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June 26, 2014
14:25 EDTQGEN, QGEN, NSPH, NSPH, ILMN, ILMN, HOLX, HOLX, BRKR, BRKR, BDX, BDX, ABT, ABT, TMO, TMOLeerink analyst/industry conference call on June 26 is now 2 pm
Life Science Tools & Diagnostics Analyst Leonard discusses trends and controversies in molecular diagnostics on an Analyst/Industry conference call. Relevant companies ABT, BDX, BRKR, HOLX, ILMN, NSPH, QGEN and TMO may be included on the Analyst/Industry conference call to be held on June 26 at 2 pm.
News For QGEN;NSPH;ILMN;HOLX;BRKR;BDX;ABT;TMO From The Last 14 Days
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December 18, 2014
10:01 EDTBRKROn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy downgrades include: Bruker (BRKR) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman...Linear Technology (LLTC) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citigroup... Macerich (MAC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at MLV & Co... BreitBurn Energy (BBEP) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital... Oceaneering (OII) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital... Oil States (OIS) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital... Teradyne (TER) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup... Volcano (VOLC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Roth Capital... XL Group (XL) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Keefe Bruyette... Intuit (INTU) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush... Penn Virginia (PVA) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo... Whiting Petroleum (WLL) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo... Time Warner Cable (TWC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BTIG... Royal Caribbean (RCL) downgraded to Sell from Hold at DNB Markets... Silicon Image (SIMG) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Northland.
10:01 EDTHOLXOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
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06:21 EDTBRKRBruker downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
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06:21 EDTHOLXHologic upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman
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06:21 EDTQGENQIAGEN downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
Goldman downgraded QIAGEN to Sell based on a mixed growth outlook for new products and the dilutive impact on the core franchise value from M&A. Price target lowered to $19 from $21.
December 17, 2014
10:02 EDTTMOOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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05:48 EDTBDXBecton Dickinson named 2015 large cap top pick at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray raised its price target for Becton Dickinson (BDX) shares to $160 from $141 and called the stock its 2015 large cap top pick. Piper expects upside to management's CareFusion (CFN) merger earnings accretion guidance and sees potential gross margin benefit from falling oil prices. The firm keeps an Overweight rating on the stock. Shares of the medical technology company closed yesterday down $1.71 to $134.04.
December 16, 2014
16:16 EDTTMOThermo Fisher initiated with a Buy at KeyBanc
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December 15, 2014
14:03 EDTBRKRBruker comments on SEC findings, confirms $2.4M settlement
Bruker said in a filing that on December 15, Bruker Corporation resolved the investigation of the SEC into the company’s possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act arising from past conduct of the company’s subsidiaries operating in China. In August 2011, as disclosed since that time in periodic reports filed with the SEC, Bruker made a voluntary disclosure to the United States DOJ and the SEC of the results of an investigation by the Audit Committee of its Board of Directors regarding these matters and it has have cooperated with the DOJ and SEC in connection with their investigations. Effective December 15, the company consented to the entry of an administrative cease-and-desist order by the SEC concerning violations of the books and records and internal controls provisions of the FCPA. Pursuant to the Order, Bruker will pay an aggregate amount of approximately $2.4M, consisting of $1,714,852 in disgorgement, $310,117 in prejudgment interest, and a $375,000 penalty. The amounts to be paid by the company was fully accrued as of September 30. The company consented to the Order without admitting or denying the SEC findings. In the Order, the SEC recognized the company’s “extensive, thorough, and real-time cooperation with the Commission.” Further, the Order notes that in determining the settlement amount, the SEC considered “remedial acts promptly undertaken by Bruker and the significant cooperation it afforded to the Commission staff.”
13:29 EDTBRKRBruker to pay approximately $2.4M to settle SEC charges of FCPA violations
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December 12, 2014
11:19 EDTABTAbbott board increases quarterly dividend to 24c from 22c
The board of Abbott increased the company's quarterly common dividend to 24c per share from 22c per share. The cash dividend is payable Feb. 13, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Jan. 15, 2015.
December 11, 2014
08:35 EDTHOLXOvaScience names Arthur Tzianabos as president
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05:24 EDTABTAbbott IRIDICA now available in Europe
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December 8, 2014
08:31 EDTBDXBecton Dickinson and CareFusion sets date for special meeting in proposed merger
Becton, Dickinson (BDX) and CareFusion (CFN) announced that CareFusion expects to hold a special meeting on January 21, 2015 for CareFusion stockholders to consider and vote upon the proposed merger of CareFusion and BD. As previously announced on October 5, 2014, BD and CareFusion entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which BD would acquire CareFusion in a stock and cash transaction. CareFusion stockholder approval is a condition to the merger. In addition to CareFusion stockholder approval, the proposed acquisition remains subject to certain other conditions and approvals, including approval of the proposed acquisition by the European Commission under the European Union Merger Regulation. CareFusion has fixed the close of business on December 18, 2014 as the record date for the purpose of determining the stockholders who are entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the special meeting.
December 5, 2014
15:49 EDTBDXBecton Dickinson, Aethon announce collaboration
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05:55 EDTBDXCDC data postiive for flu testing companies, says Piper Jaffray
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December 4, 2014
16:03 EDTQGENQIAGEN to distribute altona Diagnostics RealStar Ebolavirus kit
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