6 Biotechnology Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | July 24, 2013 2:15 pm

The grades of six Biotechnology stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

This week, Ariad Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARIA[2]) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). ARIAD Pharmaceuticals is an oncology company that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of medicines for cancer patients. The stock price has risen 15.7% over the past month, better than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARIA stock[3].

This is a strong week for Transition Therapeutics (NASDAQ:TTHI[4]). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Transition Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapeutics in order to address global medical needs in large disease indications, including Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TTHI stock[5].

Neurocrine Biosciences (NASDAQ:NBIX[6]) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. 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[7].

This week, Array BioPharma’s (NASDAQ:ARRY[8]) ratings are up from a C last week 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARRY stock[9].

This week, Celldex Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CLDX[10]) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). 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[11].

Insmed Inc. (NASDAQ:INSM[12]) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises 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[13].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[14] 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[15].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. ARIA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARIA
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARIA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARIA
  4. TTHI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TTHI
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TTHI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TTHI
  6. NBIX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NBIX
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NBIX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NBIX
  8. ARRY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARRY
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARRY stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARRY
  10. CLDX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLDX
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLDX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CLDX
  12. INSM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=INSM
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of INSM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=INSM
  14. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  15. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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