For new health care investors particularly, America's five largest pharma stocks (Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)Pfizer (NYSE:PFE)Merck (NYSE:MRK)Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY), and Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY)) are a good place to start.

So, how do they stack up? in the video below, health care analysts Michael Douglass and David Williamson give their thoughts on the best investment opportunities among these five stocks.

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