5 Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 30, 2013 1:45 pm

The grades of five Pharmaceutical stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALIM[2]) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Alimera Sciences engages in the research, development, and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALIM stock[3].

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ[4]) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. 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 2.6%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JNJ stock[5].

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY[6]) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global company that develops, produces and sells pharmaceutical products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BMY stock[7].

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

This week, Repros Therapeutics (NASDAQ:RPRX[10]) pushes up from a B to an A rating. 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[11].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[12] 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[13].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. ALIM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ALIM
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALIM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ALIM
  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. RPRX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RPRX
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RPRX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RPRX
  12. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  13. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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