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ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS INC: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
6
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ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS INC, a large-cap growth company in the health care sector, is expected to outperform the market over the next six months with average risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a medium- to large-sized company like ALXN

One or more analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for ALXN. Positive

Con

The price-to-earnings multiple is higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

Shares are neither being accumulated heavily nor sold heavily by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like ALXN

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: B

The most recent quarterly earnings report was significantly higher than analysts’ consensus forecast. Positive

Earnings growth in the past year has decelerated moderately compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Negative

One or more analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for ALXN. Positive

OWNERSHIP
Grade: D

Two or more executives, directors or major shareholders – including one high-level executive –sold a small number of shares recently. Very negative

Shares are neither being accumulated heavily nor sold heavily by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like ALXN

VALUATION
Grade: B

The price-to-earnings multiple is higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a medium- to large-sized company like ALXN

The ratio of ALXN's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is above the average of all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

TECHNICAL
Grade: C

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is high. Positive

Previous day's closing price for ALXN was close to its 50-day moving average. Neutral

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