3 Humongous Health-Care
Stocks This Week
Seattle Seahawks fans
weren’t the only ones
dancing for joy this week.
Here are three health-care
stocks experiencing thei...
Furiex Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: FURX)
Shares of this drugmaker skyrocketed a whopping 137% this
week.
Why Furiex rose so furiously
• The company announced
fantastic results from two midstage studies of eluxadoline.
• The dru...
Ohr Pharmaceutical (Nasdaq: OHRP)
Shares of the biotech surged 30% higher for the week.
Why Ohr paddled its way so much higher
• There were no big new
developments this week. The
Stock run-up is probably in
ant...
Athenahealth (Nasdaq: ATHN)
The cloud-based physicians’ software maker jumped 18% this
week.
Why athenahealth is on Cloud Nine
• It announced stellar Q4 results
on Friday.
• Adjusted earnings of $0.57 per
share blew...
Best pick to stay humongous?
• Furiex shows lots of potential.
• It faces a potential market of 28
million patients in U.S...
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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  • 3 humongous healthcare stocks this week 2-7-14

    1. 1. 3 Humongous Health-Care Stocks This Week
    2. 2. Seattle Seahawks fans weren’t the only ones dancing for joy this week. Here are three health-care stocks experiencing their own super celebrations. Source: Wikimedia Commons
    3. 3. Furiex Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: FURX) Shares of this drugmaker skyrocketed a whopping 137% this week.
    4. 4. Why Furiex rose so furiously • The company announced fantastic results from two midstage studies of eluxadoline. • The drug for diarrheapredominant irritable bowel syndrome met primary endpoints for both the FDA and EMA. • Furiex plans to file for regulatory approval in the second quarter.
    5. 5. Ohr Pharmaceutical (Nasdaq: OHRP) Shares of the biotech surged 30% higher for the week.
    6. 6. Why Ohr paddled its way so much higher • There were no big new developments this week. The Stock run-up is probably in anticipation of the company’s presentation at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference on Feb. 11. • There’s intense interest in wet AMD drug Squalamine.
    7. 7. Athenahealth (Nasdaq: ATHN) The cloud-based physicians’ software maker jumped 18% this week.
    8. 8. Why athenahealth is on Cloud Nine • It announced stellar Q4 results on Friday. • Adjusted earnings of $0.57 per share blew away analysts’ estimates of $0.44 per share. • Revenue is up an impressive 48% year-over-year to $171.6 million.
    9. 9. Best pick to stay humongous? • Furiex shows lots of potential. • It faces a potential market of 28 million patients in U.S. and Europe. • Limited treatment options are available for diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome. • It still must win regulatory approval – but its prospects look pretty good at this point.
    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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