5 Biotechs Leerink Analysts Are Watching – Benzinga

5 Biotechs Leerink Analysts Are Watching – Benzinga

Related

FOLDMid-Morning Market Update: Markets Gain; Finish Line Beats Q1 ViewsMorning Market Gainers

Related

IPXLUS Stock Futures Signal Higher Start On Wall StreetImpax Announces Sale of Daraprim to Turing Pharmaceuticals AG , ~$55MAquinox’s Shares Shoot Up, Bladder Pain Drug in Focus(Zacks)

In a recent report, analysts at Leerink shared their views on a ton of biotech stocks. Here is a look at five of them.

Encouraged by strong MEDACorp survey feedback on Galafold (migalastat) in Fabry disease, the analysts reiterate an Outperform rating and $23 price target on shares of Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: FOLD) ahead of Galafold’s pre-NDA meeting and NDA filing, expected for the third quarter and second half of the year, respectively. Also positive is the continued advancement of the company’s proprietary ERTs.

On Monday, Impax Laboratories Inc (NASDAQ: IPXL) reported top line results above consensus, but disappointed investors with its gross margins and guidance. With Rytary launch looking just decent in early days and management focusing on maximizing the company’s pipeline value outside of Hayward-source ANDA’s, Leerink maintains a Market Perform, while trimming its price target from $49 to $47.

CareDx Inc (NASDAQ: CDNA) also reported quarterly results recently, missing revenue and test volumes expectations. However, the quarter saw plenty of progress in kidney trials, which leads the experts to maintain their $10 price target and our Outperform rating.

Another company that reported its results on Monday is Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLDX). The company announced it “will only seek approval of Rintega (rindopepumut) for the treatment of EGFRvIII positive glioblastoma (GBM) patients upon completion of the ACT IV study in front-line GBM.” The analysts assure they are not surprised by this, and maintain their investment thesis and model untouched, reiterating an Outperform rating and $45 price target.

DBV Technologies SA – ADR (NASDAQ: DBVT) also announced financial results recently. The analysts are particularly “encouraged by timely execution of mid to-late stage development of Viaskin Peanut and Milk programs, the former of which remains on track to embark upon a global Ph.3 PEPITES trial in 4Q15.” Consequently, they reiterate an Outperform rating, while raising their target from $44 to $56.

Latest Ratings for FOLD

Date
Firm
Action
From
To
Jun 2015
B Riley
Maintains

Buy
May 2015
Chardan Capital
Initiates Coverage on

Buy
Mar 2015
Leerink Swann
Maintains

Outperform

View More Analyst Ratings for FOLD
View the Latest Analyst Ratings

Posted-In: Analyst Color Biotech Long Ideas Price Target Reiteration Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas General

See more here – 

5 Biotechs Leerink Analysts Are Watching – Benzinga

Share this post

Comments (0)