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VSAR

Versartis

$20.95

1.45 (7.44%)

10:25
09/08/17
09/08
10:25
09/08/17
10:25

Versartis to host special shareholder meeting

Special Shareholder Meeting to approve and adopt an amendment to the Company's Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation will be held in Menlo Park, CA on September 8 at 11 am.

  • 08

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VSAR Versartis
$20.95

1.45 (7.44%)

05/05/17
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INITIATION

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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Snap (SNAP) initiated with a Buy at Cleveland Research. 2. Versartis (VSAR) initiated with an Overweight at Cantor. 3. Alder Biopharmaceuticals (ALDR) initiated with a Sell at UBS. 4. Playa Hotels & Resorts (PLYA) initiated with a Neutral at Citi. 5. Coherus Biosciences (CHRS) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
06/27/17
PIPR
06/27/17
NO CHANGE
Target $26
PIPR
Overweight
Piper a buyer of Versartis ahead of September data
Piper Jaffray analyst Edward Tenthoff says he's a buyer of Versartis shares ahead of the Phase III Velocity data on somavartan in pediatric growth hormone deficiency expected in September. The analyst is "confident" somavaratan will meet the primary endpoint of non-inferior height velocity at 12 months based on Phase II Vista data that showed consistent HV out to three years. He reiterates an Overweight rating on the shares with a $26 price target.
09/01/17
LEER
09/01/17
NO CHANGE
Target $28
LEER
Market Perform
Ascendis shares could move 20% on Versartis data, says Leerink
Leerink analyst Joseph Schwartz believes shares of Ascendis Pharma (ASND) could move up or down 20% on Versartis' (VSAR) somavaratan data in September. The data may have important read-through for Ascendis since it may indicate how much of the long-acting growth hormone market TransCon hGH will need to compete for. The analyst notes his base case scenario has Ascendis shares remaining flat or trading slightly down on somavaratan efficacy, which is "noninferior to daily Genotropin and safety which is acceptable." Schwartz reiterates a Market Perform rating on Ascendis with a $28 price target.
09/08/17
PIPR
09/08/17
NO CHANGE
Target $26
PIPR
Overweight
Piper says own Versartis into Phase III data later this month
Piper Jaffray analyst Edward Tenthoff recommends owning shares of Versartis into the Phase III Velocity data on somavaratan in pediatric growth hormone deficiency due by the end of September. The analyst continues to expect somavaratan to demonstrate non-inferior height velocity within the 2cm lower confidence interval to daily growth hormone at one year. Even if somavaratan produces numerically lower height velocity to daily growth hormone, this would be a win since less frequent dosing should result in higher real-world compliance and growth, Tenthoff tells investors in a research note. He reiterates an Overweight rating on Versartis with a $26 price target.

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