ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (Nasdaq:ZIOP) Sets 52 Week High Record

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ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (Nasdaq:ZIOP)

June 12th, 2019

Amidst falling markets ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. closed the day up $0.46 Wednesday which equals a 10.38% jump, closing at $4.89. Furthermore it hit a new 52 week high of $5.00. The stock continues to trade well at 213.46% of its 52 week low of $1.56. In addition to finishing higher, trading volumes were solid at 277.00% of normal which can indicate investors see opportunities.

ZIOP outperformed the rest of the Healthcare sector which went up 0.51% today.

Results from 4 analysts suggest that ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. could increase significantly (32.28%).

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Wednesday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Utilities saw the biggest increase of the day (1.33%), while the Energy sector saw the biggest drop (-1.44%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain of 23.77%.

Energy and Financials both saw turn-arounds from their five day positive performances with Energy dropping -1.44%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Utilities, up 1.33%.
  • Healthcare, up 0.51%.
  • Materials, up 0.31%.
  • Real Estate, up 0.26%.
  • Industrials, up 0.20%.
  • Consumer Staples, up 0.04%.
  • Consumer Discretionary, down -0.11%.
  • Communication Services, down -0.28%.
  • Information Technology, down -0.58%.
  • Financials, down -0.95%.
  • Energy, down -1.44%.

ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. Info

ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc., a biotechnology company, focuses on acquiring, developing, and commercializing a portfolio of immuno-oncology therapies for treating heterogenous solid tumors and unknown antigens. The company develops two immuno-oncology platform technologies, including Sleeping Beauty (SB), which is based on the genetic engineering of immune cells using a non-viral transposon/transposase system to reprogram T-cells outside of the body for infusion; and Controlled IL-12, which delivers interleukin 12 or IL-12, a master regular of the immune system, in a controlled and safe manner to focus the patient’s immune system to attack cancer cells. Its lead gene therapy product candidate is Ad-RTS-hIL-12 plus veledimex, which is in Phase I clinical trial, to treat patients with recurrent glioblastoma and breast cancer. The company is also developing chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell and T-cell receptor T-cell therapies. ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. has license agreement with Precigen, Inc. and MD Anderson Cancer Center; research and development agreement with the National Cancer Institute, and Ares Trading S.A. The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

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