Life Sciences

Dexcom Stock: How Much Growth is Left?

“I never realized that I loved hiking,” says a moderately attractive woman named Abby who breaks into tears over the thought of her newly found hobby. This woman has clearly never encountered a tick in her life, but if she did, the tick probably wouldn’t find her blood to be that tasty. You see, Nancy […]

Babylon Stock: Why It’s Dropping Like a Rock

Why do some investment firms send out alerts to subscribers explaining large stock price increases? That’s not what investors want to know. Look up any given stock and you’ll find that their questions always relate to some unknown calamity. When bad things happen, people turn to the Ministry of Truth for an explanation. Rarely will […]

Humacyte Stock is Pure Play on Regenerative Medicine

Over the last couple of years, more than half of all companies that went public came through the back door via mergers with special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). We all know how that has turned out – pretty much what we warned about several years ago in a piece titled How SPACs Reward Everyone Except […]

10x Genomics Stock Plummets: Why We’re Not Worried

“Every cell in your body has the same DNA. Except it doesn’t.” That was the title of a 2018 New York Times article that talked about how “the genome doesn’t just vary from person to person, it also varies from cell to cell.” That same year, an article was published by Science discussing a landmark […]

Here’s Why Invitae Stock Can’t Stop Falling

Loss aversion is a psychological concept where humans are shown to feel the pain of loss twice as much as the joy of gain. Even the perception of loss can result in pain. That’s why investors sweat paper losses when they haven’t actually lost anything. Over the past six months, shares of Invitae (NVTA) have […]

IQVIA: A Leading Digital Healthcare Stock

Data is the new oil. It’s a phrase that regular readers will recognize, but we can’t take credit for coining it. The credit actually goes to a British data scientist named Clive Humby. Of course, it took a marketing guy to point out that raw oil must be turned into a product like gas or […]

Guardant Health Stock: The Storm Before the Storm

Given today’s investor has such high expectations of growth it seems prudent to wait until after an earnings announcement before purchasing a stock. Likewise, checking in with a company right before earnings allows us to take an inventory of what’s happening prior to all the price action noise that typically takes place around earnings announcements. […]

Lux Capital Launches Digital Health Solutions ETF: EKG

When it comes to getting the most diversification bang for your buck, it’s hard to beat exchange traded funds (ETFs) which typically offer the performance of whatever index they’re tracking for a reasonable expense ratio. While ARK Invest made waves by releasing active ETFs that attempted to beat the markets, your typical ETF simply tracks […]

A Yearly Checkup for Teladoc Stock – TDOC

Because the pandemic has become political, you’re sticking your neck out when you say stuff like this, but here it goes. What if the mortality rate was really serious, like in the double digits? Would people behave differently? Perhaps, but a low mortality rate that increases with age isn’t a big concern for many of […]

Bionano Genomics Stock: What Exactly Do They Do?

Technological innovation comes and goes constantly. Retail investors should only concern themselves with technology that generates revenue. That’s when something moves from “emerging” to “disruptive.” The time for teams-with-dreams to show traction should be far behind them when they look to the public markets for capital. Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) changed that by normalizing […]