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Posts Tagged ‘Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc / Ma (VRTX)’

Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN)

4 Health-Care Industry Predictions for the Next 20 Years

It’s really amazing to think about how far we’ve come over even the past decade in the health-care arena. In that time we’ve seen heart......(read more)
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Rockwell Medical Inc (RMTI): Three Drug Classes That May Become Obsolete Within Three Years

There are few, if any, businesses in the world where innovation isn’t the top priority. Perhaps no sector, though, is more reliant on new ideas......(read more)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD)

One Contrarian Reason to Like Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) and SAIC, Inc. (SAI)

Yesterday, shareholders in chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) and defense contractor SAIC, Inc. (NYSE:SAI) got what seemed like bad news......(read more)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK): Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Races Against Competitors for an Oral Hepatitis-C Cure

The search for a hepatitis-C cure is one of the most active areas within biotechnology research and development. One of the company’s ushering in......(read more)
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX), Celgene Corporation (CELG): Want Multibaggers? Consider These 3 Biotech Companies

In after hours trading on April 18, a few hours after the release of my previous article focusing on Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL), Vertex Pharmaceuticals......(read more)
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

Dendreon Corporation (DNDN), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX): The Rise and Fall of the Fastest Growing Drug in the World

If you’ve ever taken the time to really follow the biopharmaceutical sector, you know very well that failures are a dime a dozen, and success stories......(read more)
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX), Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (GMCR): Stocks That Could Become Tomorrow’s Big S&P Winners

The S&P 500 includes 500 of the biggest stocks in the market. But as fortunes for individual companies rise and fall, the S&P 500 constantly has......(read more)
3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD)

3D Systems Corporation (DDD), Synovus Financial Corp. (SNV), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX): These “Pure Growth” Stocks Have Been Trouncing the Market

Exchange-traded funds offer a convenient way to invest in sectors or niches that interest you. If you’d like to add some fast-growing stocks to......(read more)
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX): This Biotech’s Cystic Fibrosis Treatments Could Catapult It To Profitability

Cystic fibrosis (CF), a genetic disorder that affects the lungs, the pancreas, liver, and intestine, is the second most common inherited disorder in the......(read more)
Array Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:ARRY)

Array Biopharma Inc (ARRY), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX): This Week in Biotech

With the SPDR S&P Biotech Index up 29% over the trailing-12-month period, it’s evident that investment dollars are willingly flowing into the......(read more)
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX), Accelerate Diagnostics Inc (AXDX), Lifevantage Corporation (LFVN) – Pharmaceuticals: One Short, One Buy, One Strong Buy

Biotechnology stocks are usually valued on the potential of their pipelines, especially if there is no drug already in the market. The ‘patent-cliff......(read more)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) 2 Wins for Gilead: HIV Present, HCV Future

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)‘ shares surged over 5% in after-hours trading on Thursday after the company announced its second-quarter earnings......(read more)
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

Three Key Takeaways From Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)’s Q2

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) reported its second quarter on Tuesday, and turned in some positive numbers. Revenue grew 8.5%, year-over-year, up to......(read more)
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Stock Is Always a Buy (If You Hold Long Enough)

It’s hard to argue that Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) stock is not a buy. Ever. To prove my point, I looked at the multi-year chart and picked......(read more)
Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ)

Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ), Sony Corporation (ADR) (SNE): Can These Companies Continue Their Bull Run?

When the stock price of a company increases significantly, investors are curious to know whether it is likely to increase further. High growth in a short......(read more)
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT), AbbVie Inc (ABBV): This FDA Approval Is Exciting News for Hepatitis-C Patients

People with hepatitis-C and those who carry the virus without even realizing it — you have a reason to celebrate this weekend. Hepatitis-C is a......(read more)
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX): Inside HCV, An Interview with Janssen

Our job here is to examine companies through an investing perspective. But in churning out numbers and comparing potential product sales, we sometimes......(read more)

Novartis AG (ADR) (NVS), Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN), Celgene Corporation (CELG), Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ONXX): 4 Companies Riding the Orphan Drug Rocket

