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ESRX

Express Scripts

$62.01

-0.64 (-1.02%)

, ANTM

Anthem

$185.00

-1.59 (-0.85%)

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Express Scripts initiated with a Sector Perform at RBC Capital

RBC Capital analyst George Hill started coverage of Express Scripts (ESRX) with a $68 price target and a Sector Perform rating. The analyst says that the company "faces an uncertain future" in the wake of the loss of its deal with Anthem ( ANTM), as he believes that it will have difficulty generating operating profit growth without Anthem.

ESRX

Express Scripts

$62.01

-0.64 (-1.02%)

ANTM

Anthem

$185.00

-1.59 (-0.85%)

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ESRX Express Scripts
$62.01

-0.64 (-1.02%)

06/26/17
COWN
06/26/17
NO CHANGE
Target $17
COWN
Market Perform
Diplomat shares 'overreacting' to potential DIR fee pressure, says Cowen
Cowen analyst Charles Rhyee noted his prior observation following meetings with Express Scripts (ESRX) that the company plans to be more aggressive with DIR fees. However, he estimates a maximum potential downside of $1.36 per Diplomat Pharmacy (DPLO) share in such a scenario, or a bit over 7% of Friday's closing price, making today's pullback an overreaction in his view. He keeps a Market Perform rating and $17 price target on Diplomat shares, which remain down about 8.5% at $16.82 but are well off their earlier lows.
06/27/17
BARD
06/27/17
NO CHANGE
Target $20
BARD
Outperform
Diplomat Pharmacy and entire supply chain have reimbursement risk, says Baird
Baird analyst Eric Coldwell noted Diplomat Pharmacy (DPLO) shares were lower yesterday based on a competitor's research note that suggested Express Scripts (ESRX) was cutting reimbursement in certain commercial plans and is kicking the tires on a DIR rollout in Part D. The analyst believes that would be not only negative for Diplomat but for all in the supply chain. The fact that others were not hit as hard is confusing to Coldwell, but he hopes for clarification from the company's IR day tomorrow. Coldwell maintained his Outperform rating and $20 price target on Diplomat Pharmacy shares.
07/28/17
WELS
07/28/17
NO CHANGE
Target $9
WELS
Underperform
Insurers are dropping Valeant's top products, says Wells Fargo
United Healthcare's (UNH) formulary is no longer covering Valeant Pharmaceuticals' (VRX) number three branded drug Solodyn and will also now exclude Retin-A brand, its number four branded drug, Wells Fargo analyst David Maris tells investors in a research note. The analyst estimates the two drugs represented approximately $214M of Valeant's sales in 2016. Maris also points out that Glumetza, Valeant's number eight branded drug, and Relistor were removed in July from CVS/Caremark's (CVS) formulary. These two drugs had approximately $119M in 2016 revenues. Maris notes his counterpart Peter Costa estimates that United Healthcare covers approximately 17% of the U.S. and CVS covers approximately 33%. Express Scripts (ESRX) is releasing its 2018 national formulary next week, Costa adds. Maris keeps an Underperform rating on shares of Valeant with a $9 price target. The stock in premarket trading is down 33c, or 2%, to $16.80.
09/14/17
LEER
09/14/17
NO CHANGE
LEER
Minimal hurricane exposure for pharma supply chain, says Leerink
Leerink analyst David Larsen sees less than 1% impact to revenues and earnings to companies in his coverage from Hurricane Harvey and Irma and believes any effects will be viewed as one-time in nature. The analyst notes that "the percentage of state impacted" and "days of impact" are particularly challenging variables in his model to estimate, but based on various assumptions he believes the hurricanes will prove to be a minor event for Express Scripts (ESRX), AmerisourceBergen (ABC), Cardinal Health (CAH), and McKesson (MCK). Nonetheless, Larsen says pharmacy retailers Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and CVS Health (CVS) may face some store closures and possible damage costs.
ANTM Anthem
$185.00

-1.59 (-0.85%)

