Andy Batts
Long only, value, Growth, momentum

Exact Sciences' Cologuard: A Game Changer For Colorectal Cancer Screening?

Executive summary:

  • Exact Sciences will present its case before an FDA panel of experts on March 27.
  • The company's Cologuard CRC test is expected to be cleared by the FDA this year.
  • The stock is significantly undervalued and could jump if approval is granted.


Exact Sciences (NASDAQ:EXAS), a molecular diagnostics company focused on the early detection and prevention of colorectal cancer, will present its case before an FDA panel of experts on March 27 to argue for approval of its new stool-based DNA screening test Cologuard for colorectal cancer ("CRC"). Currently Laboratory Corporation of America or LabCorp's (NYSE:LH) ColoSure is the only fecal DNA test for colorectal cancer available in the United States. If Cologuard...

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