Impax Laboratories Inc.

  • 3 Signs a Drug Will Fail

    By Brandy Betz - August 19, 2013 | Tickers: LLY, IPXL, VVUS

    Biotech and pharma investing often focuses on the potential approval and marketability of drugs. This can involve short-term investors trading on binary events or long-term investors weighing the marketability of several products to determine a company’s overall potential.

    A Food and Drug Administration approval doesn’t guarantee a product’s success. Some drugs are obviously heading out into a blockbuster market -- such as the all-oral hepatitis C treatments coming more »

  • Two Stocks That Double Your Chances For Big Gains

    By Ken McGaha - May 30, 2013 | Tickers: IPXL, MYL, QCOR

    Virtually every investor is quite familiar with the names of big pharmaceutical giants such as Glaxosmithkline, Eli Lilly, and Abbott Labs and the fortunes that have been made by investors in these enormously successful businesses. What many investors fail to spend time considering is that a much of the growth of these large businesses came from buyouts of smaller faster growing companies within the pharmaceutical industry that were priced cheaply more »

  • Does Teva Have a Silver Lining?

    By Lior Cohen - April 22, 2013 | Tickers: IPXL, MRK, PFE, TEVA

    The weakness of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE: TEVA) in the stock market is keeping away investors from this generic drug manufacturing giant. Next month the company will publish its financial reports for the first quarter of 2013. Will this company’s financial reports help rally its stock? Does the company have a silver lining that might pull shares of the company up in 2013?

    First, let’s examine the company more »

  • J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference Schedule: Day One

    By Brandy Betz - January 8, 2012 | Tickers: ARAY, ACOR, A, ALGN, AMRN, AMGN, AMLN, ARTC, BIIB, BMRN, BRKR, CFN, CTRX, CELG, CNC, COV, DNDN, XRAY, EW, ENDP, EPOC, ESRX, GHDX, GILD, HLS, HTWR, HMSY, HGSI, IDXX, IPXL, INCY, IRWD, MCK, MRX, MDT, MR, MOH, MYL, NVS, ONXX, PRX, PRGO, QSII, REGN, RMD, RIGL, SGEN, ST, SIAL, THC, MDCO, THOR, VRTX, VVUS, WAT, WMGI, ZLTQ

    The 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference kicks off with a full day of presentations from companies that range from global pharmaceutical leaders to small cap novel pharmaceutical developers and health technology manufacturers. The majority of the presentations will be available through live webcasts with archived replay offered later in the day.

    I will be following (and covering) the novel therapeutic companies that have caught my eye. VIVUS (NASDAQ: VVUSmore »)