3 Pharmaceutical Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 15, 2013 2:30 pm

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

VIVUS, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:VVUS[2]) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. 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 Nov. 15, 2013, 31.6% of outstanding VIVUS, Inc. shares were held short. For a full analysis of VVUS stock, visit Portfolio Grader[3].

The rating of Cempra, Inc. (NASDAQ:CEMP[4]) declines this week from a C to a D. Cempra manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. The stock price has fallen 6.8% over the past month, worse than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at CEMP, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CEMP stock[5].

Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated.’s (NASDAQ:CORT[6]) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s 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. For a full analysis of VVUS stock, visit Portfolio Grader: 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. To get an in-depth look at CEMP, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CEMP stock: 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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