Shares of Novartis AG (VTX:NOVN) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the sixteen brokerages that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation and seven have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is CHF 86.41.

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on NOVN shares. Morgan Stanley set a CHF 88 price objective on Novartis and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. UBS set a CHF 78 target price on Novartis and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Kepler Capital Markets set a CHF 87 target price on Novartis and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, August 28th. set a CHF 90 target price on Novartis and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group set a CHF 80 target price on Novartis and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th.

Shares of Novartis (NOVN) opened at CHF 83.85 on Friday. Novartis has a 1-year low of CHF 69.50 and a 1-year high of CHF 85.40.

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Novartis Company Profile

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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