Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, biotechnology company Anthera Pharmaceuticals (NAS: ANTH) has received a distressing two-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Anthera's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Hayward, Calif. (2004)
CEO Paul Truex
Trailing-12-Month Return on Capital
$93.3 million / $24.1 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 18% of the 11 All-Star members who have rated Anthera believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Anthera's share price is traveling at the upper end of recent range as the expected final interim efficacy analysis of the VISTA-16 phase III trial has failed to make its 2011 appearance. Of course, the analysis is only a little late which might just be due to administrative issues, but given the company's prior whitewash of results of the IMPACTS trial my expectations are somewhat dim.
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