AKERS: Big upturn available.

Monday, Mar 07 2011 by

Game changer
Penny has a strong track record of picking winners from the healthcare and diagnostics market and he sees the near-term prospect of cash generation from the Heparin PF4 product.

This test screens for allergies to a widely used blood thinner, Heparin, which affects some 12 million people in the US. The study for this will commence within the next two to three months and Penny is excited about its prospects.

Last week, Citywire AAA-rated Penny doubled his stake from 14,000 to 28,035,000 shares in the group, taking his ownership of the company to 16.61%.

Penny has none in his L&G UK Alpha Trust as a minimum stake in there would need to be around 4%, but he has put the stock into his life product equivalent.

Akers is currently trading at 3.75p but its broker Daniel Stewart has upgraded its target price from 6p to 10p and calculates some 82% upside following the placing.

Penny told Citywire: ‘There is enough there to make this exciting. They have some products with big potential and are funded for the next 12 months.

Penny tips the Heparin allergy testing product to bring in near-term cash. Indeed, it could be the 'game changer', he says.


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Akers Biosciences, Inc. develops, manufactures and supplies point-of-care screening and testing products designed to bring health-related information to the patient or clinician. The Company's product offerings and pipeline products focus on delivering diagnostic assistance in a range of healthcare fields/specialties, including cardiology/emergency medicine, metabolism/nutrition, diabetes, respiratory diseases and infectious diseases detection, as well as for on and off-the-job alcohol safety initiatives. The Company's primary focus is the development and sale of disposable diagnostic testing devices that can be performed in minutes, to facilitate time sensitive therapeutic decisions. The Company's main products include a disposable breathalyzer test that measures the blood alcohol content of the user, a rapid test detecting the antibody causing an allergic reaction to Heparin and a disposable breathalyzer test that measures Free Radical activity in the human body. more »

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shareshark23 11th Apr '11 1 of 1

this share is going from strength to strength....... the final results give a great insight into all the products and the financials are improving dramatically.


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