A recent report by EvaluatePharma claims that sales of orphan drugs — ones that target rare diseases — will grow at twice the rate of the......(read more)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Takes a Breather

After a 12-week run of seeing its share price rise for the week, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) stock fell last week. Investors were paid a dividend......(read more)
PDL BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ:PDLI)

PDL BioPharma Inc. (PDLI), AbbVie Inc (ABBV): Two Scariest Dividend Stocks in Health Care

Combining nice dividends with a growing industry that comprises roughly one-fifth of the nation’s GDP should make for an attractive stock —......(read more)

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX): What You Need To Know

What’s the source of your investment strategy? Many look to great investors like Warren Buffett for guidance on how to invest. Some take what we......(read more)

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX), And More Favs From Janus Fund

Janus Fund (JANDX) bares the name of the fund family behind it. The flagship offering focuses on growth. Three healthcare stocks that underperformed for......(read more)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer Inc. (PFE): Take Two Dividend Stocks and Call Me in the Morning

Dividend stocks can be a great addition to your portfolio, especially pharmaceutical dividend stocks that offer a bit of stability in rocky times. People......(read more)

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) Just Jumped & Could Jump Again

Shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) have appreciated significantly in 2013 so far, and it seems that the trend might continue......(read more)

Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT), Pharmacyclics, Inc. (PCYC): Are These Billion-Dollar Biotechs Overvalued?

Biotechs with market caps of a billion dollars or more are a dime a dozen. Well, actually, they’re more like $12 billion or more a dozen, but you......(read more)

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX), MannKind Corporation (MNKD): Want to Invest in Biotech? Think Like a Venture Capitalist

They’re demanding. They take risks — but only calculated ones. And they ask lots of penetrating questions to understand as much as possible......(read more)

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX), Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD): The Week, Biotech – Part Two

As I mentioned previously in Part 1, it was an incredibly busy week for the biotech sector. A PDUFA decision, as well as three FDA panel reviews/findings......(read more)

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX): Orphan Drug Biotechs Do It Best

There are many biotech stocks to choose from that have long-lasting value. Each one can potentially have huge value, but there is a group of biotech stocks......(read more)

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU), and How to Profit From These Double Digit Growers

Exchange-traded funds offer a convenient way to invest in sectors or niches that interest you. If you’d like to add some big, technology-heavy stocks......(read more)

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), and Oral Hepatitis C Cure on Its Way

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) moved one step closer to an all-oral cure for hepatitis C on Monday when the company submitted its application to......(read more)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), And Why The FDA’s Latest Designation is More Bling Than Bite

If one “Breakthrough Therapy Designation” is good, three must be great. That is, if we knew what the designation was really worth. Johnson......(read more)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

The Perfect Cure for Hepatitis C? – Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)‘ sofosbuvir with Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and Medivir‘s simeprevir are a match made in heaven......(read more)
Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:IDIX)

Hepatitis C In Play for 2013?: Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IDIX)

In the world of biotech stocks a lot of companies are starting to incorporate Hepatitis C treatments into their pipelines. Hepatitis C is starting to......(read more)
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

This Is One Incredible CEO: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX)

The Motley Fool’s readers have spoken, and I have heeded your cries. After months of pointing out CEO gaffes and faux pas, I’ve decided to......(read more)
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

The FDA Made Biotech Investing Harder (But More Lucrative): Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

The secret to successful biotech investing is to understand how the industry works better than the next guy. Following the crowd is no way to make money......(read more)
Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG)

Celgene Corporation (CELG): My Favorite Big Biotech for 2013

The biggest biopharmaceutical companies blazed trails and lifted portfolios last year. Why the excitement? Meeting or beating revenue and earnings expectations......(read more)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

Has Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Become the Perfect Stock?

Every investor would love to stumble upon the perfect stock. But will you ever really find a stock that provides everything you could possibly want? One......(read more)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD): Piling on the Phase 3 Data

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) is piling on the phase 3 data for its hepatitis C drug sofosbuvir, announcing two more successful trials for the drug......(read more)