Posts tagged pathogens
Stifel ups Tetraphase to buy

Stifel upgraded Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TTPH) to “buy” from “hold” and raised its price target to $15 from $8 after the company reported positive top-line results of the IGNITE4 clinical trial evaluating its eravacycline in patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI). The stock closed at $6.90 on July 25.

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HCW starts Pharming at buy

H.C. Wainwright launched coverage of  Pharming Group NV (AEX:PHARM) with a “buy” rating and €1.50 price target. The stock was recently quoted at €0.45. 

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BTIG ups Cerus price target to $10

BTIG Research has raised its price target for Cerus (NASDAQ:CERS) to $10 from $8, saying the progress made by the company has “exceeded even our bullish expectations.” The stock closed at $6.65 on Thursday.

Cerus is a biomedical products company focused on the field of blood safety.

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Rodman starts Nanosphere at buy

Rodman & Renshaw has launched coverage of Nanosphere (NASDAQ:NSPH) with a “buy” rating and price target of $2. The stock closed at 87 cents on Monday.

“In our view, the company’s Verigene system and test panels are differentiated from competing systems in that it is based on the gold nanoparticle technology for direct detection of pathogens without the use of PCR, and it offers test and pricing flexibility while having multiplex capacity (identifying multiple targets in one test),” writes analyst Yi Chen.

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