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VCYT

Veracyte

$11.98

-0.56 (-4.47%)

, JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

$127.73

-1.34 (-1.04%)

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Veracyte, Johnson & Johnson Innovation enter collaboration for lung cancer tests

Veracyte (VCYT) announced that it has entered into a long-term strategic collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation (JNJ) and the Lung Cancer Initiative at Johnson & Johnson to advance the development and commercialization of novel diagnostic tests to detect lung cancer at its earliest stages, when the disease is most treatable. The collaboration will build upon foundational "field of injury" science -- where genomic changes associated with lung cancer can be identified with a simple brushing of a person's airway -- to develop new interventions that can save lives. Under terms of the agreement, Veracyte and the Lung Cancer Initiative at Johnson & Johnson, whose mission is to prevent, intercept and cure lung cancer, will combine clinical study cohorts involving more than 5,000 patients with multiple years of clinical outcome data. Veracyte will contribute bronchial and nasal samples from its clinical trials, which are part of the company's extensive lung cancer-focused biorepository. Veracyte will deploy its RNA whole-transcriptome sequencing platform, utilizing high-dimensional data and machine learning pipelines on the combined cohort, providing the most comprehensive genomic content available which the Lung Cancer Initiative at Johnson & Johnson will have access to for therapeutic purposes. The collaboration is expected to accelerate two key lung cancer programs for Veracyte. First, the development of the first non-invasive nasal swab test for early lung cancer detection and, secondly, the commercialization of its Percepta classifier on the company's RNA whole-transcriptome sequencing platform, which, as a result of this collaboration, is expected to launch in 1H19. "We are thrilled to team up with Johnson & Johnson and their Lung Cancer Initiative in the fight against lung cancer," said Bonnie Anderson, Veracyte CEO. "This strategic collaboration further advances Veracyte's pioneering position in lung cancer diagnosis and underscores the promise of our field of injury science and approach. With the acceleration of our product pipeline, we believe this collaboration expands our addressable lung cancer diagnostic market to a $30B to $40B global opportunity. We estimate the combined monetary and non-monetary value of the collaboration to Veracyte at more than $50M. The monetary component consists of a $5M upfront payment and the potential to earn up to a total of $15M in future development and reimbursement milestone payments. The non-monetary value reflects the significant value of clinical cohorts accessible to Veracyte through the collaboration. Also as result of this agreement, we expect our biopharmaceutical service revenue for 2019 to increase by an estimated $5M."

VCYT

Veracyte

$11.98

-0.56 (-4.47%)

JNJ

Johnson & Johnson

$127.73

-1.34 (-1.04%)

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VCYT Veracyte
$11.98

-0.56 (-4.47%)

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JANY
10/31/18
UPGRADE
JANY
Buy
Veracyte upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Janney Montgomery Scott
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PIPR
07/24/18
NO CHANGE
Target $11
PIPR
Neutral
Veracyte price target raised to $11 from $7 at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst William Quirk raised his price target for Veracyte to $11 following the company's Q2 sales beat and increased 2018 guidance. Veracyte is entering a "new multi-faceted growth cycle" and deserves a premium multiple, Quirk tells investors in a post-earnings research note. The analyst keeps a Neutral rating on the shares but has a "positive bias." He views the new guidance as "not only achievable but potentially beatable."
JNJ Johnson & Johnson
$127.73

-1.34 (-1.04%)

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01/02/19
NO CHANGE
SBSH
Citi makes four rating changes in Medical Devices, 'warning up' to J&J
Citi analyst Amit Hazan issued his 2019 preview for Medical Devices, which included four rating changes. The analyst upgraded both Zimmer Biomet (ZBH) and Baxter International (BAX) to Buy from Neutral, downgraded Medtronic (MDT) to Neutral from Buy and downgraded Abbott Laboratories (ABT) to Sell from Neutral. He also kept Buy ratings on Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) and Boston Scientific (BSX), but adds he's "relatively more cautious." Further, Hazan kept a Sell rating on Edwards Lifesciences (EW) and says he's "warming up" to Neutral-rated Johnson & Johnson (JNJ). The analyst expects "fairly stable" fundamentals for the group in 2019, with "modest slowdowns" in organic sales and earnings growth.
12/20/18
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12/20/18
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WELS
Outperform
No change in talc litigation risk for Johnson & Johnson, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Larry Biegelsen notes that the NY Times reported that Johnson & Johnson has lost its bid to overturn the $4.7B in a talc trial in St. Louis in July 2018. After checking with the company, the analyst is "able to confirm" that the decision relates to the trial judge denying Johnson & Johnson's post trial motion to set aside the $4.7B verdict. Biegelsen understands that the company had to file this motion in order to file its actual appeal of the decision with the appellate court. As such, he believes the judge's decision should not materially affect the overall talc situation for Johnson & Johnson. Wells Fargo has an Outperform rating on the shares.
12/19/18
LEER
12/19/18
NO CHANGE
LEER
Outperform
Leerink sees no change to litigation risk, recommends buying J&J on weakness
Leerink analyst Danielle Antalffy says news that the Missouri judge denied a post-trial motion to set aside the verdict awarding 22 plaintiffs $4.69B in damages as it relates to Johnson & Johnson's baby powder is "not surprising" and does not change her view that the outstanding litigation risk is manageable. Further, the analyst notes that Johnson & Johnson has not lost the appeal, rather the trial court judge denied a post-trial motion to set aside the verdict, which is a formality that must be done before the company can file a formal appeal. Overall, Antalffy thinks Johnson & Johnson's business fundamentals will manage through this negative press and would be a buyer on weakness. The analyst has an Outperform rating on the shares.
12/19/18
MSCO
12/19/18
NO CHANGE
MSCO
Equal Weight
NYT story on J&J appeal 'loss' mischaracterizes situation, says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst David Lewis noted that the New York Times published an article that claimed Johnson & Johnson "lost its motion on Wednesday to reverse a jury verdict" that awarded $4.69B to women who blamed their ovarian cancer on asbestos in the company's talc products, but he believes this mischaracterizes the situation. J&J lost some post trials motions, which is customary after a jury verdict, and post trial motions must be ruled upon before a formal appeal can be filed, which Lewis believes J&J intends to do. The analyst, who continues to think case progression and win rate will be key to investor sentiment on the talc issue, keeps an Equal Weight rating on J&J shares.

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Anthem

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Universal Health

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The Medicines Co.

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Pareteum

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New York Times

$31.60

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WEX

Wex

$200.52

4.61 (2.35%)

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Create up to 12 portfolios with 150 stocks each, and see how active they are in market news.