Analysts Upgrade These Healthcare Companies in December: OMER, ASTM, HWAY

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts upgraded shares in the Healthcare sector for the week ending December 9th, 2011.

  • Omeros (NASDAQ:OMER): Rodman & Renshaw upgraded its rating on this company from Mkt Perform to Mkt Outperform and changed its price target to $13 on Dec 5th. The shares recently traded at $4.05, up $0.06, or 1.5% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Omeros Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of product candidates for use in orthopedics, rheumatology, urology, cardiovascular medicine, general surgery and pain management. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Aastrom Biosciences (NASDAQ:ASTM): WBB Securities upgraded its rating on this company from Sell to Hold and changed its price target from $2 to $2.5 on Dec 6th. The shares recently traded at $2.07, down $0.08, or 3.72% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Aastrom Biosciences, Inc. develops autologous stem/progenitor cell products for the repair/regeneration of tissues based on Tissue Repair Cell (NYSE:TRC) adult stem cell technology. The Company’s products contain bone marrow stem and progenitor cells that are produced from cells originating from the patient. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Healthways (NASDAQ:HWAY): Stifel Nicolaus upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $13 on Dec 8th. The shares recently traded at $6.83, up $0.07, or 1.04% since the analyst’s rating. About the company: Healthways, Inc. provides specialized, comprehensive diabetes and cardiac disease management services to physicians, health plans, and hospitals. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Briefing.com via the Wall St. Journal. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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