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In a report published Friday, Bank of America Merrill Lynch initiated coverage on AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) with a Buy rating and $40.00 price target.

BofA Merrill Lynch noted, “ABBV is unique among the US Major Pharma companies given its significant product concentration (45% of 2011 revenues were generated by a single product), Humira. Despite this, we are bullish on ABBV given its attractive valuation, above-average dividend yield, and the potential for the pipeline to deliver a blockbuster HCV franchise over the medium term. We conservatively include no real contribution from the rest of the pipeline despite the fact that we continue to model robust R&D spend.””

AbbVie closed on Thursday at $34.83.

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