2-Star Stocks Poised to Plunge: Dendreon?
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, biotechnology company Dendreon (NAS: DNDN) has received a distressing two-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Dendreon's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Seattle (1992)|
|Market Cap||$682.6 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$428.5 million|
|Management||Chairman/CEO John Johnson|
CFO Gregory Schiffman
|Return on Capital (average, past 3 years)||(23%)|
|Cash/Debt||$432.2 million / $578.8 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 17% of the 1,613 members who have rated Dendreon believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
This past summer, one of those Fools, NHWeston102, succinctly summed up the bear case for our community: "Dendreon appears rudderless. They are firing sales people, honking off physicians, and their [prostate cancer drug Provenge] is just too expensive. Others are breaching their moat. Not looking good."
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