AveXis (AVXS): Raising PT After Gene Editing Summit Points To Improvements - Jefferies

October 12, 2016 9:16 AM EDT
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Price: $51.16 -0.08%

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Jefferies analyst, Biren Amin, reiterated his Buy rating on shares of AveXis (NASDAQ: AVXS) and increased his price target to $58 from $50 after the company presented at the Jefferies Gene Editing Summit.

Management reiterated their impressive motor milestone data, initially presented at World Muscle however, this was taken one step further as the company disclosed that the patient has come off of permanent ventilation and is recovering well from surgery.

The analyst updated the model for a 30% risk adjustment (lower) for AVXS-101 in SMA Type 1 resulting in the higher price target.

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Shares of AveXis closed at $48.97 yesterday.

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