Great Stocks under the spotlight right now: BioPharma Corp, Royal Dutch Shell plc, Express Scripts Holding Company

Share of CTI BioPharma Corp (NASDAQ:CTIC) dropped -1.63% and is at $1.27 in the Real-Time trading session. The company opened at $1.29 on Tuesday, and is moving between $1.26 – $1.30, through the day.

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On Wednesday, December 23, 2015, NASDAQ Composite ended at 5,045.93, up 0.90%, Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 1.06% to finish the day at 17,602.61 and the S&P 500 closed at 2,064.29, up 1.24%.

The stock of CTI BioPharma Corp. lost 1.59% to close Wednesdays session at USD 1.24, below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of USD 1.29 and USD 1.68, respectively. The shares of the company moved in the range of USD 1.21 and USD 1.30. A trading volume of 1.18 million shares was recorded, which was lower than its 150-day daily average volume of 2.17 million shares and below its 52-week average volume of 2.40 million shares. Over the last five days CTI BioPharma Corp.s shares have advanced 5.98% and in the past one month the stock has gained a momentum of 12.73%. Additionally, over the last three months the stock has declined 21.02% and in the past six months the shares have registered a loss of 43.38%. On a compounded total return basis, the company has returned 3.33% in the past one month. The stock is trading at a price to sales ratio of 12.93.

Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS.B) inclined 1.89% right now and is at $46.88. The 52-week range of the share price is from $43.51 – $71.45. The company has total market capitalization of $150.98 billion.

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) (RDS-A)(RDS-B) recently published a circular and a prospectus for the recommended combination with BG Group plc (BG), ahead of a General Meeting, planned for 10:00 (Central European Time) on Wednesday 27 January 2016 at the Circustheater, Circusstraat 4, 2586 CW The Hague, The Netherlands. In addition, BG has published a scheme document ahead of its shareholder meetings.

Shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), gained 0.31%, and is now trading at $88.22. Its overall volume is 725,850.00 million shares right now, and average trading volume of 4.14 million.

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) anticipates achieving adjusted earnings per diluted share for 2016 in the range of $6.08 to $6.28, representing growth of 10% to 14% over the mid-point of our formerly issued 2015 guidance range – See table below.

Our focused model of alignment has positioned us uniquely in the healthcare services landscape to improve health outcomes and lower costs for our clients and patients, said George Paz, CEO and chairman of Express Scripts.  No one matches our focus on serving clients and patients and we remain confident in our continued growth and returning exceptional results to our shareholders.

The fundamentals of our business allow us to deliver solid financial results while making investments to continue our growth as a leading independent PBM and healthcare provider, said Tim Wentworth, President. We have an aligned book of business and a deep set of innovative solutions to assist clients and patients. As we create value for our patients and clients, we create value for our shareholders.

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