Deutsche Bank Lifts Target on Achillion Pharmaceuticals (ACHN), Sees 60% Upside

October 16, 2012 12:23 PM EDT
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    Up: 24 | Down: 17 | New: 14
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Deutsche Bank boosted its price target on Buy-rated Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ACHN) price target from $12 to $17, suggesting 60% upside to yesterday's close. The firm cited an increasing our probability of success.

"We are increasing our probability of success to 60% (from 50%) after events that provide read through to future success of ACHN 2 drug combo regimens," the analyst said. "We maintain our 15% peak share & $2.7B unadjusted peak sales. Buy. ABT's regimen has 5 drugs in combo: HIV booster/PI/NS5A/non-nuke/Riba. BMY’s regimen has 3 drugs: PI/NS5A/nonnuke. ACHN's PI is un-boosted & NS5A has better resistance in GT1A."

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Shares of Achillion Pharmaceuticals closed at $10.64 yesterday.

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