Has Seattle Genetics Become the Perfect Stock?

Posted: July 12, 2012 at 7:15 pm

Every investor would love to stumble upon the perfect stock. But will you ever really find a stock that provides everything you could possibly want?

One thing's for sure: You'll never discover truly great investments unless you actively look for them. Let's discuss the ideal qualities of a perfect stock, then decide if Seattle Genetics (Nasdaq: SGEN) fits the bill.

The quest for perfectionStocks that look great based on one factor may prove horrible elsewhere, making due diligence a crucial part of your investing research. The best stocks excel in many different areas, including these important factors:

With those factors in mind, let's take a closer look at Seattle Genetics.

Factor

What We Want to See

Actual

Pass or Fail?

Source: S&P Capital IQ. NM = not meaningful due to negative earnings. Total score = number of passes.

Since we looked at Seattle Genetics last year, the company has picked up a point. Revenue is now back moving in the right direction, but even though the shares are up almost 30% over the past year, the biotech still isn't making a profit.

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Has Seattle Genetics Become the Perfect Stock?

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