Doubling Up on the Pharmaceuticals Sector

Nicholas Vardy

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Biotech and pharmaceutical stock have broken out to the upside over the past week or so.

This is perhaps most visible by the 13.15% gain recorded in your AbbVie (ABBV) shares over the past five days.

This week’s new Momentum Trader Alert recommendation is another closely related stock in this red hot sector: Abbot Laboratories (ABT).

Founded in 1888 and headquartered in North Chicago, Illinois, Abbot Laboratories (ABT) is a global health care company that develops a wide range of health care products and technologies. The company has a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritional and branded generic pharmaceuticals.

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) versus the S&P 500 year to date

Momentum Trader Alert Analysis


Buy Abbott Laboratories (ABT) at market today and place your stop at $48.00.

I am holding off on recommending any options on this position after last Friday’s big jump.

Portfolio Update

Sell your remaining AbbVie (ABBV) November $70 calls for a 413% gain.

Raise your stop in ABBV’s stock to $83.80 to lock in at least a 20% gain.

Sell your remaining Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) October $920 calls for a triple-digit-percentage gain.

Raise your stop in ISRG’s stock to $1,010.00 to lock in at least a 15% gain.

Raise your stop in CBOE Holdings Inc. (CBOE) to $101.05 to lock in at least a 10% gain in the stock.

You were stopped out of United Technologies (UTX) last week at a loss.


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