Needham & Company Reiterates a 'Buy' on Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (LXRX); Conference Call Takeaways

August 1, 2012 8:45 AM EDT
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Needham & Company reiterates a 'Buy' on Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: LXRX) price target of $3.00.

Analyst, Alan Carr, said, "Lexicon management provided a quarterly update in a conference call yesterday. The company reported positive top-line results from its Phase 2b trial of LX4211 in type 2 diabetes in June 2012 and is now seeking a partner. Data available thus far suggest that the drug is well-differentiated...Upcoming news flow, including results from multiple proof-of-concept Phase 2 trials expected in 3Q12, may provide upside for the stock over the next few months."

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Shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals closed at $2.42 yesterday.

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