S&P Capital IQ Picks AGN Focus Stock of the Week

Mon Jan 7, 2013 1:15pm EST

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NEW YORK,  Jan. 7, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN  $98) has been
picked by S&P Capital IQ as its Focus Stock of the Week. AGN carries S&P Capital
IQ's highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy.

"We see solid growth prospects in Allergan's core Botox and ophthalmic
pharmaceutical franchises, and an advancing pipeline that we expect to spawn
multiple drivers over the coming years," said  Herman Saftlas, equity analyst at
S&P Capital IQ.  "Unlike many big pharma players, we believe that most of the
company's key franchises are valued proprietary brands with limited generic
exposure."   

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