Best Biotech Stocks

Gilead (GILD), Amgen (AMGN) and Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) are some of the most trending stocks in the biotech sector. See how they compare to other companies such as Biogen (BIIB), Illumina (ILMN) and Regeneron (REGN).
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Comparison Results

Name
Price
Price Change
Analyst Price Target
Market Cap
Yearly Gain
Analyst Consensus
Smart Score
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Gilead Sciences
$85.61
▲ $0.4 (0.47%)
$82.19
(-3.99% Downside)
$106.87B28.59%
9 Buy
8 Hold
0 Sell
Moderate Buy
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Amgen
$281.78
▼ $0.84 (0.3%)
$259.57
(-7.88% Downside)
$150.80B45.56%
4 Buy
7 Hold
4 Sell
Hold
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals
$315.38
▲ $0.08 (0.03%)
$325.41
(3.18% Upside)
$80.93B70.48%
12 Buy
7 Hold
0 Sell
Moderate Buy
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Biogen
$291.46
▼ $0.44 (0.15%)
$308.83
(5.96% Upside)
$42.03B29.24%
19 Buy
7 Hold
0 Sell
Moderate Buy
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Illumina
$210.09
▼ $6.82 (3.14%)
$248.46
(18.26% Upside)
$34.12B-40.78%
7 Buy
5 Hold
2 Sell
Moderate Buy
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Regeneron
$730.00
▼ $11.48 (1.55%)
$813.00
(11.37% Upside)
$80.74B14.44%
12 Buy
8 Hold
1 Sell
Moderate Buy
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Moderna
$174.59
▼ $0.79 (0.45%)
$200.38
(14.77% Upside)
$67.38B-52.13%
8 Buy
6 Hold
0 Sell
Moderate Buy
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IQVIA Holdings
$213.51
▼ $0.94 (0.44%)
$254.73
(19.31% Upside)
$39.83B-16.06%
10 Buy
1 Hold
0 Sell
Strong Buy
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Mettler-Toledo
$1428.73
▼ $11.16 (0.78%)
$1,304.75
(-8.68% Downside)
$32.10B-3.14%
1 Buy
2 Hold
1 Sell
Hold
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BioNTech SE
$163.78
▲ $2.29 (1.42%)
$203.88
(24.48% Upside)
$39.25B-55.07%
3 Buy
5 Hold
0 Sell
Moderate Buy
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Biotech Stocks Latest News

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Recent Analysts Ratings of Biotech Stocks

Name
Analyst
Analyst Firm
Rating
Price Target
Upside / Downside
Action
Date
Moderna
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Buy
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Reiterated
Biogen Inc.
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Buy
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Reiterated
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
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Hold
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Reiterated
Biontech Se Sponsored Adr
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Hold
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Reiterated
IQVIA Holdings
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Buy
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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Buy
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Amgen Inc
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Sell
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Gilead Sciences
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Buy
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Reiterated
Illumina
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Buy
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Mettler-toledo International
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Hold
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Most Recent Earnings of Biotech Stocks

SYMBOL
Report Date
Fiscal Quarter
Forecast / EPS
Last Year's EPS
EPS YoY Change
Gilead Sciences
Oct 27, 2022
2022 (Q3)
1.43 / 1.90
2.65
-28.30% (-0.75)
Amgen
Nov 03, 2022
2022 (Q3)
4.47 / 4.70
4.67
0.64% (+0.03)
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Oct 27, 2022
2022 (Q3)
3.61 / 4.01
3.56
12.64% (+0.45)
Biogen
Oct 25, 2022
2022 (Q3)
4.13 / 4.77
4.77
0.00% (0.00)
Illumina
Nov 03, 2022
2022 (Q3)
0.29 / 0.34
1.45
-76.55% (-1.11)
Regeneron
Nov 03, 2022
2022 (Q3)
9.76 / 11.14
15.37
-27.52% (-4.23)
Moderna
Nov 03, 2022
2022 (Q3)
3.30 / 2.53
7.7
-67.14% (-5.17)
IQVIA Holdings
Oct 26, 2022
2022 (Q3)
2.39 / 2.48
2.17
14.29% (+0.31)
Mettler-Toledo
Nov 03, 2022
2022 (Q3)
9.84 / 10.18
8.72
16.74% (+1.46)
BioNTech SE
Nov 07, 2022
2022 (Q3)
3.56 / 7.27
12.862
-43.48% (-5.59)

Biotech Stocks - FAQ

Which Biotech stocks have a "Strong Buy" analyst rating?
These Biotech stocks currently have a "Strong Buy" analyst rating consensus:
IQVIA Holdings - Strong Buy, based on 11 analyst ratings, 10 Buy, 1 Hold, and 0 Sell.
    Are Biotech stocks overpriced?
    Gilead Sciences's stock price is currently $85.61, and its average 12-month price target is $82.19.
      Amgen's stock price is currently $281.78, and its average 12-month price target is $259.57.
        Vertex Pharmaceuticals's stock price is currently $315.38, and its average 12-month price target is $325.41.
          Biogen's stock price is currently $291.46, and its average 12-month price target is $308.83.
            Illumina's stock price is currently $210.09, and its average 12-month price target is $248.46.
              Regeneron's stock price is currently $730.00, and its average 12-month price target is $813.00.
                Moderna's stock price is currently $174.59, and its average 12-month price target is $200.38.
                  IQVIA Holdings's stock price is currently $213.51, and its average 12-month price target is $254.73.
                    Mettler-Toledo's stock price is currently $1,428.73, and its average 12-month price target is $1,304.75.
                      BioNTech SE's stock price is currently $163.78, and its average 12-month price target is $203.88.
                        Which Biotech stocks pay dividends?
                        Gilead Sciences currently pays a dividend of $0.73 which represents an annual dividend yield of 3.39%. Gilead Sciences's next Ex-dividend date is December 14, 2022 and its next payout date is December 29, 2022.
                          Amgen does not currently pay dividends.
                            Vertex Pharmaceuticals does not currently pay dividends.
                              Biogen does not currently pay dividends.
                                Illumina does not currently pay dividends.
                                  Regeneron does not currently pay dividends.
                                    Moderna does not currently pay dividends.
                                      IQVIA Holdings does not currently pay dividends.
                                        Mettler-Toledo does not currently pay dividends.
                                          BioNTech SE does not currently pay dividends.

                                            Biotech Stock Events

                                            Stock
                                            Type
                                            Date
                                            Gilead Sciences
                                            Ex-Dividend Date
                                            Dec 14, 2022
                                            Illumina
                                            Earnings Release
                                            Jan 31, 2023
                                            Vertex Pharmaceuticals
                                            Earnings Release
                                            Feb 01, 2023
                                            Amgen
                                            Earnings Release
                                            Feb 02, 2023
                                            Biogen
                                            Earnings Release
                                            Feb 02, 2023

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