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Morgan Stanley Reiterates Overweight, Raises PT On NanoString Technologies On Increased Visibility

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In a report published Tuesday, Morgan Stanley analyst Steve Beuchaw reiterated an Overweight rating on NanoString Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: NSTG), and raised the price target from $16.00 to $17.00.

In the report, Morgan Stanley noted, "The company's success in the biopharma space remains underappreciated, with placements at over half of mid/large pharma companies.The ~50 instruments in biopharma are driving +50% of consumables sales, implying +$250K annual consumable pull through per instrument and illustrating upside potential. The absence of further pharma collaboration revenue in '15 guidance is a driver of conservatism, worth 5% upside risk to revenues; NSTG notes ongoing interest from biopharma companies in CDx collaborations which would support sales and cash flow (note CELG cash flows $14mn in '14-'15)."

NanoString Technologies closed on Monday at $11.27.

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DateFirmActionFromTo
Oct 2018MaintainsEqual-WeightEqual-Weight
Sep 2018MaintainsOutperformOutperform
Jul 2018MaintainsEqual-WeightEqual-Weight

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