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  • woodman: $SGYP - completely out now. Got out of it in one account earlier in the week and now out in second account. Not interested in getting surprised by phase 3 data due in 4Q.
  • tmende: @woodman $SGYP Looked bearish engulfing yesterday so got out last night.
  • tmende: $SGYP $PBYI Robert Gadimian is currently a director at SGYP says he did it out of greed-who would have guessed that. Washington D.C., Sept. 29, 2016 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged the former senior director of regulatory affairs for Puma Biotechnology with insider trading ahead of the company’s news announcements about its drug to treat breast cancer.
  • woodman: @tmende $SGYP $PBYI - As if it isn't hard enough with small biotechs, add the illegal insider trading. Just watching the action in these stocks before some big events and you often scratch your head about whether someone knew something and acted on it before the rest of could. http://www.newsroomamerica.com/story/598969/biotech_employee_charged_with_insider_trading_ahead_of_companys_announcements_about_breast_cancer_drug.html
  • woodman: $SGYP - binary event coming in Q4 on its phase 3 data for Plecanetide (consitpation for irritable bowel syndrome). Q4 means Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, but no way to know when within that period. It's easy to get surprised with an data announcement. It's got a nice flag going right now. Good set up but will it move before data comes out? Ultimately, the data will cause it to move big one way or the other.
  • tmende: @woodman $SGYP They will be at the 5th Annual OktoberInvestFest on Sept 28th in NYC which highlights "quality American & German unique investment" opps. Sounds like fun. I have a spec position, perhaps this will get a little action tomorrow out of this triangle.
  • woodman: @tmende $SGYP - Coincidentally, I will be in Manhattan tomorrow.
  • tmende: @woodman $SGYP Nice, perhaps they'll be serving Bio-Beer :)
  • woodman: $SGYP - going the wrong way out of its pennant. That's uncool.
  • shoredriver: @woodman $SGYP time to bail?
  • woodman: @shoredriver $SGYP - I haven't. It's turning around now. It bounced off the 8/15 intraday high which was prior resistance. Perhaps new support. That coincides with the 8dEMA. But caution is warranted.
  • shoredriver: @woodman $SGYP def looking to lighten up a bit
  • woodman: $SGYP pennant.
  • woodman: $SGYP - I just have a feeling this is angling for a pop upward out of the pennant, though not necessarily today.
  • shoredriver: @woodman $SGYP my largish position would sure appreciate it...
  • Alexandra: @shoredriver $SGYP my smallish position would love it.
  • woodman: @Alexandra @shoredriver $SGYP - just remember they have important phase 3 data coming in Q4:

    From here: http://ir.synergypharma.com/press-releases/detail/1821/synergy-pharmaceuticals-reports-second-quarter-2016

    Plecanatide IBS-C Development Update ...
  • shoredriver: @woodman $SGYP Thx
  • Alexandra: @woodman $SGYP Thanks. Something to look forward to.
  • Alexandra: @woodman $SGYP Is this you favorite one right now ?
  • woodman: @Alexandra $SGYP For a trade or an investment/belief in big future? In terms of the latter, I'd think $CEMP is pretty darned promising. Doesn't mean it won't fail, though. No one can guarantee any small/mid cap biotech. Even better might be look at companies with at least one approved drug and now is onto marketing and selling the drug, perhaps moving forward with other drugs or other indications for the approved drug, and may be a buyout target.
