Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (AMEX:AST)

Real-time price: | Most recent change:0.00%

Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc., incorporated on October 24, 2012, is a biotechnology company. The Company is engaged in developing and commercializing therapies in the fields of cell therapy and regenerative medicine. The Company has over two technology platforms. The first is an immunotherapy platform to teach cancer patients' immune systems to attack their tumors. The second is pluripotent stem cell platform. Pluripotent cells are a type of stem cell capable of becoming all of the cell types in the human body. The Company is focused on developing therapies to treat conditions with medical needs and inadequate available therapies, with an initial focus on the therapeutic areas of oncology and neurology. From its immunotherapy platform, the Company is developing over two programs. AST-VAC1 (telomerase loaded, autologous dendritic cells), which allows patient's own cells to recognize and fight cancer cells in acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). Together with its collaboration partner, Cancer Research United Kingdom (CRUK), it is developing AST-VAC2 (telomerase loaded, -allogeneic dendritic cells), -derived from pluripotent stem cells which could provide off the shelf cells that teaches a patient's immune system to recognize and fight cancer cells, in non-small cell lung cancer. From its pluripotent stem cell platform, it is developing AST-OPC1, oligodendrocyte progenitor cells, in an initial clinical indication of spinal cord injury, with potential for later expansion into other neurodegenerative diseases, such as stroke and multiple sclerosis. ...

+See More


Here we provide our AYA proprietary alpha stock signals for all premium members on our AYA fintech network platform. Specifically, a high Fama-French multi-factor dynamic conditional alpha suggests that the stock is likely to consistently outperform the broader stock market benchmarks such as S&P 500, Dow Jones, Nasdaq, Russell 3000, MSCI USA, and MSCI World etc. Since March 2023, our proprietary alpha stock signals retain U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) fintech patent protection, approval, and accreditation for 20 years. Our homepage and blog articles provide more details on this proprietary alpha stock market investment model with robust long-term historical backtest evidence.

Sharpe-Lintner-Black CAPM alpha (Premium Members Only) Fama-French (1993) 3-factor alpha (Premium Members Only) Fama-French-Carhart 4-factor alpha (Premium Members Only) Fama-French (2015) 5-factor alpha (Premium Members Only) Fama-French-Carhart 6-factor alpha (Premium Members Only) Dynamic conditional 6-factor alpha (Premium Members Only) Last update: Saturday 17 February 2024

Blog+More

AYA finbuzz podcast offers fresh insights into the latest stock market issues and economic trends for better and wiser investment decisions.

Daphne Basel

2019-07-31 11:34:00 Wednesday ET

AYA finbuzz podcast offers fresh insights into the latest stock market issues and economic trends for better and wiser investment decisions.

AYA Analytica finbuzz podcast channel on YouTube July 2019 In this podcast, we discuss several topical issues as of July 2019: (1) All 18 systemical

+See More

Corporate cash management

Jacob Miramar

2022-03-25 09:34:00 Friday ET

Corporate cash management

Corporate cash management The empirical corporate finance literature suggests four primary motives for firms to hold cash. These motives include the tra

+See More

MIT financial economist Simon Johnson rethinks capitalism with better key market incentives.

Daisy Harvey

2019-11-23 08:33:00 Saturday ET

MIT financial economist Simon Johnson rethinks capitalism with better key market incentives.

MIT financial economist Simon Johnson rethinks capitalism with better key market incentives. Johnson refers to the recent Business Roundtable CEO statement

+See More

Corporate diversification theory and evidence

James Campbell

2022-04-05 17:39:00 Tuesday ET

Corporate diversification theory and evidence

Corporate diversification theory and evidence A recent strand of corporate diversification literature spans at least three generations. The first generat

+See More

North Korean leader and president Kim Jong-Un seeks peaceful resolution and denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula.

Olivia London

2018-04-11 09:37:00 Wednesday ET

North Korean leader and president Kim Jong-Un seeks peaceful resolution and denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula.

North Korean leader and president Kim Jong-Un seeks peaceful resolution and denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula. When *peace* comes to shove, Asia

+See More

William Easterly critiques several economic development policies and then indicates that bottom-up solutions often result in macro policy success in spite of nation states.

John Fourier

2023-05-07 10:27:00 Sunday ET

William Easterly critiques several economic development policies and then indicates that bottom-up solutions often result in macro policy success in spite of nation states.

William Easterly critiques several economic development policies and then indicates that bottom-up solutions often result in macro policy success in spite o

+See More