NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Investment firm BTIG today initiated coverage of Foundation Medicine with a Buy rating and a $30 price target on the company's shares. 

In a report, analyst Karen Koski noted Foundation's first-mover status in offering comprehensive molecular genomic tests for solid tumors and hematologic malignancies, and said the firm's "easy-to-use tools and data that can increase its tests' clinical utility is a differentiator." 

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Jun
20
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21
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Jun
26
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