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Humacyte

Piper cuts Humacyte to underweight; PT to $4 from $10

Piper Sandler downgraded Humacyte (NASDAQ:HUMA) to “underweight” from “overweight” and reduced its price target to $4 from $10, citing the sizable stock pullback in the sector. The stock closed at $5.37 on May 13. The...

89bio

BTIG slashes 89bio PT to $28 from $60

BTIG reduced its price target for 89bio (NASDAQ:ETNB) to $28 from $60 but maintained its “buy” rating after making model updates and increasing its modeled discount rate to 14% from 12%. The stock closed at $2.67 on May...

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HCW cuts Pulse Biosciences to neutral; withdraws PT

H.C. Wainwright downgraded Pulse Biosciences (NASDAQ:PLSE) to “neutral” from “buy” without a price target, reflecting a lack of clarity about Pulse’s commercial timelines and funding availability. The stock closed at $1...

BTIG halves Poseida Therapeutics PT to $20 from $40

BTIG slashed its price target for Poseida Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PSTX) to $20 from $40 but maintained its “buy” rating after increasing its modeled discount rate to 14% from $12, given current market conditions. The stock...

NeoTX

NeoTX acquires InterX to boost drug discovery

Closely-held NeoTX of Israel has acquired InterX, a drug discovery company utilizing advanced proprietary tools of biomolecular computation for the discovery and design of novel therapeutic molecules based on Nobel...

Athira Pharma

BTIG starts Athira Pharma at buy; PT $33

BTIG launched coverage of Athira Pharma (NASDAQ:ATHA) with a “buy” rating and $33 price target. The stock closed at $8.84 on May 9. Athira is developing fosgonimeton for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, pervasive...

Maxim starts Oncternal at buy; PT $3.50

Maxim Group initiated coverage of Oncternal Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONCT) with a “buy” rating and price target of $3.50. The stock closed at 99 cents on May 9. Oncternal is a clinical-stage company focused on novel targets...