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3 Pharmaceutical Stocks to Sell Now

VVUS, CEMP, CORT slump in weekly rankings

   

This week, the ratings of three Pharmaceutical stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) 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. VVUS also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity. The stock price has dropped 17.4% over the past month, worse than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. As of Aug. 30, 2013, 30.5% of outstanding VIVUS, Inc. shares were held short. For a full analysis of VVUS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Cempra, Inc. (NASDAQ:CEMP) 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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CEMP stock.

Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated. (NASDAQ:CORT) 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. To get an in-depth look at CORT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CORT 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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