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HCW starts Lumos Pharma at buy; PT $33

H.C. Wainwright initiated coverage of Lumos Pharma (NASDAQ:LUMO) with a “buy” rating and $33 price target. The stock closed at $13.80 on Aug. 3. Analyst Edward White writes that the company’s LUM-201 drug candidate is...

Stifel starts Nkarta at buy; PT $41

Stifel launched coverage of Nkarta (NASDAQ:NKTX) with a “buy” rating and 12-month target price of $41. The stock closed at $26.58 on Aug. 3 Nkarta is focused on the discovery, development, and potential...

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Stifel starts Geron at buy; PT $3

Stifel initiated coverage of Geron (NASDAQ:GERN) with a “buy” rating and $3 price target. The stock closed at $1.59 on July 31. Geron is focused on the development and potential commercialization of a single product...

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Maxim ups Onconova Therapeutics PT to $3 from $1.25

Maxim Group raised its price target for Onconova Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONTX) to $3 from $1.25 after the company announced that the required number of survival events for the pivotal Phase 3 INSPIRE study of IV rigosertib...

Sierra Oncology

HCW starts Sierra Oncology at buy; PT $20

H.C. Wainwright launched coverage of Sierra Oncology (NASDAQ:SRRA) with a “buy” rating and $20 price target. The stock closed at $12.46 on July 29. Sierra Oncology is in the midst of a Phase 3 MOMENTUM study with its...

Heat Biologics

Maxim ups Heat Biologics PT to $5 from $2

Maxim Group raised its price target for Heat Biologics (NASDAQ:HTBX) to $5 from $2, citing the potential of the company’s vaccine platform to produce long-lasting cellular immunity against COVID-19. The stock closed at...

SVB Leerink starts Immatics at OP; PT $17

SVB Leerink initiated coverage of Immatics (NASDAQ:IMTX) with an “outperform” rating and $17 price target. The stock closed at $10.57 on July 24. Immatics is developing T-cell receptor (TCR)-based immunotherapies and...

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Dawson James starts OncoSec Medical at buy; PT $10

Dawson James Securities launched coverage of OncoSec Medical (NASDAQ:ONCS) with a “buy” rating and $10 price target. The stock closed at $3.19 on July 24. OncoSec has developed a plasmid-based vector that is delivered...

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HCW ups Aravive PT to $26 from $15

H.C. Wainwright raised its price target for Aravive (NASDAQ:ARAV) to $26 from $15 after the company announced successful completion of its Phase 1b trial testing AVB-500 in patients with platinum resistant ovarian...

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