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NVS

Novartis

$93.64

3.53 (3.92%)

, MYL

Mylan

$17.69

-0.225 (-1.26%)

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Novartis' Sandoz trends a negative for Mylan, Teva, says Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo analyst David Maris said that while Novartis' (NVS) Sandoz Q2 results were better than expected, they were mainly driven by ex-U.S. performance, and the analyst believes this could have "negative implications for other companies with significant U.S. commodity generics, such as Teva (TEVA) and Mylan (MYL) though perhaps moreso for Mylan." Maris noted that on the conference call, Novartis stated, "If you take out one-time, certain one-time effects, you would see that in the U.S. the base business continues to have declines in the mid-teens consistent with what we've seen in past quarters, so we haven't seen yet a stabilization in the core GX business in the U.S." The analyst concluded that the commentary is consistent with his "continued caution on generics."

NVS

Novartis

$93.64

3.53 (3.92%)

MYL

Mylan

$17.69

-0.225 (-1.26%)

TEVA

Teva

$7.74

-0.37 (-4.56%)

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NVS Novartis
$93.64

3.53 (3.92%)

07/11/19
RAJA
07/11/19
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RAJA
Death of drug rebate rule a win for PBMs and distributors, says Raymond James
After multiple media outlets, including Politico, reported that the Trump Administration has decided to withdraw the drug rebate rule, Raymond James analyst Chris Meekins called the news "a win" for pharmacy benefit managers and drug distributors and "a slight negative" for the pharmaceutical makers. The cost of the proposal to the government was ultimately too high with little guarantee that list prices would go down, said Meekins. However, President Trump hinted something "major" on drug pricing was coming over the next week during his kidney care speech and the analyst thinks the President is planning to move forward with an executive order on pricing. Publicly traded pharmaceutical distributors include McKesson (MCK), Cardinal Health (CAH), Amerisource (ABC) and Patterson (PDCO). Owners of pharmacy benefit managers include CVS Health (CVS), UnitedHealth (UNH), Anthem (ANTM) and Cigna (CI). Publicly traded large cap drugmakers include AstraZeneca (AZN), Bristol-Myers (BMY), Eli Lilly (LLY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck (MRK), Novartis (NVS), Pfizer (PFE), Roche (RHHBY) and Sanofi (SNY).
07/17/19
RAJA
07/17/19
NO CHANGE
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Investors shouldn't overreact to drug proposal headlines, says Raymond James
Raymond James analyst Chris Meekins noted that President Donald Trump has indicated an Executive Order on drug pricing is coming soon, but he believes investors "should be cautious not to overreact" to drug related proposal headlines as he "cannot think of a single proposal that was finalized and also survived a court challenge resulting in a negative impact on earnings" yet from the Trump Administration. Given the history of the current White House to date, Meekins said he is increasingly skeptical the Administration will get anything meaningful finalized and overcome legal challenges that will impact drugmakers' earnings before the 2020 election, he tells investors in a healthcare policy note. Publicly traded large cap drugmakers include AstraZeneca (AZN), Bristol-Myers (BMY), Eli Lilly (LLY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck (MRK), Novartis (NVS), Pfizer (PFE), Roche (RHHBY) and Sanofi (SNY).
06/28/19
PIPR
06/28/19
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PIPR
Neutral
Biogen downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Christopher Raymond downgraded Biogen (BIIB) to Neutral from Overweight and lowered his price target for the shares to $250 from $280. The stock closed yesterday up $1.70 to $239.77. Piper's new neurologist survey data from Spherix Global Insights "spells bad news for both Tecfidera and Tysabri in the near and longer term," Raymond tells investors in a research note. For the first time in a long time, Tecfidera market share is projected to contract over the next six months, primarily at the hands of Novartis' (NVS) new entrant Mayzent, explains the analyst. Further, Raymond notes that while prior surveys have indicated a plateauing of Roche's (RHHBY) Ocrevus with Biogen's Tysabri "hanging in there," the most recent indications are for an accelerating Ocrevus with Tysabri the "clear loser." The analyst lowered his estimates for both Tecfidera and Tysabri and downgraded Biogen.
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Hold
Regeneron downgraded to Hold at Argus on mounting threats to Eylea
As previously reported, Argus analyst Jasper Hellweg downgraded Regeneron (REGN) to Hold from Buy, saying that while the company has a "strong pipeline" with new recent indications for multiple products, its primary revenue driver Eylea is facing several competitive threats. The analyst notes that Novartis (NVS) could launch a biologic designed to treat Eylea's key indication of wet age-related macular degeneration by the end of Q2 and also notes that the drug's patents are set to expire in 2022 in China and Japan, 2023 in the U.S., and 2024 in Europe. Hellweg adds that he will return his Regeneron rating to Buy if the company demonstrates that it can offset the impact of reduced Eylea sales, which accounted for over 75% of total revenue in Q1.
MYL Mylan
$17.69

