NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Investment bank Barclays on Tuesday initiated coverage of the life science tools and diagnostics industry with the start of coverage on five firms and the upgrade of another company in the molecular diagnostics and omics tools space.

In a report, analyst Jack Meehan initiated coverage of Thermo Fisher Scientific and Myriad Genetics with Overweight ratings. He also gave Equal Weight ratings to Illumina and Agilent Technologies, and an Underweight rating to Hologic, while he upgraded Qiagen to an Overweight rating.

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