H.C. Wainwright slashed its price target for Applied Genetic Technologies (NASDAQ:AGTC) to $8 from $16 but maintained its “buy” rating after the company posted financing results below consensus for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017 and updated its clinical programs.Read More
Athersys (NASDAQ:ATHX) priced a public offering of 19,802,000 common shares at a price of $1.01 each for gross proceeds of about $20-million and gave underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 2,970,300 shares.Read More
Maxim Group has initiated coverage of ContraVir Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CTRV) with a “buy” rating and price target of $4, calling the company an emerging anti-viral leader with two clean shots on goal. The stock closed at 97 cents on Thursday.
“ContraVir has two programs: one in shingles (Phase 3) and one in hepatitis B (Phase 1/2), both of which can be value drivers for the company,” writes analyst Jason Kolbert.Read More