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Fly News Breaks for October 18, 2019
MRK
Oct 18, 2019 | 09:47 EDT
Mizuho analyst Mara Goldstein reiterated her Buy rating and $97 price target on Merck shares after the announcement of positive EU CHMP opinions for Keytruda monotherapy and in combination with chemotherapy for first-line head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, or HNSCC. She sees Keytruda pulling farther ahead of its competition as the leading checkpoint inhibitor as it continues to penetrate additional tumor types and global markets, Goldstein tells investors.