TMCNet:  Highest Earnings Yield in the Biotechnology Industry Detected in Shares of Maxygen (MAXY, PDLI, SPPI, SCLN, UTHR)

[January 27, 2013]

Highest Earnings Yield in the Biotechnology Industry Detected in Shares of Maxygen (MAXY, PDLI, SPPI, SCLN, UTHR)

Jan 27, 2013 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Biotechnology industry with the highest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.Maxygen ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 29.8%. Following is PDL BioPharma with a an earnings yield of 20.7%. Spectrum Pharmaceuticals ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 13.0%.


Sciclone Pharmaceuticals follows with a an earnings yield of 12.0%, and United Therapeutics rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 9.3%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Maxygen on September 7th, 2012 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $2.70. Since that call, shares of Maxygen have fallen 10.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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