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New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/15/2013 -- issues special report on Biotech Stocks – Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ:DNDN), Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOR) and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA)

Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) recently reported an update on its long-term strategy. The company said that it plans to focus on the discovery and development of molecules that address important unmet medical requirements and the manufacture of biologics.

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The company is hopeful about the Prolia -Xgeva (denosumab) franchise, which brought combined sales of $1.2 billion in 2012, to post combined sales of more than $3 billion over time.

During the mid-day, Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) plunged -0.89% to $83.97 with the total traded volume of 2.57 million shares. AMGN has earnings per share of $5.52 and its price to earnings ratio ended at 15.20.

Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ:DNDN) shares went down after the Maxim Group downgraded the stock from “hold” to “sell.”

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In the mid-day trading hours, Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ:DNDN) dropped -2.20% to $6.21 with the total traded volume of 2.31 million shares. Stock price 52 weeks high was $15.20 and 52 weeks low price was 3.69. DNDN has market cap of 959.85 million. Dendreon Corporation (Dendreon) is a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutics that may improve cancer treatment options for patients.

Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOR) jumped +7.59% to $29.49 in the mid-day with the total traded volume of 2.40 million shares. Its fifty two week range was $17.25-$58.91. The total market capitalization remained $1.72 billion.

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QCOR is ahead its 52 week low with 74.31% and its last month price volatility remained 3.00%. Its beta coefficient was 0.75 with a target price of $41.86. In its share capital QCOR has 58.45 million outstanding shares while 57.71 million shares have been floated in market. QCOR has insider ownership of 0.36% with its institutional ownership remained 62.58%. Company’s current year earnings per share grew with 122.58% while the five year EPS growth rate was +38.05%.

Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) moved up +0.93% to $8.43 during the mid-day trading hours and its total traded volume was 1.82 million shares. ARNA has outstanding shares of 217.29 million with the total market cap of 1.83 billion and its beta value stands at 0.16 times.
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