  • Bridget: Notes: SPY is in a triangle pattern with the bottom at around $212.40. $ATEC - great example of a post split breakout $SBUX $PNRA $RAI $MO $EXPE $GCP $PAYX - not looking strong $CSX - nice gradual breakout $CLVS - working $SCOR - high volume move $SGYP - phase 2 $MSCC - breakout with increasing volume $HALO - breakout on weekly chart with volume
  • woodman: $SGYP
  • Bridget: Notes: Breakouts on Volume: $OPHT, $CSX, $SGYP, $GIMO, $GHL, $JBL, $STM, $SUPN, $CEMP. $AMTD, $NH, $FNFV, Working: $GKOS, $CWEI, $FNSR, $LOGM, $BABA, $ATVI, $IRWD, $BHE - nice move off the 50MA $MSCC - almost breakout $ILMN - almost breakout $INTC - back up near the high $SWKS - making a nice move with AAPL $PBR - looking toppy, have alert set at the 50MA for a breakdown $PNRA - looking toppy, needs to recover the 200MA $CHU - huge volume today, weekly chart is turning up $JWN - showing a nice move after the flag pattern $CNX - this is broken, get out $GPRO - nice move off support with volume $SBUX - at the bottom of the range, could be a good low risk buy point $ABX - showing support at $17
  • woodman: $SGYP
  • Bridget: Notes: $LN - working $X - getting a bounce $HIMX - day 3, wait for pullback but then enter $EBIO / $SGYP / $TWLO - inverted hammer, this rally just might be an exhaustion $KITE - working $V - breaking out, look at weekly. I like the Oct $80 calls $AAPL - working $FIT / $CNX - like the stocks that are moving higher out of flag patterns right now $ALL / $MCK - in a squeeze $MPEL - breaking the downward trend $TPB - another IPO working $FDX - making a move $GS - moving higher now
  • woodman: $SGYP not pulling back.
  • woodman: @Lou $CEMP I think you bought my shares :-) I trimmed it and $SGYP and several other biotechs. I will look to buy it all back but hopefully a little lower. Of course, I may have outwitted myself here.
  • woodman: $SGYP continuing up. That move up through resistance/200 day last week was the ticket.
  • DAN: @woodman $SGYP I see you've been in this stock for the past week or so. Nice work, woodman. Glad to see this paying off for you!!
  • woodman: @DAN $SGYP - Thank you, Dan. :)
  • gmj: $SGYP anyone holding over earnings tomorrow 8/9 Time ?. If so, why ? I have a nice profit with a 5% trailing stop but am thinking about bailing by the end of today... Any thoughts appreciated. Thx.
  • woodman: @gmj $SGYP I am holding. The weekly chart is why.
  • woodman: $SGYP and $CEMP - staying long. Weekly charts tell why.
  • woodman: $SGYP - started position yesterday and added some today. It reports next week, though, so can't pile in. But I do like this chart.
  • Bridget: @woodman $SGYP yeah, really like the pattern here
  • HGIGuy: @woodman $SGYP My data shows earnings on Monday, so not much room to bail.
  • woodman: @HGIGuy $SGYP - The company has not issued a statement of it's reporting date so yours is an estimated date, I am guessing. That said, I'd think it could be your date or any day next week. So, I share your sentiment in terms of no time to bail. Who knows what update it will provide. It has data coming for its constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome drug 4Q16 and PDUFA for chronic idiopathic constipation 1/29/2017. So, I'm thinking, based on this chart, we could see some "movement" up into that. (Sorry, bad humor, but couldn't resist.)
  • orpheusredux: @woodman $SGYP Chart does look great. Hmmm...might take a small stake ahead of earnings. TY for pointing it out.
  • woodman: $SGYP - I started a position in this today.
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  • Bridget: $SGYP breaking higher. Popped last thursday then pulled back to the 50MA and now moving higher. good entry here IMO.
  • Bridget: $SGYP nice breakout on volume
  • woodman: @Prazan $CEMP Been buying that, $DVAX and $EDAP on their pullbacks. Also snagged some $HALO, $PTLA and $EXEL, but smaller. And $SGYP for a trade.
  • Bridget: stopped out $SGYP and $HACK
  • arrow: @dkoran $IBB - Not sure how you arrive at that, but go ahead if you like. You would be ignoring some blatant business conditions in the biotech area. Cash & Stock rich big biotech & specialty pharma all looking for assets. That's a really good backdrop for takeover speculation, coupled with a high approval rate of drugs in development. The $IBB is controlled by the big names, who go up when they buy growth (even if you can't stomach it). You want to short that? Short smaller names like $DEPO, $SGYP, $FOLD, $FLXN, $OPHT, and numerous others mentioned in the forum when a bid could be just around the corner? Good way to ruin a Sunday evening.
  • prockow: $SGYP- added here
  • etmagic: $SGYP 52 week hi
  • tjv821: $sgyp time to bail?
  • GreenGhost: @tjv821 $SGYP go to and look in a mirror ; now say out loud oink! The fact you're asking that question is you trader's instinct telling you to take some/ all off and /or raise your stops. Idea is not to squeeze every penny out of trade just get most of it; you've been around the block a few times; price action says caution warranted IMO and time to shift to profit protection mode. Good luck with your trade.
