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BioCryst

$6.58

0.42 (6.82%)

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BioCryst call volume above normal and directionally bullish

Bullish option flow detected in BioCryst with 8,991 calls trading, 3x expected, and implied vol increasing over 13 points to 289.44%. Mar-17 7 calls and Mar-17 5 puts are the most active options, with total volume in those strikes near 8,200 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 0.12. Earnings are expected on February 27th.

  • 27

    Feb

BCRX BioCryst
$6.58

0.42 (6.82%)

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12/16/16
UPGRADE
JMPS
Outperform
BioCryst upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at JMP Securities
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UPGRADE
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Outperform
BioCryst upgraded on drug potential at JMP Securities
As noted earlier, JMP Securities upgraded BioCryst to Outperform from Market Perform. Analyst Liisa Bayko believes that a trial of the company's BCX7353 drug for hereditary angioedema could indicate that the drug is capable of "significantly reducing, and possibly wiping out attacks." Bayko adds that "there is significant enthusiasm in the community for an oral option that can achieve at least a 50% reduction in attack frequency." Bayko thinks that the program has a 40% chance of success and could represent a market opportunity of about $12.9B. Target $10.
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02/16/17
INITIATION
Target $11
LTCO
Buy
BioCryst initiated with a Buy at Ladenburg
Ladenburg Thalmann analyst Christopher James started BioCryst Pharmaceuticals with a Buy rating and $11 price target. The company is poised to become a leading oral drug rare disease company, the analyst contends.
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