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Nektar

$103.74

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Nektar assumed with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray

Piper Jaffray analyst Tyler Van Buren assumed coverage of Nektar Therapeutics with an Overweight rating and $125 price target. The analyst assumes approval of NKTR-181 for moderate to severe pain next year and the successful development of NKTR-214 in the first-line melanoma, first-line renal cell carcinoma, and second-line non-small cell lung cancer settings. He expects the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in June to be positive for Nektar shares.

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NKTR Nektar
$103.74

0.97 (0.94%)

03/02/18
ADAM
03/02/18
NO CHANGE
Target $94
ADAM
Buy
Nektar price target raised to $94 from $80 at Canaccord
Canaccord Genuity analyst Arlinda Lee raised her price target for Nektar Therapeutics to $94 after the company reported Q4 results. Notable, Nektar provided a second update to Phase 1 Pivot-2 dose-escalation results indicating ongoing and further tumor shrinkage with improved and continuing response, Lee tells investors in a research note. Further, the company reported 60% response rate in 20 patients with PDL1-negative tumors at baseline, the analyst adds. She believes the update "further solidifies the central positioning" for wholly-owned drug candidate NKTR-214 in combination with anti-PD1. The analyst keeps a Buy rating on Nektar.
04/02/18
HCWC
04/02/18
INITIATION
Target $125
HCWC
Buy
Nektar assumed with a Buy at H.C. Wainwright
H.C. Wainwright analyst Debjit Chattopadhyay assumed coverage of Nektar Therapeutics with a Buy rating and $125 price target. The stock has had a "stellar run, but activity in checkpoint refractory patients could be well received," Chattopadhyay tells investors in a research note. The analyst believes available data from NKTR-214 in combination with Opdivo points to "compelling clinical activity." He sees "significant upside to the stock" beyond what his $125 target suggests should the data hold up to scrutiny.
04/06/18
MZHO
04/06/18
NO CHANGE
Target $103
MZHO
Buy
Mizuho says failure of Incyte's epacadostat ups chances of Nektar takeover
Mizuho analyst Difei Yang raised her price target on Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) to $103 from $89 after Incyte (INCY) announced this morning the failure of epacadostat in combination with Merck's (MRK) Keytruda in a phase 3 study in melanoma patients. Recent clinical data presented by Nektar reinforced her view of NKTR-214 as one of the most impressive combo agent for checkpoint inhibitors, said Yang, who believes that the failure of epacadostat raises the possibility of a takeout by Bristol-Myers (BMY) in the coming months. She maintains a Buy rating on Nektar shares, which are down 8.5% to $92.75 in afternoon trading.
04/09/18
HCWC
04/09/18
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Target $125
HCWC
Buy
Nektar data 'more robust' than Incyte's, says H.C. Wainwright
The failure of Incyte (INCY) and Merck's (MRK) Phase 3 study negatively impacted trading in Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) shares on Friday, H.C. Wainwright analyst Debjit Chattopadhyay tells investors in a research note titled "Collateral Damage Not Surprising; Expecting ASCO-18 to Validate the Master T Cell Regulator Hypothesis." At this year's American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting, the analyst expects Nektar and partner Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) to unveil data from at least 40 advanced melanoma patients "supported by in-depth biomarker characterization to comprehensively ascertain the rationale of combining NKTR-214 with Opdivo." The rationale for combining NKTR-214 with Opdivo is "more robust" than epacadostat plus Keytruda, the analyst contends. Further, he believes data generated by the NKTR-214 plus Opdivo combination is "unambiguous." Chattopadhyay reiterates a Buy rating on Nektar shares with a $125 price target.

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