Company Overview and News
GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC - Free Report) has been gaining investor confidence on stellar results over an extended period. Year to date, the company’s stock has outperformed its industry. The stock has gained 11.2% against the industry’s 2.2% rise.
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Intuitive Surgical Inc (ISRG - Free Report) is expected to release third-quarter 2018 results on Oct 18, after market close. The company expects steady growth in the Instruments and Accessories segment.
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Amedisys, Inc. (AMED - Free Report) recently inked an agreement to buy national hospice care provider —Compassionate Care Hospice. Amedisys is slated to pay $340 million, which includes $50 million in payments related to a tax asset and working capital for acquiring 100% ownership interest in Compassionate Care Hospice. The transaction is expected to close by Feb 1, 2019.
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2018-10-13 seekingalpha - 5
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Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX - Free Report) through its subsidiary Summit Health has acquired the assets of Hooper Holmes, Inc. d/b/a Provant Health. Hooper Holmes is a prominent name in the field of comprehensive workplace well-being and clinical research support services.
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QIAGEN N.V. (QGEN - Free Report) recently launched a technology for faster and simpler library preparation of ribonucleic acid, or RNA sequencing for next-generation sequencing (NGS).An integral component of this offering is the QIAseq FastSelect RNA Removal Kit.
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The market expects Intuitive Surgical (ISRG - Free Report) to deliver a year-over-year decline in earnings on higher revenues when it reports results for the quarter ended September 2018. This widely-known consensus outlook is important in assessing the company's earnings picture, but a powerful factor that might influence its near-term stock price is how the actual results compare to these estimates.
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA - Free Report) reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.48 for fourth-quarter fiscal 2018, up 12.9% year over year (same at constant exchange rate). The figure surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.44.
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athenahealth, Inc. (ATHN - Free Report) has topped estimates in the trailing four quarters. For the quarters ahead, the company is expected to gain from its solid focus on cloud-based services and a raised guidance for 2018. However, cutthroat competition might pose a threat.
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Baxter International Inc. (BAX - Free Report) and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) recently launched an educational video series on the appropriate use of parenteral nutrition (PN). Notably, this is part of SmartPN, a collaboration between Baxter ad ASPEN, which came into effect in 2017.
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For those looking to find strong Medical stocks, it is prudent to search for companies in the group that are outperforming their peers. Is Intuitive Surgical (ISRG - Free Report) one of those stocks right now? By taking a look at the stock's year-to-date performance in comparison to its Medical peers, we might be able to answer that question.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW - Free Report) recently announced the commencement of a study on the company’s self-expanding CENTERA transcatheter valve. The company has started a U.S. pivotal trial on CENTERA for severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis (AS) patients who are at intermediate risk of open-heart surgery.
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Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX - Free Report) has been gaining investor confidence on consistently encouraging results. Over the past six months, the company’s share price has outperformed its industry. The stock has gained 27.1% compared with the industry’s 19% rally. Also, the company has outperformed the S&P 500’s 8.7% rise.
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Genomic Health, Inc. (GHDX - Free Report) has been gaining investor confidence on stellar results over an extended period. Over the past year, the company’s share price has outperformed its industry. The stock has gained 103.2% against the industry’s 18.6% fall. Also, the company has fared better than the S&P 500’s 13.9% rise.
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2018-10-01 - Asif
Overview The following discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with its unaudited interim condensed consolidated financial statements and the related notes that appear elsewhere in this quarterly report on Form 10-Q. This discussion contains forward-looking statements reflecting its current expectations that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those discussed in these forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including those set forth in the section entitled “Risk Factors” in its most recent annual report on Form 10-K. For further information regarding forward-looking statements, please refer to the “Special Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements and Projections” immediately after the index to this quarterly report on Form 10-Q. Alimera Sciences, Inc., and its subsidiaries (we or Alimera), is a pharmaceutical company that specializes in the commercialization and development of prescription ophthalmic pharma...
2018-09-25 - Asif
Background DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical stage drug development company with a focus on the treatment of cancer. The company's mission is to benefit patients and create shareholder value by developing and commercializing anti-cancer therapies for patients whose tumors exhibit features that make them resistant to, or unlikely to respond to, currently available therapies, particularly for orphan cancer indications where patients have failed, or are unlikely to respond to, currently available therapy. DelMar Pharmaceuticals is developing VAL-083, a novel, DNA-targeting agent, for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (“GBM”) and potentially other solid tumors, including ovarian cancer. VAL-083 is a first-in-class, DNA-targeting chemotherapeutic that demonstrated activity against a range of tumor types in prior Phase 1 and Phase 2 clinical studies sponsored by the US National Cancer Institute (“NCI”). The company's recent research has highlighted the opportunit...
2018-09-18 - Asif
Overview Rigel Pharmaceuticals is a biotechnology company dedicated to discovering, developing and providing novel small molecule drugs that significantly improve the lives of patients with immune and hematologic disorders, cancer and rare diseases. The company's pioneering research focuses on signaling pathways that are critical to disease mechanisms. The company's first FDA-approved product is TAVALISSE™ (fostamatinib disodium hexahydrate), an oral spleen tyrosine kinase (SYK) inhibitor, for the treatment of adult patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenia who have had an insufficient response to a previous treatment. The company's current clinical programs include Phase 2 studies of fostamatinib in autoimmune hemolytic anemia and IgA nephropathy, and a Phase 1 study for its IRAK program. In addition, Rigel Pharmaceuticals has product candidates in development with partners BerGenBio AS, Daiichi Sankyo, and Aclaris Therapeutics. Since inception, Rigel Pharmaceuticals h...
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