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Arpita has been an equity analyst at Zacks Investment Research since March, 2004.


Pharma Stock Roundup: Merck Gets CRL For Label Expansion Effort, Roche Cancer Drug Tops
It was a relatively slow week with key highlights including a complete response letter (CRL) for Merck’s label expansion efforts for its diabetes drugs and positive data on Roche’s lung cancer treatment.
Biotech Stock Roundup: Geron Gains On Interim Data, OncoMed Slumps On Pipeline Setback
Several companies including Geron and OncoMed provided key pipeline updates this week. While Geron’s shares were up this week, OncoMed’s shares plunged and hit a 52-week low.
3 Of The Best & Worst Performing Drug Stocks Of Q1
Pharma and biotech stocks have been showing signs of recovery this year. The sector started the year on a strong note with the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index and the NYSE ARCA Pharmaceutical Index gaining 10.7% and 5.7%, in the first quarter of 2017.
3 Housing Stocks To Buy On Sharp Rebound In Pending Home Sales
The February data is a marked improvement from January when insufficient supply levels, as well as deteriorating affordability, had led to a 2.8% dip in the Pending Home Sales Index.
3 Biotech Stocks That Are Broker Favorites
Biotech stocks, which have been showing signs of recovery this year, slipped last week following the release of the Budget Blueprint for 2018.
After Valeant, Here Are 5 Drug Stocks Bill Ackman Should Buy Instead
Here is a look at 5 drug stocks that could find a place in Ackman’s investment plans.


ABBV AbbVie Inc.
AMGN Amgen Inc.
CVS CVS Health Corporation
ESRX Express Scripts Inc.
GOOGL Google (A shares)
INTC Intel Corporation
LLY Eli Lilly and Company
QCOM QUALCOMM Incorporated
SNY Sanofi
TEVA Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited
UNH UnitedHealth Group Inc.
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Equity Analyst
Zacks Research Pvt. Ltd.
March 2004 - Present (13 years 4 months)


Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Chartered Accountant
1998 / 2004
Loreto House, Calcutta
1986 / 1992