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Genomic Health Cancer Diagnostic Tests Grow Amid Cost Woes

11h zacks
On Nov 15, we issued an updated research report on Genomic Health Inc (GHDX - Free Report) , a global cancer research company with focus on advanced molecular diagnostics. (35-0)

Medtronic Stock Dips on Preliminary Sales Drag, CRHF to Grow

12h zacks
On Nov 17, 2017, we issued an updated research report on medical device major, Medtronic plc (MDT - Free Report) . The stock carries a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell). (61-0)

Luminex (LMNX) Banks on FDA Approvals & Portfolio Strength

2017-11-16 zacks
On Nov 16, we issued an updated research report on Luminex Corp (LMNX - Free Report) — a manufacturer and marketer of proprietary biological testing technologies with applications throughout the life sciences and diagnostics industry. (47-0)

LabCorp Reports New Use of Agilent's Cancer Diagnostic Test

2017-11-16 zacks
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH - Free Report) or LabCorp recently announced that Agilent’s Dako pathology division’s development — the PD-L1 IHC 28-8 pharmDx assay — is now available in the United States for new expanded use. Per LabCorp, this test has got the U.S. approval to be used as a complementary diagnostic with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company’s (BMY - Free Report) OPDIVO (nivolumab) for two new indications — metastatic urothelial carcinoma or bladder cancer and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck — respectively. (117-0)

Here's Why Investors Should Buy Myriad Genetics Right Now

2017-11-16 zacks
Myriad Genetics, Inc. (MYGN - Free Report) has rallied 12.2% over the last three months, ahead of the S&P 500’s 6.3% gain and also better than the broader industry’s decline of 4.6%. The stock has a market cap of $2.16 billion. (44-0)

Illumina Introduces NextSeq 550Dx, Updates Use of MiSeqDx

2017-11-16 zacks
Illumina, Inc. (ILMN - Free Report) recently introduced its second FDA-regulated and CE-IVD marked next-generation sequencing (NGS) system — NextSeq 550Dx. The instrument has been designed to deliver the power of high-throughput NGS to the clinical laboratory. (55-0)

Myriad Genetics' Latest Alliance to Boost GeneSight Reach

2017-11-15 zacks
Myriad Genetics, Inc.’s (MYGN - Free Report) wholly owned subsidiary Assurex Health recently formed an alliance with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in PRIME Care (PRecision Medicine In MEntal Health Care) — a multi-center and national trial to evaluate the effectiveness of GeneSight test in improving health resultsfor veterans suffering from major depressive disorder (MDD). (83-0)

Haemonetics (HAE) Grows on Strong Plasma, Competition Rife

2017-11-15 zacks
On Nov 14, we issued an updated research report on Haemonetics Corporation (HAE - Free Report) . The company has been trading above the broader industry over the last month. The stock has gained 19.9% as against the broader industry’s 0.5% gain. The stock has also outperformed the S&P 500’s 1.2% gain. The stock currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). (83-0)

Here's Why Investors Should Buy Luminex (LMNX) Right Now

2017-11-15 zacks
Luminex Corporation (LMNX - Free Report) has rallied 10.9% over the last three months, ahead of the S&P 500’s 4.8% gain and also better than the broader industry’s rise of 4.6%. The stock has a market cap of $937.5 million.The company’s current-year historical growth rate is also favorable at 53.1% as compared with 22.7% of the S&P 500 index and 17.6% of the broader industry. (83-0)

Quest Diagnostics, Clinical Genomics Ally, Oncology Strong

2017-11-14 zacks
Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX - Free Report) and Clinical Genomics, a major player in the field of colorectal cancer detection, jointly announced the FDA clearance of the latter’s InSure ONE. (30-0)

Weight Watchers (WTW) to Issue $500M Senior Notes Due 2025

2017-11-14 zacks
Weight Watchers International Inc. (WTW - Free Report) recently announced an offering of $500 million senior notes, due in 2025. The notes will be unsecured and will be guaranteed by the company's subsidiaries. The company intends to enter into a new $150-million revolving credit facility to refinance its existing one. (24-0)

Bio-Rad (BIO) Beats Earnings and Revenue Estimates in Q3

2017-11-13 zacks
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (BIO - Free Report) reported third-quarter 2017 earnings of 91 cents per share, a 46.8% surge from the year-ago figure. The bottom line also surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 33 cents by a wide margin. Notably, net income in the quarter was favorably impacted by higher sales and a significantly improved gross margin.  (36-0)

Medtronic Preliminary Sales Dip Y/Y, Hurricane Blow Lessens

2017-11-13 zacks
Medtronic plc (MDT - Free Report) announced dull preliminary sales results for second-quarter fiscal 2018. Preliminary worldwide revenues for the quarter dipped 4% year over year to $7.05 billion. The Zacks Consensus Estimate of $7.09 billion remains a tad higher than the reported preliminary revenue figure. (57-0)

BioTelemetry (BEAT) Q3 Earnings Miss, Revenues Meet Estimates

2017-11-13 zacks
BioTelemetry Inc. (BEAT - Free Report) reported third-quarter 2017 adjusted earnings of 16 cents per share, which widely missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 24 cents as well as the year-ago equivalent of 21 cents. (20-0)

Bruker's NANO Grows Strong, MERLIN Buyout Holds Promise

2017-11-10 zacks
On Nov 08, we issued an updated research report on Bruker Corporation (BRKR - Free Report) . The stock carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). (13-0)

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