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MRK

Merck

$70.55

-1.5 (-2.08%)

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Merck says plans to invest $16B on new capital projects through 2022

Up $4B from its prior $12B commitment announced in February.

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MRK Merck
$70.55

-1.5 (-2.08%)

10/22/18
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10/22/18
DOWNGRADE
Target $57
SBSH
Neutral
Citi sees Merck showing 'extraordinary' treatment effect, downgrades Bristol
Citi analyst Andrew Baum downgraded Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) to Neutral from Buy and lowered his price target for the shares to $57 from $62. The drugmaker closed Friday down 3%, or $1.72, to $54.30. The downgrade largely reflects further likely "lowering of floor" Opdivo, Yervoy and earnings estimates from a base that is already materially below the consensus, Baum tells investors in a research note partially titled "The Final Straws." The analyst anticipates an "extraordinary" treatment effect from Keytruda in Merck's (MRK) Keynote-426 trial in renal cell carcinoma given the statistical significance for both progression-free survival and overall survival at the first interim analysis.
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10/22/18
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Merck data will dampen enthusiasm for Aduro Biotech, says William Blair
Merck (MRK) over the weekend presented the first-in-human data with a STING agonist, MK-1454, as monotherapy and in combination with Keytruda, William Blair analyst Matt Phipps tells investors in a research note. Overall, the lack of monotherapy responses and 24% overall response rate in combination with Keytruda across a variety of tumor types is "underwhelming" given the promising preclinical results seen with multiple STING agonists and industry enthusiasm for the target, the analyst contends. He believes investor enthusiasm for the upcoming poster with Aduro Biotech's (ADRO) STING agonist, ADU-S100, at the Society for the Immunotherapy of Cancer meeting "will undoubtedly be dampened." However, Phipps thinks it is premature to make final judgments on targeting STING in cancer immunotherapy based on Merck's small sample size of injections into one lesion. He has an Outperform rating on Aduro Biotech.
10/22/18
BMOC
10/22/18
NO CHANGE
Target $82
BMOC
Outperform
Merck price target raised to $82 from $70 at BMO Capital
BMO Capital analyst Alex Arfaei raised his price target on Merck to $82 and kept his Outperform rating, also raising his FY18 EPS view by 18c to $4.01 and FY19 view by 27c to $4.29. The analyst cites his increased confidence around the long-term growth potential of Keytruda and Gardasil and anticipates the company's revenue growing by mid-single digits until the loss of exclusivity for its Januvia program in 2022-23. Arfaei adds that his long-term forecasts are more bullish relative to the Street, with an added catalyst coming from Merck's potential diversification into Animal Health.
10/23/18
WOLF
10/23/18
INITIATION
Target $90
WOLF
Outperform
Merck reinitiated with an Outperform at Wolfe Research
Wolfe Research analyst Time Anderson reinitiated Merck with an Outperform and $66 price target.

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