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Forget Allergan – Here's Pfizer's Real High-Profit Ace

Big-cap investors were profoundly underwhelmed when the Obama administration caused Pfizer Inc. to cancel a $150 billion buyout of another massive pharma, Allergan Plc.

Like most deal-making at this level, there was a lot at stake. Allergan has a portfolio packed with name-brand drugs with long patent lives and a robust generics business. What's more, the deal would have allowed Pfizer to relocate its headquarters to the (extremely) tax-friendly Republic of Ireland and save a ton on payments to Uncle Sam.

Now, normally when a deal like this falls through, the shares take a serious pounding, but the smart money is holding its nerve. In fact, the stock is up just over 10% year to date. That says a lot.

Those investors, along with folks who buy in right now, stand to be richly rewarded in the future.

That's because there's something bigger - much bigger - than the $150 billion Allergan deal coming down the road...


Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) Stock Price Predictions Look Bullish After $160 Billion Merger

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and competitor Allergan Plc. (NYSE: AGN) announced the largest healthcare deal in history today (Monday).

The combination is a very bullish catalyst for the PFE stock price.

Here's why...


Pfizer Stock Price Will Climb After Merger Despite U.S. Treasury Efforts

The Pfizer stock price is up 0.5% today as the U.S. drug giant remains in advanced stages to buy Allergan Plc. (NYSE: AGN).

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) is pushing forward with the deal despite the best wishes of the U.S. Treasury, which is trying to curb such mergers.

Here's why...

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Merck, Pfizer Earnings Send Shares in Opposite Directions (NYSE: PFE) (NYSE: MRK)

The Pfizer earnings and Merck earnings reports were both released this morning (Tuesday), and investors are acting differently to these major pharmaceutical stocks.

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) stock was up 1.3% in early trading despite missing earnings per share estimates. Merck shares were down 2% despite topping estimates.

Here's why the stocks are behaving so differently...