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March 24, 2014
08:32 EDTABCAmerisourceBergen acquires minority interest in Profarma Distribuidora
AmerisourceBergen announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire a minority stake in Profarma Distribuidora de Produtos Farmaceuticos. In addition, AmerisourceBergen and Profarma will establish a joint venture for specialty distribution and services. The company expects to invest a total of approximately $100M, and the transaction is expected to close in the June quarter of FY14. AmerisourceBergen does not expect the transaction to have a meaningful impact to its adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations for FY14. AmerisourceBergen will purchase up to a 19.9% minority stake by offering R$22.50 per share for shares offered in a primary offering by Profarma. The specialty distribution joint venture will include Profarma’s existing specialty businesses and an equity investment from AmerisourceBergen, and each company will own a 50% stake in the joint venture.
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July 24, 2014
07:03 EDTABCAmerisourceBergen now sees FY14 adjusted continuing ops EPS $3.89-$3.94
Consensus is $3.73. Sees FY14 revenue growth in the 35% range, consensus $116.72B. The company says "Adjusted operating margin is expected to decline in the high-teens basis points range due to the onboarding of significant new lower margin business and growth in brand pharmaceutical business with our large customers. We expect free cash flow to be in the high end of the range of $500 to $700 million, with capital expenditures in the $275 million range, and to spend approximately $500 million in share repurchases, subject to market conditions."
07:02 EDTABCAmerisourceBergen reports Q3 continuing ops EPS $1.01, consensus 92c
Reports Q3 revenue $30.35B, consensus $29.25B.

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