Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

A Sharp Pullback In Celldex Could Be A Window Of Opportunity

To buy when others seemingly can't sell fast enough takes a lot of guts (and other less family-friendly attributes), but it can be one of the best ways to exploit Wall Street shortsightedness. Small-cap oncology immunotherapy biotech Celldex (NASDAQ:CLDX) has gotten swept up in this biotech bubble-popping, even though the data from the company has generally been positive and supportive of the idea that this company has some promising high-potential drugs.

On a risk-adjusted basis, I calculate a fair value of $29 per share for Celldex, suggesting significant upside from today's level. Readers have to consider two key risks here. First, there is the ever-present biotech risk that Celldex's drugs will fail in advanced clinical studies and never...

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