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hey folks,

I have been examining the largest six pharmaceutical companies (GSK, PFE, MRK, JNJ, BMY, NVS), and I need to whittle these
down to at least four so I can do more extensive research. I used the Rule Maker spreadsheet to evaluate all six business purely
on their fundamentals. When I do this, Johnson and Johnson and Merck both have the lowest scores (due to lower gross and net
margins, slower sales growth, etc.) Can anyone here suggest a reason why I should keep these guys on the list?

Well TMF just bought JNJ after giving it a third-tier rating. I think that maybe the spreasheet is better at focusing your attention on potential benefits/problems than it is at making investment decisions.

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