06/23/17
JEFF
06/23/17
NO CHANGE
JEFF
Jefferies says healthcare rally 'appropriate' after 'toothless' AHCA rewrite
Jefferies analyst David Windley said the rally yesterday in healthcare stocks was appropriate given the "anemic" rewrite of the AHCA healthcare bill by Senate Republicans. The key changes are removal of "pay-for" taxes, a somewhat longer runway for Exchange cost-sharing reduction subsidies, and delayed Medicaid transition to per capita caps, he tells investors. Windley called Cigna (CI) "probably the safest MCO in this noise", adding that Humana (HUM) would benefit most from the proposed removal of the health insurer fee. Other publicly traded healthcare insurers include Aetna (AET), Anthem (ANTM), Centene (CNC), Health Net (HNT), Molina Healthcare (MOH), UnitedHealth (UNH) and WellCare (WCG).
06/23/17
LEER
06/23/17
NO CHANGE
LEER
Outperform
Draft version of Senate healthcare bill better than expected, says Leerink
Leerink analyst Ana Gupte said she views the draft version of the Senate healthcare bill as better than expected, stating that stabilization of the Exchanges and risk stabilization is a direct positive for health insurers and indirect positive for facility operators. The Senate bill maintains the House bill's plan to repeal all "ObamaCare" industry fees and taxes, which is a positive for Managed Care and Medical Technology players, Gupte adds. She keeps Outperform ratings on Anthem (ANTM), UnitedHealth (UNH), Cigna (CI), Humana (HUM), WellCare (WCG), Molina Healthcare (MOH) and acute care hospital operators HCA Holdings (HCA), Tenet (THC) and LifePoint (LPNT).
06/28/17
SBSH
06/28/17
NO CHANGE
Target $205
SBSH
Buy
Anthem removed from Focus List at Citi
Citi analyst Ralph Giacobbe removed Anthem (ANTM) from his firm's Focus List but keeps a Buy rating on the shares with a $205 price target. The analyst believes some of the upside catalysts have played out. He also added Aetna (AET) to the Focus List.
07/12/17
FBCO
07/12/17
INITIATION
Target $195
FBCO
Neutral
Anthem initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Scott Fidel started Anthem with a Neutral rating and $195 price target. The company has produced slower earnings growth over the past decade relative to Managed Care peers and its returns on capital are also "sub-par relative to comps," the analyst contends. He believes Anthem is "entering a new chapter" following the failed Cigna (CI) acquisition and "uncertain future" of the Affordable Care Act's exchanges and Medicaid expansion.

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Midatech Pharma

$0.98

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ACRS

Aclaris Therapeutics

$20.13

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AbbVie

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AbbVie

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AGN

Allergan

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Actelion

ARDX

Ardelyx

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BVX

Bovie Medical

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CELG

Celgene

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CUTR

Cutera

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HSIC

Henry Schein

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JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

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LLY

Eli Lilly

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0.95 (1.22%)

LMNS

Lumenis

MYGN

Myriad Genetics

$32.81

-0.57 (-1.71%)

MYL

Mylan

$42.14

0.49 (1.18%)

NVS

Novartis

$86.91

0.23 (0.27%)

PFE

Pfizer

$36.26

0.55 (1.54%)

PG

Procter & Gamble

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PRGO

Perrigo

$89.55

-0.1 (-0.11%)

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Regeneron

$332.15

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SNY

Sanofi

$39.91

0.19 (0.48%)

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Unilever; also tag UN

$53.55

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Unilever; also tag UL

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Wolters Kluwer

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AbbVie

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AbbVie

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Allergan

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Actelion

ARDX

Ardelyx

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BVX

Bovie Medical

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Celgene

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CUTR

Cutera

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HSIC

Henry Schein

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JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

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LLY

Eli Lilly

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LMNS

Lumenis

MYGN

Myriad Genetics

$32.81

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MYL

Mylan

$42.14

0.49 (1.18%)

NVS

Novartis

$86.91

0.23 (0.27%)

PFE

Pfizer

$36.26

0.55 (1.54%)

PG

Procter & Gamble

$82.60

0.19 (0.23%)

PRGO

Perrigo

$89.55

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REGN

Regeneron

$332.15

-1.03 (-0.31%)

SNY

Sanofi

$39.91

0.19 (0.48%)

UL

Unilever; also tag UN

$53.55

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Unilever; also tag UL

$54.59

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Wolters Kluwer

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MRVL

Marvell

$22.68

-0.06 (-0.26%)

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Cavium

$87.16

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Marvell

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Cavium

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Cavium

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Marvell

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DEL

Deltic Timber

$98.45

1.77 (1.83%)

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Potlatch

$54.75

0.75 (1.39%)

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Potlatch

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Potlatch

$54.75

0.75 (1.39%)

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Deltic Timber

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Potlatch

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Snap

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GLPG

Galapagos NV

$115.33

-1.4 (-1.20%)

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MorphoSys

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MorphoSys

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Lockheed Martin

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UAA

Under Armour; also tag UA

$17.36

-1.05 (-5.70%)

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Hovnanian

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JPMorgan

$114.68

-0.83 (-0.72%)

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Johnson & Johnson

$133.15

1.92 (1.46%)

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JPMorgan

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JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

$133.15

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WMT

Walmart

$104.78

1.55 (1.50%)

PFE

Pfizer

$36.26

0.55 (1.54%)

CSCO

Cisco

$44.33

0.25 (0.57%)

ABBV

AbbVie

$118.60

3.7 (3.22%)

PEP

PepsiCo

$111.06

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MMM

3M

$236.67

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BMY

Bristol-Myers

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UTX

United Technologies

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TXN

Texas Instruments

$104.47

-0.1 (-0.10%)

ABT

Abbott

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Alphabet Class A

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Alphabet

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5.28 (0.48%)

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0.58 (0.35%)

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Lam Research

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2.2 (1.18%)

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