NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald today initiated coverage of Cancer Genetics with a Buy rating and a $21 price target on its shares.

In a research note, analyst Sung Ji Nam said that challenges await companies developing and commercializing genomic tests, but Rutherford, NJ-based Cancer Genetics has strengths in leveraging clinical development collaborations with leading healthcare partners. Additionally, Nam said, the company has one of the most comprehensive sets of diagnostic services targeting cancer types.

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