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CELG

Celgene

$104.07

0.04 (0.04%)

, LLY

Eli Lilly

$82.21

0.12 (0.15%)

09:55
10/10/16
10/10
09:55
10/10/16
09:55

Cowen analysts hold an analyst/industry conference call

Analysts provide a wrap-up of the recently-held 19th Annual Therapeutics Conference on an Analyst/Industry conference call to be held on October 10 at 11 am.

CELG

Celgene

$104.07

0.04 (0.04%)

LLY

Eli Lilly

$82.21

0.12 (0.15%)

PFE

Pfizer

$33.75

0.19 (0.57%)

RHHBY

Roche

$30.49

-0.05 (-0.16%)

JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

$119.71

0.47 (0.39%)

NVS

Novartis

$77.33

-0.96 (-1.23%)

GSK

GlaxoSmithKline

$43.00

0.04 (0.09%)

BIIB

Biogen

$305.59

-0.4 (-0.13%)

REGN

Regeneron

$390.06

1.46 (0.38%)

SNY

Sanofi

$38.74

0.208 (0.54%)

BMY

Bristol-Myers

$50.59

-4.8413 (-8.73%)

ABBV

AbbVie

$62.99

0.06 (0.10%)

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CELG Celgene
$104.07

0.04 (0.04%)

09/16/16
RBCM
09/16/16
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Celgene shares can advance, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Michael Yee says that Celgene's stock "can grind higher" as investors eventually understand that the company's GED-0301 drug could potentially generate $1B in revenue. Yee says endoscopy data the company is expected to present next month on GED-0301 "isn't likely to be impressive." However, he thinks the data will "suggest that the drug is working," and he says that investor expectations are low, while the recent pullback in the shares has created an attractive entry point.
09/12/16
PIPR
09/12/16
NO CHANGE
PIPR
Overweight
Piper's Schimmer says Celgene GED-0301 data 'vague'
Piper Jaffray analyst Joshua Schimmer says he remains skeptical on the profile of Celgene's GED-0301 for Crohn's disease. This morning's "vague press release doesn't help despite the company's expressed confidence," Schimmer tells investors in a research note. He notes that while GED-0301 is not a relevant driver of his investment thesis, the drug is important to sentiment overall. The analyst reiterates an Overweight rating on Celgene.
09/29/16
SBSH
09/29/16
NO CHANGE
Target $127
SBSH
Buy
Citi ups Celgene target to $127 on luspatercept opportunity
Citi analyst Robyn Karnauskas raised her price target for Celgene (CELG) to $127 from $124 citing greater confidence in the company's myelodysplastic syndrome and beta thalassemia opportunities. After initiating coverage of Celgene partner Acceleron (XLRN) with a Neutral rating, Karnauskas now sees adjusted peak sales for these indications of $1.7B versus $825M previously. Investors are missing the "not-so-distant catalyst" as Phase 3 luspatercept data in these indications could come in late 2017/early 2018, the analyst tells investors in a research note. She keeps a Buy rating on shares of Celgene.
09/30/16
PIPR
09/30/16
NO CHANGE
Target $25
PIPR
Overweight
Piper's Schimmer found Nektar validation at Celgene event
Piper Jaffray analyst Joshua Schimmer says Celgene's (CELG) analyst event provided "another indirect validation" of Nektar Therapeutics' (NKTR) oncology approach. Celgene surprisingly implicated IL-2 as one of the primary mechanisms of Revlimid, Schimmer tells investors in a research note. He views the development as supporting his "enthusiastic outlook" for NKTR-214, the company's long-acting IL-2 targeting Teffector cells. The analyst reiterates an Overweight rating on Nektar with a $25 price target.
LLY Eli Lilly
$82.21

0.12 (0.15%)

