UPDATE: Jefferies Upgrades Pfizer from Hold to Buy, Boosts Target to $38
Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) has received an upgraded rating from Hold to Buy and a raised price target from $33 to $38 at Jefferies Tuesday morning.
Pfizer's upgrades follows acknowledgments that Oncology and restructuring are key themes for the Pharma sector and Pfizer has both of those covered with palbociclib looking like it could launch before year end, according to the firm's Jeffery Holland.
The Jefferies analyst expects the market to soon be reflecting incremental value in the shares based on the drivers above, adding significant upside to the companies shares.
Shares of Pfizer are up 2.7 percent to $31.42 at last check following the upgrade.
Latest Ratings for PFE
|Jun 2015||Jefferies||Initiates Coverage on||Overweight|
|Jun 2015||Piper Jaffray||Initiates Coverage on||Overweight|
|Apr 2015||Deutsche Bank||Maintains||Buy|
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