance the Company's Neurology Research and Discovery Effort -- CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--October 23, 2014-- Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) today announced that two leading neuroscientists have joined the company to advance its research in neurodegenerative diseases. Christopher Henderson, Ph.D., joins as vice president, Neurology. Richard Ransohoff, M.D., joins as senior research fellow, Neuroimmunology. The addition of these top researchers bolsters Biogen Idec's discovery engine.

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Company Background

Biogen Idec Inc. (Biogen Idec) is a global biotechnology company. The Company discovers, develops, manufactures and markets therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, hemophilia and autoimmune disorders. The Company's products include AVONEX, TYSABRI, FAMPYRA, FUMADERM and RITUXAN. In September 2011, the Company acquired from the Dompe Group the noncontrolling interests in its joint venture sales affiliates in Italy and Switzerland. In April 2013, Elan Corporation, plc closed the TYSABRI (natalizumab) Collaboration Transaction with Biogen Idec.


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Price Open315.09
Previous Close315.06
Day High318.00
Day Low313.91
52 Week High3/19/2014 | 358.89
52 Week Low11/8/2013 | 230.25
% Off 52 Week High-11.78%
% Off 52 Week Low37.52%
Beta (5 Yr)1.17
Volatility Avg10/29/2014 | 36.84
10-Day Avg. Volume2,208,792
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EPS (TTM)9/30/2014 | 10.57
P/E Ratio9/30/2014 | 29.8
Market CapLarge Cap | 74.8B
Shares Outstanding236.16M

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Shares Short3.06M
Short Ratio2.2
Short % of Float1.30%
As of 10/15/2014

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