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Novartis

$81.44

0.61 (0.75%)

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Novartis study shows almost half of chronic urticaria patients go untreated

Novartis announced new baseline results from a real world study of 3,733 chronic urticaria, or CU, patients showing many are not receiving adequate care, with almost half not receiving any treatment at all for the debilitating disease despite 83% suffering a negative impact on their quality of life. The findings are consistent with earlier research that found many chronic spontaneous urticaria, or CSU, patients are not treated according to recommended guidelines that include Xolair the only licensed option for CSU, a type of CU. The findings were presented at the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Annual Congress in Helsinki, Finland.

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NVS Novartis
$81.44

0.61 (0.75%)

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Target $100

Buy
Kite Pharma upgraded to Buy on Axi-Cel manufacturing edge at BTIG
As previously reported, BTIG analyst Dane Leone upgraded Kite Pharma (KITE) to Buy from Neutral and set a $100 price target on the shares. Data from Novartis (NVS) and Juno (JUNO) have failed to deliver any recognizable differentiation, though Leone gives Kite "a clear win" for the manufacturing of Axi-Cel versus peers, he tells investors. The analyst sees Kite having the cleanest pathway to approval for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and, given Kite's manufacturing edge, he estimates that Axi-Cel can take about 60% of share within the U.S. DLBCL market.
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WELS
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NO CHANGE
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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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LEER
06/06/17
NO CHANGE
Target $100
LEER
Outperform
bluebird data among most impressive in CAR-T space, says Leerink
Leerink analyst Michael Schmidt says bluebird bio's (BLUE) bb2121 dose-escalation data in multiple myeloma is among the most impressive early data sets he's seen in the CAR-T space to date. The data sets a high bar for the competition, which includes Juno Therapeutics (JUNO), Kite Pharma (KITE) and Novartis (NVS), Schmidt tells investors in a research note. Being one year ahead of the competition provides bluebird and Celgene (CELG) with an ideal position in multiple myeloma, the analyst adds. He keeps an Outperform rating on bluebird shares with a $100 price target.
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Target $4.5
NEED
Buy
Cryoport price target raised to $4.50 from $3.50 at Needham
Needham analyst Sean Hannan noted that Novartis (NVS) and Kite Pharma (KITE) both have Biologics License Applications nearing approval for studies believed to be supported by Cryoport (CYRX). Citing his growing comfort on clients' progress toward commercialization, he raised his price target on Cryoport to $4.50 from $3.50 and keeps a Buy rating on the "arms provider" to companies working on emerging regenerative therapies.

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XLF

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Kite Pharma

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Sphere 3D

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Merck

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BLK

BlackRock

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PSX

Phillips 66

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ALDR

Alder Biopharmaceuticals

$18.70

-1 (-5.08%)

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AA

Alcoa

$32.33

1.15 (3.69%)

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Warrior Met Coal

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Bazaarvoice

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CB&I

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Lantronix

$2.37

-0.08 (-3.27%)

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