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ZIOP

Ziopharm

$6.45

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Ziopharm call volume above normal and directionally bullish

Bullish option flow detected in Ziopharm with 2,856 calls trading, 1.1x expected, and implied vol increasing over 21 points to 112.70%. Dec-16 7 calls and Dec-16 9 calls are the most active options, with total volume in those strikes near 1,100 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 0.07. Earnings are expected on February 23rd.

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ZIOP Ziopharm
$6.45

0.31 (5.05%)

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INITIATION

On The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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RAJA
06/02/16
INITIATION
RAJA
Market Perform
ZIOPHARM initiated with a Market Perform at Raymond James
07/15/16
JMPS
07/15/16
NO CHANGE
Target $42
JMPS
Outperform
JMP says ZIOPHARM trial death doesn't read through to other Intrexon programs
JMP Securities analyst Jason Butler said he views the patient death in ZIOPHARM's (ZIOP) Ad-RTS-IL-12 GBM trial as "possibly or even likely due to the study drug" and acknowledges the need for caution regarding the potential safety concerns of Ad-RTS-IL-12. However, while the trial death raises questions, Butler contends it has no read through to partner Intrexon's (XON) broader oncology programs. The analyst, who notes there are multiple other programs in or entering the clinic under the collaborations between ZIOPHARM and Intrexon, keeps an Outperform rating and $42 price target on Intrexon shares.
08/10/16
WELS
08/10/16
UPGRADE
WELS
Market Perform
ZIOPHARM upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Jim Birchenough upgraded ZIOPHARM Oncology to Market Perform citing valuation following the company's Q2 results. The analyst keeps a $5-$8 price target range for the shares.

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