Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, biopharmaceutical company Orexigen Therapeutics (Nasdaq: OREX ) has received the dreaded one-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Orexigen's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
||La Jolla, Calif. (since 2002)
||CEO Michael Narachi (since 2009)
Acting CFO Joseph Hagan (since 2011)
|Return on Capital (average, past 3 years)
||$138.6 million / $0
Arena Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ARNA )
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 24% of the 262 All-Star members who have rated Orexigen believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just yesterday, one of those bears, jed71, cautioned Fools about getting too excited over Orexigen's recent speculation-fueled surge:
Obesity drug still not approved yet. Run up based on expectations and approval received by a different company, Arena Pharma, for a similar obesity drug. It will not hold the run up, because, well, [Orexigen] never holds these run ups.
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