ISIS Pharmaceuticals (ISIS): Heavy Pre-Market Activity

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified ISIS Pharmaceuticals ( ISIS) as a pre-market mover with heavy volume candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified ISIS Pharmaceuticals as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • ISIS has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $135.4 million.
  • ISIS traded 226,915 shares today in the pre-market hours as of 9:02 AM, representing 12.1% of its average daily volume.

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More details on ISIS:

Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the discovery and development of antisense drugs using novel drug discovery platform. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate ISIS Pharmaceuticals a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

The average volume for ISIS Pharmaceuticals has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. ISIS has a market cap of $8.0 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. The stock has a beta of 2.16 and a short float of 16.6% with 8.34 days to cover. Shares are up 8.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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