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4 Big Drugmaker Stocks to Watch Out For as Recovery Gains Steam

Most Large Cap Pharmaceuticals industry players' Q2 results were strong. Regulatory/pipeline updates related to COVID-19 medicines/vaccines continue t...

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The second-quarter earnings season was a strong one for the large drugmakers with most of them beating estimates for both earnings and sales. Almost all companies witnessed a recovery in sales of their key products/drugs from the earlier impacts of the pandemic in Q2 and sounded optimistic of continued improvement in the second half.

With regard to pipeline developments, the drug/biotech industry continues to witness improvements in drug research in 2021 while withstanding the impact of the pandemic remarkably well. Though regulatory/pipeline updates related to COVID-19 medicines/vaccines continued to take center stage this year as well, the sector has been witnessing developments in other innovative pipeline areas like Alzheimer’s. Johnson & Johnson JNJ, Roche RHHBY, Pfizer PFE and AstraZeneca AZN are worth retaining in your portfolio.

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