09/27/16
09/27/16
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. Eli Lilly (LLY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman with analyst Jami Rubin saying the company is entering a long lasting period of accelerating topline and earnings growth driven by its late stage pipeline. 2. AutoZone (AZO) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Simeon Gutman saying the company is at a positive inflection in 7 year and older vehicles, which is strongly correlated to same-store-sales. 3. Consolidated Edison (ED) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Evercore ISI with analyst Greg Gordon saying the joint settlement proposal filed in the CECONY rate case mitigates downside risk. 4. Crown Holdings (CCK) upgraded on multiple catalysts at BMO Capital with analyst Mark Wilde citing valuation, his belief that the company will resume returning cash to shareholders in 2017, and his belief that the company's results should be boosted by " a wave of domestic and offshore expansion projects." 5. Francesca's (FRAN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst Richard Jaffe saying the company's "appealing merchandise" makes it very likely that its sales will grow going forward. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
09/28/16
BERN
09/28/16
NO CHANGE
BERN
Biogen likely to benefit from Lilly Alzheimer's drug results, says Bernstein
Bernstein analyst Aaron Gal says that the results of a trial of Eli Lilly's (LLY) Alzheimer's drug, solanezumab, due out in late 2016 or early 2017, are likely to impact perceptions of Biogen's (BIIB) Alzheimer's drug, aducanumab. The analyst expects Lilly's solanezumab "to show at least directional evidence" of cognitive improvement, although he is "less convinced" that the impact will be clearly statistically significant. The best results from Biogen's perspective will be if Lilly's drug shows "marginal success," according to Gal. However, statistically significant results are also good for Biogen, as they will show that reducing amyloid beta does mitigate Alzheimer's symptoms, the analyst stated. And if Lilly's drug completely fails, Biogen's drug "could well succeed," given the significant differences between them, wrote Gal,who gives Biogen's aducanumab a 65% chance of success. He keeps a $345 price target and Outperform rating on Biogen.
09/27/16
GSCO
09/27/16
UPGRADE
Target $95
GSCO
Buy
Eli Lilly upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
Goldman analyst Jami Rubin upgraded Eli Lilly to Buy and increased its price target to $95 from $89 saying the company is entering a long lasting period of accelerating topline and earnings growth driven by its late stage pipeline. Rubin projects $12.5B of new product sales by 2020 and double digit earnings growth over the next five years, even without Sola. The analyst sees a 35%, up from 25%, probability of success for Sola with a bull case scenario that can lead to almost $7.5B in peak sales and "super charge" earnings. Even without Sola, Rubin sees favorable risk/reward given durability of earnings and said it is the least exposed to above-CPI price increases.
09/21/16
JANY
09/21/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $36
JANY
Neutral
Janney downgrades Clovis with buyout speculation at 'fever pitch'
Janney Capital analyst Roy Buchanan downgraded Clovis Oncology (CLVS) to Neutral from Buy with an increased fair value estimate of $36. Clovis is up 17c to $35.00 in late morning trading. In a research note partially titled, "May Be Right, May Be Crazy - M&A Speculation At Fever Pitch," Buchanan says there is a "finite chance" that Clovis will need to market its PARP inhibitor rucaparib by itself. He believes a late-2016 approval for rucaparib is likely. The analyst attributes his increased fair value estimate to "acquisition optionality." Reports of Takeda's (TKPYY) reserving up to $15B for acquisitions and Medivation's (MDVN) takeout have given Clovis shares a lift, Buchanan tells investors. The analyst adds that rumors surfaced yesterday of potential interest in the company from Eli Lilly (LLY).
PFE Pfizer
$33.75

0.19 (0.57%)

