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Lexicon

$5.66

-0.63 (-10.02%)

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Size blocks of puts bought Lexicon Pharmaceuticals

Size blocks of puts bought Lexicon Pharmaceuticals. Shares off nearly 9% this morning near $5.65 with a large block printing on the BOX exchange, where a buyer paid 60c for 2K Oct 4 puts, opening, followed by another block of 2K at the same price several minutes later. 4K total is nearly 9 times the average daily put volume in the name.

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LXRX Lexicon
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Fly Intel: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Lexicon (LXRX) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Gabelli with analyst Kevin Kedra citing his expectation that the FDA will reject sotagliflozin in type 1 diabetes by its March 22 PDUFA date following a split AdCom vote in January. 2. Sun Life Financial (SLF) downgraded to Underperformer from Neutral at CIBC. 3. Yum China (YUMC) downgraded to Outperform from Buy at Daiwa with analyst Adrian Chan citing valuation but says long-term growth remains intact. 4. Line Corp. (LN) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse. 5. Nabors Industries (NBR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi with analyst Scott Gruber saying Nabors' free cash flow outlook is weighted towards the second half of 2019, with Q1 likely to be a cash burn of $40M-plus. 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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Lexicon price target lowered to $10 from $14 after CRL receipt at Stifel
Stifel analyst Stephen Willey has adjusted his model to a "substantially more-conservative scenario" for the launch of sotagliflozin for Type 1 diabetes following Lexicon's disclosure of its receipt of a Complete Response Letter, or CRL, from the FDA regarding its new drug application. He sees a lack of near-term visibility into what will be needed to satisfy the agency's concerns and now assumes a T1D commercial launch in the first half of 2021, Willey tells investors. He lowered his price target on Lexicon shares to $10 from $14 and admits that the near-term uncertainty "makes it increasingly difficult to stay positive on the stock," but Willey keeps a Buy rating as he sees multiple milestone-yielding data disclosures upcoming from the company's studies in Type 2 diabetes.
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Lexicon upgraded to Hold from Sell at Gabelli
Gabelli analyst Kevin Kedra upgraded Lexicon to Hold from Sell after the company announced that the FDA had issued a complete response letter for sotagliflozin to treat type 1 diabetes, consistent with his expectations. Kedra is raising his recommendation to Hold now that the negative catalyst of the CRL has past and the stock has pulled back by over 20%. Lexicon can now look towards a European launch of sotagliflozin and Phase 3 data readouts for the type 2 program in the second half of 2019, Kedra tells investors. He has 2020 private market value estimate of $6 per share for Lexicon.
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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. Regions Financial (RF) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Sandler O'Neill with analyst Stephen Scouten saying he does not believe there is more than 3%-5% of potential downside to 2021 numbers if there are not a couple of Fed rate reductions in 2020. 2. TAL Education (TAL) and New Oriental Education (EDU) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley. 3. First Bancorp (FBNC) and MidSouth Bancorp (MSL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Sandler O'Neill. 4. Lexicon (LXRX) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Gabelli with analyst Kevin Kedra citing the company's announcement that the FDA had issued a complete response letter for sotagliflozin to treat type 1 diabetes, consistent with his expectations. 5. Hibbett Sports (HIBB) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna. 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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