It was Zacks that put ALKS on my radar in october. With nothing but good news since then, they issued a downgrade in mid Nov. I picked up shares a couple times since then on dips into the 18's.
This thing is showing high 20's or low 30's by Jan2014.
Analysts have limited thinking skills only looking at one or two variables and then making a conclusion.
Management is making low key statements avoiding hype, but when you read between the lines ...
I would look for insider purchases to confirm positive outlook.
I am a retired phamaceutical chemist and have developed an ear for auspicious companies.