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GlaxoSmithKline names HSBC exec Iain Mackay as CFO

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced that Iain Mackay has been appointed GSK's next CFO. He has also been appointed as an Executive Director to the GSK Board. Mackay will join the company on January 14, 2019. Mackay joins GSK from the global bank HSBC (HSBC), where he has been Group Finance Director for the last 8 years. GSK announced in May that the Company's CFO, Simon Dingemans, is to retire from the company in May 2019. Simon Dingemans will continue to be accountable as CFO for GSK's financial governance through March 2019. There will be a transition period from January 14 when Mackay is CFO Designate, with him taking formal accountability as CFO from April 1. Mackay will join the Corporate Executive Team and the Board from January 14.

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Even minor delays can hurt Mylan's generic Advair opportunity, says Wells Fargo
After GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) reported U.S. Advair sales declined 43% at constant currency in Q2, Wells Fargo analyst David Maris commented on the read-through to the generic Advair opportunity being pursued by Mylan (MYL). Given the substantial declines branded Advair faces, he said that "even minor delays" can continue to hurt the potential generic opportunity, adding that he has not seen or been notified of any updates from Mylan on Advair since the company was notified in early June that the FDA planned to issue an official Complete Response Letter related to its application. Maris keeps a Market Perform rating on Mylan shares.
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Drug stocks may not react favorably to Pfizer price rollback, Trump tweets, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst David Maris notes that there was widespread media coverage of drug price increases taken recently by several large cap drug companies, with President Trump criticizing Pfizer (PFE) for taking these price increases. On Tuesday, Pfizer confirmed it was rolling back its July drug price increases following a conversation with President Trump, he adds. Maris believes that drug stocks will not react favorably to this news, given the chilling effect this will likely have on others looking to take price increases. Nonetheless, the analyst points out that the price increases taken in July are only a small number of increases taken over the past year or several years, so the impact of the rollback to the healthcare system is insignificant in the big picture. Other publicly traded companies in the space include AstraZeneca (AZN), Bristol-Myers (BMY), Eli Lilly (LLY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck (MRK), Novartis (NVS), Roche (RHHBY) and Sanofi (SNY).
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Wells says Amazon deal, Walgreens results have negative read for drug pricing
After Amazon (AMZN) agreed to acquire online pharmacy PillPack, reportedly for $1B, Wells Fargo analyst David Maris noted that he has long stated that Amazon would enter the pharmacy business and warned about the risk to drug pricing in such a scenario. Maris also noted that Walgreens (WBA) reported its U.S. retail pharmacy comparable store sales fell 1.2% in Q3, adding that retailers tend to push drugmakers on price when they feel pressure and the read-through from its report may be negative for drug pricing. Publicly traded large-cap drugmakers include AstraZeneca (AZN), Bristol-Myers (BMY), Eli Lilly (LLY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck (MRK), Novartis (NVS), Pfizer (PFE), Roche (RHHBY) and Sanofi (SNY).
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HHS 'smoke signals' worth noting for drugmakers, says Morgan Stanley
After HHS Secretary Alex Azar spoke at a two-hour Senate hearing, Morgan Stanley analyst David Risinger noted that Azar suggested that U.S. drug pricing needs to move to a system without rebates and said payments from drugmakers to PBMs should be eliminated. In listing four HHS actions that could hurt manufacturers, Risinger pointed out that Azar said he is interested in removing 100% cap on Medicaid rebates; he would like to adjust the Part D protected drug classes so that plans can extract rebates from manufacturers; HHS wants to require manufacturers to disclose drug list prices in TV ads; and HHS is focused on transitioning Part B to lower-priced private sector management. In summary, the analyst said that for drugmakers there was "no fire, but smoke signals worth noting." Publicly traded large-cap drugmakers include AstraZeneca (AZN), Bristol-Myers (BMY), Eli Lilly (LLY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck (MRK), Novartis (NVS), Pfizer (PFE), Roche (RHHBY) and Sanofi (SNY).
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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. Myriad Genetics (MYGN) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Steve Beuchaw saying the core HCT business is showing more durability, with volumes returning to growth and price declines slowing, while the acquisitions of Assurex and Counsyl are diversifying the company into higher growth and improving average selling price testing markets. 2. HSBC (HSBC) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Katherine Lei saying despite stable asset quality and an improving net interest margin outlook, HSBC's share price corrected 14% from the peak in January. 3. Conn's (CONN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst John Baugh saying he left a recent meeting with management feeling confident that the recent indications of improvement in the credit segment should continue. 4. TripAdvisor (TRIP) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Deepak Mathivanan saying the company's fundamentals "are starting to turn around." 5. Imperial Oil (IMO) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Barclays. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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JPMorgan sees value in HSBC after pullback, upgrades to Overweight
JPMorgan analyst Katherine Lei last night upgraded HSBC to Overweight from Neutral and raised her price target for the shares to HKD 92 from HKD 88. Despite stable asset quality and an improving net interest margin outlook, HSBC's share price corrected 14% from the peak in January, Lei tells investors in a research note. The analyst sees value in the shares at current levels.
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