Andy Batts
Long only, value, growth, momentum

Cepheid: A Global Growth Story At A Reasonable Price

The molecular diagnostics market, in which Cepheid (NASDAQ:CPHD) is a prominent player, is expected to grow rapidly at a 42% CAGR through 2017. Currently CPHD is trading at a multi-year high due to the immense industry growth prospects.

CPHD data by YCharts

CPHD has a broad range of tests that runs on its GeneXpert systems across infectious diseases, hospital acquired infections ("HAI"), women's health, genetics and oncology. I believe that two recent developments can drive the company's stock ~25% higher from the current level around $47. This article will focus on these developments.

Growth Opportunities from TB Detection

A few months ago the FDA approved Cepheid to market its Xpert MTB/RIF assay in the U.S. It's going to...

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