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Expiring Patents, Aspiring Generics

Big Pharma is headed for a big change. And generics are getting ready to grab their share. Branded drugs with sales of $86 billion would lose patent protection during 2013 to 2017.[1] Some of the most lucrative targets for generics in 2013 include Eli Lilly’s Cymbalta, Biogen Idec’s Avonex and Merck KGaA's Rebif. These drugs generated global sales worth $10 billion in 2012.[2] Generic drugs, once available, are typically 30% to 80% cheaper than the brand names, and can capture 80% of the market within the first year.[3] Which means the next few years hold an unprecedented growth opportunity for the generic drug industry. And that has investors feeling feverish. See more
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Weight Segment & Stocks Symbol 1 MO / 1 YR Return
100% Generic Drugs 12.7%
21.5% Abbott Laboratories ABT 50.8%
20.9% Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd RDY 8.6%
19.2% Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. TARO 3.9%
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