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Analyst Actions and Breaking News

Posted by on April 20, 2017 7:52 AM
Categories: Business

Overnight Analyst Actions:


ADTN Buy Argus
BJRI Neutral Wedbush, Inc.


ZFGN Buy Roth Capital Partners


AVH Hold Deutsche Banc Securities
VLRS Hold Deutsche Banc Securities

Overnight Headlines By Ticker:

ABBV AbbVie Inc.

4/20 07:30 Investigational, Pan-Genotypic, Ribavirin-free Regimen of Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir (G/P) achieved 99% SVR(12) rate in Chronic Hepatitis C patients with Compensated Cirrhosis

4/20 07:13 Leerink Partners Reiterates ABBV with Market Perform, price target: $71

4/19 17:52 Topline results from two Phase 3 studies investigating Veliparib in combination with Chemotherapy for treatment of patients with Advanced or Metastatic Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Early-Stage Triple-Negative Breast Cancer did not meet primary endpoints

ACN Accenture plc

4/20 03:10 Acquires Kunstmaan to boost its customer experience services in Belgium; Terms not disclosed

ADTN Adtran Inc

4/20 07:31 Argus Raised ADTN to Buy from Hold

AGEN Agenus Inc.

4/20 08:50 Launches Phase 1/2 clinical trial of Agenus’ anti-PD-1 antibody


4/19 19:48 Confirms plans to launch in Australia

AVH Avianca Holdings

4/20 01:35 Deutsche Bank Cuts AVH to Hold from Buy, price target: $8

BJRI BJ’s Restaurants Inc.

4/20 06:29 Wedbush, Inc. Raised BJRI to Neutral from Underperform, price target: $41

FSNN Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc.

4/20 08:45 Secures $2.1M, 5-year contract to provide single source cloud solutions to Midwestern and Southeastern health system

GE General Electric Co

4/20 06:42 Completes acquisition of LM Wind Power; Deal to be accretive to GE earnings in 2018

GLD StreetTracks Gold Trust

4/19 17:31 SPDR Gold Trust ETF daily holdings rise 11.8 tonnes to 860.8 tonnes; 4th straight increase; highest since Dec 7th

IIIN InSteel Industries, Inc.

4/20 06:30 Reports Q2 $0.39 v $0.38 y/y, R$101.2M v $107.4M y/y

KS KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp

4/20 09:04 Hearing Citigroup analyst suggests Kapstone could become a takeover target (timing uncertain)

MDT Medtronic Inc

4/20 09:02 Data Highlight Medtronic Vascular Innovations at Charing Cross 2017

4/20 07:59 FDA certifies recall of Stratamr adjustable valves & shunts – press

NVS Novartis AG

4/20 08:20 Said to have hired advisor for review of Alcon, its eye care business – press

4/19 17:01 NIH study in NEJM shows Novartis drug eltrombopag as first-line therapy with standard treatment improves responses in severe aplastic anemia

PFBC Preferred Bank Los Angeles

4/19 16:01 Reports Q1 $0.71 v $0.70e, R$30.4M v $30Me

SXCP Suncoke Energy Partners

4/20 06:46 Reports Q1 -$2.77 v $0.26e, R$195.6M v $232Me

TTEK Tetra Tech Inc

4/20 09:01 USAID Awards Tetra Tech $57M to Promote Clean Energy Services in Pakistan

VLRS Volaris Aviation Holding

4/20 07:00 Reports Q1 -$0.71 v -$0.24e, R$301M v $298M y/y

4/20 01:34 Deutsche Bank Cuts VLRS to Hold from Buy, price target: $14