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5 Health Care Stocks Gurus Are Buying

According to the GuruFocus All-In-One Screener as of Monday, the following health care stocks are popular among gurus.


Tandem Diabetes Care Inc. (NASDAQ:TNDM) is held by four gurus

The company, which provides products for people with insulin-dependent diabetes, has a market cap of $3.59 billion. Its revenue of $330.11 million has fallen 37.60% over a 10-year period.

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The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 20.7. The share price of $58 is 18.78% below the 52-week high and 106.46% above the 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it has lost 68.45%.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 2.25% of outstanding shares, followed by Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.37% and Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.09%.

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TARO) is held by four gurus

The pharmaceutical company, which develops semi-solid formulations, has a market cap of $3.58 billion. Its revenue of $678.45 million has grown 9.90% over the past 10 years.

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The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 1.77. The share price of $92.83 is 15.16% below the 52-week high and 27.22% above the 52-week low. Over the past decade, it has returned 925.75%.

Simons' firm is the company's largest guru shareholder with 1.51% of outstanding shares, followed by Hotchkis & Wiley with 0.17%, Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.14% and Caxton Associates (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.02%.

Iovance Biotherapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:IOVA) is held by three gurus

The pharmaceutical manufacturer, which provides products to treat serious diseases such as cancer, has a $3.30 billion market cap.

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The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 9.29. The price of $26.14 is 1.69% below the 52-week high and 260.06% above the 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it has lost 79.07%.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Cohen with 0.62% of outstanding shares, followed by Louis Moore Bacon (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.10% and Simons' firm 0.05%.

GW Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ:GWPH) is held by four gurus.

The company, which develops botanical extracts' medicines derived from the Cannabis Sativa plant, has a market cap of $3.30 billion. Its revenue of $208 million has fallen 12.40% over the past decade.

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The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 4.64. The share price of $106.62 is 45.60% below the 52-week high and 18.28% above the 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it has returned 1,087%.

With 2.95% of outstanding shares, Cohen is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Simons' firm with 0.97%, Bacon with 0.03% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.01%.

Alkermes PLC (NASDAQ:ALKS) is held by seven gurus

The company, which provides pharmaceutical products designed for unmet medical needs in major therapeutic areas, has a $3.29 billion market cap. Its revenue of $1.07 billion has grown 11.90% over the past 10 years.

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The share price of $20.87 is 44.72% below the 52-week high and 21.98% above the 52-week low. Over the past decade, it has returned 136.35%.

The company's largest guru shareholder is PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 13.91% of outstanding shares, followed by the Vanguard Health Care Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 8.30%, Simons' firm with 3.11%, Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.07%, Pioneer Investments with 0.05%, Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.02% and Jeff Auxier (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.02%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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