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AZN

AstraZeneca

$32.26

-0.34 (-1.04%)

, JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

$118.75

-0.43 (-0.36%)

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AstraZeneca to divest rights to Rhinocort Aqua outside U.S. to J&J affiliate

AstraZeneca (AZN) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Cilag GmbH International, an affiliate of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), for the divestment of the rights to Rhinocort Aqua outside the U.S. Rhinocort Aqua is a nasal spray indicated for allergic and non-allergic rhinitis, and for the treatment of nasal polyps. The active ingredient is the anti-inflammatory medicine budesonide. The agreement is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to complete in the fourth quarter of 2016. As AstraZeneca will not maintain a significant ongoing interest in Rhinocort Aqua, the $330M payment received from Cilag GmbH International upon completion of the transaction will be recognized as Other Operating Income in the company's financial statements. The transaction does not include the transfer of any AstraZeneca employees or facilities and does not impact the company's financial guidance for 2016.

AZN

AstraZeneca

$32.26

-0.34 (-1.04%)

JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

$118.75

-0.43 (-0.36%)

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AZN AstraZeneca
$32.26

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UPGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Pandora (P) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at SunTrust with analyst Robert Peck saying he thinks that a new interactive offering by the company could raise its contribution profit by 4%-9% and that the Street's 2017 estimates for the company "seem conservative." The analyst added that he thinks it's "very possible" that Pandora will be acquired. 2. AstraZeneca (AZN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies with analyst Jeffrey Holford saying the company's MYSTIC oncology study could drive 39% share upside if successful. 3. Apache (APA) and upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities and to Peer Perform from Underperform at Wolfe Research. 4. Philip Morris (PM) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Neutral at Goldman with analyst Judy Hong saying she is increasingly bullish on the prospects of Next Generation Products and expects them to contribute 5%-6% of earnings by 2020. 5. Wal-Mart (WMT) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen with analysts led by Oliver Chen saying price investments, integration of physical and digital, and the Jet acquisitions position the company to regain its dominance. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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AstraZeneca downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Exane BNP Paribas
09/23/16
PIPR
09/23/16
INITIATION
PIPR
Overweight
AstraZeneca initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Richard Purkiss started AstraZeneca with an Overweight rating and GBP 60 price target.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak initiated Activision Blizzard (ATVI) and Electronic Arts (EA), both with Overweight ratings. The analyst is bullish on the digital gaming shift away from "units sold" to a business model based on users, engagement, and digital monetization. He sees digital in-game offerings resulting in recurring and growth user bases, increased per-game engagement, and further monetization opportunities. 2. AstraZeneca (AZN) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) both initiated with Overweight ratings by Piper Jaffray analyst Richard Purkiss. 3. Achillion (ACHN) initiated with an Outperform by Wedbush analyst Heather Behanna, who set a $13 price target on the shares. 4. Sysco (SYY) initiated with an Underweight at Barclays and $48 price target by analyst Karen Short. 5. Five Below (FIVE), Dollar Tree (DLTR) and Dollar General (DG) all initiated with Equal Weight ratings by Barclays analyst Karen Short. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
JNJ Johnson & Johnson
$118.75

-0.43 (-0.36%)

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UBSW
08/18/16
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Target $137
UBSW
Buy
Johnson & Johnson remains a top large cap pick, says UBS
UBS analyst Matt Miksic said Johnson & Johnson remains a top large cap diversified pick for the year. The analyst said yesterday's court ruling that invalidated the company's Remicade patent was expected and could delay the Q4 biosimilar launch but its robust pharma pipeline remains under-appreciated and should make up the difference. He said he continues to see further clarity regarding potential U.S. biosimilar competition for Remicade as positive for the stock. Miksic reiterated his Buy rating and $137 price target on Johnson & Johnson shares.
08/24/16
JEFF
08/24/16
NO CHANGE
Target $210
JEFF
Buy
Cooper Companies estimates raised at Jefferies after doctor survey
Jefferies analyst Anthony Petrone reports that the firm's survey of 52 new optometry practices suggest continued gains in dailies and stable share in monthlies for Cooper Companies (COO) and that Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) Acuvue Vita is off to slow start. Based on the survey results, and a "significant" foreign exchange tailwind, Petrone raised his estimates for Cooper and increased his price target on the shares to $210 from $190. The firm has a Buy rating on Cooper shares.
09/19/16
JEFF
09/19/16
NO CHANGE
Target $48
JEFF
Buy
Abbott unit sale does not impact Alere transaction, says Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Jeffrey Holford believes Abbott's (ABT) sale of its Medical Optics business to Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) does not imply an increased probability that the Alere (ALR) deal will close. After speaking to Abbott management, Holford thinks the proceeds from the sale are more likely to be targeted towards the St. Jude Medical (STJ) acquisition. He believes that deal has a higher probability of closing than Alere. Holford has a Buy rating on Abbott with a $48 price target.
09/19/16
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09/19/16
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LEER
Abbott, Johnson & Johnson transaction positive for both companies, says Leerink
Leerink analyst Danielle Antalffy says the sale of Abbott's (ABT) Medical Optics ophthalmology business to Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is positive for both companies. The deal strengthens Abbott's balance sheet and eliminates the need for a previously expected $3B capital raise, and adds a key component to Johnson & Johnson's already-strong vision care franchise, the analyst notes.

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