-0.225 (-1.26%)

06/12/19
CANT
06/12/19
NO CHANGE
Target $18
CANT
Neutral
Mylan price target lowered to $18 from $31 at Cantor Fitzgerald
Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Louise Chen lowered her price target for Mylan to $18 from $31, driven by multiple contraction, given increasing headwinds from macro factors. The analyst reiterates a Neutral rating on the shares.
06/11/19
LEHM
06/11/19
INITIATION
Target $26
LEHM
Overweight
Mylan initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Balaji Prasad started Mylan with an Overweight rating and $26 price target. The analyst launched coverage of 20 U.S. Specialty Pharmaceuticals with a Neutral industry view. He placed importance on cash flows and companies' ability to manage leverage and improve balance sheets.
05/30/19
WELS
05/30/19
NO CHANGE
WELS
U.S. generic data continues to show challenging environment, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst David Maris says that according to April IQVIA data, Teva (TEVA) U.S. generic sales were down 19% in April year over year, while brands sales were down 15%. Additionally, according to IQVIA data, Teva recently ceded its second place U.S. prescription market share place to competitor Eli Lilly (LLY) for its migraine drug, Ajovy, he points out. For Mylan (MYL), Maris says the monthly trends also paint a negative picture, with IQVIA U.S. generic sales in April down 36%. Nonetheless, the analyst believes Teva and Mylan shares seem to be reflecting an "aggressively negative outlook" given the current earnings multiples, and setting aside the worst-case outcomes in the opioid and price fixing cases, these may be at or nearing attractive valuations. However, for now, he remains on the sidelines, and within generics, continues to recommend Outperform-rated Amphastar (AMPH).
TEVA Teva
$7.74

-0.37 (-4.56%)

07/10/19
FBCO
07/10/19
INITIATION
Target $14
FBCO
Neutral
Teva assumed with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Uy Ear assumed coverage of Teva with a Neutral rating and $14 price target.
07/15/19
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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. Teva (TEVA) and Endo (ENDP) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley. 2. Marriott (MAR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Longbow with analyst Alton Stump citing valuation. 3. General Electric (GE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS with analyst Damian Karas saying that a "notable" decline in interest rates and the continued weakness in the power market combine toward a "more balanced" upside with downside. 4. WageWorks (WAGE) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel with analyst David Grossman saying he does not envision a competing takeover offer for the company. 5. L Brands (LB) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi with analyst Paul Lejuez saying his former view on the stock was based on the belief that a Victoria's Secret turnaround could be successful if the brand adopted a more inclusive approach. However, with management slow to implement meaningful change, and "cultural norms shifting away from them," it may be "too little too late" for a meaningful turnaround at Victoria's Secret. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
07/15/19
MSCO
07/15/19
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MSCO
Underweight
Endo, Teva downgraded to Underweight on underappreciated risks at Morgan Stanley
As previously reported, Morgan Stanley analyst David Risinger downgraded Endo International (ENDP) and Teva Pharmaceutical (TEVA), both to Underweight from Equal Weight, cut his price target on Endo shares to $3 from $8 and lowered his price target for Teva shares to $6 from $16. In the wake of Amneal's (AMRX) recent 28% EBITDA guidance cut, Risinger noted that Amneal faces company-specific challenges but also said he is concern about potentially worsening U.S. competitive pricing pressure. He is worried that Endo and Teva both face "underappreciated" risks from buying group pressure being worse than expected, increasing competition among generic manufacturers and the fact that opioid litigation is "just getting started" with thousands of lawsuits having been filed. Risinger also cut his earnings estimates for Mylan (MYL) lowered his price target on its shares to $22 from $32, though he maintains an Overweight rating on that generic drugmaker, citing low valuation and the potential for corporate action. Risinger additionally lowered his price target on Amneal shares to $4 from $12.
07/15/19
MSCO
07/15/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $6
MSCO
Underweight
Teva downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst David Risinger downgraded Teva Pharmaceutical to Underweight from Equal Weight and cut his price target for the shares to $6 from $16.

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