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SCMP

Sucampo

$17.00

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, MNK

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13:30
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13:30

Sucampo 'substantially' undervalued in $18 per share deal, says Nomura Instinet

Nomura Instinet analyst Christoper Marai believes Mallinckrodt's (MNK) $18 per share deal to buy Sucampo Pharmaceutals (SCMP) "substantially" undervalues the latter, noting that he attributes $29 per share in value to its Phase 2/3 asset VTS-270 for Niemann-Pick Disease Type C1 alone. The low deal price could create interest from other parties, though his talks with investors lead him to believe Sucampo is "fundamentally misunderstood" and that VTS-270 is under the radar, Marai tells investors. Marai maintains a Buy rating and $43 price target on Sucampo shares.

SCMP

Sucampo

$17.00

0.05 (0.29%)

MNK

Mallinckrodt

$23.93

0.61 (2.62%)

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SCMP Sucampo
$17.00

0.05 (0.29%)

12/18/17
NOMU
12/18/17
INITIATION
Target $43
NOMU
Buy
Sucampo initiated with a Buy at Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Christopher Marai started Sucampo with a Buy rating and $43 price target, stating that he believes its current valuation primarily reflects cash flows from its currently marketed drug, Amitiza, and neglects potentially newer pipeline products that could double revenues to $500M by 2020.
12/19/17
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INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Michael Kors (KORS) was initiated with a Buy at Needham while Tapestry (TPR) was initiated with a Hold. 2. Sherwin-Williams (SHW) initiated with a Strong Buy, named a Top Pick at Raymond James. 3. Sucampo (SCMP) initiated with a Buy at Nomura Instinet. 4. Semtech (SMTC) initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray. 5. Mimecast (MIME) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
12/26/17
MAXM
12/26/17
DOWNGRADE
MAXM
Hold
Sucampo downgraded to Hold from Buy at Maxim
Sucampo (SCMP) is being acquired by Mallinckrodt (MNK) for $18/share.
12/26/17
RILY
12/26/17
DOWNGRADE
RILY
Neutral
Sucampo downgraded to Neutral from Buy at B. Riley FBR
B. Riley FBR analyst David Buck downgraded Sucampo Pharmaceutals (SCMP) to Neutral after the company agreed to be acquired by Mallinckrodt (MNK) for $18 per share.
MNK Mallinckrodt
$23.93

0.61 (2.62%)

11/22/17
11/22/17
DOWNGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Salesforce (CRM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Roth Capital with analyst Richard Baldry citing the 59% year-to-date rally in the shares. 2. Bloomin' Brands (BLMN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill with analyst Gregory Francfort citing news of Jana Partners' 8.7% stake and subsequent share price spike. 3. Halozyme (HALO) assumed with an Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays with analyst Gena Wang saying she believes the potential of Halozyme's Enhanze technology is largely reflected in the stock following the recent rally. 4. Mallinckrodt (MNK) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer with analyst Derek Archila saying he's been "flat out wrong" on the shares. 5. Cytokinetics (CYTK) was downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Cantor Fitzgerald and to Buy from Strong Buy at Needham. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
12/12/17
LEHM
12/12/17
NO CHANGE
Target $23
LEHM
Equal Weight
Mallinckrodt management keeps conviction in Acthar, says Barclays
Barclays analyst Douglas Tsao says Mallinckrodt management in meetings last week reiterated their conviction in the Acthar franchise's durability. The analyst continues to believe the franchise should prove "reasonably durable," but after Q3's miss, he does not expect a "v-shaped" recovery next year. Further, Acthar,'s pressure could worsen if additional payers implement policies that affected Q3, Tsao tells investors in a research note titled "It always comes back to Acthar." The analyst keeps an Equal Weight rating on Mallinckrodt with a $23 price target.
12/22/17
WELS
12/22/17
NO CHANGE
WELS
Market Perform
Wells says tax act net effect seems positive for Mallinckrodt non-GAAP EPS
After Mallinckrodt released a regulatory filing this morning stating the company's anticipated puts and takes related to the passage of the U.S. Tax Cut and Jobs Act, Wells Fargo analyst David Maris said he believes the net effect of the TCJA seems positive for the company's non-GAAP EPS. Maris keeps a Market Perform rating on Mallinckrodt shares.

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