Adlai Pappy
Growth, long only, value

Threshold Pharmaceuticals Presents A Robust Risk/Reward As A Speculative Small-Cap Cancer Investment

While the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014 saw many speculative pharmaceutical and biotech companies experience immense growth, the recent sector pullback exemplifies the need to select fundamentally strong investments. I have identified Threshold Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:THLD) as a stock that traded relatively flat during the past 18 months, but presents an attractive investment in the near and long term.

Threshold Pharmaceuticals was incorporated in 2001, and went public in 2004. THLD is a small-cap pharmaceutical company focused on improving the treatment of various cancers - such as soft-tissues sarcomas (STS), pancreatic cancer, and multiple myeloma - through its therapies, with a unique mechanism of action. The company develops therapies that target the microenvironment of a number...

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