Myriad Genetics (MYGN) Target Lifted at Jefferies on CMS Reimbursement

April 2, 2014 7:18 AM EDT Send to a Friend
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Jefferies analyst Brandon Couillard lifted his price target on Myriad Genetics (NASDAQ: MYGN) from $30 to $33 after the CMS lifted final BRCA reimbursement levels, but maintained a Hold rating.

Couillard comments, "In a surprise move, CMS revised the final NLA for BRCA testing to ~$2,200 (+52% from prior interim price) following a public comment period. We are raising our FY14 EPS forecast to $2.17 (from $2.12) to account for the new CMS reality in 4Q14. Our PT moves to $33 (from $30) on higher intermediate-term cash flow forecasts."

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Shares of Myriad Genetics closed at $35.15 yesterday.


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