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Veracyte

$9.30

0.11 (1.20%)

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Veracyte announces new data, highlights Afirma GSC performance

Veracyte announced that data presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association show that the Afirma Genomic Sequencing Classifier's ensemble machine learning algorithms can effectively distinguish challenging-to-interpret thyroid cancer subtypes among thyroid nodules deemed indeterminate - not clearly benign or malignant - by cytopathology. The findings, shared in two oral presentations, show significant advances in identifying benign versus cancerous Hurthle cells and 100 percent accuracy in identification of medullary thyroid cancer in patients with indeterminate thyroid nodules. Earlier in the week, three validation studies demonstrating the performance of the Afirma GSC were presented as posters at the ATA annual meeting. Key findings include: the Afirma GSC's 100 percent sensitivity and 99% specificity in the detection of BRAF V600E; sensitivity and specificity of 100% each in distinguishing parathyroid from non-parathyroid tissue; and strong analytical verification data demonstrating robust Afirma GSC performance on thyroid nodule FNA samples with as little as 5 nanograms of RNA and in situations where contaminants such as blood are present.

VCYT Veracyte
$9.30

0.11 (1.20%)

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PIPR
03/10/17
NO CHANGE
PIPR
Piper says CMS restarts Local Coverage Determination process
Piper Jaffray analyst William Quirk said he believes the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is now allowing Medicare Administrative Contractors to resume issuing Local Coverage Determinations, or LCDs. He points out that Myriad Genetics (MYGN) has two draft LCDs outstanding - a positive one expanding Prolaris coverage and a negative one rescinding Vectra DA coverage - and Veracyte (VCYT) has one draft LCD outstanding by Noridian for Percepta.
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BTIG
08/31/17
INITIATION
BTIG
Buy
Veracyte coverage assumed with a Buy at BTIG
BTIG analyst Sung Nam assumed coverage of Veracyte with a Buy rating. The analyst thinks that the company has reached a positive turning point, as its product #1 has been improved, while Medicare will begin to cover its product #2 in Q3 and product #3 is "at the cusp of garnering Medicare coverage," according to Nam. The analyst says that the company is in a "strong competitive position across its product portfolio." Target $13.
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ADAM
09/25/17
NO CHANGE
ADAM
Genomic Health, Vermillion among 'few winners' after PAMA news, says Canaccord
After the CMS released the proposed 2018 draft Medicare reimbursement rates for clinical lab tests under the Protecting Access to Medicare Act, or PAMA, which marks a major overhaul of Medicare reimbursement for tests, Canaccord analyst Mark Massaro said the cuts were greater than he expected. He identifies the "losers" after the news as LabCorp (LH), Quest Diagnostics (DGX) and GenMark (GNMK) while he sees Genomic Health (GHDX), VeraCyte (VCYT) and Vermillion (VRML) as among the "few winners."
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JANY
09/26/17
NO CHANGE
Target $15
JANY
Buy
Veracyte visibility increased by Afirma preliminary rate, says Janney Capital
After the CMS issued a preliminary new rate for Afirma that increases reimbursement for the test in 2018 by $380, Janney Capital analyst Paul Knight said the proposed rate increase raises the visibility on its FY18 revenue and "adds another positive." He maintains his Buy rating on Veracyte shares.

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