3 Pharmaceutical Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | December 27, 2013 12:00 pm

3 Pharmaceutical Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the overall grades of three pharmaceutical stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

VIVUS, Inc.’s (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. 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[3].

Cempra, Inc. (CEMP[4]) 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[5].

Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated.’s (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 a full analysis of CORT stock, visit Portfolio Grader[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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VVUS stock: 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 a full analysis of CORT stock, visit Portfolio Grader: 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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