Shares of Novartis AG (VTX:NOVN) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the fifteen analysts that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is CHF 85.

A number of research firms have weighed in on NOVN. HSBC Holdings plc set a CHF 85 target price on Novartis AG and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. Berenberg Bank set a CHF 85 target price on Novartis AG and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, July 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a CHF 75 target price on Novartis AG and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Deutsche Bank AG set a CHF 81 target price on Novartis AG and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a CHF 80 target price on Novartis AG and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, July 14th.

Novartis AG (NOVN) opened at 82.90 on Friday. Novartis AG has a 12-month low of CHK 67.40 and a 12-month high of CHK 84.35. The firm has a market capitalization of CHK 194.23 billion and a P/E ratio of 30.27. The firm has a 50 day moving average of CHK 81.20 and a 200 day moving average of CHK 78.64.

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Novartis AG 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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