Novartis AG (VTX:NOVN) has been given a CHF 78 price objective by analysts at UBS AG in a research report issued on Monday, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. The brokerage presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock.

A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on NOVN. Morgan Stanley set a CHF 88 price target on Novartis AG and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Jefferies Group LLC set a CHF 97 price target on Novartis AG and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a CHF 80 price target on Novartis AG and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Societe Generale set a CHF 91 price target on Novartis AG and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG set a CHF 81 price target on Novartis AG and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Novartis AG currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of CHF 85.37.

Novartis AG (VTX NOVN) traded up 0.95% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching CHK 85.25. The company had a trading volume of 3,131,662 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of CHK 82.94 and a 200 day moving average price of CHK 79.99. The company has a market capitalization of CHK 199.73 billion and a P/E ratio of 31.12. Novartis AG has a one year low of CHK 67.40 and a one year high of CHK 85.40.

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About Novartis AG

Novan, Inc, a clinical-stage drug development company, focuses on the development and commercialization of nitric oxide-based therapies in dermatology. Its lead product candidate is SB204, a cosmetically elegant topical gel that targets multiple mechanisms of action for the treatment of acne vulgaris.

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