Monday, April 27, 2009

Swine Flu Stocks

By now, anyone who has a TV, radio, gets the newspaper, or has Internet access has heard of the swine flu outbreak. Many investors think that the flu scare has had a significant effect on various stocks, some positively and some negatively. Here are a few that may benefit on the long side due to this outbreak.

GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) makes the Relenza inhaled flu drug. The stock has a PE of 12 and a yield of 5.6%.

Gilead Sciences (GILD) developed Tamiflu. The stock has a PE of 21.

Roche (RHHBF.PK) makes Tamiflu.

Novartis AG (NVS) is working on a flu virus vaccine. The stock has a PE of 10 and a yield of 4.7%.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) markets Purell hand sanitizer and surgical masks. The stock has a PE of 11 and a yield of 3.8%.

If you are interested in a downloadable Excel database of High Yield Big Pharma stocks, go to

Author does not own any of the above.



Stocktip said...

Relatively unknown Swine Flu Stock play, BONU (OTCBB), Bioneutral Group, Inc.


Sector Close-Up, Biotech Stocks Swing with Swine Flu

POINT ROBERTS, Wash., Delta, B.C - April 27 2009, a global investor website for the biotechnology sector within, presents a biotech stocks sector close- up on stocks moving on swine flu news and fears of a global pandemic. Companies providing potential solutions moved up as the market opened.

Biotech Stocks Sector Close-Up Trading April 27, 2009
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NasdaqGM: BCRX) trading up at$4.03, up $1.82 (82.35%) 10:31am ET
BioNeutral Group, Inc., (OTCBB: BONU) trading up at $0.24, up $ 0.08 (50.00%)
Generex Biotechnology Corporation (NasdaqCM: GNBT) trading at$ 0.57, gains of $0.23 (69.40%) 10:33am ET
Novavax Inc. (NasdaqGM: NVAX) trading at $3.18, up $1.76 (123.94%) 10:35am ET
Vical Incorporated (NasdaqGM: VICL) trading at$ 3.02, up $0.49 (19.37%) 10:24am ET .....

"BioNeutral Group, Inc., (OTCBB: BONU) is a chemical technology-based Life Science company that intends to commercialize a novel combinational chemistry-based technology which can neutralize harmful environmental contaminants, toxins and dangerous micro-organisms
including bacteria, viruses, mold, fungi and spores. The formulations, including Ygiene™ and Ogiene™, which are eco-friendly and include natural and common ingredients which are found in baby products and in every day foods. The Company has combined these widely-used compounds
in highly specialized ways to create products that dramatically enhance disinfecting and cleaning results; products include BioNeutralizers and ChemoNeutralizers. BioNeutral’s proprietary platform technology has been proven effective in surface, water and airborne applications."

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TICQueen said...

The U.S. government has declared swine flu to be a public health emergency.
It remains to be seen how severe swine flu will be in the U.S. and elsewhere, but countries worldwide are monitoring the situation closely and preparing for the possibility of a pandemic.
The World Health Organization has not declared swine flu to be a pandemic. The WHO (World Health Organization) wants to learn more about the virus first and see how severe it is and how deeply it takes root.

You can get a complete Swine Flu guide at

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Doctor_Eva said...

Number of H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemy cases grows (already more than 30,000 deaths worldwide) and you or one of your family could have this fatal disease. If you want to protect yourself and your family, friends, colleagues -
only Tamiflu is effective now.
Please, send this to all who you know, stop Swine Flu H1N1 epidemy now. Tamiflu (Roche) is an antiviral medication for flu prevention and treatment in adults and children aged 1 year and older.
Tamiflu is recommended for the treatment and/or prevention of infection with swine influenza viruses.