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PFE

Pfizer

$33.07

-0.06 (-0.18%)

, AGN

Allergan

$230.54

-7.41 (-3.11%)

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British Court of Appeal rules against Pfizer in Lyrica patent case, Reuters says

The Court of Appeal in London endorsed an initial 2015 verdict that generic drugmakers, including Allergan (AGN), had not infringed Pfizer's (PFE) secondary patent for Lyrica related to its use as a treatment for pain, reported Reuters. Pfizer said it was "disappointed" by the ruling and would seek a further appeal, the report noted. Reference Link

PFE

Pfizer

$33.07

-0.06 (-0.18%)

AGN

Allergan

$230.54

-7.41 (-3.11%)

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PFE Pfizer
$33.07

-0.06 (-0.18%)

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.
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.
10/13/16
JEFF
10/13/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $36
JEFF
Hold
Pfizer downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Jeffrey Holford downgraded Pfizer (PFE) to Hold citing a lack of positive catalysts. The analyst says the drivers for his upgrade to Buy have either played out or have not materialized, namely an inversion or GEP unit separation. To reflect the infusion business disposal and weaker Ibrance trends, Holford cut his mid-term earnings estimates for Pfizer by up to 7% and cut his price target for the shares to $36 from $39. The stock closed yesterday down 6c to $33.07. The analyst also sees increased risk of a major acquisition occurring over the next 12 months. In the global pharma space, Holford lists AbbVie (ABBV), Eli Lilly (LLY), Novartis (NVS) and AstraZeneca (AZN) as his top picks.
AGN Allergan
$230.54

-7.41 (-3.11%)

09/21/16
CANT
09/21/16
DOWNGRADE
CANT
Hold
Tobira Therapeutics downgraded to Hold from Buy at Cantor
Cantor analyst Elemer Piros downgraded Tobira (TBRA) after the company agreed to be acquired by Allergan (AGN). Target to $42 from $19.
09/21/16
GABE
09/21/16
NO CHANGE
GABE
Buy
Gabelli questions if Allergan could target Gilead next
Gabelli analyst Kevin Kedra said that "like most" he was surprised at the price paid and the strategic fit of Allergan's (AGN) deal to buy Tobira Therapeutics (TBRA), but wonders if Allergan CEO Brent Saunders is "playing chess while the market is playing checkers" and could be preparing a bid for Gilead (GILD). After Allergan's "very loud statement about its commitment to NASH and liver disease," a deal for Gilead, the leading company in liver disease and "one of the cheapest companies in pharma/biotech," would appear to make more sense, Kedra tells investors, adding that an acquisition of Gilead at a price of $115 per share would be "highly accretive" for Allergan. The analyst keeps a Buy rating on Allergan shares.
09/22/16
BERN
09/22/16
NO CHANGE
BERN
Allergan acquisitions positive, says Bernstein
After Allergan bought two companies with NASH drugs and the stock fell, Bernstein analyst Aaron Gal says the acquisitions were viewed as expensive. Gal says "it makes almost no difference" if the deals were expensive, as the important issue is whether the products succeed. He believes that the market would never penalize Roche or Celgene for similar deals, and he thinks this indicates that Allergan is "misvalued." He says that Allergan is his "high conviction buy" stock and keeps a $335 price target on the shares.
09/26/16
LEER
09/26/16
NO CHANGE
LEER
Shire Xiidra launch to 'significantly' expand dry eye category, says Leerink
Leerink analyst Jason Gerberry remains optimistic that Shire's (SHPG) Xiidra launch will "significantly" expand the category for dry eye disease brands, while not meaningfully eroding Allergan's (AGN) Restasis market leading position. While it's still early in the launch of Xiidra and payer access remains a critical variable, the analyst does not anticipate access being a major barrier. Gerberry reiterates an Outperform rating on both Shire and Allergan's shares.

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