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AGEN

Agenus

$3.51

-0.01 (-0.28%)

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GlaxoSmithKline

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Agenus announces $230M non-dilutive royalty transaction with HealthCare Royalty

Agenus (AGEN) announced a $230M non-dilutive royalty transaction with HealthCare Royalty Partners. The transaction is comprised of $190M of cash proceeds at closing plus up to $40M in milestone payments. Agenus will use part of these proceeds to redeem its royalty bond from Oberland and the additional monies to advance its registrational studies with anti-CTLA-4 and anti-PD-1 for planned BLA filings in 2019 and 2020. At closing, HCR will receive the rights to royalties on sales of GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) QS-21 containing vaccines. Agenus retains all rights for the development of QS-21 with its entire portfolio of checkpoint antibodies, vaccines, and cellular therapies with no third party obligation. Agenus is advancing its QS-21 powered vaccine, AutoSynVax, in combination with validated checkpoint antibodies to generate immune recognition of tumors unresponsive to checkpoint blockade alone.

AGEN

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11/24/17
DBAB
11/24/17
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Target $59
DBAB
Hold
Deutsche cuts Merck target to $59 on competition from AbbVie, GSK
Deutsche Bank analyst Gregg Gilbert lowered his price target for Merck (MRK) to $59 from $62 citing expectations for more competitive pressure on Zepatier and Zostavax. The stock closed Wednesday up 10c to $54.37. Demand trends for Merck's hepatitis C virus drug Zepatier have continued to decline as AbbVie's (ABBV) Mavyret has gained traction, Gilbert told investors in a research note. The analyst also assumes "significant pressure" on Merck's shingles vaccine Zostavax from the near-term competitive launch of GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) Shingrix. Gilbert views Merck's risk/reward as fairly balanced and he keeps a Neutral rating on the shares.
11/27/17
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11/27/17
UPGRADE
UBSW
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GlaxoSmithKline upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
UBS analyst Michael Leuchten upgraded GlaxoSmithKline to Buy with an unchanged price target of 1,550p. Concerns of continuing earnings decline and the dividend sustainability are now overdone, Leuchten tells investors in a research note. The analyst believes the dividend looks secure and views the 6% forecast yield as "handsome."
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Lowe's (LOW) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James with analyst Budd Bugatch saying he views Lowe's shares as more attractive following the third quarter beat. 2. T-Mobile (TMUS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at MoffettNathanson. 3. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS with analyst Michael Leuchten saying concerns of continuing earnings decline and the dividend sustainability are now overdone. 4. Ciena (CIEN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Tal Liani saying shares are at the low end of the historical range and the earnings growth profile is attractive. 5. Constellium (CSTM) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen with analyst Novid Russell saying the company's rapid deleveraging has allowed investors to focus on its significant growth projects, attractive end markets, and valuation discount relative to peers. Russell raised his price target to $13 from $11 on Constellium shares. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/30/17
ARGS
11/30/17
NO CHANGE
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ARGS
Buy
GlaxoSmithKline price target lowered to $40 from $50 at Argus
Argus analyst John Eade lowered his price target on GlaxoSmithKline to $40 but kept his Buy rating, saying that the 10% decline in stock price over the past quarter presents a buying opportunity. Eade attributes the decline to the company lagging its peers in moving beyond the patent cliff as well as pricing pressure and generic threats to its respiratory blockbuster Advair/Seretide. However, the analyst says the new CEO should be able to accelerate the efforts to leverage the company's strengths, which include consumer products, vaccines and anti-infectives.

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EA

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CTRP

Ctrip

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Container Store

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URBN

Urban Outfitters

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