BioTuesdays

Cantor starts Nyxoah at OW; PT $43

Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage of Nyxoah SA (NASDAQ:NYXH) with an “overweight” rating and 12-month price target of $43, citing the company’s “pipeline and uniquely differentiated product”. The stock closed at $32...

Canaccord starts CVRx at buy; PT $30

Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage of CVRx (NASDAQ:CVRX) with a “buy” rating and price target of $30. The stock closed at $20.22 on July 23. “We believe that CVRx is uniquely positioned in addressing significant unmet...

Stifel starts Acumen Pharma at buy; PT $27

Stifel launched coverage of Acumen Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ABOS) with a “buy” rating and $27 price target. The stock closed at $17.08 on July 23. Acumen is a biotechnology company focused on the development of a next...

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Cantor starts SELLAS Life Sciences at OW; PT $18

Cantor Fitzgerald launched coverage of SELLAS Life Sciences (NASDAQ:SLS) with an “outperform” rating and $18 price target. The stock closed at $8.60 on July 20. SELLAS is a late-stage immune-oncology company that is...

Stifel starts GH Research at buy; PT $26

Stifel launched coverage of GH Research PLC (NASDAQ:GHRS) with a “buy” rating and price target of $26. The stock closed at $17.25 on July 19. “We believe GH offers an attractive way to invest in the psychedelics space...

Analysts start Alpha Teknova at outperform, buy

Analysts for William Blair and BTIG initiated coverage of Alpha Teknova (NASDAQ:TKNO) with “outperform” and “buy” ratings, respectively, citing the company’s exposure to several large, rapidly growing markets.  “In...

SVB Leerink starts Elevation Oncology at OP; PT $20

SVB Leerink launched coverage of Elevation Oncology (NASDAQ:ELEV) with an “outperform” rating and $20 price target. The stock closed at $12.10 on July 19. Elevation is a clinical development-stage biotech company...

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WB starts Talkspace at outperform

William Blair launched coverage of Talkspace (NASDAQ:TALK) with an “outperform” rating, pointing to the company’s platform and significant market opportunity. The stock closed at $5.81 on July 16. “We believe the...

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Maxim transfers coverage of Immutep at buy; PT $8

Maxim Group transferred primary coverage of Immutep (NASDAQ:IMMP) to analyst, Naureen Quibria, Ph.D., with a “buy” rating and $8 price target. The stock closed at $3.53 on July 15.  Immutep has a pipeline of...

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Cantor starts Novan at OW; PT $30

Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage of Novan (NASDAQ:NOVN) with an “overweight” rating and $30 price target. The stock closed at $9.10 on July 8. Novan is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on leveraging...

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SVB Leerink starts F-Star Therapeutics at OP; PT $39

SVB Leerink launched coverage of F-Star Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FSTX) with an “outperform” rating and $39 price target. The stock closed at $7.34 on July 7. F-star’s pipeline generates drug candidates that work with...

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Stifel ups ChemoCentryx to buy; PT $31

Stifel upgraded ChemoCentryx (NASDAQ:CCXI) to “buy” from “hold” and raised its price target to $31 from $26, citing a more favorable risk/reward for avacopan heading into a new PDUFA date. The stock closed at $14.05 on...

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Cantor starts Jaguar Health at OW; PT $5

Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage of Jaguar Health (NASDAQ:JAGX) with an “overweight” rating and price target of $5. The stock closed at $1.49 on July 6. Jaguar Health is a commercial-stage pharmaceuticals company...

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HCW starts Axcella Health at buy; PT $14

H.C. Wainwright initiated coverage of Axcella Health (NASDAQ:AXLA) with a “buy” rating and $14 price target. The stock closed at $3.97 on July 2. Axcella Health is a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering a new...

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Cantor starts Arcturus Therapeutics at OW; PT $71

Cantor Fitzgerald launched coverage of Arcturus Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ARCT) with an “overweight” rating and $71 price target. The stock closed at $35.94 on July 1. Arcturus is leveraging its proprietary lipid-based...

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Maxim starts Stealth BioTherapeutics at buy; PT $3

Maxim Group initiated coverage of Stealth BioTherapeutics (NASDAQ:MITO) with a “buy” rating and price target of $3. The stock closed at $1.56 on June 30. Stealth is developing compounds that target mitochondrial...

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Cantor starts Sanara MedTech at OW; PT $45

Cantor Fitzgerald launched coverage of Sanara MedTech (NASDAQ:SMTI) with an “overweight” rating and a 12-month price target of $45. The stock closed at $36.66 on June 29. Sanara has built a portfolio of differentiated...

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Cantor starts Lipocine at OW; PT $3

Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage of Lipocine (NASDAQ:LPCN) with an “overweight” rating and 12-month price target of $3. The stock closed at $1.36 on June 23. “We think Lipocine has multiple shots on goal across its...

Cantor starts Evelo Biosciences at OW; PT $28

Cantor Fitzgerald launched coverage of Evelo Biosciences (NASDAQ:EVLO) with an “overweight” rating and 12-month price target of $28. The stock closed at $16.08 on June 22. Evelo is developing oral therapies derived from...