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Synthetic Biologics

$1.81

0.0442 (2.50%)

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Synthetic Biologics rallies after being awarded contract from CDC

Earlier today, Synthetic Biologics announced it has been awarded a contract by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC. The award will support research conducted during the Company's ongoing randomized, placebo-controlled Phase 2b proof-of-concept clinical study of SYN-004, ribaxamase, designed to protect the gut microbiome from the unintended effects of certain commonly used intravenous beta-lactam antibiotics for the prevention of C. difficile infection, antibiotic-associated diarrhea and the emergence of antibiotic-resistant organisms. The contract, awarded through the CDC's Advanced and Innovative Solutions to Improve Public Health Broad Agency Announcement 2016-N-17812, will support CDC's efforts to assess how selective pressure from IV antibiotics may lead to the emergence of antibiotic resistance in the gut microbiome. The funding will also support research to evaluate ribaxamase's ability to reduce selective pressure associated with the emergence of antibiotic-resistant organisms in the gut microbiomes of patients enrolled in the Company's ongoing Phase 2b clinical trial. The Company will examine DNA isolated from longitudinal samples obtained during the clinical trial and look for changes to the patient's gut resistome, specifically examining for alterations in the presence and/or abundance of antibiotic resistance genes. Shares of Synthetic Biologics are up 2.76% or 5c to $1.82 in morning trading.

SYN Synthetic Biologics
$1.81

0.0442 (2.50%)

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INITIATION
RBCM
Outperform
Synthetic Biologics initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital
Target $8.
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INITIATION

On The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
Today's noteworthy initiations include: Ametek (AME) initiated with a Market Perform at Cowen... Bill Barrett (BBG) initiated with a Neutral at JPMorgan... Blackbaud (BLKB) initiated with a Neutral at B. Riley... Bonanza Creek (BCEI) initiated with a Neutral at JPMorgan... CalAtlantic (CAA) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays... Callon Petroleum (CPE) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan... Cempra (CEMP) initiated with a Market Perform at Leerink... CenturyLink (CTL) initiated with a Market Perform at Cowen... Cognex (CGNX) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen... DBV Technologies (DBVT) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies... Del Taco (TACO) initiated with a Buy at Dougherty... E-Trade (ETFC) initiated with an Outperform at CLSA... Frontier Communications (FTR) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen... IAC (IACI) initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim... M.D.C. Holdings (MDC) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays... Matador (MTDR) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan... McDonald's (MCD) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust... Nabriva Therapeutics (NBRV) initiated with an Outperform at Leerink... PacWest Bancorp (PACW) initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray... Parker-Hannifin (PH) initiated with a Market Perform at Cowen... Penumbra (PEN) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord... Post Properties (PPS) initiated with a Neutral at Mizuho... Regenxbio (RGNX) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley... Rockwell Automation (ROK) initiated with a Market Perform at Cowen... Roper Technologies (ROP) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen... SPX FLOW (FLOW) initiated with an Underperform at BofA/Merrill... SVB Financial (SIVB) initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray... Scholastic (SCHL) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer... Skechers (SKX) initiated with a Buy at Argus... Synergy Resources (SYRG) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan... Synthetic Biologics (SYN) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital... Tribune Media (TRCO) initiated with a Buy at Evercore ISI... Vishay Precision (VPG) initiated with a Buy at B. Riley... Western Alliance (WAL) initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray... Zoe's Kitchen (ZOES) initiated with a Market Perform at Cowen.

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Nucor

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1.97 (3.24%)

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ROKA

Roka Bioscience

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-0.18 (-4.05%)

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TESS

TESSCO

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LJPC

La Jolla

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1.65 (9.06%)

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CUR

Neuralstem

$3.86

0.16 (4.32%)

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WUBA

58.com

$32.46

0.49 (1.53%)

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NURO

NeuroMetrix

$0.63

-0.0317 (-4.79%)

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CGI

Celadon Group

$8.55

0.45 (5.56%)

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USA Truck

$9.00

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KNX

Knight Transportation

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SWFT

Swift Transportation

$22.09

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CVTI

Covenant Transportation

$20.06

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WERN

Werner

$27.80

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XPO

XPO Logistics

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GLD

SPDR Gold Trust

$119.45

-0.25 (-0.21%)

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SGY

Stone Energy

$6.73

0.15 (2.28%)

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EXEL

Exelixis

$21.69

-0.05 (-0.23%)

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$NSD

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GE

General Electric

$29.94

-0.25 (-0.83%)

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VIP

VimpelCom

$4.30

-0.04 (-0.92%)

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VAC

Marriott Vacations

$96.51

-2.39 (-2.42%)

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TGT

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$66.95

0.435 (0.65%)

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$734.44

1.685 (0.23%)

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Domino's Pizza

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Valeant

$16.73

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PAH

Platform Specialty Products

$13.19

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Endo

$13.15

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DDD

3D Systems

$17.04

0.55 (3.34%)

SEAS

SeaWorld

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PCLN

Priceline

$1,631.62

-5.64 (-0.34%)

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Workday

$90.92

1.26 (1.41%)

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Priceline

$1,631.62

-5.64 (-0.34%)

WDAY

Workday

$90.92

1.26 (1.41%)

PRGO

Perrigo

$84.39

-0.04 (-0.05%)

ALB

Albemarle

$92.74

-0.19 (-0.20%)

EXEL

Exelixis

$21.69

-0.05 (-0.23%)

RSPP

RSP Permian

$40.77

0.88 (2.21%)

FTR

Frontier Communications

$3.37

-0.02 (-0.59%)

CST

CST Brands

$48.37

0.02 (0.04%)

THC

Tenet

$22.36

0.365 (1.66%)

HTZ

Hertz

$19.86

-0.11 (-0.55%)

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HTZ

Hertz

$19.87

-0.105 (-0.53%)

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MNK

Mallinckrodt

$54.42

1.04 (1.95%)

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INCY

Incyte

$131.21

9.26 (7.59%)

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Incyte

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9.26 (7.59%)

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ENB

Enbridge

$42.05

0.705 (1.71%)

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DDS

Dillard's

$56.99

-0.01 (-0.02%)

, ISIL

Intersil

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Dillard's

$56.99

-0.01 (-0.02%)

ISIL

Intersil

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WRK

WestRock

$53.69

0.26 (0.49%)

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WestRock management to meet with Jefferies »

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GIG

GigPeak

$3.10

0.03 (0.98%)

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