Canaccord Genuity Maintains a 'Buy' on OraSure Technologies (OSUR); Q2 Preview: Build on its Momentum

July 12, 2012 1:38 PM EDT
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Canaccord Genuity maintains a 'Buy' on OraSure Technologies (NASDAQ: OSUR) price target of $14.00.

Analyst, Jeffrey Frelick, said, "We expect OraSure to report Q2/12 sales of $22.5M (+18%), in line with the consensus estimate, and EPS of $(0.09), matching consensus."

"We expect OSUR to build on its momentum from 2011, as we expect OSUR’s first-ever rapid CLIA-waived HCV test to result in $14M and $24M in HCV revenue in 2012 and 2013, respectively. In addition, OSUR obtained FDA approval for its HIV OTC test earlier than we forecasted. We expect OSUR can generate HIV-OTC revenue of $7M and $18M in 2013 and 2014, respectively."

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Shares of OraSure Technologies closed at $12.51 yesterday.

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