I'm not a tax expert but I believe a buyer would be acquiring a very sizeable tax write-off. That plus cash should make VICL a fairly safe place to hang out for now. But with a 33 cent stock, how much do you have left to lose?
So INO suggests they could have a vaccine in some number of years and the stock soars.
Inovio appears to be the leader in the stock market and laboratory, following a comment from CEO Joseph Kim that the company plans to launch human studies as early as the fourth quarter of 2016. Wall Street has shown strong interest in Inovio, intrigued by the possibility that company’s bottom line will sky-rocket if it can create a cure that will treat the growing Zika virus in addition to a slew of other emerging, infectious diseases