NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Citing concerns over the legal environment surrounding Myriad Genetics' BRACAnalysis test, Credit Suisse today downgraded the Salt Lake City-based firm's stock to Underperform from Neutral.

Separately, Piper Jaffray also sounded uncertainty over the future of the test and lowered Myriad's price target but maintained an Overweight rating on the company's stock.

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