Intercept price target raised to $400 from $60 at Citigroup Citigroup raised its price target for Intercept shares to $400 from $60 saying it still sees value in the stock despite yesterday's 300% gain. Citi believes the company's $5.4B market capitalization does not reflect its multi-billion dollar opportunity in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis/ liver fibrosis. The firm thinks Intercept's obeticholic acid could top $5B a year in sales and keeps a Buy rating on the stock.
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Intercept started with Underperform, $172 target at FBR Capital FBR Capital initiated shares of Intercept with an Underperform rating and $172 price target. The stock closed yesterday at $296.36. FBR believes investors are too optimistic on the nonalcoholic steatohepatitis market and the company's path to commercialization for its obeticholic acid. The firm thinks Intercept may face payor pushback and restriction as its drug will be competing with hepatitis C treatments for dollars.