Deutsche, Needham talk eteplirsen as Sarepta falls by nearly two-thirds

|About: Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (SRPT)|By:, SA News Editor

Deutsche's Robyn Karnauskas weighs in on what, quite frankly, has been a nightmarish day for Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT -63.4%).

Karnauskas is now modeling a 2016 launch for eteplirsen. "Every 1 year delay impacts the DCF by $10/share," the analyst notes.

Needham's Chad Messer is also out with some commentary, saying that while he "continues to believe in the efficacy and safety of eteplirsen, [he is] downgrading [the] shares to Hold [after losing] visibility to the regulatory hurdles for approval."