Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Significant Upside to Dendreon Stock in a Buyout
Acquiring Dendreon (DNDN-$7.50) offers a better-capitalized pharmaceutical company an opportunity to buy control of a potential blockbuster drug (on the cheap); mitigate revenue shortfalls going forward from patent expirations in their own portfolios; gain access to a lucrative new technology platform (targeted immune-cellular therapy could have applications beyond current labeling); and, cost-efficiently broaden existing oncology portfolio pipeline.
What is the manufacturer of the prostate cancer vaccine Provenge worth in a buyout?
Notwithstanding Bristol-Myers Squibb, David J Phillips does not hold a financial interest in any stocks mentioned in this article. The 10Q Detective has a Full Disclosure Policy.