There are many Biotech firms waiting to explode soon. Many biotech start up will not have any income until they come up with some winning product. This article provides the guidelines for evaluating Biotech firms..
Roche is a multiplee potential upside stock. 1.Best of the line stock old an dnew(DNA) 2.Currency play 3.Flu play Limited down side history 26.approx with 99.upside drift in a stock that was 1 tenth of a share and is now 1/4 of share due to splits. only ro.sw is better but thats 175approx a share.
You won't get rich overnight on this one, but you won't lose your shirt either. A top pharmaceutical, and the swiss franc as a bonus. With the dollar speeding up its precipitous collapse (anyone remember that in the '70's the CHF was at 22c?) you are smart to diversify out of dollar-denominated stocks.