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CYTK

Cytokinetics

$14.25

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07:44

Cytokinetics doses first patient in Japan in GALACTIC-HF Phase 3 trial

Cytokinetics announced that the first patient has been dosed in Japan in GALACTIC-HF, the Phase 3 cardiovascular outcomes clinical trial of omecamtiv mecarbil which is being conducted by Amgen, in collaboration with Cytokinetics. Coincident with patient dosing, Amgen (AMGN) will make a $10M milestone payment to Cytokinetics. Omecamtiv mecarbil, a novel investigational cardiac myosin activator that increases cardiac contractility, is being developed by Amgen in collaboration with Cytokinetics for the potential treatment of heart failure.

CYTK

Cytokinetics

$14.25

0.1 (0.71%)

AMGN

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CYTK Cytokinetics
$14.25

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05/08/17
JMPS
05/08/17
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JMPS
Cytokinetics has positive read through from Radicava, says JMP Securities
JMP Securities analyst Jason Butler says that the approval of Radicava for ALS bodes well for Cytokinetics' ALS treatment, tirasemtiv, assuming that the latter drug shows positive results in an ongoing Phase 3 trial. The analyst thinks that .Radicava "can enhance the commercial prospects for tirasemtiv without representing direct competition." He keeps a $17 price target and an Outperform rating on the shares.
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INITIATION

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03/08/17
RODM
03/08/17
INITIATION
Target $25
RODM
Buy
Cytokinetics initiated with a Buy at Rodman & Renshaw
Rodman & Renshaw analyst Joseph Pantginis started Cytokinetics with a Buy rating and $25 price target. The analyst views the stock as a core long-term holding for investors.
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02/06/17
UPGRADE
Target $22

Strong Buy
Cytokinetics upgraded to Strong Buy at Needham
As previously reported, Needham analyst Chad Messer upgraded Cytokinetics to Strong Buy from Buy ahead of pivotal Tirsemtiv data and multiple other drivers. The analyst also raised his price target to $22 from $17.
AMGN Amgen
$186.47

-1 (-0.53%)

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RBCM
09/14/17
INITIATION
Target $192
RBCM
Sector Perform
Amgen initiated with a Sector Perform at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Kennen MacKay initiated Amgen with a Sector Perform and an $192 price target.
09/07/17
PIPR
09/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $557
PIPR
Overweight
Regeneron selloff today a buying opportunity, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Edward Tenthoff notes shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) are trading lower after Phase IIb readouts from competitors Amgen (AMGN) and AstraZeneca (AZN) in asthma and AbbVie (ABBV) in atopic dermatitis met their primary endpoints. The analyst does not see an "immediate competitive threat" to Regeneron's Dupixent, which he says has successfully launched in atopic dermatitis following FDA approval in March. He recommends buying the shares on today's selloff ahead of expected "positive" Phase III Dupixent asthma data. Dupixent maintains at least a two-year lead ahead of these competitive agents, Tenthoff tells investors in an intraday research note. The analyst reiterates an Overweight rating on Regeneron with a $557 price target.
09/07/17
PIPR
09/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $193
PIPR
Overweight
Amgen still has long way to go in asthma, says Piper Jaffray
After last night's Phase 2 trial data of Amgen's (AMGN) tezepelumab in severe asthma, Piper Jaffray analyst Christopher Raymond says the drug "looks to be in the ballpark but still numerically short of the mark" when compared with Regeneron's (REGN) Dupixent's Phase 2 profile. He thinks full Phase 3 data will be the ultimate determinant of the relative merits of each mechanism and reminds investors that such data have not been seen for either drug. In a research note titled, "Tezepelumab Phase 2 Asthma Data Gets Amgen in the Game, But Still a Long Way to Go," James keeps an Overweight rating on Amgen, while noting tezepelumab, with Phase 3 data likely a few years out, is not in his valuation model.
09/07/17
SBSH
09/07/17
NO CHANGE
Target $575
SBSH
Buy
Regeneron asthma treatment still looks better than Amgen's, says Citi
Citi analyst Robyn Karnauskas says that while Amgen's (AMGN) and AstraZeneca's (AZN) asthma data is encouraging, Regeneron's (REGN) dupilumab appears to have better lung function profile in cross trial comparison. On a key endpoint of lung function improvement, Amgen's Tezepelumab does not appear to be providing a lot of benefit, Karnauskas tells investors in a research note. She notes that dupilumab in its phase 3 trial showed 12% improvement on lung function. Regeneron's asthma drug "is ahead and potentially better," Karnauskas writes. She keeps a Buy rating on Regeneron with a $575 price target.

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