08/23/16
RHCO
08/23/16
DOWNGRADE
RHCO
Neutral
Medivation downgraded to Neutral from Buy at SunTrust
Medivation (MDVN) has agreed to be acquired by Pfizer (PFE) for $81.50 per share.
08/23/16
PIPR
08/23/16
NO CHANGE
PIPR
Pfizer acquisition 'a good fit strategically,' says Piper Jaffray
After Pfizer (PFE) agreed to buy Medivation (MDVN), Piper Jaffray analyst Richard Purkiss says that Pfizer has obtained Xtandi, "a blockbuster prostate cancer treatment," and "a close-to-market and late-stage pipeline." The analyst thinks that Xtandi's expansion to use in adjuvant prostate cancer could increase its sales by 65%-70%. He keeps a $54 price target and Overweight rating on Pfizer.
09/14/16
BMOC
09/14/16
NO CHANGE
BMOC
Pfizer should exceed fiscal 2016 guidance, says BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst Alex Arfaei says that Pfizer should exceed its fiscal 2016 guidance. The analyst says that Medivation, which Pfizer agreed to acquire, gives Pfizer another growth driver. Additionally, Pfizer has a number of other "high margin specialty drugs," according to the analyst. He says that the stock's dividend yield is "attractive," and he keeps a $40 price target and Outperform rating on the shares.
10/07/16
ROTH
10/07/16
NO CHANGE
Target $160
ROTH
Buy
ICU Medical price target raised to $160 from $132 at Roth Capital
Roth Capital analyst Chris Lewis raised his price target for ICU Medical (ICUI) to $160 from $132 after the company announced an agreement to acquire Hospira Infusion Systems from Pfizer (PFE) for $1B. The analyst is overall positive on the deal as it removes the long-standing customer concentration overhang and grows ICU Medical into a legitimate pure-play infusion therapy company with a complete product portfolio. The company also preannounced Q3 preliminary results above expectations, he notes. Lewis reiterates a Buy rating on ICU Medical's shares.
RHHBY Roche
$30.49

-0.05 (-0.16%)

09/27/16
PIPR
09/27/16
NO CHANGE
Target $62
PIPR
Neutral
Bristol-Myers price target lowered to $62 from $65 at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Richard Purkiss lowered his price target for Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) to $62 saying he sees the company ceding Opdivo's early-mover advantage in lung cancer to competitors. The analyst expects to see details from Roche's (RHHBY) positive OAK trial of Tecentriq vs. docetaxel in non-small cell lung cancer at the upcoming ESMO meeting. Purkiss also expects to see details from Merck's (MRK) positive KEYNOTE-024 trial of Keytruda. The analyst lowered his post-2016 Opdivo forecasts and reiterates a Neutral rating on Bristol shares.
09/12/16
JEFF
09/12/16
NO CHANGE
Target $57
JEFF
Hold
Jefferies cuts Bristol-Myers price target, upgrades AstraZeneca
Jefferies analyst Jeffrey Holford lowered his price target for Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) to $57 from $69 saying the stock is positioned for a "rough mid term ride." The analyst sees a "difficult catalyst" set for Bristol shares with "numerous" upcoming competitor read-outs in non-small cell lung cancer. The market could see worse than expected data from Bristol's CM-026 and CM-568 studies as well as better than expected data from AstraZeneca's (AZN) MYSTIC study and Roche's (RHHBY) Chemo-IO studies in the first half of 2017, Holford tells investors in a research note. He keeps a Hold rating on Bristol and upgraded this morning AstraZeneca to Buy from Hold. Holford prefers Astra for its immunology exposure.
09/07/16
09/07/16
NO CHANGE

