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Optimer Pharmaceuticals (OPTR) surges 18.1% following a report that the antibiotics maker has...

Optimer Pharmaceuticals (OPTR) surges 18.1% following a report that the antibiotics maker has attracted takeover interest from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), AstraZeneca (AZN), Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST) and Japan's Astellas. Optimer hopes to fetch up to $1B in an auction, well above its market cap of $660M. The company has one drug on the market, Dificid, which is used to treat intestinal infections in hospitalized patients.
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  • Michael Bryant
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    That would be about $19.51 / share of (OPTR). I doubt it will go that high. http://yhoo.it/16uRDi7;c=
    2 Apr 2013, 10:16 PM Reply Like
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