Jefferies Raises Price Target on Bellicum Pharma (BLCM) to $22; Reiterates Buy

August 9, 2016 9:50 AM EDT
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Price: $16.83 +0.06%

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Jefferies reiterated a Buy rating on Bellicum Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: BLCM), and raised the price target to $22.00 (from $20.00), following the company's 2Q earnings report. BLCM reported a Q2 GAAP EPS of ($0.61) vs. estimates of ($0.59).

Analyst Biren Amin commented, "BLCM reported 2Q financial results and provided a pipeline update. For BPX-501, BLCM provided add'l color on recently announced BPX-501 regulatory pathway for peds in the EU and provided a brief clinical update for the BP-004 trial which included 3 new rimiducid-tx cases of GVHD. The PIs for BPX-601 and BPX-701 are on track to begin shortly. Lastly, BLCM does not plan to move BPX-401 into the clinic due to the CD19 competitive landscape."

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Shares of Bellicum Pharmaceuticals closed at $17.05 yesterday.

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