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Pfizer

$35.91

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Pfizer says study found Prevnar 13 reduces the risk of hospitalization

Pfizer announced that results from a study analyzing real-world effectiveness data found that Prevnar 13 reduced the risk of hospitalization from vaccine-type pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia by 73% in adults aged 65 and older. Importantly, Prevnar 13 worked under real-world conditions where people received pneumococcal vaccination as advised by their health care providers, and many had underlying medical conditions that increase the risk for pneumococcal pneumonia.1 The results were published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. The study, conducted jointly between the University of Louisville School of Medicine and Pfizer, was designed as a test-negative case-control study and provides evidence supporting the findings of the landmark randomized, controlled Community-Acquired Pneumonia Immunization Trial in Adults. CAPiTA was one of the largest vaccine efficacy trials ever conducted in older adults and demonstrated a significant reduction by 45.6% in vaccine-type pneumococcal CAP in adults vaccinated with PCV13. The Community-Acquired Pneumonia Immunization Trial in Adults excluded people with high-risk medical conditions.2The safety profile of PCV13 in CAPiTA was consistent with studies previously conducted in adults. The study was nested within a population-based surveillance study of adults in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, who were hospitalized with CAP. The population-based surveillance study prospectively enrolled adults in Louisville, Kentucky who were hospitalized with CAP in one of nine adult acute-care hospitals between October 7, 2013 and September 30, 2016. The nested case-control sub-study analyzed a subset of CAP patients enrolled between April 1, 2015 and April 30, 2016. The study used an established measure of vaccine effectiveness known as a test-negative design. In this study, patients hospitalized with CAP had routine cultures performed as well as a urine antigen detection test to determine if they had infections with pneumococcal serotypes included in the vaccine, PCV13. Patients with pneumonias caused by pneumococcal serotypes included in PCV13 were considered "cases," and "control" subjects were patients with CAP who tested negative for PCV13 serotypes. In the study period, there were a total of 2,034 CAP hospitalizations with a median age of 76 years. Researchers identified PCV13 serotypes in 68 of patients who served as the case subjects. Cases were less likely to have received PCV13 vs. controls. This indicated that PCV13 use in adults aged 65 and older can prevent 73% of CAP caused by PCV13 serotypes.

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PFE Pfizer
$35.91

0.12 (0.34%)

04/16/18
NORL
04/16/18
NO CHANGE
NORL
Outperform
Pfizer appears to be BioLife Solutions customer, says Northland
Northland analyst Suraj Kalia believes Pfizer (PFE) has never publicly announced itself as a customer of BioLife Solutions (BLFS), but a link to a presentation apparently made at the AAPS conference seems to highlight Pfizer' use of BioLife's CryoStor cryopreservation medium in its CAR-T program. Kalie noted this is the first time he has learned of Pfizer being a customer and of the use of BioLife's CryoStor being used in allogeneic CAR-T applications, both of which he finds interesting. Kalia has an Outperform rating on BioLife.
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BTIG says Allergan may be interested in Shire after insufficient Takeda offers
BTIG analyst Timothy Chiang noted that Shire (SHPG) is trading higher after news that at least one other company other than Takeda (TKPYY) is interested in acquiring Shire, and naming Allergan (AGN) as one of those possible suitors. Chiang also believes that other companies, such as Pfizer (PFE), could entering into the bidding for Shire. BTIG maintained a Buy rating and $195 price target on Shire shares.
05/15/18
LEER
05/15/18
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Sarepta price target raised to $121 from $88 at Leerink
Leerink analyst Joseph Schwartz raised his price target for Sarepta (SRPT) to $121 from $88, while reiterating an Outperform rating on the shares. The analyst notes that Sarepta is one of three companies developing microdystrophin gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, in competition with Pfizer (PFE) who acquired Bamboo, and Solid Biosciences (SLDB). With Solid's clinical hold still in place, Sarepta could potentially be first-to-market, and is expected to report the first clinical data for a micro-dystrophin candidate at their R&D day on June 19, he adds.
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05/16/18
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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.

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Goldman Sachs

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Network-1 Technologies

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General Electric

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SandRidge Energy

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Icahn Enterprises

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American Airlines

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EQH

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Walgreens Boots Alliance

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HPE

HP Enterprise

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