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Tracking John Paulson's Paulson & Co. Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

2018-05-18 seekingalpha
This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to John Paulson's 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Paulson's regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2018. Please visit our Tracking John Paulson's Paulson & Co. Portfolio series to get an idea of his investment philosophy and our previous update for the fund's moves during Q4 2017.

 
Nektar Therapeutics Stock Is Risky But Offers Big Reward

2018-05-15 investorplace
After topping the $110 level in March 2018, shares of Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) are in a downtrend. Whether the underperformance is due to investors locking in profits or a lack of any news, the low trading volume suggests the stock could go anywhere from here.

 
UPDATE 3-U.S. state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic

2018-05-15 reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Six more U.S. states on Tuesday announced lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the company of fueling a national opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing its prescription painkillers to generate billions of dollars in sales.

 
BioDelivery (BDSI) Q1 Earnings and Sales Beat Estimates

2018-05-11 zacks
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (BDSI - Free Report) reported a loss of 18 cents per share for first-quarter 2018, which was narrower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of 23 cents. However, in the year-ago quarter the company had recorded earnings of 87 cents per share.

 
Xiaflex & Sterile Injectables Drive Endo's (ENDP) Q1 Earnings

2018-05-10 zacks
Endo International plc (ENDP - Free Report) reported first-quarter 2018 results wherein both earnings and revenues surpassed estimates but declined year over year.

 
Endo International Plc (ENDP) Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2018-05-08 seekingalpha
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the First Quarter 2018 Endo International plc Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later we will conduct a question-and-answer session and instructions will be given at that time. As a reminder, this call is being recorded

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BioDelivery Sciences (BDSI) Q1 Earnings: What to Expect?

2018-05-08 zacks
We expect BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (BDSI - Free Report) to beat estimates when it reports first-quarter 2018 results on May 10. In the last reported quarter, the company delivered a negative earnings surprise of 31.82%.

 
Aurobindo Pharma Bids $1.6 Billion for Novartis’ Generics Dermatology Business

2018-05-08 biospace
Swiss-based Novartis’ generics division, Sandoz, has been struggling in the face of intense pricing pressure. In the first quarter, Sandoz sales dropped 4 percent to $2.5 billion on a constant-currency basis. Excluding the U.S. sales, Sandoz sales grew 5 percent. Sandoz’s revenue dropped 17 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, citing consolidation among buyers as the cause.

 
UPDATE 2-Endo posts Q1 beat, embraces branded drugs, injectables

2018-05-08 reuters
(Reuters) - Endo International Plc (ENDP.O) on Tuesday posted a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates as the company makes good on plans to pivot to its injectables and branded drugs businesses, while remaining “laser-focused” on paying down long-term debt.

 
Is the Options Market Predicting a Spike in Endo International (ENDP) Stock?

2018-05-08 zacks
Investors in Endo International plc (ENDP - Free Report) need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately. That is because the May 11, 2018 $6.00 Call had some of the highest implied volatility of all equity options today.

 
BRIEF-Endo Posts Q1 Adj. Earnings $0.67/Shr From Continuing Operations

2018-05-08 reuters
* QTRLY REPORTED NET LOSS OF $505 MILLION DRIVEN BY PRE-TAX, NON-CASH ASSET IMPAIRMENT CHARGES OF $448 MILLION

 
Factors Likely to Impact Zillow (ZG) This Earnings Season

2018-05-07 zacks
Zillow Group Inc. (ZG - Free Report) is set to report first-quarter 2018 earnings on May 7. The company beat the Zack Consensus Estimate in three of the trailing four quarters, with an average positive earnings surprise of 43.92%.

 
UPDATE 1-Indivior's Q1 profit falls as blockbuster drug disappoints

2018-05-02 reuters
May 2 (Reuters) - Britain’s Indivior posted a 5 percent fall in quarterly profit on Wednesday, as its blockbuster treatment, Suboxone Film, lost market share in the U.S. due to stiff competition from generic versions.

 
Kentucky accuses J&J of contributing to opioid epidemic - Channel NewsAsia

2018-04-18 channelnewsasia
Kentucky's attorney general on Wednesday sued Johnson & Johnson, accusing the pharmaceutical manufacturer of devising a deceptive marketing scheme that mischaracterized the risk of opioid abuse and addiction.

 
UPDATE 1-Kentucky accuses J&J of contributing to opioid epidemic

2018-04-18 reuters
(Reuters) - Kentucky’s attorney general on Wednesday sued Johnson & Johnson(JNJ.N), accusing the pharmaceutical manufacturer of devising a deceptive marketing scheme that mischaracterized the risk of opioid abuse and addiction.

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