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Tracking Jeffrey Ubben's ValueAct Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

2018-05-22 seekingalpha
The top three positions are Twenty-First Century Fox, Seagate Technology, and Alliance Data Systems and they add up to ~45% of the portfolio.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Can Still Go Higher - Cramer's Lightning Round (5/21/18)

2018-05-22 seekingalpha
Stocks discussed on the Lightning Round segment of Jim Cramer's Mad Money Program, Monday, May 21.

Progenics Pharmaceuticals: Elucidating The Upcoming Regulatory Binary For Azedra

2018-05-21 seekingalpha
The review time for the new drug application (“NDA”) for Azedra was extended by 3 months. The prescription user fee drug act (“PDUFA”) is set for July 30.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals: Worth At Least $30

2018-05-21 seekingalpha
When investors look back at the history of Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ (VRX) turnaround, they will remember May 8, 2018. Management’s earnings call for the first quarter is an inflection point for the company as the company builds on revenue growth and higher profits. The company has three catalysts that will lead the stock to a minimum $30 share price. That is, a forward P/E multiple of at least 8 times on sales growth of between 15 – 20 percent, annually.

CEF BGH: High Yield Short Duration

2018-05-18 seekingalpha
This fund is currently trading at an attractive discount of -8.81% with a 1-year z-score of -1.00.

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.

Reader Inquiry: Time To Buy EyeGate Pharmaceuticals?

2018-05-18 seekingalpha
Shares of fallen nearly 70% year to date but appear to be ready to fill the gap back to the psychologically important $1 level.

Tracking George Soros' Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

2018-05-17 seekingalpha
Soros' 13F portfolio value increased from $4.37B to $6.16B this quarter. The number of positions increased from 196 to 219.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Finally Has The Missing Ingredient... Believers

2018-05-17 seekingalpha
On Tuesday, Mizuho Securities analyst Irina Koffler dished out a rather dramatic upgrade of Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX). Raising it from “Neutral” to “Buy” was significant, though not earth-shattering. The head-turner was the improved price target. Koffler had thought VRX stock was worth $15, but upped her target to a whopping $27 per share.

Aswath Damodaran On Facebook, Valuation, And Faith (Podcast)

2018-05-15 seekingalpha
Professor Aswath Damodaran joins Behind the Idea this week to discuss Facebook and his broader investing (and life) philosophy.

Jim Chanos on Masters In Business

2018-05-14 thereformedbroker
Jim Chanos is the man, that I can tell you. Barry’s new interview with the legendary money manager and short-seller has too many highlights for me to list individually.

Transcript: Jim Chanos, Kynikos Associates - The Big Picture

2018-05-13 ritholtz
You can stream/download the full conversation, including the podcast extras on iTunes, Bloomberg, Overcast, and Soundcloud. Our earlier podcasts can all be found on iTunes, Soundcloud, Overcast and Bloomberg.

MIB: Jim Chanos on Having an Edge - The Big Picture

2018-05-12 ritholtz
This week, we speak with famed short seller Jim Chanos, founder and president of Kynikos Associates LP, the world’s largest exclusive short-selling investment firm.

PDL BioPharma's (PDLI) CEO John McLaughlin on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2018-05-11 seekingalpha
Good afternoon and welcome to the PDL BioPharma's earnings conference call for the first quarter 2018. Today's call is being recorded. For opening remarks and introductions, I would now like to turn the call over to Pete Garcia, Chief Financial Officer of PDL.

Valeant (VRX) Rallies on Earnings Beat in Q1, Raises View

2018-05-10 zacks
Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VRX - Free Report) have rallied 11.5% after the company reported better-than-expected results for the first-quarter results on May 8. The increase in guidance for 2018 was encouraging too.

VRX: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Stock Analysis and Research Report

2017-09-28 - Asif

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a multinational, specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company that develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of branded, generic and branded generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter (“OTC”) products and medical devices (contact lenses, intraocular lenses, ophthalmic surgical equipment, and aesthetics devices), which are marketed directly or indirectly in over 100 countries. We are diverse not only in our sources of revenue from our broad drug and medical device portfolio, but also among the therapeutic classes and geographies we serve. We generated revenues of $4,342 million and $4,792 million for the six months ended June 30, 2017 and 2016, respectively. Our portfolio of products falls into three reportable segments: (i) Bausch + Lomb/International, (ii) Branded Rx and (iii) U.S. Diversified Products. The Bausch + Lomb/International segment consists of: (i) sales in the U.S. of pharmaceutical products, OTC products a...

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2018-05-21 - Asif

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2018-05-21 - Asif

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