Is This Big Pharma Going Shopping?

In today's video, Brenton Flynn, Fool.com healthcare bureau chief, looks at one big pharma stock that may be going shopping: AstraZeneca  (NYSE: AZN  ) . With nearly half of the company's revenue at risk because of a looming patent cliff, it may have to shop around for something to fill that top-line gap. Abbott Labs  (NYSE: ABT  ) has similar patent cliff worries, as does Eli Lilly  (NYSE: LLY  ) .

Investors today should be on watch for any of these health care titans shopping around over the next few months.

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Brenton Flynn has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of AstraZeneca plc (ADR). Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.


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