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Pfizer

$40.65

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Merck KGaA

$0.00

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FDA approves Pfizer's Bavencio+Inlyta for advanced renal cell carcinoma

EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA (MKGAY) and Pfizer (PFE) announced that the FDA has approved BAVENCIO, or avelumab, in combination with INLYTA, or axitinib, for the first-line treatment of patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma. This is the first FDA approval for an anti-PD-L1 therapy as part of a combination regimen for patients with advanced RCC. The approval of BAVENCIO in combination with INLYTA was based on positive results from the Phase III JAVELIN Renal 101 study, in which the combination significantly improved median progression-free survival compared with sunitinib by more than five months in the intent-to-treat patient population. The European Medicines Agency validated the Type II variation application for BAVENCIO in combination with INLYTA in advanced RCC in March 2019, and a supplemental application for BAVENCIO in combination with INLYTA in unresectable or metastatic RCC was submitted in Japan in January 2019.

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Merck KGaA

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05/07/19
ROTH
05/07/19
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Target $51
ROTH
Buy
Eidos Therapeutics raised to $51 from $28 at Roth Capital
Roth Capital analyst Yasmeen Rahimi raised her price target for Eidos Therapeutics (EIDX) to $51 from $28 driven by an increase in AG10's annual price from $150,000 to $225,000 and Probability of Success adjustment from 70% to 80% after Pfizer's (PFE) tafamadis received U.S. approval with a high sticker price of $225,000, two months ahead of schedule. The analyst believes this makes life easier for Eidos Therapeutics to maintain and even expedite enrollment into its Phase 3 ATTRibute-CM trial. Rahimi reiterates a Buy rating on Eidos Therapeutics shares.
05/09/19
BARD
05/09/19
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BARD
Outperform
Baird names Sarepta a 'Fresh Pick' ahead of Pfizer data
Baird analyst Brian Skorney named Sarepta as a "Fresh Pick" ahead of the report of competitive data due in late June from Pfizer's (PFE) Duchenne muscular dystrophy program that he predicts will "fall flat." If that turns out to be the case, it should remove the most significant overhang on Sarepta shares, contends Skorney, who keeps an Outperform rating on Sarepta.
05/13/19
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05/13/19
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Lawsuit against Teva, others to hit generic drug stocks, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst David Maris believes the lawsuit by 44 states against 20 generic drugmakers will weigh on generic drug stocks this week and remain an "overhang issue for some time." Actual penalties and damages are impossible to calculate, but could be material, Maris tells investors in a research note. The analyst spoke to the Connecticut attorney general's office this morning and learned they are preparing for trial in these cases. Language the attorney general has used, such as "unprecedented" and his desire to clawback all gains from collusion, should be indicative of the states' intent, Maris writes. He believes that for a sector that is generally highly levered, and with some companies named already facing an overhang from opioid litigation like Teva (TEVA), this is "especially unwelcome news."
05/14/19
05/14/19
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Target $6

Underperform
Solid Biosciences downgraded to Underperform at Credit Suisse
As previously reported, Credit Suisse analyst Martin Auster (SLDB) downgraded Solid Biosciences to Underperform from Neutral as he sees enrollment challenges and pressured timelines ahead. Earlier this year, Solid presented underwhelming initial microdystrophin data for the three patients at the low dose, necessitating dose escalation from 5E13 vg/kg to 2E14 vg/kg, he notes. With another treatment-related SAE, the analyst expects enrollment at this high dose may prove challenging, and notes that while improved efficacy at the higher dose could offset AE issues, promising initial data from Sarepta (SRPT) and positive commentary from Pfizer (PFE) on its Gene Tx program limit upside. Auster also lowered his price target on Solid's shares to $6 from $7.
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03/15/19
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Neutral
Merck KGaA downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
UBS analyst Michael Leuchten downgraded Merck KGaA to Neutral from Buy saying the stock's valuation is now close to his sum-of-the parts analysis. The analyst believes near-term catalysts are now priced into the shares. He lowered his price target for Merck KGaA to EUR 108 from EUR 115.
04/03/19
04/03/19
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Target $56

Buy
Versum Materials upgraded to Buy at Loop Capital on deal prospects
As previously reported, Loop Capital analyst Chris Kapsch upgraded Versum Materials (VSM) to Buy from Hold and raised his price target for the shares to $56 from $53. The analyst say he "really likes" the potential combination with Entegris (ENTG) if it is successful in acquiring the company, as the merged entity would "create a premier mid-cap specialty materials company". Kapsch also speculates that Merck KGaA (MKGAY) is likely to increase its offer to acquire Versum even as the latter's board has "unequivocally spurned" the all-cash $48/share takeout bid and believes the revised proposal could come before the April 26th shareholder vote on the proposed merger of equals with Entegris.
04/08/19
STFL
04/08/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $53
STFL
Hold
Versum Materials downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel
Stifel analyst Patrick Ho downgraded Versum Materials (VSM) to Hold from Buy after the company received a revised all-cash offer of $53 per share offer from Merck KGaA (MKGAY) and Entegris (ENTG) announced in a press release that it would not counter this bid. With Entegris turning down a potential counter and walking away, Ho said he does not believe there will be any additional counter, hostile, or unsolicited bidding. He raised his price target for Versum shares to $53 from $46.
04/16/19
04/16/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $53

Hold
Versum Materials downgraded to Hold from Buy at Loop Capital
As previously reported, Loop Capital analyst Chris Kapsch downgraded Versum Materials (VSM) to Hold and lowered his price target to $53 from $56, saying the bidding process for the company has "run its course" after its board agreed to Merck KGaA's (MKGAY) "sweetened" deal over that of Entegris' (ENTG) merger of equals proposal. The analyst says the stock has limited upside from its current levels and expects the deal to close in the second half of 2019.

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Alphabet

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SharpSpring

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CREG

China Recycling Energy

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Toronto-Dominion

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