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July 14, 2014
16:30 EDTPRGO, FHCO, RVBD, ABT, C, ABBV, MYL, SHPG, AAPLOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
Stocks on Wall Street began the session sharply higher and then continued to trade in a very narrow range throughout the rest of the day. The higher start was attributed to the host of M&A deals that occurred over the weekend and renewed optimism over the second quarter earnings season following Citigroup's (C) better than expected headline results. ECONOMIC EVENTS: No major economic data was released in the U.S. COMPANY NEWS: Shares of Citigroup advanced $1.42, or 302%, to $48.42 after its headline earnings and revenue beat expectations. Also, the bank announced that it has reached a $7B settlement that resolves actual and potential civil claims by the Department of Justice, several state attorneys general and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation relating to RMBS and collateralized debt obligations issued, structured or underwritten by Citi between 2003 and 2008... Mylan (MYL) struck a deal to buy Abbott's (ABT) non-U.S. developed markets specialty and branded generics business in an all-stock transaction valued at about $5.3B. Under the terms of the deal, Abbott will carve out the assets and transfer them to a new public company organized in the Netherlands. Mylan will then merge with that company to become a new public company, called Mylan N.V., allowing it certain tax advantages. Abbott will receive 105M shares of the combined company, meaning it will hold an approximate 21% stake in Mylan following the deal. Shares of both companies advanced after the announcement, with Abbott gaining 52c, or 1.26%, to $41.82 and Mylan rising $1.04, or 2.07%, to $51.24... Shire (SHPG) announced that it requested, and has received, an increased takeover proposal following talks with AbbVie (ABBV). Shire said it would be willing to recommend the raised cash and stock offer, which has an indicative value of GBP 53.20 per Shire share based on AbbVie's share price on July 11, to its shareholders, potentially paving the way for a final deal between the two. After the announcement, Shire shares trading in New York rose $5.21, or 2.09%, to $254.27, while AbbVie declined 11c, or 0.2%, to $54.85. MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers was Apple (AAPL), which rose $1.23, or 1.29%, to $96.45 after Barclays upgraded its stock to Overweight and raised its price target for the shares to $110 from $95, citing channel checks that indicate near-term upside to consensus estimates and strong new products into 2015. Meanwhile, Morgan Stanley reported that its survey results suggests June quarter iPhone demand upside and the firm raised its iPhone unit estimate and its EPS estimate for Apple's coming quarter above the consensus forecasts. Also higher were shares of Perrigo (PRGO), which rose $12.70, or 8.69%, to $158.85 after Israel's "Globes" financial website, citing sources, said the company has hired an investment bank and seeks a merger with a "major pharmaceutical firm." Among the noteworthy losers was The Female Health Company (FHCO), which fell 79c, or 14.16%, to $4.79 after announcing plans to suspend payment of quarterly dividends and devote cash flows towards strategic initiatives planned to accelerate the company's long-term growth in revenue and earnings. Also lower was Riverbed (RVBD), which fell $1.75, or 8.6%, to $18.60 after the company cut its second quarter adjusted EPS and revenue outlook. Afterward, activist investor Elliot Management reaffirmed its prior $21 per share bid for the company and urged the company's board to "immediately" retain an advisor and announce a review of strategic alternatives, including a sale. INDEXES: The Dow advanced 111.61, or 0.66%, to 17,055.42, the Nasdaq gained 24.93, or 0.56%, to 4,440.42, and the S&P 500 rose 9.53, or 0.48%, to 1,977.10.
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18:06 EDTSHPG, MYL, ABBVPaulson & Co gives quarterly update on stakes
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17:02 EDTAAPLSoros Fund Management gives quarterly update on stakes
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16:22 EDTAAPLOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
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16:00 EDTC, AAPLOptions Update; February 17, 2015
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14:01 EDTCCiti reports January credit loss 2.30% vs. 2.79% last month
Reports January delinquencies 1.61% vs. 1.56% last month.
13:18 EDTAAPLOmega Advisors gives quarterly update on stakes
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12:50 EDTAAPLOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
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10:31 EDTAAPLApple rises as analysts applaud reported auto ambitions
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09:40 EDTC, AAPLActive equity options trading on open
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09:12 EDTSHPGShire multiple poised to expand, says SunTrust
SunTrust believes that Shire's rare disease unit will account for 40% of its 2020 sales, versus the company's estimate of about 35%. As a result, the firm expects the company's multiple to "re-rate." The firm thinks that the company's long-term growth outlook is underappreciated, and it keeps a $262 price target and Buy rating on the shares.
08:18 EDTPRGOPerrigo weakness creates buying opportunity, says Argus
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08:04 EDTCWuXi PharmaTech enters into loan agreement with consortium led by Citi
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07:32 EDTAAPLApple asking suppliers to make 5M-6M Apple Watches in Q1, WSJ says
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07:28 EDTAAPLApple design chief working on store redesign ahead of Watch, New Yorker says
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07:24 EDTPRGOPerrigo management to meet with UBS
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07:22 EDTAAPLMitsubishi UFJ to hold a tour
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07:15 EDTAAPLApple foray into autos would be logical, says Barclays
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07:08 EDTAAPLAuto market could be meaningful for Apple, says Cantor
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06:39 EDTCBanks settle claims related to mortgage securities, Reuters says
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