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CLVS

Clovis

$59.97

0.27 (0.45%)

, TSRO

Tesaro

$144.31

0.08 (0.06%)

07:31
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Clovis jumps, Tesaro slides after release of ARIEL3 study results

Shares of Clovis Oncology (CLVS) are surging after the company this morning announced topline data from the confirmatory phase 3 ARIEL3 trial of rucaparib, which successfully achieved the primary endpoint of improved progression-free survival, or PFS, by investigator review in each of the three populations studied. In patients with a germline or somatic BRCA mutation, by investigator review, the rucaparib arm successfully achieved statistical significance over the placebo arm for the primary endpoint of PFS with a hazard ratio of 0.23. Janney Capital analyst Debjit Chattopadhyay had said that if Hazard Ratios in g+sBRCA patients were below 0.3, he sees Clovis shares potentially trading up to $85-$100 per share. In such a scenario, he thinks competitor Tesaro (TSRO) could slide to $80-$90. In pre-market trading following the release of the data, Clovis shares are up $20.78, or 34.65%, to $80.75, while Tesaro has dropped $15.44, or 10.7%, to $128.87.

CLVS

Clovis

$59.97

0.27 (0.45%)

TSRO

Tesaro

$144.31

0.08 (0.06%)

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CLVS Clovis
$59.97

0.27 (0.45%)

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FBCO
06/16/17
NO CHANGE
Target $88
FBCO
Outperform
Clovis price target raised to $88 from $74 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Alethia Young assumed coverage of Clovis Oncology (CLVS) and raised the firm's price target on the stock to $88 from $74, noting that her 2023 U.S. estimate for rucaparib is $1.3B versus prior coverage's forecast of $700M. Young, who thinks that the PARPi market is big enough that both Clovis and Tesaro (TSRO) can have blockbuster products, believes both companies are likely attractive targets for large global pharma companies, she tells investors. The analyst keeps an Outperform rating on Clovis shares.
06/13/17
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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Clovis (CLVS) initiated with an Outperform at Leerink. 2. Arconic (ARNC) resumed with an Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley. 3. Tesoro (TSO) reinstated with a Conviction Buy at Goldman Sachs. 4. Golden Ocean (GOGL) initiated with a Buy at Seaport Global. 5. International Seaways (INSW) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
06/13/17
LEER
06/13/17
INITIATION
Target $85
LEER
Outperform
Clovis initiated with an Outperform at Leerink
Leerink analyst Michael Schmidt started Clovis Oncology with an Outperform rating and $85 price target. Rubraca, currently approved in the U.S. as a therapy in third line ovarian cancer patients, has "significant commercial potential" in other indications not currently adequately reflected in the stock's valuation, the analyst contends. Schmidt estimates Clovis shares could be worth $126 in a bull-case scenario, while the floor valuation of the stock is $33 in a worst-case scenario if ARIL3 outright fails. He also sees the company as a "compelling" takeover target.
06/01/17
RHCO
06/01/17
NO CHANGE
RHCO
SunTrust sees $240/share takeout price for Tesaro
After the Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that Tesaro (TSRO) is exploring a sale, albeit with "modest" interest, SunTrust analyst Peter Lawson says his analysis suggests a $240 per share takeout price for the company. Tesaro closed yesterday up $5.88, or 4%, to $149.31. Acquisitions in the PARP inhibitor space are more likely to happen after Clovis Oncology's (CLVS) ARIEL 3 data at the end of June, as the readout will provide a more apples-to-apples comparison to Tesaro and AstraZeneca (AZN), Lawson tells investors in a research note. His "bull case" points to a $286 per share price for Tesaro and $92 per share price for Clovis. Lawson has Buy ratings on both names. JPMorgan's Cory Kasimov this morning said he likes the setup for Clovis shares into the late June data announcement.
TSRO Tesaro
$144.31

0.08 (0.06%)

06/12/17
RHCO
06/12/17
NO CHANGE
RHCO
Misunderstanding creates buying opportunity in Tesaro stock, says SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Peter Lawson says that the suspension of participant recruitment by Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) for a study of Tesaro's (TSRO) PARP inhibitor Zejula in prostate cancer "is being incorrectly viewed as a clinical hold." After speaking with J&J, Lawson says that the suspension was not due to clinical or safety issues, but to overly fast enrollment. The analyst says that the early data on PARP inhibitors in prostate cancer has been "encouraging." He believes that the misunderstanding has created a buying opportunity in Tesaro stock. .
06/09/17
FBCO
06/09/17
NO CHANGE
FBCO
Outperform
Tesaro prostate study suspension due to fast enrollment, says Credit Suisse
After speaking to Tesaro (TSRO), after they spoke to their partner Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Credit Suisse analyst Alethia Young said the news of the companies' suspension of participant recruitment in the study of niraparib in prostate cancer is actually positive, since it is due to the trial enrolling faster than expected. The suspension has nothing to do with safety or efficacy and is not a clinical hold, but is due to having too many patients in the first part of trial, Young was told. She maintains an Outperform rating on Tesaro shares.
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Tesaro tells Janney 'no clinical hold, no suspension' in prostate cancer study
After Tesaro (TSRO) shares saw weakness earlier associated with a notice indicating that enrollment was halted in its Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) partnered prostate cancer study, the company told Janney Capital analyst Debjit Chattopadhyay that there is "no clinical hold, no suspension, no safety issues, nothing going on. The first cohort enrolled quickly and we need to see data before starting to enroll the next group - standard trial conduct... JNJ's screening pool was large due to interest, and screen failure rate was lower than expected. Hence, JNJ stopped screening or they would be at risk of enrolling the whole trial before they get to the first data from run in." The analyst, who expect Tesaro shares to be range bound until peer data and regulatory events, keeps a Neutral rating on the stock, which has recovered all of its earlier losses and is now about flat for the session.

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