Breaking News Instant updates and real-time market news.

NKTR

Nektar

$15.50

-0.21 (-1.34%)

12:43
03/20/17
03/20
12:43
03/20/17
12:43

Roth Capital raises Nektar price target to $31 after 'impressive' opioid data

Roth Capital analyst Michael Higgins called Nektar's Phase 3 results for NKTR-181 "impressive" and said he expect management will now enter into negotiations to out-license the drug while meeting with the FDA. Higgins, who believes the drug is worth $2B by "conservatively" estimating its value at 3-4X peak sales, raised his price target on Nektar shares to $31 from $23 and reiterates a Buy rating on the stock.

  • 29

    Mar

  • 01

    Apr

NKTR Nektar
$15.50

-0.21 (-1.34%)

01/03/17
JANY
01/03/17
NO CHANGE
JANY
Janney sees pricing, rising rates as biotech headwinds in 2017
Janney Capital analyst Debjit Chattopadhyay noted that, on a relative basis vs. the Nasdaq, 2016 was the worst year for the Nasdaq biotechnology index (NBI) since 1994 and he believes the "outlook for 2017 isn't particularly rosy" given structural challenges for the sector along with rising interest rates. He cautions about overenthusiasm on M&A, as Chattopadhyay thinks "cash rich pharma may choose to return cash to shareholders through increased buybacks and dividends," and he believes "M&A, if any, is likely to lead to short-term relief rallies and may not represent a broader turn in sentiment." Meanwhile, broader discussion on healthcare spending and regulatory changes are likely to be bigger drivers of biotech sentiment during 2017 than M&A, said Chattopadhyay, who listed bluebird bio (BLUE), Galapagos NV (GLPG), Vertex (VRTX), Clovis (CLVS) and Nektar (NKTR) as on the firm's 2017 biotechnology focus list.
01/06/17
BTIG
01/06/17
INITIATION
Target $22
BTIG
Buy
Nektar initiated with a Buy at BTIG
BTIG analyst Robert Hazlett started Nektar Therapeutics with a Buy rating and $22 price target. Several "intriguing" emerging therapeutics along with multiple near-term catalysts make the shares attractive, Hazlett tells investors in a research note.
01/26/17
PIPR
01/26/17
NO CHANGE
PIPR
Overweight
Celgene acquisition highlights underappreciated Nektar asset, says Piper Jaffray
After Celgene (CELG) announced this morning a deal to acquire Delinia for $300M plus up to $475M in potential milestones, Piper Jaffray analyst Joshua Schimmer noted that the company's lead asset, DEL106, being developed for autoimmune disorders, is similar to Nektar's (NKTR) NKTR-358. While many investors are familiar with Nektar's immune-oncology program, NKTR-214, far fewer are familiar with NKTR-358, though both represent potential blockbuster opportunities if successful, Schimmer tells investors. He keeps an Overweight rating on Nektar, which he identifies as one of his top mid-cap picks.
03/20/17
PIPR
03/20/17
NO CHANGE
Target $29
PIPR
Overweight
Nektar price target raised to $29 after opioid trial success at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Joshua Schimmer said he thought prospects of success for NKTR-181 were very low after a failed Phase 2 study but he was "happy to be proven wrong" after the SUMMIT trial succeeded. A human abuse liability study will read-out around mid-2017, after which the company will meet with the FDA to discuss whether the package for NKTR-181 is adequate for filing, Schimmer noted. He raised his price target on Nektar shares to $29 from $25 and keeps an Overweight rating on the stock, which he calls his "top mid-cap biotech stocks for other reasons," such as its multiple royalty streams from partnered products and its emerging immuno-oncology platform.

TODAY'S FREE FLY STORIES

02:35
11/23/17
11/23
02:35
11/23/17
02:35
General news
FX Update: The dollar has remained on a downward path »

FX Update: The dollar…

L

Loews

$49.36

-0.02 (-0.04%)

, GE

General Electric

$18.15

0.32 (1.79%)

18:41
11/22/17
11/22
18:41
11/22/17
18:41
Hot Stocks
Loews CEO James Tisch buys 3M shares of General Electric »

In a regulatory filing,…

L

Loews

$49.36

-0.02 (-0.04%)

GE

General Electric

$18.15

0.32 (1.79%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

BRFS

BRF S.A.

