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Alexion

$116.16

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Alexion advances after CEO buys shares

Shares of Alexion (ALXN) advanced Tuesday after CEO Ludwig Hantson bought more than $1M in company stock. INSIDER BUY: Monday night, Alexion chief Ludwig Hantson reported the purchase of 10,000 company shares at an average price of $116.72. The purchase was carried out on June 14, according to the filing. PRICE ACTION: Alexion is up 3.59% to $120.33 in afternoon trading.

  • 23

    Oct

ALXN Alexion
$116.16

2.18 (1.91%)

06/14/17
MSCO
06/14/17
NO CHANGE
MSCO
Alexion new CFO 'highly credible,' should calm investors, says Morgan Stanley
After Alexion (ALXN) named Biogen (BIIB) CFO Paul Clancy as its new CFO, Morgan Stanley analyst Matthew Harrison calls Clancy "a highly credible choice." Harrison thinks that the appointment of Clancy should ease investors' fears about the "stability" of the company's Soliris drug. The analyst adds that the CEO's forecast for "double digit growth," along with Clancy's appointment, should boost the stock today. He keeps a $138 price target and Overweight rating on the shares.
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JPMS
Neutral
Alexion shares more likely range-bound near-term, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Anupam Rama believes Alexion Pharmaceuticals' management team now looks to be in place following yesterday's announcement that Paul Clancy would be joining the company as Chief Financial Officer. The team will need more time on the business development side, making shares more likely to be range-bound in the near-to-intermediate term, Rama tells investors in a research note. The analyst keeps a Neutral rating on Alexion.
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NO CHANGE
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Outperform
Former Biogen CFO a 'strong hire' for Alexion, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Alethia Young said Alexion's (ALXN) poaching of biopharma CFO veteran Paul Clancy from Biogen (BIIB) is a strong hire for the former and a loss for the operations of the latter. She expects Alexion shares to be higher today, and for Biogen to be weak, following the news. Young keeps an Outperform rating on Alexion.
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UBSW
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NO CHANGE
Target $140
UBSW
Buy
Alexion CFO a significant hire, says UBS
UBS analyst Martin Auster noted Alexion (ALXN) hired Biogen's (BIIB) Paul Clancy as CFO and believes it has a positive read-through as he is well known by the Street and is received favorably. The analyst also believes the company can restore value through a combination of execution on growth drivers and a reduction of its implied risk premium in light of recent regulatory headwinds. Auster reiterated his Buy rating and $140 price target on Alexion shares.

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