The buzz over Pfizer's biopharma ambitions continues with analyst George Grofik speculating about the possibilities of a Biogen Idec acquisition versus, say, Amgen or Wyeth. Biogen Idec's starting price is around $23 billion, while Amgen could fetch $62 billion, give or take a few billion. Grofik is looking for a few bite-sized acquisitions followed by a mid-sized buyout for Pfizer. But that doesn't leave the pharma giant looking any better to the analyst. Grofik still has the company stock on "hold."
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