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News For LLY;PFE;ACTC;CYTX;STEM;ATHX;LH;OVSC;NBS;PSTI;FLDM From The Last 14 Days
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May 28, 2015
15:30 EDTPFECellectis in takeover talks with Pfizer named as suitor, FT reports
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11:02 EDTLLYEli Lilly granted FDA orphan status for treatment of sickle cell disease
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10:52 EDTPFEPfizer to host conference call
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09:27 EDTNBSOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
HIGHER: Rally Software (RALY), up 44% after deal to be bought by CA Technologies for $19.50 per share... IMAX (IMAX), up 6.5% after IMAX China files application for IPO on Hong Kong Stock Exchange... Avago (AVGO), up 2.8% after announcing deal to buy Broadcom (BRCM) for $37B in cash and stock. Broadcom shares are down 1% following the announcement... Western Digital (WDC), up 2.4% following upgrade to Buy from Neutral at Goldman. UP AFTER EARNINGS: Express (EXPR), up 8%... Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF), up 4.3%. LOWER: NeoStem (NBS), down 22.8% after 12.5M share secondary price at $2 per share... Ctrip.com (CTRP), down 1.6% after reportedly disclosing cyberattack against its services. DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: Orbital ATK (OA), down 1.6%... Signet (SIG), down 3.5%... Sanderson Farms (SAFM), down 3%... Dangdang (DANG), down 11%.
09:00 EDTPFEPfizer has 'significant capacity' for additional deals, says JPMorgan
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08:35 EDTLLYEli Lilly reports final results of Phase III trial for Alimta
Eli Lilly announced final results of the Phase III PROCLAIM trial, a randomized, Phase III superiority study of patients with locally-advanced, nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer, which evaluated Lilly's Alimta in combination with cisplatin with concurrent radiation followed by maintenance Alimta in comparison with etoposide and cisplatin plus concurrent radiation, followed by consolidation chemotherapy of the oncologist's choice. Those treated on the pemetrexed arm achieved a median overall survival of 26.8 months as compared to 25 months for those treated on the etoposide arm. Median progression-free survival was 11.4 months on the pemetrexed arm versus 9.8 months on the etoposide arm and an overall response rate of 35.9% on the pemetrexed arm and 33% on the etoposide arm.
08:33 EDTPFEPfizer announces $3M grants program to further research in breast cancer
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08:09 EDTLLYEli Lilly to present data from several trials of Cyramza for cancer
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May 27, 2015
19:14 EDTNBSOn The Fly: After Hours Movers
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18:55 EDTNBSNeoStem 12.5M share Secondary priced at $2.00
Aegis acted as sole book running manager for the offering.
16:02 EDTNBSNeoStem files to sell common stock, no amount given
Aegis Capital Corp. is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering
08:32 EDTLLYEli Lilly's Humalog KwikPen approved by FDA
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May 26, 2015
20:44 EDTSTEMMarcum to hold a conference
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14:07 EDTPFEFDA approves request for updated package insert for Prevnar 13
The FDA approved a request from Pfizer's Wyeth Pharmaceuticals to supplement the biologics license application for Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine, or Prevnar 13, to update the package insert to include data from the CAPiTA confirmatory efficacy study in adults. Reference Link
07:33 EDTNBSNeoStem appoints Merrick Ross as lead for NeoStem's Intus study
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07:22 EDTLHDespite rumor, Quest takeover seems unlikely, says Wells Fargo
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May 25, 2015
18:48 EDTPSTIPluristem issues shareholder letter, sees submitting PLX-R18 protocol late 2015
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May 22, 2015
12:34 EDTLHOn The Fly: Top stock stories at midday
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12:10 EDTLHQuest declines comment to Bloomberg on takeover speculation
Quest Diagnostics (DGX) declined comment to Bloomberg regarding the takeover speculation that pushed the company's stock higher today. Shares of Quest are up $7.01 to $80.89 in midday trading. Shares spiked earlier in the trading day amid talk among traders that Quest hired an investment bank to explore a sale after being approached by a suitor. The talk is unconfirmed speculation that has not been reported by any news agencies. Quest peer LabCorp (LH) is up $1.74 to $122.10 at midday.
10:52 EDTPFE, LLYJPMorgan says Actavis shares cheap compared to peers
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10:46 EDTLHLabCorp volatility increases
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10:43 EDTLHQuest Diagnostics jumps amid takeover speculation
The move higher in Quest Diagnostics (DGX), which was earlier halted for volatility and remains up 15% to $85 per share in morning trading, has been attributed to takeover speculation. Peer Lab Corp. (LH) is also up 3.9% to $125 in morning trading.
