|Bid||650.00 x 66000|
|Ask||0.00 x 112600|
|Day's range||748.50 - 764.58|
|52-week range||528.36 - 764.58|
|PE ratio (TTM)||87.33|
|Earnings date||14 Nov 2017|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||775.33|
The FTSE 100 isn’t the last word for great pharmaceutical stocks. Here, Royston Wild looks at two medical marvels outside of the blue-chip index.
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Researchers from the UCL Cancer Institute and the specialist healthcare company BTG plc (BTG.L) have begun the first clinical trial of an experimental treatment for liver cancer using X-ray imageable microscopic beads loaded with a targeted anti-cancer drug placed directly in the liver. The trial will evaluate delivering a precisely controlled dose of vandetanib, an inhibitor of multiple tumour growth pathways, directly to the arteries feeding a liver tumour by pre-loading the drug on a radiopaque bead which can be visualised on CT scans. Although still at a very early stage of research, the development programme aims to improve current treatments for patients with primary liver cancer and metastatic Colorectal Cancer (mCRC).
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Roxwood's portfolio of anchoring catheters and microcatheters for treatment of complex cardiovascular lesions should leverage BTG's existing successful EKOS (endovascular system) sales and marketing operation, Deutsche Bank analysts said in a note. Separately, BTG stuck to its double-digit product sales growth forecast, adding that licensing revenue in the first half has benefited from back royalties on Lemtrada, Sanofi's (SASY.PA) multiple sclerosis treatment. BTG said licensing revenue is expected to decline over the full year by low double digits at constant currency, compared to a previous forecast of a high-teens decline.
British drugs company BTG Plc said on Thursday it will buy U.S.-based cardiovascular catheter maker Roxwood Medical for up to $80 million. The deal, which is expected to be accretive to adjusted profit ...
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British drugs company BTG has been ordered to pay damages of $55.8 million plus interest and costs to Wellstat Therapeutics in a dispute over the distribution of Vistogard, an antidote to the overdose of two chemotherapy drugs. BTG (Frankfurt: 908827 - news) said a court in Delaware had issued the ruling in a case concerning the commercialisation of Vistogard, finding that the British company had breached the distribution agreement. "BTG is surprised and disappointed by the opinion and is considering options, which include appealing the ruling and level of damages awarded," the company said on Wednesday.
BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- BTG plc (LSE: BTG), the global specialist healthcare company, today highlights the results of the ACCESS PTS trial , presented at the Society for Vascular Medicine 28 th ...
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British pharmaceutical firm BTG said on Monday its EKOS combination therapy device for pulmonary embolism (PE) was effective using smaller drug dosages and shorter treatment periods than the current standard. EKOS, which the company says it the only device cleared to treat pulmonary embolism, uses ultrasonic waves and clot-dissolving thrombolytic drugs delivered by a catheter to restore healthy heart function and blood flow. BTG (Frankfurt: 908827 - news) 's shares were up 4 percent at 662 pence at 1137 GMT.
European shares ended little changed on Tuesday as disappointing earnings updates weighed on banks and pharma stocks, but a well-received outlook from Vodafone helped Britain's FTSE 100 touch a record high. Germany's DAX also hit a fresh all-time peak before reversing course to end flat.
Britain's main share index scaled yet another record high on Tuesday, scoring nine days of gains in a row, as Vodafone shares jumped after it forecast earnings growth ahead. The FTSE 100 ended up 0.9 percent, with telecoms stocks and consumer staples providing the impetus, while energy stocks supported gains as the price of crude rose.
British healthcare group BTG disappointed investors on Tuesday with a slower-than-expected forecast for growth in its interventional medicine business, sending the shares nearly 10 percent lower. BTG - previously best known for drugs to treat overdoses and rattlesnake bites - has been reinventing itself in recent years by focusing on interventional medicine, in which image-guided devices are used to treat a range of diseases. For the current year, BTG (Frankfurt: 908827 - news) said interventional medicine would deliver mid-to-high teens percentage sales growth, at constant exchange rates (CER), well below the 26 percent that analysts at Jefferies said they had been forecasting.
British healthcare group BTG disappointed investors on Tuesday with a slower-than-expected forecast for growth in its interventional medicine business, sending the shares 8 percent lower in early trade. BTG - previously best known for drugs to treat overdoses and rattlesnake bites - has been reinventing itself in recent years by focusing on interventional medicine, in which image-guided devices are used to treat a range of diseases. For the current year, BTG (Frankfurt: 908827 - news) said interventional medicine would deliver mid-to-high teens percentage sales growth, at constant exchange rates (CER), well below the 26 percent that analysts at Jefferies said they had been forecasting.