by Portfolio Grader | April 9, 2014 10:45 am
The grades of seven biotechnology stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.
This week, Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. (STML) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up twofold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STML stock.
Pharmacyclics, Inc. (PCYC) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Pharmacyclics is a pharmaceutical company developing products to improve upon current therapeutic approaches to cancer, atherosclerosis, and retinal disease. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PCYC stock.
This week, Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (ACOR) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Acorda Therapeutics is a commercial stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the identification, development and commercialization of novel therapies that improve neurological function in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), spinal cord injury and other disorders of the central nervous system. The stock’s price of $36.96 is above the 50-day moving average of $35.48. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ACOR stock.
Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NWBO) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Northwest Biotherapeutics engages in discovering, developing, and commercializing immunotherapy products to treat cancers in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NWBO stock.
Seattle Genetics, Inc. (SGEN) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Seattle Genetics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that is focused on the development and commercialization of monoclonal antibody-based therapies for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune disease. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SGEN stock.
Amgen’s (AMGN) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. Amgen discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets medicines for serious illnesses. At present, the stock has a dividend yield of 2.4%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMGN stock.
BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN) improves from a C to a B rating this week. BioMarin Pharmaceutical develops and commercializes innovative pharmaceuticals for serious diseases and medical conditions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BMRN 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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