09:58 EDTSTEMOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
Today's noteworthy initiations include: Allison Transmission (ALSN) initiated with a Buy at Stifel... Avago (AVGO) initiated with a Buy at Mizuho... Blackstone (BX) initiated with a Positive at Susquehanna... Cellectis (CLLS) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer... Cypress Semiconductor (CY) initiated with a Buy at Mizuho... Esperion (ESPR) initiated with a Sell at Chardan... H&R Block (HRB) initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray... Horizon Pharma (HZNP) initiated with an Outperform at Leerink... M/A-COM (MTSI) initiated with a Buy at Goldman... Meritor (MTOR) initiated with a Hold at Stifel... Micron (MU) initiated with a Buy at Mizuho... Monster Worldwide (MWW) initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray... NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) initiated with a Buy at Mizuho... National Storage (NSA) initiated with a Sector Weight at KeyBanc... ON Semiconductor (ON) initiated with a Buy at Mizuho... Qorvo (QRVO) initiated with a Buy at Goldman... SanDisk (SNDK) initiated with a Neutral at Mizuho... Sharps Compliance (SMED) initiated with a Buy at Stifel... Skyworks (SWKS) initiated with a Buy at Mizuho... StemCells (STEM) initiated with a Buy at Cantor... Synaptics (SYNA) initiated with a Buy at Mizuho... Synergy Pharmaceuticals (SGYP) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord... Texas Instruments (TXN) initiated with a Neutral at Mizuho... TriNet (TNET) initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray... Vascular Biogenics (VBLT) initiated with a Buy at Roth Capital... Verifone (PAY) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital... uniQure (QURE) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer.
May 21, 2015
18:49 EDTSTEMOn The Fly: After Hours Movers
UP AFTER EARNINGS: Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), up 1%. ALSO HIGHER: Autobytel (ABTL), up 14.1% after acquiring Dealix Corporation and Autotegrity from CDK Global (CDK) for $25M and raising fiscal 2015 guidance... StemCells (STEM), up 2.5% after being initiated with a Buy at Cantor... PTC Therapeutics (PTCT), up 2.3% after a Benefit Assessment by Germany's Federal Joint Committee indicated that Translarna provided a benefit for ambulatory patients... CBOE Holdings (CBOE), up 1.6% after raising share repurchase authorization by $100M... Cypress Semiconductor (CY), up 1.2% after being initiated with a Buy at Mizuho. DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: Aeropostale (ARO), down 18.5%... Brocade (BRCD), down 2.1%... Marvell Technology (MRVL), down 2.9% after reporting quarterly results and departure of CFO. ALSO LOWER: Otonomy (OTIC), down 17.7% following report of Phase 2b topline data for OTO-104... Viggle (VGGL), down 18.8% after filing to sell common stock... CEL-SCI (CVM),down 2.7% after announcing a proposed offering of common stock and warrants.
16:05 EDTSTEMStemCells initiated with a Buy at Cantor
Target $2.
15:19 EDTNBSNeoStem spikes higher, levels to watch
The shares are spiking sharply, last up more than 45% to $3.30. At that price next resistance is at the session high at $3.47 and then at $3.71. Support is at $3.17.
15:17 EDTNBSNeoStem up over 40% after getting $17.7M grant for metastatic melanoma treatment
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15:15 EDTNBSNeoStem gets $17.7M grant for metastatic melanoma treatment
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15:11 EDTNBSNeoStem gets $17.7M grant from CIRM
07:37 EDTLLY, PFEPfizer replaces AbbVie as top global pharma pick at Jefferies
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May 20, 2015
07:46 EDTPFEDeutsche Bank positive on potential Pfizer, GSK merger
Deutsche Bank analyst Gregg Gilbert believes a large foreign deal for Pfizer (PFE) may make sense and says a buyout of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) could be "materially" accretive to earnings while improving the company's tax situation over time. Gilbert assumes a $60 per share buyout price for GlaxoSmithKline in a research note this morning titled "Introducing 'PfizerKline'". The stock closed yesterday up 2c to $44.68. Gilbert reiterates a Buy rating on Pfizer with a $41 price target. Shares ended yesterday up 23c to $34.21.
