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Highest Beta in the Life Sciences Tools & Services Industry Detected in Shares of Cambrex (CBM, CGEN, PACB, AFFX, BRKR)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Life Sciences Tools & Services industry with the highest betas. Higher-beta stocks mean greater volatility and are therefore generally considered to be riskier but also may provide the potential for higher returns.

Cambrex ranks highest with a a beta of 1.3. Following is Compugen with a a beta of 1.2. Pacific Biosciences of California ranks third highest with a a beta of 1.2.

Affymetrix follows with a a beta of 1.1, and Bruker rounds out the top five with a a beta of 1.1.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Affymetrix on October 28th, 2015 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $9.46. Since that recommendation, shares of Affymetrix have risen 48.1%. We continue to monitor Affymetrix for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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