Another financing vehicle is being utilized by small-cap healthcare companies: the Standby Equity Distribution Agreement (SEDA). This relatively new “mechanism” is another … alternative to Read more…
In today’s capital markets; this old but new (usage) capital-raising rage has many small-cap healthcare companies filling their coffers after finding that
The stock market and overall economy are still depreciated; but, this sector is holding up better as there are signs that
Investors are now asking more questions about the short, near and long term viability of healthcare stocks. In a slowly rebounding market, despite today’s volatility; there is a silver lining; smaller, leaner healthcare companies are emerging stronger from the past crisis.
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Scientists, managements and investors get excited by a candidate compound’s potential; but
Every time the markets rebound, investors deliberate whether this marks the bottom for share pricing and if so, might it be time to get in. However, for those of us who remain skeptical; we have seen too many spikes in momentum, resistance, confidence and resilience as second quarter earnings were good but will it last? Valuations provide indicators when compared to the rapid decline and slow moves to present market levels.
The ongoing economic crisis had made bankruptcies; one of the newest “EXIT” strategies for many emerging small cap healthcare companies. The companies most at risk have less than 6 months of cash and usually no “definitive” clinical data in the near future. It has been stated that 25% of emerging small cap healthcare companies (usually biotechs) fall into this category of teetering on the edge. Is one of the issues the plethora of “me to” platforms?
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