NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:NPSP)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

A biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of small molecule drugs and recombinant proteins.

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Member Avatar Messymarv (83.28) Submitted: 9/9/2014 4:44:08 PM : Outperform Start Price: $30.50 NPSP Score: +45.43

Has been pushed down significantly since a good earnings report. Naptura will be approved and lots in the pipeline. Possible takeover target.

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Member Avatar Staka (96.44) Submitted: 7/31/2014 2:57:20 AM : Underperform Start Price: $28.81 NPSP Score: -52.21

Long term mean reversion due to competition catching up.

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Member Avatar TerryFool (75.10) Submitted: 2/25/2014 10:02:24 AM : Outperform Start Price: $29.47 NPSP Score: +43.70

NPSP BP 35 TP 43 REV 1yr 19% EPS 1yr 400%

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Member Avatar baileysmom (< 20) Submitted: 1/26/2014 8:08:50 PM : Outperform Start Price: $35.85 NPSP Score: +10.96

Had very successful launch of Gattex in 2013. 2014 should see the FDA approval of Natpara which should outsell Gatttex. Orphan drugs have a big moat.

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Member Avatar whooodatstockhot (99.65) Submitted: 8/9/2013 1:36:05 PM : Outperform Start Price: $22.64 NPSP Score: +79.28

It might seem expensive, but NPSP just seems to do everything right. Nice hold for the long-term.

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Member Avatar TerryHoodSr (75.74) Submitted: 7/29/2013 11:08:25 PM : Outperform Start Price: $34.82 NPSP Score: +13.20

growth

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Member Avatar Stocker23 (< 20) Submitted: 3/16/2013 9:18:49 PM : Outperform Start Price: $9.10 NPSP Score: +369.11

biotech stocks make me a bit bearish but I think this will be a bull to $13 by the 3rd quarter

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Member Avatar mchedester (79.90) Submitted: 3/14/2013 8:10:27 PM : Outperform Start Price: $8.87 NPSP Score: +383.53

Time for this to finally find its legs.

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Member Avatar aerialist (40.11) Submitted: 2/25/2013 7:47:23 PM : Outperform Start Price: $7.55 NPSP Score: +468.62

A major drug for short bowel syndrome. Although there are only about 15,000 patients in the US with this affliction-revenue production will be significant enough to warrant a takeover bid by a major pharma.

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Member Avatar Turtlebale (62.71) Submitted: 2/19/2013 10:55:31 AM : Outperform Start Price: $7.99 NPSP Score: +437.85

launch will be positive

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Member Avatar PDTBiotech (89.25) Submitted: 7/4/2012 11:35:47 PM : Outperform Start Price: $9.00 NPSP Score: +357.39

Attractive target for anyone with a GI sales force.

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Member Avatar stpatrick31782 (25.50) Submitted: 10/31/2011 6:19:03 PM : Outperform Start Price: $5.17 NPSP Score: +717.09

Stock tanked after deaths in Polish study, but Gattex appeared to be successful and deaths appear to have been bad luck.

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Member Avatar reachmygoals1 (< 20) Submitted: 1/29/2011 4:20:30 PM : Outperform Start Price: $9.38 NPSP Score: +326.12

going to 15, phase 3 trial success

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Member Avatar synergize (29.79) Submitted: 6/9/2008 11:38:03 AM : Underperform Start Price: $4.35 NPSP Score: -900.70

NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NPS) is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of specialty therapeutics to treat gastrointestinal (GI) and endocrine disorders with unmet medical need.

As of April 15, 2008, the Company was advancing two late-stage programs GATTEX (teduglutide) is in Phase III clinical development for intestinal failure associated with short bowel syndrome and NPSP558, parathyroid hormone 1-84 (recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid (rDNA) origin) injection, is in Phase II clinical development as a hormone therapy for hypoparathyroidism. NPS has also completed a Phase III osteoporosis study for PREOS (parathyroid hormone 1-84 (rDNA origin) injection). NPS complements its internal programs with partnerships with Amgen, GlaxoSmithKline, Kirin and Nycomed.

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Member Avatar muksdotca (45.98) Submitted: 3/20/2008 10:50:21 PM : Outperform Start Price: $4.00 NPSP Score: +985.90

When everyone was watching BSC and the sky falling NSPS reported positive top-line results from a 28-week blinded Phase 3-extension study of GATTEX(TM) to deaf ears.
NPS Reports Successful GATTEX(TM) Extension Study
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/080317/lam077.html?.v=101

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Member Avatar chuckmunger (< 20) Submitted: 4/14/2007 12:28:10 AM : Outperform Start Price: $4.09 NPSP Score: +971.72

NPSP is a biotech co. that manufactures several bioengineered small molecule protein drugs,some approved,some in various stages of clinical trials. Most of these bioengineered molecules deal with the regulation of calcium levels in the blood. Since proper calcium blood levels are necessary for the proper conduction of electrical signals, this field has large application potential.Bone density, osteoarthritis and mental function are dependent upon proper blood calciun levels also, so NDA's are plentiful. Of more immediate concern, however, the company manufactures a drug for AMGN caled Sensipar(in the U.S.) that has seen sales growing for AMGN in excess of 100% per annum since introduction (3 yrs ago). AMGN is beholden to NPSP for sizable royalty pmts for several yrs. AMGN revealed recently that sales of their top 3 "Blockbuster" drugs are starting to plateau, and they must quickly develop new ones to replace them hence the 50% increase in last year's R&D expense, Sensipar may fit the bill; particularly if NDA's can be developed for the drug.
2 weeks ago NPSP announced results and also disclosed they would "cut their workforce by 90%+"; could this be a flashig red light that they are preparing the company for ACQUISITION? Stay tuned..........Charles

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Member Avatar Infratious (< 20) Submitted: 3/5/2007 1:29:07 PM : Underperform Start Price: $3.45 NPSP Score: -1,171.43

Something is going to happen soon. NPS has delayed their quarterly earnings announcement by one month, probably because they are going to announce something just before then: either more layoffs (a facility closing?), or a sale of the company, or a partnership that will give it some market security/stability or infusion of cash. What that announcement will do to the price of the stock is unknown at this time, depending on what that next move is going to be. Wise or foolish? Time will tell in the next two weeks.

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Member Avatar jnmkbrownell (93.48) Submitted: 11/25/2006 7:19:42 AM : Outperform Start Price: $5.36 NPSP Score: +698.67

The stock has made a good technical base between 4.60 and 4.80 over the last 6 monthgs. It is now in the process of breaking out on the upside on increasing volume.

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