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Five Drug Stock Winners of 2011

No. 4: Questcor Pharmaceuticals (QCOR)

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Once again, selling a high-priced drug to relatively small groups of patients proves to be a winning formula for Questcor. Sales of H.P. Acthar Gel are surging and so are Questcor's profit.

The stock: This is the second consecutive year that Questcor lands on the list of best-performing biopharmaceutical stocks. Questcor shares are 197% since Dec. 16. Earnings are expected to double this year over 2010 and grow another 60% in 2012.

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