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BHC

Bausch Health

$23.34

0.67 (2.96%)

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Piper sees Bausch Health as 'stand out' after management meeting

Piper Jaffray analyst David Amsellem reiterates an Overweight rating on Bausch Health Companies with a $27 price target after meeting with management. The analyst says commentary from the company reinforced his view that Bausch will continue to "stand out among the broader group of highly-levered specialty pharma names." Management has high visibility into not only longer-term EBITDA stability but meaningful long-term growth, Amsellem tells investors in a research note. Significant growth from the gastroenterology franchise along with modest growth from the dermatology and eye care segments should translate into a long-term annual EBITDA growth at least in the mid-single digits, says the analyst.

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BHC Bausch Health
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Bausch Health talc worries appear overblown, says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst David Risinger attributes Friday's 3% decline in Bausch Health (BHC)shares to concerns that the company is exposed to liabilities related to the talc powder lawsuits being faced by Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) since Bausch acquired right to Shower to Shower talc powder in 2012. However, he believes the negative reaction is likely overblown since Bausch appears to be indemnified by J&J, has been successful in obtaining dismissals of related cases, and has only owned the product rights for the past six year. Risinger maintains an Overweight rating and $32 price target on Bausch Health shares.
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Bausch Health upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst David Amsellem upgraded Bausch Health Companies to Overweight from Neutral and raised his price target for the shares to $27 from $22. The company formerly known as Valeant Pharmaceuticals closed Monday down 32c to $18.47. The analyst says that while he's been "unrelentingly negative" on the company for years, it is time to "turn the page following a closer look at the business." Management has positioned Bausch not only for longer-term EBITDA stability, but potentially "meaningful" growth, Amsellem tells investors in a research note. While the company is still highly levered, a favorable maturity schedule gives it "ample breathing room," and strong visibility into EBITDA stability/growth should enable the company to "chip away significantly at debt levels in the coming years," says the analyst. He thinks Bausch Health's valuation is positioned for multiple expansion over time.
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Piper calls Horizon top 2019 growth idea in Specialty Pharmaceuticals
Piper Jaffray analyst David Amsellem calls Horizon Pharma (HZNP) his top "growth oriented/GARP idea" for 2019. The company offers high asset quality, visibility into significant longer-term EBITDA growth, and manageable debt levels that enable significant business development flexibility, Amsellem tells investors in a research note. He believes the Specialty Pharmaceuticals group is well positioned to perform more in-line with the broader therapeutics and overall healthcare spaces in 2019, or "certainly better than what we have seen in recent years." The analyst names Bausch Health (BHC), a stock he upgraded this morning to Overweight, his top "de-leveraging/defensive pick" for 2019. Further, Amsellem's top "development-stage picks" for 2019 are Cara Therapeutics (CARA) and Revance Therapeutics (RVNC).
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Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Bausch Health (BHC) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray with analyst David Amsellem saying while he's been "unrelentingly negative" on the company for years, it is time to "turn the page following a closer look at the business." 2. Crocs (CROX) and Shoe Carnival (SCVL) were upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna. 3. Stryker (SYK) upgraded to Outperform from In Line at Evercore ISI. 4. CBS (CBS) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens with analyst Kyle Evans saying he believes investor sentiment is poised to improve on the name in 2019 and that the company can continue to post solid results driven by underlying unit growth and stronger pricing. 5. Sirius XM (SIRI) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Sebastiano Petti saying Sirius XM shares are attractively following the 25% pullback from the 2018 highs. 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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