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February 14, 2013
13:58 EDTHNZ, GIS, POST, BRK.A, CPBFood staples makers higher after Heinz purchased by Berkshire
Consumer food staples stocks are moving higher today after H.J. Heinz (HNZ) announced it would be acquired by a consortium of Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) and 3G Capital for $72.50 per share, or $28B, including the assumption of Heinzís outstanding debt. The purchase price for Heinz represents a 20% premium against yesterday's closing price. During a press conference this morning following the announcement, Heinz said that it did not solicit the offer. Speaking on CNBC after the deal had been announced, Buffet said that it is possible Heinz may be involved in future acquisitions. Following the Heinz deal, General Mills (GIS) is up about $1.30, or 3%, Campbell Soup (CPB) is up about 80c, or 2.1%, and Post Holdings (POST) is up about 75c, or 2% in afternoon trading.
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February 25, 2015
10:01 EDTAOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
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08:28 EDTAAgilent upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BTIG
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07:18 EDTAG Corp to hold annual meeting
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February 19, 2015
09:09 EDTALeerink's life science tools analyst holds an analyst/industry conference call
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February 17, 2015
16:09 EDTAAgilent sees FY15 EPS $1.67- $1.73, consensus $1.73
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16:08 EDTAAgilent sees Q2 EPS 37c-41c, consensus $39c
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16:07 EDTAAgilent reports Q1 EPS 41c, consensus 41c
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15:32 EDTANotable companies reporting after market close
Notable companies reporting after the market close, with earnings consensus, include Devon Energy (DVN), consensus $1.05... Vornado Realty (VNO), consensus $1.23... Analog Devices (ADI), consensus 61c... FirstEnergy (FE), consensus 75c... CF Industries (CF), consensus $5.08... Agilent Technologies (A), consensus 41c... Cimarex Energy (XEC), consensus 82c... Flowserve (FLS), consensus $1.13... Fossil (FOSL), consensus $3.07... Rackspace (RAX), consensus 19c... Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH), consensus 37c... Jack in the Box (JACK), consensus 87c... Cloud Peak Energy (CLD), consensus 7c... La-Z-Boy (LZB), consensus 38c... KAR Auction Services (KAR), consensus 29c... Owens & Minor (OMI), consensus 50c... Valmont Industries (VMI), consensus $1.65... Realty Income (O), consensus 66c.
February 16, 2015
10:54 EDTADako and Ono Pharmaceutical announce collaboration
Dako, an Agilent Technologies company and a worldwide provider of cancer diagnostics, and Ono Pharmaceutical announced a new partnership to develop a potential diagnostic test specifically for use with Opdivo in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer, NSCLC. This test is being investigated for its diagnostic utility to determine which patients are most likely to respond to Opdivo.

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