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Analyst Actions and Breaking News

Posted by on March 9, 2017 7:44 AM
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Categories: Business

Overnight Analyst Actions:

Raised: None

Initiates:

AMGN Neutral UBS
BIIB Sell UBS
CELG Buy UBS
COUP Outperform Northland/Summer Street Research
REGN Buy UBS
TSLA Market Perform Sanford C Bernstein & Co
VRTX Buy UBS

Cuts:

VRTU Hold Maxim

Overnight Headlines By Ticker:

ABT Abbott Laboratories

3/9 02:50 Jefferies Reiterates ABT with Buy, price target: $52

AGEN Agenus Inc.

3/9 08:50 Reports Q4 -$0.30 v -$0.33e, R$5.6M v $6.0Me

AMGN Amgen Inc

3/8 16:28 UBS Initiates AMGN with Neutral, price target: $185

BIIB Biogen, Inc.

3/8 16:28 UBS Initiates BIIB with Sell, price target: $260

CELG Celgene Corp

3/8 16:29 UBS Initiates CELG with Buy, price target: $140

COUP Coupa Software

3/9 08:32 Signs partnership agreement with Solmate to expand VaaS in Benelux

ENDP Endo International

3/9 09:00 FDA staff posts analysis for March 13-14 advisory panel that will review Opana ER abuse risk

FLR Fluor Corp

3/8 18:05 COO Peter Oosterveer to retire, effective March 31st; CFO Biggs Porter to retire by year end

FOLD Amicus Therapeutics

3/8 16:02 Launches Galafold (Migalastat) for treatment of Fabry Disease in Italy

GILD Gilead Sciences Inc

3/8 16:29 UBS Assumed GILD with Neutral, price target: $72

IGT International Game Technology Inc

3/9 06:45 Reports Q4 $0.88 v $0.47e, R$1.32B v $1.32Be

IRWD Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

3/9 08:33 Showcases progress delivering innovative medicines to patients and building a top-performing Commercial Biotech at R&D Day 2017

MDT Medtronic Inc

3/9 08:09 Launches BTK clinical study in Europe for treatment of PAD using new drug-coated balloon technology

NXPI NXP Semiconductors

3/9 09:00 Launches the world’s smallest single-chip SoC with integrated microcontroller

ORBT Orbit International Corp.

3/9 08:49 Reports Q4 $0.13 adj v $0.14 y/y, R$5.5M v $5.5M y/y

PRTY Party City Holdco Inc

3/9 07:00 Reports Q4 $0.76 v $0.73e, R$749.3M v $761Me

REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc

3/8 16:29 UBS Initiates REGN with Buy, price target: $435

TSLA Tesla Inc (formerly Tesla Motors)

3/8 16:37 CTO: our new solar storage facility in Hawaii will demonstrate that we can store solar energy; this technology can scale all across the country – CNBC interview

3/8 16:35 Bernstein Initiates TSLA with Market Perform, price target: $250

VRTU Virtusa Corporation, Inc.

3/9 07:42 Maxim Cuts VRTU to Hold from Buy

VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc

3/8 16:29 UBS Initiates VRTX with Buy, price target: $106

VRX Valeant Pharmaceuticals International

3/9 06:48 Files to sell $2.5B in senior secured notes due 2022 and 2024

XTLY Xactly Corp

3/9 05:08 UBS Reiterates XTLY with Neutral, price target: $13

3/9 02:03 JPMorgan Chase and Co Reiterates XTLY with Overweight, price target: $12

3/8 16:06 Reports Q4 -$0.05 v -$0.12e, R$24.3M v $23.9Me