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Cigna

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Cigna expands $0 premium Medicare Advantage plans to New Jersey

Cigna announced it will extend its Medicare Advantage plans to New Jersey. The new MA HMO plans have benefits such as $0 monthly premiums and no referrals required. Cigna's MA plans will first be available during Medicare's Annual Election Period, which begins Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7. These plans will be effective Jan. 1, 2020. Additionally, Cigna is offering its first MA PPO plans in the Philadelphia market while continuing to offer a full suite of HMO plans there that include traditional plans as well as plans tailored to people with diabetes or people who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid. "At Cigna, we are dedicated to providing our customers with a choice of Medicare Advantage health plans for every budget," said Tom Kowalczyk, Market President, Maryland and Pennsylvania area, Medicare Advantage. "We are pleased to expand our offerings to residents in New Jersey and to connect new customers with providers and services that promote their overall health and wellness, both body and mind."

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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. TSMC (TSM) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman Sachs with analyst Bruce Lu saying after a re-examination of industry capacity builds and order revisions, he thinks he's underestimating the positive impacts on TSMC arising from trade uncertainty. 2. Wells Fargo (WFC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus with analyst Stephen Biggar citing the company's appointment of Charlie Scharf as its new CEO. 3. Cigna (CI) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital with analyst Matthew Borsch claiming that the current 8-times his expected forward earnings valuation multiple is "attractive" as the stock represents a "better hedge" against political and health policy uncertainty. 4. Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Wedbush with analyst Seth Basham saying turning around declining retailers is a very difficult task, particularly amidst unfavorable secular trends and soft industry sales growth, but Bed Bath & Beyond has a "good chance of stabilization" in earnings over the next two years as its changes take hold. 5. Restaurant Brands (QSR) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Longbow with analyst Alton Stump saying after calls with U.S. Burger King franchisees, he believes same-store sales for Restaurant Brands' Burger King concept were up 4.5%-5.0% in Q3 ahead of his prior estimate of 2.0% growth and consensus at up 3.4%. 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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Stephens lowers price targets for MCOs on 2020 election uncertainty
Stephens analyst Scott Fidel said the uncertainty over the 2020 elections has been a consistent overhang for Managed Care Organization stocks, but the group has underperformed the S&P 500 Index by about 15% since Elizabeth Warren's polling numbers for the Democratic presidential nomination rose above the 18% range in mid-August. Given the continuing uncertainty about the 2020 election, especially in light of Warren's rise and "the Ukraine imbroglio" adding new risks for both Trump and Biden, Fidel lowered his price targets across the MCO group. However, he maintains his ratings, noting that the group now trades at its largest discount to the S&P since February 2010. Fidel lowered his price target price on Anthem (ANTM) shares to $306 from $350, trimmed his Cigna (CI) target to $206 from $225, lowered his Centene (CNC) target to $60 from $72, cut his Humana (HUM) target to $307 from $335, lowered Magellan Health's (MGLN) target to $65 from $74, decreased his Molina Healthcare (MOH) target to $126 from $150, lowered UnitedHealth's (UNH) target to $258 from $290 and cut his target for WellCare (WCG) to $287 from $317.
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10/10/19
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Target $235
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Hold
Jefferies downgrades UnitedHealth to Hold, cuts Managed Care price targets
Jefferies analyst David Windley downgraded UnitedHealth (UNH) to Hold from Buy with a price target of $235, down from $300. Managed Care sentiment "turned abruptly negative a year ago and has stubbornly remained there," Windley tells investors in a research note. Further, the political risk causing this won't likely abate for at least another nine months, contends the analyst. In addition to the political overhang, he's concerned UnitedHealth's (UNH) commercial enrollment is at risk to Anthem (ANTM). Along with the downgrade of UnitedHealth, Windley cut his price target for Buy-rated Anthem to $299 from $365, for Buy-rated Centene (CNC) to $53 from $76, for Buy-rated Cigna (CI) to $203 from $233, for Buy-rated Humana (HUM) to $322 from $352, for Buy-rated Molina Healthcare (MOH) to $133 from $173 and for Hold-rated WellCare (WCG) to $264 from $302.
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10/10/19
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Hold
SunTrust 'bullish' across healthcare services space ahead of Q3 results
SunTrust analyst David MacDonald says he remains "bullish" across much of the healthcare services space ahead of third quarter results, citing "solid" core trends, "attractive" secular tailwinds, "robust" M&A and "strong" free cash flow. While he expects ongoing intermittent "chop" as industry noise continues to weigh, he views the risk of meaningful structural change as quite low, continues to favor scaled, integrated providers in the ongoing shift towards value and views valuation risk/rewards as increasingly attractive. The analyst tells investors in a research note that he does not necessarily view Q3 results as a meaningful trigger and thinks improved visibility around the election and Democratic primary is key, MacDonald remains bullish on core fundamentals, sees significant inherent sector drivers and says Managed Care remains a favorite fundamental sector. The analyst raised his price target for Anthem (ANTM) to $330 from $290, on Centene (CNC) to $80 from $72, on Cigna (CI) to $260 from $230, on Humana (HUM) to $340 from $310, on Molina (MOH) to $180 from $165, on UnitedHealth (UNH) to $330 from $310, on WellCare (WCG) to $340 from $320, on Ensign Group (ENSG) to $60 from $44 and Tivity Health (TVTY) to $24 from $21.

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OVLY

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Tonix Pharmaceuticals

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Relmada Therapeutics

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New York Times

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Bank of America

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Legacy Acquisition Corp

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Micro Focus

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