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5 Biotechnology Stocks to Buy Now

ARIA, NBIX, ARRY, CLDX, INSM improve in weekly rankings

   
5 Biotechnology Stocks to Buy Now

This week, five Biotechnology stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Ariad Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARIA) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. ARIAD Pharmaceuticals is an oncology company that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of medicines for cancer patients. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARIA stock.

This is a strong week for Neurocrine Biosciences (NASDAQ:NBIX). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Neurocrine Biosciences is focused on the discovery and development of therapeutics for neuropsychiatric, neuroinflammatory, and neurodegenerative diseases and disorders. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NBIX stock.

Array BioPharma (NASDAQ:ARRY) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Array BioPharma is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of targeted small molecule drugs to treat patients afflicted with cancer, inflammatory and metabolic diseases. Shares of ARRY have increased 11% over the past month, better than the 4.9% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARRY stock.

Celldex Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CLDX) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Celldex Therapeutics is engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of products that harness the human immune system to prevent and treat disease. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLDX stock.

The rating of Insmed Inc. (NASDAQ:INSM) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Insmed develops and commercializes drugs that treat metabolic diseases, endocrine disorders and oncology. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of INSM stock.

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader 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.


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