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Akcea Therapeutics

$22.58

0.41 (1.85%)

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Akcea Therapeutics downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo

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AKCA Akcea Therapeutics
$22.58

0.41 (1.85%)

08/08/17
COWN
08/08/17
INITIATION
COWN
Outperform
Akcea Therapeutics initiated with an Outperform at Cowen
Cowen analyst Eric Schmidt initiated Akcea Therapeutics with an Outperform saying lead candidate volanesorsen, a triglyceride-lowering drug being developed for two rare, severe genetic disorders, Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome and Familial Partial Lipodystrophy, has demonstrated unparalleled potency at reducing serum triglycerides in Phase III trials in patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia. The analyst sees $500M+ in peak sales potential for volanesorsen in Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome and expects shares to move higher as investors gain conviction in this commercial outlook and the rest of the clinical pipeline.
08/08/17
WELS
08/08/17
INITIATION
Target $27
WELS
Outperform
Akcea Therapeutics initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Jim Birchenough started Akcea Therapeutics with an Outperform rating and $27 price target. The analyst sees potential blockbuster opportunity for the company's lead antisense oligonucleotide therapeutic volanesorsen in patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome and other severe lipid disorders.
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INITIATION
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Outperform
Akcea Therapeutics initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst Do Kim started coverage of Akcea with a $25 price target and an Outperform rating. The analyst says the company provides "a commercial-ready, rare disease drug opportunity, with a validating partnership lead candidate" at a "small-cap valuation." Kim predicts that the company's volanesorsen, a triglyceride-lowering drug being developed for two rare, severe genetic disorders, Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome and Familial Partial Lipodystrophy, will be approved as a treatment for FCS in 2H18 and generate worldwide peak sales of $800M.
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