  • Jadee: $SGYP looking at a possible trade today
  • tjv821: $sgyp to late to add?
  • Bridget: @tjv821 yes, don't go chasing waterfalls. $sgyp
  • prockow: $SGYP - knocking it out of the park this morning !
  • tjv821: $sgyp sell into strength?
  • prockow: $SGYP- up 65% , keep it as it was upgrded to 14.00 or sell ?
  • Bridget: @prockow I would certainly take some profits, but it does seem to have more upside so leave some on the table. $SGYP
  • prockow: $SGYP - adding today on nice uptrend
  • prockow: $SGYP $SNTA - both working and thinking of adding on upgrades
  • TRICIA: @Woodman, etall $FOLD, $TSRO and others - #Baker Bros Holdings ...FYI New Baker holdings w/overall rank & val 9 $NVTA 109M 10 $ONCE 102M 40 $LBIO 16M 51 $IMGN 9M 64 $TTHI 5M 65 $AMRN 5M 74 $ZFGN 4M 78 $ASMB 3M Baker Bros closed out $QLTI $FOLD $SGYP $GERN $TSRO
  • prockow: $SGYP - continues to move up
  • prockow: $SGYP- sure has been a good performer for me..
  • prockow: $SGYP - has been in continual upswing and I believe it has legs for more
  • JoJi: @prockow $SGYP Accumulation has been going as of late, look at the daily volume over the past 3 weeks. This one swings a bit, but moving my stop up to the previous day's low has been working since the 9th.
  • prockow: $SGYP at a good buy point
  • prockow: $SGYP just keeps ticking higher
  • scottto: $SGYP - Had this in my list to consider investing in. Of course, I didn't. Now it's popped higher. Chasing a bit and bought a small starter position today. Ok if it goes up or down.... I likely set the short-term top, so you can probably wait if you're not in and want to be
  • prockow: $SGYP - wanting to add on any pullback
  • prockow: $SGYP thinking of adding to an already nice position
  • moneyHoHo: $SGYP put this on your radar. I could see this doubling in 6 to 8 mos. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/synergy-pharmaceuticals-completes-patient-enrollment-110000412.html
  • moneyHoHo: $SGYP Matusow pumping...
  • prvtrader: Some stocks with high short float: $O, $NNN, $SGYP, $WIN, $CDNS, $CHRW, $QCOR, $EQIX
  • ccrown4: $SGYP this made a nice move with a good 300% volume increase behind it. I think it's still in an early entry position. IMO
  • woodman: $SGYP - Phase 2b data for Plecanatide (constipation predominant irritable bowel syndrome) expected soon, perhaps by end of the month. Could be a good run-up trade from this level.
  • woodman: $SGYP - added; I'm figuring the run up prior to phase 2 data is not yet over.
  • woodman: $SGYP - bouncing on the pullback. Catalyst: Phase 2b data of Plecanatide for constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome due beginning of 2Q 2014. I bought today. Maybe it can run a little more into end of the month.
  • Tricia: ICPT... naturally I sold it..... grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr Watching GLMO, GALT... also $SGYP, $CERS and CEMP....
  • woodman: $SGYP - a @Scott Matusow stock. I have been patiently watching this pennant form, having missed the run up into it. Still no position, but that could change shortly.
  • ccrown4: Good morning @Tricia - Are you in $SGYP and what does "shelf coming" mean? Thanks
  • ccrown4: $SGYP Good morning. Some good news this morning. I may chase it.
  • woodman: $TROV -... Yeah, I know about that shelf filing too well having gotten a taste of that in Jan. As for the basher, seems like the bashers of $VHC and other companies who every so often come out and do their best to drive the stock(s) down. I've also seen rumors in Twittersphere that $SGYP chairman, who is also Chairman of $TROV, has been using paid bloggers to pump stock of SGYC. So I guess the speculation is that there's carryover to TROV. I don't know anything about all that; it's simply what I saw on Twitter.
  • Tricia: ...
    Meanwhile, shares of Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SGYP) moved upon the news of Linzess'approval, as the company's own medication Plecanatide shares the same origins and mechanism of action as Linzess; results from recently-closed Phase IIb/III tri ...
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Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of drugs to treat gastrointestinal, or GI, disorders and diseases. Its lead product candidate is plecanatide.

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