4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Celgene
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, biopharmaceutical company Celgene (NAS: CELG) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Celgene's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Summit, N.J. (1980)|
|Market Cap||$31.4 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$5.0 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Robert Hugin|
CFO Jacqualyn Fouse
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||20.4%|
|Cash/Debt||$2.3 billion / $1.4 billion|
Johnson & Johnson
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 1,535 members who have rated Celgene believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
My favorite biotech stock. Although there may be better [speculative] plays out there, [Celgene] is already established with high earnings growth and a compelling valuation. This company has many drugs in the pipeline to continue its growth for the future.
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