$12.77

-0.16 (-1.24%)

18:06
11/22/17
11/22
18:06
11/22/17
18:06
Hot Stocks
BRF S.A. names Jose Aurelio Drummond Jr. as CEO »

BRF S.A. hereby informs…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

SU

Suncor

$35.42

0.2 (0.57%)

18:02
11/22/17
11/22
18:02
11/22/17
18:02
Hot Stocks
Suncor closes sale of equity interest in East Tan Farm, redeems $750M in debt »

Suncor successfully…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 05

    Dec

SAP

SAP

$113.85

-1.44 (-1.25%)

17:53
11/22/17
11/22
17:53
11/22/17
17:53
Periodicals
SAP launches investigation of sales practices in Gulf region, Reuters reports »

SAP has launched a formal…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

FB

Facebook

$180.87

-0.99 (-0.54%)

17:47
11/22/17
11/22
17:47
11/22/17
17:47
Periodicals
Facebook tool to show users which content was Russian propaganda, says Bloomberg »

Facebook will add a tool…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

CSX

CSX

$51.01

0.79 (1.57%)

17:24
11/22/17
11/22
17:24
11/22/17
17:24
Periodicals
CSX to charge more fees on customers that disregard shipping rules, Reuters says »

Starting on January 1st,…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 28

    Nov

AYTU

Aytu BioScience

$3.03

0.4301 (16.54%)

17:10
11/22/17
11/22
17:10
11/22/17
17:10
Syndicate
Breaking Syndicate news story on Aytu BioScience »

Aytu BioScience files…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

EPIX

ESSA Pharma

$0.27

0.0059 (2.27%)

17:09
11/22/17
11/22
17:09
11/22/17
17:09
Hot Stocks
ESSA Pharma to begin trading on TSX Venture Exchange »

ESSA Pharma is listing…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

MRDN

Meridian Waste Solutions

$1.69

0.0101 (0.60%)

16:55
11/22/17
11/22
16:55
11/22/17
16:55
Syndicate
Breaking Syndicate news story on Meridian Waste Solutions »

Meridian Waste Solutions…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

APD

Air Products

$161.62

-0.67 (-0.41%)

16:50
11/22/17
11/22
16:50
11/22/17
16:50
Syndicate
Breaking Syndicate news story on Air Products »

Air Products files…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

BOOT

Boot Barn

$13.49

-0.23 (-1.68%)

16:49
11/22/17
11/22
16:49
11/22/17
16:49
Syndicate
Breaking Syndicate news story on Boot Barn »

Boot Barn files $300M…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

SD

SandRidge Energy

$17.50

0.88 (5.29%)

, BCEI

Bonanza Creek

$32.14

0.46 (1.45%)

16:44
11/22/17
11/22
16:44
11/22/17
16:44
Hot Stocks
Icahn reports 13.51% stake in SandRidge Energy, intends to vote against Bonanza »

Icahn has read Fir Tree…

SD

SandRidge Energy

$17.50

0.88 (5.29%)

BCEI

Bonanza Creek

$32.14

0.46 (1.45%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

SD

SandRidge Energy

$17.50

0.88 (5.29%)

16:35
11/22/17
11/22
16:35
11/22/17
16:35
Hot Stocks
Icahn reports 13.51% stake in SandRidge Energy, intends to vote against Bonanza »

Icahn agrees with Fir…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

SYMC

Symantec

$28.43

0.32 (1.14%)

, AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,156.16

16.67 (1.46%)

16:32
11/22/17
11/22
16:32
11/22/17
16:32
Hot Stocks
Symantec selects Amazon Web Services to deliver cloud security »

Amazon Web Services, an…

SYMC

Symantec

$28.43

0.32 (1.14%)

AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,156.16

16.67 (1.46%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 26

    Feb

  • 18

    Mar

16:30
11/22/17
11/22
16:30
11/22/17
16:30
Options
Preliminary option volume of 13.6M today »

Preliminary option volume…

AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,156.16

16.67 (1.46%)

16:26
11/22/17
11/22
16:26
11/22/17
16:26
Hot Stocks
Amazon Web Services announces Amazon ML Solutions Lab program »

Amazon Web Services, Inc…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 18

    Mar

NRIM

Northrim BanCorp

$34.75

-0.25 (-0.71%)

16:22
11/22/17
11/22
16:22
11/22/17
16:22
Hot Stocks
Northrim BanCorp announces CFO transition »

Northrim BanCorp is…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,156.16

16.67 (1.46%)

, CERN

Cerner

$70.03

3.35 (5.02%)

16:21
11/22/17
11/22
16:21
11/22/17
16:21
General news
On The Fly: Top stock stories for Wednesday »

Stocks opened in positive…

AMZN

Amazon.com

$1,156.16

16.67 (1.46%)

CERN

Cerner

$70.03

3.35 (5.02%)

HPE

HP Enterprise

$13.10

-1.02 (-7.22%)

HPQ

HP Inc.

$21.34

-1.12 (-4.99%)

DE

Deere

$145.25

6.02 (4.32%)

ROK

Rockwell Automation

$191.02

-2 (-1.04%)

EMR

Emerson

$61.88

1.53 (2.54%)

AKZOY

AkzoNobel

$31.04

0.475 (1.55%)

AXTA

Axalta Coating

$35.50

1.63 (4.81%)

GME

GameStop

$17.37

0.64 (3.83%)

GES

Guess

$15.62

-2.33 (-12.98%)

IRBT

iRobot

$68.50

-4.57 (-6.25%)

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 22

    Nov

  • 27

    Nov

  • 28

    Nov

  • 28

    Nov

  • 11

    Dec

  • 18

    Mar

CHMI

Cherry Hill Mortgage

$18.51

0.06 (0.33%)

16:21
11/22/17
11/22
16:21
11/22/17
16:21
Syndicate
Breaking Syndicate news story on Cherry Hill Mortgage »

Cherry Hill Mortgage…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

NKTR

Nektar

$49.75

-0.23 (-0.46%)

16:20
11/22/17
11/22
16:20
11/22/17
16:20
Hot Stocks
Nektar names new CRDO, CMO and CSO »

Nektar announced several…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

VIX

Volatility Index S&P 500 Options

16:20
11/22/17
11/22
16:20
11/22/17
16:20
Options
Closing CBOE SPX and VIX Index summary for November 22nd »

The CBOE Volatility Index…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

VGZ

Vista Gold

$0.68

0.0069 (1.03%)

16:18
11/22/17
11/22
16:18
11/22/17
16:18
Syndicate
Vista Gold enters $10M ATM agreement with H.C. Wainwright & Co. »

Vista Gold announced that…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

GPX

GP Strategies

$23.50

-0.2 (-0.84%)

16:17
11/22/17
11/22
16:17
11/22/17
16:17
Hot Stocks
GP Strategies announces $10M share repurchase increase »

GP Strategies Corporation…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

  • 29

    Nov

  • 30

    Nov

$NSD

NASDAQ Market Internals

16:17
11/22/17
11/22
16:17
11/22/17
16:17
Technical Analysis
NASDAQ market internals summary »

Volume was average for…

03/08/13
Wedge Partners
03/08/13
Credit Suisse
03/06/13
Citigroup
03/06/13
Barclays

See Street Research during your Free Trial

Get Full Fly Access

Breaking market intelligence sent straight to you
Our team of experts analyze every news story and filter out the noise to deliver real-time market moving news.
Up-to-date information on important industry events
Get real-time updates on events that are moving the market—from conferences and calls to syndicate announcements.
News focused on the companies in your portfolio
Create up to 12 portfolios with 150 stocks each, and see how active they are in market news.