NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Biogen (BIIB) - Get Report  is expected to report a year-over-year rise in both earnings and revenue for the 2016 third quarter before Wednesday's market open.

Analysts surveyed by FactSet are anticipating adjusted earnings of $4.97 per share on $2.91 billion in revenue. For the year-ago period, Biogen reported adjusted earnings of $4.48 per share on revenue of $2.78 billion.

Leerink recently reiterated a "market perform" rating and $367 price target on the stock, noting that Biogen's neuropathic pain treatment candidate raxatrigine faces "long odds."

"We don't believe that sufficient proof of concept or re-risking has been established for this product, or this class, to justify including revenue, or value, for raxatrigine in our current company model for Biogen," the firm wrote in a note.

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Biogen stock was down in late-afternoon trading on Monday.

Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates the stock as a "buy" with a ratings score of B.

Biogen's strengths such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: BIIB

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