BioTuesdays

Stifel starts Repare Therapeutics at buy; PT $48

Stifel launched coverage of Repare Therapeutics (NASDAQ:RPTX) with a “buy” rating and $48 price target. The stock finished at $28.48 on Sept. 22. Analyst Benjamin Burnett, Ph.D., writes that his rating is largely...

Stifel starts Kinnate Biopharma at buy; PT $32

Stifel launched coverage of Kinnate Biopharma (NASDAQ:KNTE) with a “buy” rating and $32 price target. The stock closed at $23.44 on Sept. 22. “Our positive thesis is based on the belief that the Phase 1 data for KIN...

WB cuts Eargo to market perform

William Blair downgraded Eargo (NASDAQ:EAR), a maker of hearing aids,  to “market perform” after the company’s 8K stated that an audit by the company’s largest third-party payer was being turned over to the U...

Cantor starts Annexon at OW; PT $40

Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage of Annexon (NASDAQ:ANNX) with an “overweight” rating and $40 price target. The stock closed at $21.12 on Sept. 22. Annexon is a platform-enabled therapeutics company focused on...

AGP starts IceCure Medical at buy; PT $14.50

Alliance Global Partners launched coverage of IceCure Medical (NASDAQ:ICCM) with a “buy” rating and price target of $14.50. The stock closed at $8.61 on Sept. 21. IceCure has developed and markets the IceCure family of...

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Brookline starts Dermata Therapeutics at buy; PT $14

Brookline Capital Markets initiated coverage of Dermata Therapeutics (NASDAQ:DRMA) with a “buy” rating and a price target of $14. The stock closed at $4.87 on Sept. 20. Dermata is developing DMT310, a once-weekly...

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Stifel starts Pennant Group at buy; PT $37

Stifel launched coverage of Pennant Group (NASDAQ:PNTG) with a “buy” rating and price target of $37. The stock closed at $29.88 on Sept. 20. “We believe home health and hospice are the fastest-growing areas of...

Cantor starts Clarus Therapeutics at OW; PT $20

Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage of Clarus Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CRXT) with an “overweight” rating and $20 price target. The stock closed at $8.81 on Sept. 17. Clarus is focused on developing androgen and metabolic...

Equillium

Cantor starts Equillium at OW, PT $14

Cantor Fitzgerald launched coverage of Equillium (NASADQ:EQ) with an “overweight” rating and $14 price target. The stock closed at $5.40 on Sept. 14. Equillium is developing itolizumab, its novel CD6 targeted monoclonal...

BTIG starts Sonnet BioTherapeutics at buy; PT $5

BTIG launched coverage of Sonnet BioTherapeutics (NASDAQ:SONN) with a “buy” rating and price target of $5. The stock closed at 56 cents on Sept. 14. Sonnet is an early-stage biotechnology company working to develop...

Maxim starts 180 Life Sciences at buy; PT $11

Maxim Group initiated coverage of 180 Life Sciences (NASDAQ:ATNF) with a “buy” rating and $11 price target. The stock closed at $5.67 on Sept. 14. 180 Life Sciences is developing anti-inflammatory products with three...

Ladenburg starts Aadi Bioscience at buy; PT $51

Ladenburg Thalmann launched coverage of Aadi Bioscience (NASDAQ:AADI) with a “buy” rating and price target of $51. The stock closed at $27.96 on Sept. 13. Aadi is a clinical-stage biotechnology company with a single...

Assembly Biosciences

HCW starts Assembly Biosciences at neutral; PT $3.50

H.C.Wainwright initiated coverage of Assembly Biosciences (NASDAQ:ASMB) with a “neutral” rating and price target of $3.50. The stock closed at $3.23 on Sept. 10. Assembly is focused on developing treatments for chronic...

Cantor starts eFFECTOR Therapeutics at OW; PT $50

Cantor Fitzgerald launched coverage of eFFECTOR Therapeutics (NASDAQ:EFTR) with an “overweight” rating and price target of $50. The stock closed at $26.59 on Sept. 10. eFFECTOR is focused on developing a new class of...

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SVB Leerink starts ContraFect at OP; PT $14

SVB Leerink initiated coverage of ContraFect (NASDAQ:CFRX) with an “outperform” rating and sum-of-the-parts price target of $14. The stock closed at $3.90 on Sept. 8. Analyst Roanna Ruiz, Ph.D., writes that...

SVB Leerink starts Aligos Therapeutics at OP; PT $29

SVB Leerink initiated coverage of Aligos Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ALGS) with an “outperform” rating and $29 price target. The stock closed at $15.31 on Sept. 8. Analyst Roanna Ruiz, Ph.D., writes that Aligos is unique among...

scPharmaceuticals

SVB Leerink starts scPharmaceuticals at MP; PT $6

SVB Leerink launched coverage of scPharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SCPH) with a “market perform” rating sum-of-the-parts PT of $6. The stock closed at $5.95 on Sept. 8. Analyst Roanna Ruiz, Ph.D., writes that, among other...

AGP starts Greenlane at buy; PT $6

Alliance Global Partners initiated coverage of Greenlane Holdings (NASDAQ:GNLN) with a “buy” rating and $6 price target. The stock closed at $2.73 on Sept. 3. Analyst Aaron Grey writes that Greenlane is now positioned...

Stifel starts Eliem Therapeutics at buy; PT $35

Stifel launched coverage of Eliem Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ELYM) with a “buy” rating and price target of $35. The stock closed at $27.56 on Sept. 3. Eliem is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing...