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3 Pharmaceutical Stocks to Sell Now

VVUS, CEMP, CORT slump in weekly rankings

   

This week, the overall grades of three pharmaceutical stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

VIVUS, Inc.’s (VVUS) 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. VVUS also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity. As of Dec. 27, 2013, 30.9% of outstanding VIVUS, Inc. shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VVUS stock.

Cempra, Inc. (CEMP) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. Cempra manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. To get an in-depth look at CEMP, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CEMP stock.

Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated.’s (CORT) 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 a full analysis of CORT stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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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