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VRAY

ViewRay

$9.31

0.16 (1.75%)

, VAR

Varian Medical

$134.22

-0.72 (-0.53%)

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Competitor recall highlights superiority of ViewRay system, says Piper Jaffray

After a notice appeared yesterday on the FDA website indicating that Elekta had issued a recall on its Unity system, Piper Jaffray analyst Matt O'Brien said he does not want to overstate the impact of this specific recall on ViewRay's (VRAY) ability to win business, but he does think that it highlights the superiority of the MRIdian system compared to Elekta's Unity platform. The analyst, who continues to believe that ViewRay's system is superior not only to Elekta in the MRgRT space but also when compared to "the dominant player," Varian Medical (VAR), keeps an Overweight rating and $15 price target on ViewRay shares.

VRAY

ViewRay

$9.31

0.16 (1.75%)

VAR

Varian Medical

$134.22

-0.72 (-0.53%)

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VRAY ViewRay
$9.31

0.16 (1.75%)

07/17/19
JEFF
07/17/19
NO CHANGE
JEFF
Elekta recall a positive for ViewRay, says Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Anthony Petrone noted that Elekta's (EKTAY) "Urgent Field Safety Notification" for its MR-Unity was officially classified as a Class 2 device recall by the FDA on Tuesday night. Petrone sees this recall potentially pushing orders towards ViewRay's (VRAY) MRIdian, increasing order flow into the back half of the year. The analyst maintained a Buy rating and $14 price target on ViewRay, and kept a Hold rating on Elekta.
07/17/19
BARD
07/17/19
NO CHANGE
Target $13
BARD
Outperform
Safety readout on ViewRay's SMART study may hit before year-end, says Baird
Baird analyst Jason Bednar says his recent review of ViewRay's prospective pancreatic trial, SMART, on clinicaltrials.gov revealed trial details have been updated within the last week to reflect three additional sites are now recruiting patients. The primary completion date of the study was pulled forward to May 2021 versus the previously listed November 2023, he notes, arguing that the pull-forward could be a positive indicator there have not been any early safety issues with the first cohort of patients in the study. If true, Bednar suspects the safety readout on the SMART study may be on track to hit before the end of 2019. The analyst has an Outperform rating and $13 price target on the shares.
06/18/19
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INITIATION

Fly Intel: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. ViewRay (VRAY) initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray. 2. Premier (PINC) initiated with a Neutral at Guggenheim. 3. Stealth Biotherapeutics (MITO) initiated with a Buy at H.C. Wainwright. 4. Twilio (TWLO) initiated with a Buy at Needham. 5. Translate Bio (TBIO) initiated with a Buy at Roth Capital. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
06/18/19
PIPR
06/18/19
INITIATION
Target $15
PIPR
Overweight
ViewRay initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Matt O'Brien started ViewRay with an Overweight rating and $15 price target. The company's technology to redefine the radiation treatment of various types of cancer will yield "considerable share taking" in this $5B annual category, O'Brien tells investors in a research note. He views ViewRay's MRIdian technology as "highly differentiated."
VAR Varian Medical
$134.22

-0.72 (-0.53%)

07/03/19
FBCO
07/03/19
NO CHANGE
Target $45
FBCO
Outperform
Sales of Boston Scientific's bead business not surprising, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Matt Miksic notes that Boston Scientific (BSX) has agreed to sell its portfolio of drug-loadable microspheres and "bland" embolic bead products for treating arteriovenous malformations and hyper vascular tumors to Varian (VAR) for $90M.The analyst does not view it as surprising, and reiterates an Outperform rating and $45 target on Boston Scientific's shares.
04/04/19
BRRR
04/04/19
NO CHANGE
Target $150
BRRR
Outperform
Varian Medical price target raised to $150 from $135 at Barrington
Barrington analyst Michael Petusky raised his price target for Varian Medical Systems to $150 from $135 after the company disclosed the initial preclinical results of its research on ultra-high dose cancer treatment utilizing protons at the American Association for Cancer Research meeting. The analyst views the early results as "encouraging" and adds that order momentum at Varian over the past several months "has been extremely strong." He keeps an Outperform rating on the shares.
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03/22/19
UPGRADE

Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Pearson (PSO) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Daniel Kerven saying the company's business model is improving as its moves from print to digital. 2. Lumentum (LITE) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Samik Chatterjee seeing a "solid" outlook for the company's telecom business amid "strong" growth led by 5G investments and upside to synergy targets relative to recent acquisition of Oclaro. 3. Best Buy (BBY) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer with analyst Brian Nagel stating the company has undergone a significant transformation under the direction of new senior leadership to one of retail's preeminent omnichannel operators. 4. Varian Medical (VAR) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Baird with analyst Jason Bednar saying that with near-term trends sounding healthy, multiple paths are emerging for Varian to sustain upper-single digit plus oncology order growth, and low- to mid-teens EPS growth. 5. Chipotle (CMG) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Wedbush with analyst Nick Setyan noting he no longer sees risk to near- and medium-term same-store sales growth and unit-level margin expectations. 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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BARD
03/22/19
UPGRADE
Target $162
BARD
Outperform
Varian Medical upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Baird
Baird analyst Jason Bednar upgraded Varian Medical to Outperform from Neutral and raised his price target to $162 from $127. In a research note to investors, Bednar says that with near-term trends sounding healthy, multiple paths are emerging for Varian to sustain upper-single digit plus oncology order growth, and low- to mid-teens EPS growth looking increasingly likely and sustainable into fiscal 2020 and beyond, he believes Varian is quickly becoming a premium medech grower and a stock that investors can consider a core medtech holding.

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