Chart: Biotech Stocks - Annual Earnings Growth

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 |  Includes: AFFX, ALXN, AMGN, AZN, BIIB, BMRN, BSTE, CELG, ELN, GILD, HOLX, IMCL, INCY, KOSP, NABI, NBIX, ONXX, PGNX, PHRM, RHHBY, TELK, VRTX, VRX
by: Robert Zenilman

Rob Zenilman submits: Year over year trailing 12 month net income growth for stocks covered in the Biotech sector ranged from 17.0% (Private:DNA) down to -26.9% (NASDAQ:AFFX), with a median value of 2.1%.

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Data in table version -- click on a ticker for opinion and analysis of the company:

TTM Net Last Yr. YOY
Ticker Company Ending $(mm) ($mm) Increase%
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AFFX Affymetrix Inc. 03/31/06 $71.09 $51.98 -26.9%
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals I 03/31/06 -$129.11 -$132.80 N/A
AMGN Amgen Inc. 06/30/06 $5,146.00 $5,201.00 1.1%
AMLN Amylin Pharmaceuticals In 03/31/06 -$206.83 -$231.13 N/A
BIIB Biogen Idec Inc. 03/31/06 $530.13 $603.50 13.8%
BMRN BioMarin Pharmaceutical I 03/31/06 -$73.17 -$59.99 N/A
BSTE Biosite Incorporated 03/31/06 $88.34 $85.81 -2.9%
CELG Celgene Corporation 03/31/06 $96.04 $109.43 13.9%
DNA Genentech Inc. 06/30/06 $2,299.62 $2,690.62 17.0%
ELN Elan Corp. plc 03/31/06 -$437.60 -$375.30 N/A
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc. 06/30/06 $1,346.58 $1,442.06 7.1%
GPRO Gen-Probe Inc. 03/31/06 $91.69 $93.64 2.1%
IMCL Imclone Systems Inc. 06/30/06 $217.55 $232.56 6.9%
INCY Incyte Corp. 03/31/06 -$105.30 -$107.92 N/A
ISTA ISTA Pharmaceuticals Inc. 03/31/06 -$38.48 -$40.89 N/A
KOSP KOS Pharmaceuticals Inc. 03/31/06 $191.41 $146.60 -23.4%
MEDI MedImmune Inc. 06/30/06 -$1.60 -$53.80 N/A
NABI Nabi Biopharmaceuticals 04/01/06 -$98.25 -$93.81 N/A
NBIX Neurocrine Biosciences In 06/30/06 -$29.26 -$51.11 N/A
ONXX Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. 03/31/06 -$95.55 -$99.80 N/A
PGNX Progenics Pharmaceuticals 03/31/06 -$69.23 -$58.68 N/A
PHRM Pharmion Corp. 03/31/06 $32.31 $28.08 -13.1%
TELK Telik Inc. 03/31/06 -$75.54 -$75.19 N/A
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals In 03/31/06 -$147.07 -$154.63 N/A

Data: CapitalIQ

Note: Net income is before taxes and excludes "unusual" items.

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