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June 9, 2014
09:22 EDTAZN, NSR, ADI, FDO, IDIX, CGIX, TSN, HITT, MRK, ODP, ALNY, HSH, DG, ACHNOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
HIGHER: Idenix (IDIX), up more than 230% after Merck (MRK) acquires the company for $24.50 per share in cash of $3.85B. Idenix peer Achillion (ACHN) is up 35% after Merck's purchase... Hittite Microwave (HITT), up 29% after Analog Devices (ADI) agrees to acquire the company for $78 per share in cash... Family Dollar (FDO), up 11.6% following upgrade at Jefferies after Carl Icahn reported a 9.4% stake in the company. Dollar General (DG), which is being seen as potentially urged as a merger target for Family Dollar based on Icahn's stake, is up 8.6% after the news... Hillshire Brands (HSH), up 4.7% after Tyson Foods (TSN) submits unilaterally binding offer to acquire the company for $8.55B... Office Depot (ODP), up 4.6% after Barron's says shares could jump over 50%... Cancer Genetics (CGIX), up 6.4% after announcing partnership with AstraZeneca (AZN). LOWER: NeuStar (NSR), down 6.3% after calling FCC posting of confidential email "troubling"... Alnylam (ALNY), down 5.8% after presenting ALN-CC5 new pre-clinical data.
News For IDIX;ACHN;MRK;FDO;DG;HITT;ADI;HSH;TSN;NSR;ALNY;CGIX;AZN;ODP From The Last 14 Days
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March 25, 2015
07:28 EDTMRKOptions expected to be active
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March 24, 2015
19:40 EDTACHN, MRKOn The Fly: After Hours Movers
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17:02 EDTMRKMerck announces new $10B share repurchase program
Merck announced that its board of directors has authorized additional purchases of up to $10B of Merck’s common stock for its treasury. The treasury stock purchase has no time limit and will be made over time in open-market transactions, block transactions on or off an exchange, or in privately negotiated transactions. With this announcement, the company’s total outstanding share repurchase authorization is now approximately $11.7B, which includes approximately $1.7B in authorized repurchases remaining under the program previously announced on May 1, 2013. Merck continues to expect average diluted shares outstanding will be approximately 2.86B in 2015.
17:00 EDTMRKMerck announces new $10B share repurchase program
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17:00 EDTACHNAchillion Chief Regulatory Officer Dr. Gautam Shah departing company
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16:00 EDTMRKOptions Update; March 24, 2015
iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures down 10c to 25.14 Option volume leaders: AAPL TSLA TWTR GILD FB AMAT GOOG C MRK GILD according to Track Data.
14:56 EDTADIAnalog Devices management to meet with SunTrust
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08:31 EDTMRKMerck: Phase 3 KEYNOTE-006 study met co-primary endpoints, will be stopped early
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07:50 EDTTSNTyson Foods shares should be bought, says BB&T
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March 23, 2015
09:45 EDTMRK, AZNUBS to hold a field trip
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09:06 EDTAZNInsmed appoints Eugene Sullivan as Chief Medical and Scientific Officer
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09:03 EDTAZNLeerink analysts hold a meeting with a conference call hookup
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07:36 EDTAZNPfizer should rise 'significantly' over next two years, says Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Jeffrey Holford told investors this morning that he expects shares of Pfizer (PFE) to appreciate "significantly" over the next two years. A survey of U.S. oncologists indicated the company's Ibrance drug will be used in 50% of first line hormonal therapy within one year, with off-label use in all lines of therapy including adjuvant, Holford noted. He thinks peak sales of the drug could top $13B, which is well above consensus. In addition, the analyst views Pfizer's Global Established Pharmaceutical business as being underappreciated by the market. Potential value creating options for the pharmaceutical giant include spinning off its GEP unit by 2017 and accretive acquisitions, with possible takeover targets being Shire (SHPG), Actavis (ACT), AstraZeneca (AZN) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), in the eyes of Holford. He added the stock to the firm's Franchise Picks list, which encompasses its best ideas. He also raised his price target for Pfizer to $45 from $42. The stock closed Friday up 10c to $34.25.
07:17 EDTMRKAmerican Academy of Dermatology to hold annual meeting
73rd Annual Meeting of AAD is being held in San Francisco on March 20-24.
March 20, 2015
15:28 EDTDGDollar General management to meet with Sterne Agee
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07:55 EDTAZNAstraZeneca seen as potential target again if oncology drugs lag, Bloomberg says
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07:42 EDTALNYBioCentury to hold a conference
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07:41 EDTMRKAmerican Academy of Dermatology to hold annual meeting
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March 19, 2015
09:06 EDTODPCiti Retail Services extends long term consumer relationship with Office Depot
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08:37 EDTAZNNektar and Daiichi Sankyo to commercialize Movantik in the U.S.
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