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Trader’s Buzzers: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL), Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX)


Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) traded within a range of $50.56 to $51.09 after opening the day at $50.65. The company has seen its stock decrease in value by -12.09% so far this year. The stock was up close to 0.51% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $51.04 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -32.92% below its 52 week high of $77.12 and 10.93% above its 12-month low of $46.01. The shares are up by over 2.32% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 43.13 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company discovers, develops, licenses, manufactures, markets, and distributes biopharmaceutical products worldwide. It offers chemically-synthesized drug or small molecule, and biologic in various therapeutic areas, including virology comprising human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV); oncology; immunoscience; cardiovascular; and neuroscience. Its products include Baraclude for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection; Daklinza and Sunvepra for the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection; Reyataz and Sustiva for the treatment of HIV; Empliciti, a humanized monoclonal antibody for the treatment of multiple myeloma; Erbitux, an IgG1 monoclonal antibody that blocks the epidermal growth factor receptor; Opdivo, a fully human monoclonal antibody for non-small cell lung and renal cell cancer, and melanoma; Sprycel, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor for the treatment of adults with Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia; Yervoy, a monoclonal antibody for metastatic melanoma; Abilify, an antipsychotic agent for adults with schizophrenia, bipolar mania disorder, and depressive disorder; Orencia to treat rheumatoid arthritis; and Eliquis, an oral factor Xa inhibitor targeted at stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation. Its products pipeline includes Beclabuvir, a non-nucleoside NS5B inhibitor for the treatment of HCV; BMS-663068, an investigational compound that is being studied in HIV-1; and Prostvac, a Phase III prostate-specific antigen to treat asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. The company has clinical trial collaborations with Calithera Biosciences, Inc. and Janssen Biotech, Inc.; and a research collaboration with GeneCentric Diagnostics, Inc. The company was formerly known as Bristol-Myers Company and changed its name to Bristol-Myers Squibb Company in 1989. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.38% or $0.15 to close the day at $39.74 on active trading volume of 8.17M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.19M. The San Jose California 95131 based company has been outperforming the credit services group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 13.32%, compared to the industry which has advanced 28.93% over the same period. With RSI of 41.48, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $46.83, making it a hold for now.

PayPal Holdings, Inc. operates as a technology platform company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide. It enables businesses of various sizes to accept payments from merchant Websites, mobile devices, and applications, as well as at offline retail locations through a range of payment solutions, including PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, and Xoom products. The company’s platform allows customers to pay and get paid, transfer and withdraw funds to their bank accounts, and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in various currencies. PayPal Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) dropped $-0.08 to close the day at a new closing price of $25.14, a -0.32% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 60.43% above its 52 week low of $16.25. A total of 8.11M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 8.57M. The stock, which fluctuated between $24.85 and $25.18 during the day, currently situated -0.48% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 14.01% in the past one month and up by 16.71% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $27.69 and RSI of 79.25, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Boston Scientific Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices for use in various interventional medical specialties worldwide. It operates through three segments: Cardiovascular, Rhythm Management, and MedSurg. The company offers interventional cardiology products, including drug-eluting coronary stent systems used in the treatment of coronary artery disease; coronary technology products to treat atherosclerosis; intraluminal catheter-directed ultrasound imaging catheters and systems for use in coronary arteries and heart chambers, as well as peripheral vessels; and structural heart therapy systems. It also provides stents, balloon catheters, wires, peripheral embolization devices, and vena cava filters used to treat peripheral disease; and biliary stents, drainage catheters, and micro-puncture sets to treat, diagnose, and ease benign and malignant tumors. In addition, the company offers cardiac rhythm management devices, such as implantable cardioverter defibrillator systems to detect and treat abnormally fast heart rhythms; implantable cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker systems used to treat heart failure; and medical technologies to diagnose and treat rate and rhythm disorders of the heart comprising steerable radio frequency ablation catheters, intracardiac ultrasound catheters, diagnostic catheters, delivery sheaths, and other accessories. Further, it provides products to diagnose and treat diseases of the pulmonary and gastrointestinal conditions; devices to diagnose, treat, and ease pulmonary disease systems within the airway and lungs; products to treat urinary stone disease and benign prostatic hyperplasia; mid-urethral sling products, sling and graft materials, pelvic floor reconstruction kits, and suturing devices; and spinal cord stimulator systems. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.


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