BioLineRx partnering with Roche company in cancer therapy research
BioLineRx (BLRX) has entered into a collaboration with Genentech, a member of the Roche (RHHBY) Group, to support several Phase 1b studies investigating BioLineRx's BL-8040 in combination with Atezolizumab, Genentech's anti-PDL1 cancer immunotherapy, in multiple cancer indications. The Phase 1b studies will evaluate the clinical response, safety and tolerability of the combination of these therapies, as well as multiple pharmacodynamic parameters, in hematologic malignancies and solid tumors. Under the agreement, Genentech will sponsor and conduct several Phase 1b trials in multiple solid cancer indications. In addition, BioLineRx will sponsor and conduct a Phase 1b study in acute myeloid leukemia patients. The studies are designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the combination of BL-8040 and Atezolizumab. Upon completion of the studies, both parties will have the option to expand the collaboration to include a pivotal registration study. Additional details of the collaboration were not disclosed.
09/01/16
BMOC
09/01/16
NO CHANGE
BMOC
Bristol-Myers has negative read through from Roche data, says BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst Alex Arfaei says that the positive data on Roche's (RHHBY) TECENTRIQ for second line NSCLC is negative for Bristol-Myers' (BMY) cancer drug, Opdivo. The analyst does not think that TECENTRIQ's results will be superior to that of Opdivo, but he believes that Roche's drug appears to have "a significant" benefit in PD-L1 positive patients." He predicts that Roche's drug could take "meaningful market share, particularly outside of the U.S." The analyst keeps a Market Perform rating on Bristol-Myers.
JNJ Johnson & Johnson
$119.71

0.47 (0.39%)

09/19/16
LEER
09/19/16
NO CHANGE
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.
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.
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.
10/07/16
RBCM
10/07/16
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Johnson & Johnson weakness creates buying opportunity, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Glenn Novarro says that Johnson & Johnson underperformed the market in Q3 due to a number of factors including Remicade biosimilar risk and the pharma pricing debate. The analyst says that "these concerns are manageable/overblown," and he expects the company to report strong Q3 results, driven by a strong pharma performance. Novoroo expects the company's Q3 revenue to come in slightly above expectations, and he predicts that the company will narrow its 2016 EPS guidance to the high end of the previous range. The analyst recommends buying the stock. He keeps a $133 price target and Outperform rating on the shares.
NVS Novartis
$77.33

-0.96 (-1.23%)

09/02/16
LEER
09/02/16
NO CHANGE
LEER
Outperform
Teva third Copaxone patent invalidated as expected, says Leerink
Leerink analyst Jason Gerberry says Teva (TEVA) suffered a largely expected loss in its Copaxone 40mg patent battle, with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, or PTAB, ruling a third patent invalid. The analyst believes the company will likely appeal the loss, along with PTAB rulings rendered last week that other Copaxone patents were invalid. Gerberry sees the bull case scenario of Teva securing patent exclusivity of the Copaxone 40mg as unlikely and says a settlement with Momenta (MNTA) and Novartis (NVS) is the most logical course of action to mitigate 2017-2018E EPS risk. He reiterates an Outperform rating on Teva's shares.
09/20/16
CHDN
09/20/16
INITIATION
Target $95
CHDN
Buy
Novartis initiated with a Buy at Chardan
Chardan initiated Novartis with a Buy and a $95 price target.
08/31/16
PIPR
08/31/16
NO CHANGE
PIPR
Piper's Schimmer unsure of impact from Novartis CAR-T shakeup
Piper Jaffray analyst Joshua Schimmer said he's struggling with the implications of the news that Novartis (NVS) is reportedly eliminating its Cell and Gene Therapy unit as a stand-alone entity, which is primarily focused on development of CAR-T and adoptive immunotherapies. On the one hand, removing a leading competitor is a positive for the rest of the field, Schimmer tells investors in a research note. On the other hand, the move by Novartis could signal "significant challenges" in the field, the analyst adds. Schimmer continues to prefer companies "with unique and differentiated approaches," namely Bellicum Pharmaceuticals (BLCM), Cellectis (CLLS), Lion Biotechnologies (LBIO), Amgen (AMGN), Celgene (CELG) and bluebird bio (BLUE). Juno Therapeutics (JUNO) and Kite Pharma (KITE) are down 6% and 5%, respectively, in midday trading.
08/31/16
LEER
08/31/16
NO CHANGE
Target $61
LEER
Outperform
Teva price target lowered to $61 from $66 at Leerink
Leerink analyst Jason Gerberry lowered his price target for Teva (TEVA) to $61 from $66 on loss of Copaxone patent challenge as an upside catalyst. The analyst believes Teva's share price implies a generic entrant sometime in the second half of 2017 after losing an Inter Partes Review decision on two Copaxone 40mg anchor patents. In order to mitigate EPS downside in 2017-2018 and eliminate business uncertainty, Gerberry thinks the company should settle its Copaxone patent dispute with Novartis (NVS) and Momenta (MNTA), which he sees as "the most credible" generic threat. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on Teva's shares.
GSK GlaxoSmithKline
$43.00

