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Portola Pharmace has the Best Relative Performance in the Biotechnology Industry (PTLA , AMAG , FLXN , HRTX , VNDA )

By Nick Russo

Here are the top 5 stocks in the Biotechnology industry ranked by performance. We compiled the trading activity from yesterday and then analyzed the industry looking for stocks that were outperforming. This is what we found:

Portola Pharmace (NASDAQ:PTLA ) ranks first with a gain of 2.54%; Amag Pharmaceuti (NASDAQ:AMAG ) ranks second with a gain of 1.48%; and Flexion Therapeu (NASDAQ:FLXN ) ranks third with a gain of 0.88%.

Heron Therapeuti (NASDAQ:HRTX ) follows with a gain of 0.55% and Vanda Pharmaceut (NASDAQ:VNDA ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 0.13%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Portola Pharmace on April 18th, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $33.12. Since that call, shares of Portola Pharmace have fallen 25.1%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: relative performance portola pharmace amag pharmaceuti flexion therapeu heron therapeuti vanda pharmaceut

Ticker(s): PTLA AMAG FLXN HRTX VNDA