Sector Expert: Michael G. King, Jr.

H.C. Wainwright & Co.

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Michael G. King, Jr. is a managing director, equity research at H.C. Wainwright & Co. Prior to joining H.C. Wainwright, King was Entrepreneur in Residence at Fortress Biotech, Inc., where he worked for approximately three years. Before joining Fortress, King had a distinguished 25 year career as a senior biotechnology research analyst, most recently as a managing director at JMP Securities. Earlier in his career King held senior positions at a number of investment banks including Rodman & Renshaw, where has was Director of Research and led the Healthcare team, Banc of America Securities, Dillon, Read & Co., Vector Securities and Robertson Stephens. King has been recognized by The Wall Street Journal (Best on the Street 2014) and Institutional Investor (Home Run Hitter 2000) during his career for his research in the sector. He holds a BA in finance from The Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York.



Recent Interviews

2018 Biotech Watchlist: 'No One Space Is Going to Dominate' (1/10/18)
2018 Biotech Watchlist

Michael King of JMP Securities provides a comprehensive round-up of companies he has selected for the 2018 Biotech Watchlist—companies in immuno-oncology, gene editing, and other indications that he believes offer promising opportunities for patients and investors.

2017 Small-Cap Biotech Watchlist Update: Up 21% at the End of Q2/17 (7/13/17)
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If an investor had purchased an equal dollar amount of each company on The Life Sciences Report's 2017 Small-Cap Biotech Watchlist at the beginning of the year, that portfolio would show a gain of about 21% as of July. This is primarily due to the performance of a handful of companies that have been moving their assets farther down the development pipeline, according to the analysts who follow them.

2017 Small-Cap Biotech Watchlist Update: Holding Steady in a Volatile Market (4/19/17)
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The Small-Cap Biotech Watchlist, composed of 20 companies targeting a range of indications including blood cancers and solid tumors, irritable bowel disease and orphan diseases, has posted a modest gain since the first of the year.

Recent Quotes

"ASTX's shares still sell well below where we believe they could trade."

— Michael G. King, Jr., JMP Securities (9/16/13)
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"We are reiterating our Market Outperform rating on ASTX."

— Michael G. King, Jr., JMP Securities (8/19/13)
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"We maintain our Market Outperform rating on CYCC."

— Michael G. King, Jr., JMP Securities (8/14/13)
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"We maintain our Market Outperform rating on CYCC."

— Michael G. King, Jr., JMP Securities (8/14/13)
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"We continue to view ASTX as a highly attractive mid-cap play in the biotech space."

— Michael G. King, Jr., JMP Securities (8/1/13)
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"We maintain our Outperform rating for ASTX."

— Michael G. King, Jr., JMP Securities (7/8/13)
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"We are initiating coverage on CYCC with a Market Outperform rating."

— Michael G. King, Jr., JMP Securities (7/2/13)
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"We reiterate our Market Outperform rating on ASTX."

— Michael G. King, Jr., JMP Securities (4/30/13)
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