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Tiziano Frateschi
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5 Health-Care Stocks Gurus Are Buying

Enanta Pharm and Cambrex are on the list

June 12, 2018 | About:

According to the GuruFocus All-In-One Screener, the following health-care stocks are popular among gurus.

Three gurus are invested in Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ENTA) The company is involved in the research and development of small molecule drugs. It has a market cap of $2.25 billion.

The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 43.95. The current price of $116.92 is 0.87% below its 52-week high and 296.34% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it has returned an estimated gain of 581%.

The company’s largest shareholder among the gurus is Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) with 4.38% of outstanding shares followed by Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.1%, Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.08% and Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03%.

Three gurus have positions in Cambrex Corp. (CBM) The company is a provider of products and services that accelerate the development and commercialization of new therapeutics. It has a market cap of $1.51 billion and its revenue has grown 7.30% annually over the past 10 years.

The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 2.65. The current price of $45.70 is 26.65% below its 52-week high and 7.40% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it has returned a gain of 649%.

Columbia Wanger (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest shareholder of the company among the gurus with 3.75% of outstanding shares followed by Greenblatt with 0.26%, Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.25% and Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.21%.

Four gurus are invested in Myriad Genetics Inc. (MYGN) The company develops and markets novel predictive medicine and personalized medicine. It has a market cap of $2.74 billion and its revenue has grown 20.40% over the past decade.

The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 20.09. The current price of $39.17 is 5.77% below its 52-week high and 84.68% above its 52-week low. Over the past decade, it has returned a gain of 81%.

The company’s largest shareholder among the gurus is Cohen with 1.26% of outstanding shares followed by Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.34% and Simons with 0.31%.

Three gurus have positions in Genomic Health Inc. (GHDX) The company is a provider of genomic-based diagnostic tests to treat early stage cancer. It has a market cap of $1.82 million and its revenue has grown 12.90% over the past 10 years.

The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 9.07. The current price of $51.46 is 4.08% below its 52-week high and 93.90% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it has returned a gain of 153%.

Columbia Wanger (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest shareholder of the company among the gurus with 4.53% of outstanding shares followed by Simons with 3.34%, Cohen with 1.1% and Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03%.

Four gurus are invested in Lantheus Holdings Inc. (LNTH). The company develops diagnostic products for the healthcare sector. It has a market cap of $539.76 million and a stable revenue over a 10-year period.

The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 4.30. The current price of $14.10 per share is 42.33% below its 52-week high and 4.06% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it has returned an estimated gain of 108%.

The company’s largest shareholder among the gurus is Simons with 2.66% of outstanding shares followed by Royce with 0.54%, Fisher with 0.31%, Cohen with 0.21% and Louis Moore Bacon (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.13%.

Disclosure: I do not own any shares of any stocks mentioned in this article.

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