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|Bid||21.20 x 1100|
|Ask||21.33 x 1000|
|Day's range||21.20 - 21.61|
|52-week range||10.85 - 25.96|
|Beta (3Y monthly)||0.97|
|PE ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||21.53|
Novartis’s (NVS) Innovative Medicines business includes prescription products from two business units: Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Novartis Oncology. The Innovative Medicines business contributed over 67.2% of the total revenues for Novartis and saw 6% growth in year-over-year (or YoY) revenues to ~$8.6 billion during the third quarter of 2018.
Pfizer (PFE), one of the leading pharmaceutical companies, is scheduled to release its third-quarter earnings on October 30. For the third quarter, analysts expect Pfizer to report an EPS of $0.75 on revenues of $13.5 billion.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA) closed at $21.45 in the latest trading session, marking a +0.85% move from the prior day.
Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ) beauty business generated revenue of $1.1 billion in the third quarter compared to $1.0 billion in the third quarter of 2017, reflecting a ~4.4% YoY rise.
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Pfizer (PFE) reported revenues of $13.5 billion during the second quarter—4% revenue growth YoY compared to $12.9 million during the second quarter of 2017. The revenues are expected to increase 2.8% to $13.5 billion during the third quarter.
Bausch Health’s (BHC) net revenues declined from $4.3 billion in the first half of 2017 to $4.1 billion in the first half of this year, reflecting an ~5.0% YoY (year-over-year) decline. In the second quarter, Bausch Health generated net revenues of $2.1 billion compared to $2.2 billion in the second quarter of 2017.
In the second quarter, Bausch Health (BHC) reported net income and diluted EPS of -$873.0 million and -$2.49, respectively, compared to -$38.0 million and -$0.11 in the second quarter of 2017. In the first half, Bausch Health generated net income and diluted EPS of -$3.45 million and -$9.84, respectively, compared to $590.0 million and $1.68 in the first half of 2017.
On October 11, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA) was trading at a forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 7.5x compared to the industry average PE of 11.5x. Its forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) multiple, a capital-structure-neutral valuation measure, is 10.4x, which is higher than the industry average of 9.4x. A company’s forward PE ratio reflects the market’s views in regards to the company’s growth potential over the next 12 months.
Leerink raised its recommendation on Teva Pharmaceutical Industries from “underperform” to “market perform.” The firm also raised its target price from $16 to $24 on October 1. The stock registered a rise of ~3.6% during premarket trading on the day. Teva has strong fundamentals that have been improving recently due in part to the more stable generics pricing environment in the United States.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA) is gradually recovering from the lows it witnessed in late 2017 due to generics competition, pricing pressure, and declining Copaxone sales. Teva’s growth prospects have been boosted by the FDA’s recent approval of its migraine drug. In recent months, analysts have been more confident about the company’s growth prospects. As of October 11, 24 analysts covered Teva stock and were included in a recent Reuters survey.
Teva (TEVA) and partner Celltrion gets unanimous vote from an FDA advisory committee recommending approval of CT-P10, their proposed biosimilar to Roche's Rituxan.
Today, Morgan Stanley downgraded Mylan (MYL) from “overweight” to “equal weight.” The firm also cut its target price for MYL stock from $46 to $36. Also, Mylan has seen lower-than-expected sales from its biosimilar and complex products portfolio, which it’s increasingly focusing on in the wake of increasing generics competition and pricing pressures. Today, MYL stock fell ~2.7% during premarket trading.
Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX) develops and commercializes therapies for neurology and endocrine disorders. Neurocrine Biosciences’ Ingrezza became the first FDA-approved drug to be approved for the treatment of individuals with tardive dyskinesia. Neurocrine Biosciences’ Ingrezza competes with Teva Pharmaceutical’s (TEVA) Austedo in the tardive dyskinesia drugs market.
GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH) has developed prescription medicines derived from the cannabis plant for the treatment of spasticity from multiple sclerosis. Its portfolio includes clinical stage cannabinoid products focused on the treatment of neurological conditions.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) segregates its business portfolio into three business segments—Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines, and Consumer Healthcare. As a British multinational company, GlaxoSmithKline reports its revenues in pounds sterling. The chart below compares GlaxoSmithKline’s EPS and revenues since the first quarter of 2017, as well as its estimates for the third quarter.
On September 21, Mylan (MYL) launched its authorized generic version of Acorda Therapeutics’ (ACOR) Ampyra (dalfampridine), which is used for improvement in walking for adults who have multiple sclerosis. Mylan’s dalfampridine extended-release tablets are available in 10 mg tablets, similar to Acorda’s Ampyra. On September 21, MYL stock rose ~2.2% before closing up ~0.67% over the previous day’s closing price.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.
GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) Vaccines segment includes influenza vaccines, meningitis vaccines, shingles vaccines, and established vaccines. The vaccines segment reported revenues of ~1.3 billion pounds during the second quarter of 2018, a 13% increase in YoY revenues. The growth includes a 16% increase in operating revenues offset by a 3% negative impact of foreign exchange during the quarter.
Teva Pharmaceutical stock has endured a selloff recently, but Goldman Sachs argues that the weakness is a buying opportunity.
According to the analysts surveyed by Reuters, the consensus target price for Mylan (MYL) stock is $46.61. This target price implies an ~24.0% return based on MYL’s September 25 closing price of $37.62.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) reported revenues of 7.3 billion pounds during the second quarter of 2018, nearly flat as compared to the second quarter of 2017. Revenues rose 4% at constant exchange rates, offset by a 4% negative impact of foreign exchange. The strengthening of the pound negatively affected overall revenues during the second quarter of 2018.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd had its worst week this year after two analysts cautioned on the generic drugmaker -- but Goldman Sachs is doubling down. Goldman analyst Jami Rubin added buy-rated Teva to her conviction list and called the sell-off “a head scratcher” but a good chance for investors to buy. Concerns arose after Bernstein warned on U.S. generics, Morgan Stanley lowered estimates on Teva for the rest of the year and a new Eli Lilly & Co. migraine drug was approved.