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Esperion

$52.22

2.1 (4.19%)

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Esperion completes patient enrollment in Phase 3 program for bempedoic acid

Esperion Therapeutics announced the completion of patient enrollment in the global pivotal phase 3 program for bempedoic acid. Top-line results from Studies 1, 3 and 4 are expected in the second quarter of 2018, with top-line results from Study 2 expected in the third quarter of 2018. The pivotal Phase 3 program for the bempedoic acid / ezetimibe combination pill remains on track to initiate this quarter, with top-line results expected by the fourth quarter of 2018. The four Phase 3 studies comprising the global pivotal Phase 3 program for bempedoic acid along with the single Phase 3 bridging study for the combination pill are expected to support two New Drug Application submissions for LDL-C lowering indications for the bempedoic acid / ezetimibe combination pill and bempedoic acid by the first quarter of 2019.

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ESPR Esperion
$52.22

2.1 (4.19%)

09/07/17
COWN
09/07/17
INITIATION
Target $64
COWN
Outperform
Esperion initiated with an Outperform at Cowen
Cowen analyst Chris Shibutani initiated Esperion with an Outperform and a $64 price target saying its opportunity to develop bempedoic acid, a potential blockbuster, is underappreciated. The analyst said a robust efficacy and safety profile continues to emerge from ongoing pivotal studies that could position bempedoic acid to address significant unmet needs beyond statins and prior injectables.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Esperion (ESPR) initiated with an Outperform at Northland. 2. Carter's (CRI) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie. 3. DarioHealth (DRIO) initiated with a Buy at Aegis. 4. Helen of Troy (HELE) initiated with an Underperform at BofA/Merrill. 5. AveXis (AVXS) initiated with a Reduce at Nomura Instinet. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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08/29/17
INITIATION
Target $72
NORL
Outperform
Esperion initiated with an Outperform at Northland
Northland initiated Esperion with an Outperform and a $72 price target saying lead candidate, bempedoic acid, is positioned to emerge as a breakthrough therapy for LDL-C management and represents a convenient, cost-effective option for LDL-C management.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Strongbridge Biopharma (SBBP) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer. 2. Discovery (DISCA) initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray. 3. MannKind (MNKD) initiated with a Buy at Maxim. 4. Veritone (VERI) initiated with a Buy at Roth Capital. 5. Esperion (ESPR) initiated with a Neutral at BofA/Merrill. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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