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TDOC

Teladoc

$54.67

0.32 (0.59%)

, HUM

Humana

$249.01

0.71 (0.29%)

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Humana virtual primary care launch a positive for Teladoc, says Baird

The announced launch of Humana's (HUM) virtual primary care plan represents a positive read for Teladoc Health (TDOC), Baird analyst Matthew Gillmor tells investors in a research note. While Humana is partnering with its current telehealth vendor Dr. On Demand to support the offering, the announcement underscores the emerging shift to "virtual first" benefit designs, says the analyst. He points out that Teladoc started discussing this concept during 2018 and launched a virtual first plan with an employer client starting January 1. Gillmor keeps an Outperform rating on Teladoc with an $80 price target.

TDOC

Teladoc

$54.67

0.32 (0.59%)

HUM

Humana

$249.01

0.71 (0.29%)

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TDOC Teladoc
$54.67

0.32 (0.59%)

04/16/19
SPHN
04/16/19
INITIATION
Target $75
SPHN
Overweight
Teladoc initiated with an Overweight at Stephens
Stephens analyst Jacob Johnson initiated Teladoc with an Overweight rating and a price target of $75, saying the company is an "industry leader" in the telehealth industry which is undergoing "considerable growth" that is still in its "early innings". The analyst also notes that any M&A by Teladoc should "increase the value of its platform by adding capabilities and geographies", adding that while its gross margins may decline as a result of a "shifting revenue mix," the company's operating leverage should result in expanding EBITDA margins. Johnson further states that Teladoc shares are not cheap, but still trade "at a discount to high-growth healthcare and tech peers."
04/17/19
04/17/19
INITIATION

Fly Intel: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Organogenesis (ORGO) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer. 2. Teladoc (TDOC) initiated with an Overweight at Stephens. 3. Solar Capital (SLRC) initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James. 4. Principia Biopharma (PRNB) initiated with a Buy at Stifel. 5. Aurora Cannabis (ACB), HEXO Corp (HEXO), Canopy Growth (CGC), and Performance Food Group (PFGC) initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill while Cronos Group (CRON) was initiated with an Underperform at BofA/Merrill. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
04/17/19
GUGG
04/17/19
INITIATION
Target $58
GUGG
Buy
Teladoc initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim
Guggenheim initiated Teladoc with a Buy and $58 price target.
04/17/19
GUGG
04/17/19
INITIATION
Target $59
GUGG
Buy
Teladoc initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim
Guggenheim analyst Glen Santangelo initiated Teladoc with a Buy rating and a price target of $59. The analyst contends that the company stands well positioned to benefit from the "early stages of penetration" by telemedicine. Santangelo acknowledges the "competitive pressures facing the industry", but believes that the recent pullback in the stock price positions the company as a potential "beat and raise story".
HUM Humana
$249.01

0.71 (0.29%)

04/10/19
CANT
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NO CHANGE
CANT
Senate hearing a net positive for PBMs, says Cantor Fitzgerald
Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Steven Halper views yesterday's Senate hearing as a net positive for the pharmacy benefit managers. The PBMs represented were Cigna (CI), CVS Health (CVS), UnitedHealth (UNH), Humana (HUM) and Prime Therapeutics. Although the Senators were not supportive of the PBMs, the executives responded well to questions and put forth a solid effort to address concerns regarding their business model and incentives, Halper tells investors in a research note. Overall, he views the hearing as a net positive for PBMs "as the group was able to counter the negative sentiment with constructive responses, recognizing this story is far from over."
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04/17/19
NO CHANGE
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Issues facing healthcare sector now 'modest' compared to 2008-10, says Stephens
Stephens analyst Scott Fidel noted that the managed care group has sharply underperformed the S&P 500 over the last month amid "political rhetoric" around point-of-sale drug rebates and Medicare for all policy proposals, though he believes the issues facing the sector right now "seem modest in comparison" to the "dark days of 2008-2010." While recent Medicare for all proposals have rattled investors, "they will face enormous uphill battles," Fidel tells investors. Hospital stocks have outperformed MCOs year-to-date, but the group declined about 9% yesterday and underperformed the MCO group, which Fidel attributes to acknowledgement by industry bellwether UnitedHealth (UNH) of the significant disruptive nature of Medicare for all, which may have sparked additional fears, as well as one less calendar day being called out by UnitedHealth as benefiting Q1 MLRs and Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) earnings call commentary on declining sequential hospital admissions from Q4. Publicly traded companies in the hospital space include Community Health (CYH), HCA Healthcare (HCA), LifePoint (LPNT), Tenet (THC) and Universal Health (UHS). Publicly traded companies in the managed care space include Anthem (ANTM), CVS Health (CVS), Centene (CNC), Cigna (CI), Health Net (HNT), Humana (HUM), Molina Healthcare (MOH), UnitedHealth (UNH) and WellCare (WCG).
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LEER
04/18/19
NO CHANGE
LEER
Medicare-For-All risk overblown, investors should buy MCOs, says SVB Leerink
SVB Leerink analyst Ana Gupte believes Medicare-For-All risk is overblown, not the same as 2008/09, and recommends investors step in now to buy MCOs. The analyst believes it is a "once in a decade opportunity" to get high quality names at these depressed multiples, with UnitedHealth (UNH), Anthem (ANTM), and Humana (HUM) being her favorites.
04/23/19
UBSW
04/23/19
INITIATION
Target $266
UBSW
Neutral
Humana initiated with a Neutral at UBS
UBS analyst Whit Mayo started Humana with a Neutral rating and $266 price target. Consensus estimates for 2020 seem too high, Mayo tells investors in a research note. The analyst believes multiple expansion for Humana will be "more challenging," leaving the risk/reward at current levels "less compelling." The positive Medicare Advantage environment is largely priced into the shares, says Mayo.

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