4 Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | March 15, 2013 2:08 pm

This week, four Pharmaceutical stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Repros Therapeutics (NASDAQ:RPRX[2]) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Repros Therapeutics is a development stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on the development of oral small molecule drugs for major unmet medical needs. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RPRX stock[3].

This week, Johnson & Johnson’s (NYSE:JNJ[4]) ratings are up from a B last week to an A. Johnson & Johnson manufactures health care products and provides related services for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.4%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JNJ stock[5].

Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY[6]) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global company that develops, produces and sells pharmaceutical products. The stock price has risen 5.2% over the past month, better than the 2.8% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BMY stock[7].

This week, Watson Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:WPI[8]) pushes up from a B to an A rating. Watson develops, manufactures, markets, sells and distributes pharmaceutical products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WPI stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. RPRX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RPRX
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RPRX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RPRX
  4. JNJ: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JNJ
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JNJ stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JNJ
  6. BMY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BMY
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BMY stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BMY
  8. WPI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WPI
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WPI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WPI
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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