0.04 (0.09%)

09/23/16
PIPR
09/23/16
INITIATION
PIPR
Overweight
GlaxoSmithKline initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Richard Purkiss started GlaxoSmithKline with an Overweight rating and GBP 20 price target. The company's growth is defensive and its risks are declining, Purkiss tells investors in a research note.
09/23/16
09/23/16
INITIATION

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.
10/03/16
RBCM
10/03/16
NO CHANGE
Target $95
RBCM
Outperform
Gilead HIV franchise could see risk from competitor data, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Michael Yee said his conversations with doctors leads him to think two dolutegravir HIV "doublet" studies being conducted by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and ViiV Healthcare - Glaxo's joint venture with Pfizer (PFE) and Shionogi - are likely to work and present an underappreciated risk to Gilead's (GILD) HIV franchise. Talks with investors lead Yee to believe few are even aware of this risk and that the consensus view is underestimating the probability these non-inferiority trials will work. Arguing that the consensus view should factor in more conservative assumptions for Gilead's HIV business post 2018 due to this risk, Yee cut his price target on Gilead to $95 from $105, but keeps an Outperform rating on the shares.
10/06/16
PIPR
10/06/16
NO CHANGE
Target $46
PIPR
Overweight
Piper thinks Alnylam failure is positive for Ionis
Piper Jaffay analyst Joshua Schimmer thinks Alnylam Pharmaceuticals' (ALNY) "abrupt halt" of revusiran for TTR cardiomyopathy is likely a positive for Ionis Pharmaceuticals' (IONS) transthyretin program. The move "knocks out a competitive drug" while Ionis and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) remain on their previously indicated timeline, Schimmer tells investors in a research note. The analyst at this point believes Alnylam's setback will be limited to revusiran and not read-through to other Gal-Nac programs or other TTR cardiomyopathy or polyneuropathy programs. He keeps an Overweight rating on Ionis with a $46 price target,
BIIB Biogen
$305.59

-0.4 (-0.13%)

10/03/16
BMOC
10/03/16
NO CHANGE
Target $304
BMOC
Biogen potential trading opportunity into year-end, says BMO Capital
BMO Capital hosted a call with an expert on Alzheimers that may present a trading opportunity in Biogen (BIIB) shares as we approach sola Phase 3 and aducanumab titration data expected at year end. The expert said evidence supports the amyloid hypothesis of AD outweighs the evidence that undercuts it, but suggested that patient selection and trial design/execution key to demonstrating benefit to support regulatory approval. He estimated that Lilly's (LLY) EXPEDITION-3 trial has a ~60% probability of success, with Biogen's aducanumab greater than70% as long as rates of ARIA-E can be reduced with titration. Analyst Ian Somaiya believes positive Phase III Sola data could provide a positive read through to aducanumab and results in Biogen shares trading up 20-25%. If Sola misses, aducanumab's ability to clear beta amyloid oligomers & plaques and in our opinion a better trial design could limit downside in shares to approximately 10%. Somaiya rates Biogen a Market Perform with a $304 price target.
10/10/16
WELS
10/10/16
NO CHANGE
WELS
Ionis drug likely to be approved rapidly, says Wells Fargo
After Ionis Pharmaceuticals (IONS) and partner Biogen (BIIB) reported detailed data for their RNA Therapeutic nusinersen, in patients with both symptomatic and pre-symptomatic type 1 Spinal Muscular Atrophy, as well as data for patients with type 2/3 Spinal Muscular Atrophy, or SMA, Wells Fargo says it expects the drug to be rapidly approved. The firm thinks that the FDA will approve "a broad label" covering pre-symptomatic and symptomatic type I SMA, as well as type 2/3 SMA. The firm says that the companies should have "a very large commercial opportunity," and it keeps an Outperform rating on Ionis.
10/04/16
RBCM
10/04/16
NO CHANGE
Target $375
RBCM
Outperform
Biogen could rise $20 or more per share on SMA success, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Michael Yee expects the first presentation of data from Biogen's (BIIB) Phase III ENDEAR trial studying nusinersen, an investigational treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, or SMA, this week, potentially during the late breaker session at the WMS Congress on October 8. Biogen and partner Ionis Pharmaceuticals (IONS) already announced in August that the study in Type I infants hit the interim analysis and stopped early for positive data. The much larger opportunity in older children has data expected to read out in Spring 2017, noted Yee, who thinks Biogen can have upside from $10 to over $20 per share based on its SMA opportunity. Yee keeps an Outperform rating and $375 price target on Biogen shares.
REGN Regeneron
$390.06

