3 Pharmaceutical Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | June 21, 2013 3:45 pm

The ratings of three Pharmaceutical stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS[2]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). VIVUS is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development and commercialization of therapeutic products for large underserved markets. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, VVUS also gets an F. As of June 21, 2013, 30.5% of outstanding VIVUS Inc. shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at VVUS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VVUS stock[3].

Cempra Holdings LLC (NASDAQ:CEMP[4]) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Cempra manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. For a full analysis of CEMP stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

Corcept Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CORT[6]) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Corcept Therapeutics engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of severe metabolic and psychiatric disorders. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CORT stock[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. VVUS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VVUS
  3. To get an in-depth look at VVUS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VVUS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VVUS
  4. CEMP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CEMP
  5. For a full analysis of CEMP stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CEMP
  6. CORT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CORT
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CORT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CORT
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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