6 Biotechnology Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of six 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.

La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions, LJPC also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LJPC stock.

Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IDIX) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Idenix Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers and develops drugs for the treatment of human viral and other infectious diseases. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IDIX stock.

Incyte Corporation (INCY) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Incyte is using its expertise in genomics and medicinal chemistry, as well as molecular, cellular, and in vivo biology to discover and develop novel therapeutics. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of INCY stock.

Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PGNX) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Progenics Pharmaceuticals develops and distributes therapeutic products to treat the unmet medical needs of patients with debilitating conditions and life-threatening diseases. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PGNX stock.

The rating of Celladon Corporation (CLDN) moves up this week, rising from a B to an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CLDN stock.

Cerulean Pharma, Inc.’s (CERU) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CERU 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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