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Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc (QCOR), Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AVNR): 3 Humongous Healthcare Stocks This Past Week

Gravity awaits?

Any of this week’s high-flyers could experience the effects of gravity in short order. Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:QCOR) reported disappointing Acthar sales in the first quarter. If it does so again in the second quarter, the stock will take some licks. After a run of more than 50% this year, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVNR) could be due for a breather. However, I suspect both of these stocks will do well over the long run.

Amedisys, though, operates in a tough industry. The company experienced declining revenue and a huge earnings drop in its most recent quarter. If Amedisys doesn’t report significantly improved results next quarter, expect the current upward trajectory to reverse again.

The article 3 Humongous Health-Care Stocks This Week originally appeared on and is written by Keith Speights.

Fool contributor Keith Speights and The Motley Fool have no position in any of the stocks mentioned.

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