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3 Humongous Health-Care
Stocks This Week
The Winter Olympics in
Sochi, Russia, wasn’t the
only place to find big
winners this week. Several
health-care stocks also...
Forest Laboratories (NYSE: FRX)
Shares of this drugmaker soared nearly 36% this week.
Why did Forest catch on fire?
• Specialty pharmaceutical firm
Actavis (NYSE: ACT) announced a
$25 billion buyout of Forest...
China Biologic Products (Nasdaq: CBPO)
Shares of the biopharmaceutical company surged almost 33%
higher for the week.
Why did China Biologic jump a great wall?
• No big new announcements
from the company this week.
• The earnings announceme...
Chelsea Therapeutics (Nasdaq: CHTP)
Shares of the biotech climbed nearly 28% this week.
Why did Chelsea shares head north?
• Northera gained approval from
the FDA.
• The drug treats neurogenic
orthostatic hypot...
Best pick to stay humongous?
• The FDA win for Northera puts
Chelsea in a great position.
• Additional studies are require...
Find out which stock The Motley Fool’s chief
investment officer selected as the top pick for
2014 in our free report!
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    1. 1. 3 Humongous Health-Care Stocks This Week
    2. 2. The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, wasn’t the only place to find big winners this week. Several health-care stocks also deserved gold medals for fantastic performances. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
    3. 3. Forest Laboratories (NYSE: FRX) Shares of this drugmaker soared nearly 36% this week.
    4. 4. Why did Forest catch on fire? • Specialty pharmaceutical firm Actavis (NYSE: ACT) announced a $25 billion buyout of Forest Labs. • The deal will result in combined revenues of $15 billion. • Expected operating synergies are around $1 billion.
    5. 5. China Biologic Products (Nasdaq: CBPO) Shares of the biopharmaceutical company surged almost 33% higher for the week.
    6. 6. Why did China Biologic jump a great wall? • No big new announcements from the company this week. • The earnings announcement is still a few weeks away. • The company has bought back shares in recent months.
    7. 7. Chelsea Therapeutics (Nasdaq: CHTP) Shares of the biotech climbed nearly 28% this week.
    8. 8. Why did Chelsea shares head north? • Northera gained approval from the FDA. • The drug treats neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (NOH), a disorder that affects 80,000 to 150,000 Americans. • Chelsea expects to launch Northera in the second half of 2014.
    9. 9. Best pick to stay humongous? • The FDA win for Northera puts Chelsea in a great position. • Additional studies are required since Northera received accelerated approval, but results will likely be positive. • Chelsea appears poised to attract interest from larger partners.
    10. 10. Find out which stock The Motley Fool’s chief investment officer selected as the top pick for 2014 in our free report!
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