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Merck KGaA

$39.67

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Merck says EUR2B pipeline potential driven by cancer, MS drugs, Reuters says

Germany's Merck (MKGAY) said its expectations of EUR2B, or $2.24B, in 2020 sales from drugs under development is above analyst consensus due to the underestimated potential of cancer drug avelumab, multiple sclerosis treatment cladribine, and experimental lung cancer drug tepotinib, Reuters reports, citing an analyst call with chief strategy officer Rehan Verjee. Cladribine is under review by European regulators and has yet to be filed for approval in the U.S., while Avelumab is currently being co-developed with Pfizer (PFE). Reference Link

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PFE Pfizer
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ASCO meeting highlights pressure on Pfizer cancer assets, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Vamil Divan said he came away from the ASCO meeting feeling like positive progress by competitors is increasing the pressure on Pfizer's (PFE) cancer assets, specifically pointing to positive data for Roche's (RHHBY) Alecensa, Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) Zytiga and Eli Lilly's (LLY) abemaciclib. Additionally, competition in the immune-oncology and PARP spaces will make it more challenging for Pfizer to gain traction, added Divan. He keeps an Outperform rating on Pfizer, citing valuation and its dividend yield, but he has concerns about its upcoming patent expirations and growth products.
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Amazon may be the next threat to drug pricing, says Wells Fargo
After CNBC recently reported that Amazon (AMZN) is considering going into the prescription pharmacy business in the U.S., Wells Fargo surveyed nearly 2,900 U.S. adults and found that 54% of those polled said they would use or would probably use "Amazon Pharmacy." While the e-commerce giant has not confirmed its U.S. pharmacy interest, if it did enter the market analyst David Maris believes it could see fast adoption and "usher in a new age of price transparency." Maris also wonders if pharmacy "may be just the beginning" and if Amazon eyes the "even larger prize" of fully integrated digital healthcare. Publicly traded large-cap pharmaceuticals companies include AstraZeneca (AZN), Bristol-Myers (BMY), Eli Lilly (LLY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck (MRK), Novartis (NVS), Pfizer (PFE), Roche (RHHBY) and Sanofi (SNY). Publicly traded retail pharmacy operators include CVS Health (CVS), Walgreens (WBA), Fred's (FRED) and Rite Aid (RAD).
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Piper calls AbbVie and Pfizer dividends 'compelling'
In a research note on large-cap Pharma, Piper Jaffray analyst Richard Purkiss calls the dividends of AbbVie (ABBV) and Pfizer (PFE) "compelling." These two dividends "stand out with an unusually compelling combination of high yield alongside a high growth outlook," Purkiss tells investors in a research note, citing his analysis. He reiterates Overweight ratings on both stocks.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Pfizer (PFE) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi with analyst Andrew Baum saying his concern over Pfizer's "rising risk to high price" Medicare Part D covered oncology drugs, namely Xtandi, Ibrance and Xalkori, has intensified. He also believes "major transaction risk" for Pfizer remains high. 2. MercadoLibre (MELI) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan with analyst Andre Baggio citing valuation with the stock up 131% year-over-year. 3. Eli Lilly (LLY) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman Sachs with analyst Jami Rubin citing strong year-to-date performance. The analyst maintained a Buy rating and $92 price target citing favorable long-term fundamentals with significant margin expansion. 4. Valero (VLO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs with analyst Neil Mehta citing a more balanced risk/reward following the stock's outperformance. 5. NantKwest (NK) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi with analyst Joel Beatty saying the company has a history of "significantly missing" its clinical trial timelines, and this is unlikely to change over the near-term. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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