1.46 (0.38%)

09/21/16
RBCM
09/21/16
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Regeneron Fasinumab deal positive, says RBC Capital
After Teva (TEVA) agreed to partner with Regeneron (REGN) on its Fasinumab pain killer, RBC Capital analyst Adrian Butt says that the deal validates the "under the radar" drug. The analyst says that Regeneron could make "many future deals" if its pipeline remains productive. Butt writes that the terms of the deal are attractive for Regeneon, and the analyst keeps a $648 price target and Outperform rating on the stock.
09/21/16
ROTH
09/21/16
NO CHANGE
Target $520
ROTH
Buy
Teva deal important for Regeneron, says at Roth Capital
Roth Capital analyst Joseph Pantginis points out that Regeneron (REGN) has signed a global partnership for fasinumab with Teva (TEVA), which he sees as an important new partnership for the former both on the product development front as well as a significant next step for fasinumab and the anti-NGF class of drugs. The analyst believes Regeneron has solid growth prospects and upside potential, and reiterates a Buy rating and $520 price target on the shares.
10/03/16
ROTH
10/03/16
NO CHANGE
Target $520
ROTH
Buy
Regeneron has 'solid' growth prospects, upside potential, says Roth Capital
After Regeneron (REGN) and Sanofi (SNY) released positive results from their Dupixent Phase 3 trials, SOLO 1 and SOLO in patients with atopic dermatitis, Roth Capital analyst Joseph Pantginis notes that clinical studies of Dupixent for additional atopic and allergic diseases are progressing and says he believes Regeneron's shares are poised for upside on upcoming catalysts. Moreover, the analyst says Regeneron has "solid" growth prospects based on approved and late stage products, deep pipeline, expansion of indications for current products, strong partners, and strong cash management. He reiterates a Buy rating and $520 price target on Regeneron's shares.
10/04/16
JPMS
10/04/16
NO CHANGE
Target $110
JPMS
Overweight
Ophthotech price target raised to $110 from $95 at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Anupam Rama raised his price target for Ophthotech to $110 from $95 citing the elimination of Regeneron (REGN) from the Wet age-related macular degeneration space following its trial failure. Ophthotech closed yesterday down $2.56 to $43.57. The stock is down 20% since last Friday amid mechanism concerns following Regeneron's phase 2 data, Rama tells investors in a research note. The analyst views the weakness in Ophthotech as a buying opportunity. There are important mechanistic differences between the company's Fovista and Regeneron's REGN2176-3, and early phase 1 data for Fovista "are comparatively more compelling," the analyst contends. He points out that the Phase 3 results with Fovista + Lucentis combination therapy are expected this quarter. The analyst keeps an Overweight rating on Ophthotech.
SNY Sanofi
$38.74

0.208 (0.54%)

