6 Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of six pharmaceutical 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.

NuPathe Inc. (PATH) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. NuPathe develops pharmaceutical products used for the treatment and management of neurological and psychiatric diseases. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions, PATH also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PATH stock.

GW Pharmaceuticals PLC Sponsored ADR (GWPH) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GWPH stock.

This week, Watson Pharmaceuticals (WPI) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Watson develops, manufactures, markets, sells and distributes pharmaceutical products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WPI stock.

This is a strong week for Paratek Pharmaceuticals Inc (PRTK). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PRTK stock.

Cardiome Pharma’s (CRME) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Cardiome Pharma focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of drugs to treat or prevent cardiovascular and other diseases. 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 CRME stock.

AbbVie, Inc. (ABBV) improves from a C to a B rating this week. AbbVie, a research-based biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and sale of pharmaceutical products worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ABBV 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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