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June 2, 2014
09:14 EDTPBYI, OMER, HCT, BRCM, CYTK, PCYC, PL, SHPG, MTZ, ARIA, VTR, Z, NPSPOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
HIGHER: NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP), up 21% after the Times of London reported that Shire (SHPG) secured a $5B credit facility led by Citigroup (C) for a takeover offer for the company... Broadcom (BRCM), up 15% after saying it will explore strategic alternatives for cellular baseband business, backing Q2 revenue expectations... Protective Life (PL) rises 17% after Dai-ichi Life Insurance reported to be in talks to buy the company... American Realty Capital (HCT) up 10% after Ventas (VTR) agreed to acquire the company for $2.6B in stock and cash. Ventas shares down 1.8% in pre-market trade following the deal announcement... Conn's (CONN), up 10% after reporting better than expected Q1 earnings results... ARIAD (ARIA), up 13.5% after FDA lifts partial clinical hold on Iclusig study. LOWER: MasTec (MTZ), down 13% after lowering its Q2 EPS view... Puma Biotechnology (PBYI), down 16% after presentation of PB272 Phase II data... Cytokinetics falls 8.8% after announcing further results from BENEFIT-ALS trial... Zillow (Z), down 4% after shares downgraded at Pacific Crest and at RBC Capital.
News For NPSP;SHPG;BRCM;Z;PL;HCT;VTR;PCYC;OMER;ARIA;CYTK;PBYI;MTZ From The Last 14 Days
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February 9, 2016
16:14 EDTSHPGShire initiated with a Neutral at Guggenheim
09:56 EDTSHPGIntercept higher following report of vague takeover chatter
Shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT) are moving after United Kingdom blog Proactive Investors discussed "reheated rumours" of a takeover. "Vague talk" has Intercept teaming up with CenterView Partners to advise on a sale, the blog states. It mentions AstraZeneca (AZN) as a possible suitor now that Shire (SHPG) has reached an agreement to acquire Baxalta (BXLT). Shares of Intercept, which is developing treatments for chronic liver diseases, are up 4% to $97.39 in early trading.
February 8, 2016
10:26 EDTZOptions with increasing implied volatility
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February 4, 2016
16:00 EDTSHPGShire's NDA for lifitegrast for dry eye resubmssion acknowledged by FDA
Shire announced that the FDA has acknowledged receipt of the resubmission of the New Drug Application for lifitegrast for the treatment of signs and symptoms of dry eye disease in adults. Shire resubmitted the NDA in response to the complete response letter received from the FDA on October 16, 2015 that requested an additional clinical study and more information related to product quality. The FDA determined that the submission is a complete response and has assigned a 6-month review period for the NDA and a Prescription Drug User Fee Act goal date of July 22.
February 3, 2016
08:34 EDTZZillow to acquire Naked Apartments for $13M
Zillow announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Naked Apartments for $13M in cash. The transaction is subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the next few weeks. Naked Apartments will become Zillow Group's fifth consumer brand, and the second in Zillow Group's New York City portfolio, alongside StreetEasy.
08:07 EDTSHPGMedgenics names Brian Piper to succeed John Leaman as CFO
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February 2, 2016
09:46 EDTSHPGIntercept rumored to draw interest from many suitors, Daily Mail says
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06:08 EDTMTZMasTec management to meet with Stephens
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February 1, 2016
19:38 EDTZZillow CEO hunting for real estate websites, software makers, PSBJ says
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07:37 EDTARIAARIAD announces FDA clearance to begin development of AP32788
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January 28, 2016
10:05 EDTSHPGHigh option volume stocks
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January 27, 2016
05:24 EDTBRCMBroadcom implied volatility of 16 at lower end of index mean range

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