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AMGN

Amgen

$174.63

0.9 (0.52%)

, NVS

Novartis

$77.15

-0.45 (-0.58%)

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Amgen's Aimovig launch in migraine should beat expectations, says Piper Jaffray

Piper Jaffray analyst Christopher Raymond kept his Overweight rating and $190 price target on Amgen (AMGN) after today's FDA approval of Aimovig in migraine. The analyst notes that this marks the first anti-CGRP therapy approval in what is expected to be a crowded space, adding that Amgen and its partner Novartis (NVS) have "effectively capitalized on their first-mover advantage." The analyst says the smart pricing for the product should allow this launch to "beat expectations".

AMGN

Amgen

$174.63

0.9 (0.52%)

NVS

Novartis

$77.15

-0.45 (-0.58%)

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AMGN Amgen
$174.63

0.9 (0.52%)

04/25/18
RBCM
04/25/18
NO CHANGE
Target $183
RBCM
Sector Perform
Amgen price target lowered to $183 from $189 at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Kennen MacKay lowered his price target on Amgen to $183 and kept his Sector Perform rating after the company's Q1 results. The analyst notes that despite the earnings beat and higher FY18 midpoint guidance, he is more cautious as Amgen's base products drove the revenue gains. MacKay adds that he remains concerned by the competitive threats to Amgen's legacy business.
04/25/18
COWN
04/25/18
NO CHANGE
Target $204
COWN
Outperform
Amgen shares remain undervalued, says Cowen
Cowen analyst Eric Schmidt noted Amgen reported better than expected Q1 results and tweaked the lower end of its revenue guidance. The analyst said the guidance appears conservative in light of sales trends. Schmidt reiterated his Outperform rating and $204 price target on Amgen, noting he believes the shares remain undervalued.
05/15/18
MZHO
05/15/18
NO CHANGE
Target $200
MZHO
Buy
Amgen buyback activity could buoy shares, says Mizuho
Mizuho analyst Salim Syed says that for Amgen to buy back the $2B-$4B of its own stock this quarter, as it said it would do, it would have to make up 5%-11% of daily volume traded every day in the current quarter. The analyst is "not fully convinced this math has been entirely digested by the Street." This could potentially act as a buoy for the stock this quarter, Syed tells investors in a research note. The analyst keeps a Buy rating on the shares with a $200 price target.
05/16/18
MSCO
05/16/18
NO CHANGE
Target $200
MSCO
Overweight
Epogen biosimilar should have little impact on Amgen, says Morgan Stanley
After the FDA approved Retacrit, Pfizer's (PFE) biosimilar version of Amgen's (AMGN) Epogen, Morgan Stanley analyst Matthew Harrison said he does not see significant impact to his forecasts due to the news, noting that Amgen has already discounted Epogen net selling price significantly to secure an extended supply agreement with DaVita (DVA). Amgen renegotiated the supply agreement in early 2017 and the vast majority of Epogen volume is from DaVita, added Harrison, who maintains an Overweight rating and $200 price target on Amgen shares.
NVS Novartis
$77.15

-0.45 (-0.58%)

04/18/18
BERN
04/18/18
NO CHANGE
BERN
Spark Therapeutics, uniQure may be potential takeout targets, says Bernstein
Following AveXis (AVXS) acquisition by Novartis (NVS), Bernstein analyst Vincent Chen says the potential next target should have a strong portfolio fit and innovation-oriented scientifically-minded management teams likely comfortable with the technology platform. For acquisition targets, the analyst sees two flavors, namely late stage more de-risked gene therapy companies, for which Spark (ONCE) comes to mind, and less costly but riskier earlier-stage platforms, for which uniQure (QURE), Voyager (VYGR) and REGENXBIO (RGNX) come to mind.
04/19/18
WELS
04/19/18
NO CHANGE
WELS
Wells says bottom has not been reached in generics pricing
After Aceto (ACET) cited the continued intense competitive and pricing pressures in the generic industry when withdrawing its guidance last night, and Novartis (NVS) this morning reported that net sales at its generic unit Sandoz dropped 4% in the quarter, Wells Fargo analyst Davis Maris says he's not ready to call the bottom in generics pricing. Those that have are premature, Maris tells investors in a research note titled "Negative Read Throughs For Generics Continue." The Aceto and Sandoz pricing news shows the data continue to be negative for U.S. generic industry pricing, the analyst contends. He sees a negative read-through for companies with large U.S. commodity generic exposure, such as Teva (TEVA) and Mylan (MYL).
04/19/18
HCWC
04/19/18
NO CHANGE
Target $182
HCWC
Buy
H.C. Wainwright reiterates Buy on Ligand after Novartis reports Q1
H.C. Wainwright analyst Joseph Pantginis says the Promacta franchise remains strong after Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND) partner Novartis (NVS) reported Q1 sales Promacta revenue of $257M. The analyst projects 2018 is the year that Promacta officially reaches blockbuster status, or $1B in sales. Further, he points out that Retrophin (RTRX), another Ligand partner, earlier this month announced that the first patient has been enrolled into the Phase 3 Duplex study using sparsentan to treat patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Pantginis is encouraged by the start of the Phase 3 saying it has the potential to lock in a fixed 9% royalty to Ligand, if approved. He currently project peak sales of $825M but feels the drug could reach blockbuster status based on its first-to-market status. Pantginis keeps a Buy rating on Ligand Pharmaceuticals with a $182 price target.
05/01/18
RBCM
05/01/18
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Sector Perform
Regeneron's Eylea faces strong competition from brolucizumab, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Kennen MacKay says yesterday's phase 3 presentation of data from Novartis (NVS) regarding the prospects of brolucizumab in wet age-related macular degeneration suggests that the treatment is strongly positioned vs. Regeneron's (REGN) Eylea. MacKay adds that Novartis intends to submit the Biologics License Applications for brolucizumab in December of this year, with expected launch in the second half of 2019. The analyst keeps his Sector Perform rating on Regeneron.

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WMT

Walmart

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LOXO

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Ocular Therapeutix

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