Big pharma is buying back shares, and these two companies have exceptional potential.
Ongoing share repurchase programs suggest these companies remain optimistic about their futures.
Novo Nordisk is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Verizon is upgraded to 'buy.'
Eli Lilly, Sanofi and a lesser-known company could be in play.
Stocks are slightly lower with the averages moving in a narrow range as earnings season nears a close.
Green Mountain is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Wells Fargo is upgraded to 'buy.'
It's the hottest sector this year, and big-name pullbacks are likely.
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