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Diplomat Pharmacy

WB ups Diplomat Pharmacy to market perform

William Blair upgraded Diplomat Pharmacy (NYSE:DPLO) to “market perform” from “underperform” after UnitedHealth Group’s (NYSE:UNH) OptumRx agreed to acquire Diplomat for $4 a share. Shares of Diplomat were quoted at $3...

HCW starts Puma Biotechnology at buy; PT $15

H.C. Wainwright launched coverage of Puma Biotechnology (NASDAQ:PBYI) with a “buy” rating and $15 price target. The stock closed at $7.44 on Dec. 5. Puma has a marketed drug called Nerlynx, which was approved by the FDA...

ADMA Biologics

Dawson James removes PT for ADMA Biologics

Dawson James Securities removed its prior $4 price target for ADMA Biologics (NASDAQ:ADMA) after the company reported third quarter financial results. The stock was changing hands at $4.09 in afternoon trading on Dec. 5...

Check Cap

Dawson James starts Check Cap at buy; PT $4

Dawson James Securities initiated coverage of Check Cap (NASDAQ:CHEK) with a “buy” rating and $4 price target. The stock closed at $1.39 on Dec. 4. The company has developed an imaging technology’ known as C-Scan, using...

Axsome Therapeutics

BTIG ups Axsome Therapeutics PT to $48 from $25

BTIG raised its price target for Axsome Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AXSM) to $48 from $25 after the company announced positive Phase 2 data for its AXS-12 drug candidate for the treatment of cataplexy and excessive daytime...

STAAR Surgical

BTIG starts STAAR Surgical at buy: PT $46

BTIG initiated coverage of STAAR Surgical (NASDAQ:STAA) with a “buy” rating and $46 price target. The stock closed at $36.82 on Dec. 3. “We believe STAAR owns a superior refractive surgery option to the current standard...

TELA Bio

Piper Jaffray starts TELA Bio at OW; PT $17

Piper Jaffray initiated coverage of TELA Bio (NASDAQ:TELA) with an “overweight” rating and $17 price target. The stock closed at $12.31 on Dec. 2. TELA is a regenerative medicine company, with products used in hernia...

Beyond Spring

WB starts BeyondSpring at outperform

William Blair launched coverage of BeyondSpring (NASDAQ:BYSI) with an “outperform” rating. The stock closed at $12.45 on Dec. 2. According to analyst Andy Hsieh, the Street is “undervaluing the clinical potential” of...

Galera Therapeutics

BTIG starts Galera Therapeutics at buy; PT $30

BTIG launched coverage of Galera Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GRTX) with a “buy” rating and $30 price target. The stock closed at $12.53. Galera is focused on developing superoxide dismutase mimetics, first‐in‐class medicines...

Centogene

SVB Leerink starts Centogene at OP; PT $21

SVB Leerink initiated coverage of Centogene NV (NASDAQ:CNTG) with an “outperform” rating and price target of $21.The stock closed at $12.97 on Nov. 29. “We see Centogene as a leader in rare disease diagnostics...

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