May 19, 2015
09:31 EDTLHORIG3N announces strategic collaboration with LabCorp
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07:28 EDTLHUBS to hold a conference
Global Healthcare Conference is being held in New York on May 18-20 with webcasted company presentations to begin on May 19 at 8 am; not all company presentations may be webcasted. Webcast Link
06:55 EDTPFEGenocea could be takeover target after data, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Edward Tenthoff expects Genocea Biosciences (GNCA) will report positive Phase II GEN-003 post-immunization results late in Q2. GEN-003 is a therapeutic vaccine for genital herpes targeting Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2. Positive GEN-003 data could position Genocea as a potential acquisition target by a larger vaccine player, Tenthoff tells investors today in a research note. Large vaccine makers include Sanofi (SNY), Merck (MRK), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Pfizer (PFE) and Novartis (NVS). The analyst reiterates an Overweight rating on Genocea with a $14 price target. Shares of the clinical-stage vaccine developer with a $227M market capitalization closed yesterday up 83c to $10.22.
May 18, 2015
10:01 EDTSTEMOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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09:25 EDTPSTIOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
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08:46 EDTLHLabCorp announces full portfolio of Hep C virus drug resistance assays
LabCorp announced the launch of two new Hepatitis C Virus drug resistance assays. The HCV NS5A and NS5B Drug Resistance Assays expand LabCorp’s portfolio of HCV resistance tests that includes HCV GenoSure NS3/4A, which was launched in 2011. These tests are available through Monogram Biosciences, a member of the LabCorp Specialty Testing Group, and a leader in the development and commercialization of innovative antiviral diagnostics.
07:12 EDTSTEMStemCells initiated with a Buy at H.C. Wainwright
H.C. Wainwright initiated StemCells with a Buy rating and $1 price target. The firm is encouraged by StemCells preliminary data from early trials of dry age-related macular degeneration and chronic spinal cord injuries.
06:58 EDTPFEActavis CEO says chances of Pfizer offer are 'unlikely', Financial Times says
Actavis (ACT) CEO Brent Saunders said the chances of Pfizer (PFE) making an offer are "incredibly unlikely," reports the Financial Times. Saunders said he has heard the gossip that Actavis could become a takeover target for a larger group, but he spends "zero time thinking about it." Reference Link
06:38 EDTFLDMFluidigm shares offer attractive entry point, says Leerink
Leerink believes the current share of Fluidigm represents an attractive entry point ahead of the company's new product launches. The firm thinks Fluidigm is well positioned to benefit from the growth in single cell analysis. It keeps an Outperform rating on the name with a $45 price target.
05:13 EDTPSTIPluristem PLX Cells selected for EMA adaptive pathways pilot project
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May 15, 2015
09:31 EDTPFEAmerican Thoracic Society to hold a conference
ATS 2015 Conference is being held in Denver on May 15-20.
May 14, 2015
12:29 EDTPFEPfizer receives 'second request' from FTC regarding potential Hospira merger
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09:22 EDTLLYLeerink pharma/biotech analysts hold an analyst/industry conference call
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08:40 EDTSTEMStemCells announces positive top-line results of HuCNS-SC Phase I/II study
StemCells announced that Dr. Armin Curt, principal investigator, will present a summary of the safety and preliminary efficacy data from the Phase I/II study investigating Human Central Nervous System Stem Cell, or HuCNS-SC, intramedullary transplantation in thoracic spinal cord injury. The summary will be presented today at 10:15 a.m. EDT at the 4th Joint International Spinal Cord Society, or ISCoS, and American Spinal Injury Association, or ASIA, meeting being held in Montreal, Canada. The abstract was selected as one of the top six platform submissions for the conference. The international, open-label, Phase I/II trial evaluated both safety and preliminary efficacy of StemCells, Inc.'s proprietary HuCNS-SC human neural stem cells as a treatment for chronic spinal cord injury. The trial enrolled twelve patients who had suffered injury to the thoracic cord and were in the early chronic stage of recovery. The severity of spinal cord trauma is classified by the ASIA Impairment Scale, or AIS, according to the degree of sensory and motor loss. Patients classified as AIS A, the most severe injury, have lost both sensory and motor function below the level of injury. AIS B patients are considered less severely injured because, although they also have no motor function below the level of injury, some limited sensory function is maintained. The protocol was specifically designed to test safety and preliminary efficacy across this spectrum of injury severity, and ultimately the trial transplanted seven AIS A and five AIS B patients.
08:39 EDTPFETargacept, Catalyst Biosciences amend definitive merger agreement
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08:08 EDTPFEPfizer director Marc Tessier-Lavigne to step down from board
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07:44 EDTLLYInternational Headache Society to hold a conference
17th Congress of the International Headache Society is being held in Valencia, Spain on May 14-17.
06:04 EDTLLYEli Lilly, Sanford-Burnham to investigate immunological therapies
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