Boiron Shares Fall Most Since 1989 on First-Half Earnings

Boiron Shares Fall Most Since 1989 on First-Half Earnings- Bloomberg.

Boiron SA (BOI), a French maker of homeopathic remedies, fell the most since at least 1989 in Paris trading after reporting a slump in first-half earnings.

Boiron was recently on the skeptical radar for threatening to sue an Italian blogger who criticized their product oscillococcinum. Science-based medicine blog called this “thuggery” and the Center for Inquiry publicly invited Boiron to sue them. Therefore, the news that their bottom line is headed downwards is good news.

Credit: @krelnik (Tim Farley) on Twitter

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  2 comments for “Boiron Shares Fall Most Since 1989 on First-Half Earnings

  1. September 8, 2011 at 3:19 PM

    I suspect it is the class action lawsuit that is causing Boiron shares to drop.

    http://www.topclassactions.com/lawsuit-settlements/lawsuit-news/1309–boiron-oscillococcinum-class-action-lawsuit

    It is a lawsuit they can’t win, except by showing that homeopathy works.

  2. September 8, 2011 at 8:23 PM

    Actually, a lot of people invited Boiron to sue them following the Blog0 fiasco. We’re all still waiting for the postman to knock. Funny that.

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