09/09/16
LEER
09/09/16
NO CHANGE
LEER
Leerink updates therapeutics best ideas for 2016
In a note to investors this morning, Leerink has updated its best ideas for 2016 from the firm's five therapeutics analysts. The list includes Alexion (ALXN), Dermira (DERM), Intra-Cellular (ITCI), Sanofi (SNY), Allergan (AGN), Alnylam (ALNY), Innate Pharma (IPHYF), The Medicines Co. (MDCO), and Ophthotech (OPHT).
09/13/16
EXAN
09/13/16
UPGRADE
EXAN
Neutral
Sanofi upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Exane BNP Paribas
09/23/16
PIPR
09/23/16
INITIATION
PIPR
Neutral
Sanofi initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Richard Purkiss started Sanofi with a Neutral rating and EUR 76 price target.
BMY Bristol-Myers
$50.59

-4.8413 (-8.73%)

09/20/16
SBSH
09/20/16
NO CHANGE
Target $70
SBSH
Buy
Bristol-Myers price target lowered to $70 from $75 at Citi
In a research note titled "Brace Yourself. Attractive Valuation but No Near-Term Respite.," Citi analyst Andrew Baum lowered his price target for shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb to $70 from $75. The analyst lowered his earnings forecasts by up to 8% to reflect the "limited supportive data" in the non-small cell lung cancer indication. Baum keeps a Buy rating on the shares as he views the valuation as attractive. He points out, however, the near-term news-flow is likely to be negative.
09/28/16
ROTH
09/28/16
NO CHANGE
Target $23
ROTH
Buy
Nektar price target raised to $23 from $19 at Roth Capital
Roth Capital analyst Michael Higgins raised his price target for Nektar (NKTR) to $23 from $19 after the company and Bristol-Myers (BMY) announced a clinical collaboration to evaluate the combination of the latter's anti-PD-1 antibody, Opdivo, with NKTR-214. The analyst reiterates a Buy rating on Nektar's shares.
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Leerink sees Bristol-Myers sliding after Merck's 'spectacular' Keytruda data
Leerink analyst Seamus Fernandez said Bristol-Myers' (BMY) Checkmate-026 data presented at the European Society of Medical Oncology meeting was disappointing, noting there was no signal of benefit on progression-free survival or overall survival and only "modest differentiation" on response rate in the 88 patients with PDL1 biomarker positivity greater than or equal to 50%. Meanwhile, Merck (MRK) presented "spectacular" data for Keytruda monotherapy at the meeting, said Fernandez, who expects Bristol shares to be down "significantly" today in light of the meeting presentations. The analyst, who still thinks Bristol has a significant opportunity to compete with Merck's Keytruda in the PDL1 high portion of the market, keeps an Outperform rating on Bristol shares, which are down nearly 6% in pre-market trading.
ABBV AbbVie
$62.99

0.06 (0.10%)

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10/03/16
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Market Perform
AASLD abstracts hint at potential competitive threat to Gilead HCV, says Leerink
Leerink analyst Geoffrey Porges says abstracts for the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, or AASLD, meeting revealed very limited efficacy information about the new Hepatitis C regimens for Gilead (GILD), Merck (MRK) and AbbVie (ABBV). Nonetheless, the analyst believes the abstracts hint at the potential competitive threat to Gilead's HCV dominance. While the new 12-week HCV regimens may compete on price, the forthcoming 8-week regimens put the most pressure on Gilead's market share, Porges argues. He reiterates a Market Perform rating on Gilead's shares.
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JPMS
09/08/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $73
JPMS
Neutral
AbbVie downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Chris Schott downgraded AbbVie (ABBV) to Neutral citing the stock's 10% rally year-to-date and limited near-term catalysts. AbbVie's profile is now better reflected at current valuation levels, Schott tells investors in a research note. He lowered his price target for the shares to $73 from $75. The analyst coupled the downgrade with an upgrade this morning of Eli Lilly (LLY) to Overweight.
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RAJA
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Target $82
RAJA
Outperform
AbbVie initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James
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