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February 14, 2013
17:25 EDTUNH, ADSKThird Point liquidates stakes in UnitedHealth, Autodesk over quarter
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July 7, 2015
09:48 EDTADSKAutodesk price target raised to $80 from $75 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse raised Autodesk's price target to $80 to reflect end-of-sale of perpetual licenses in favor of subscriptions and the convergence of maintenance pricing to Basic over the next 12-24 months which is not anticipated by investors.
08:33 EDTUNHAetna, Humana deal risks being overblown, says Leerink
Leerink analyst Ana Gupte believes yesterday's trading around Aetna's (AET) purchase of Humana (HUM) creates "strong" buying opportunities in both names. Gupte believes potential risks of the deal are being overblown. The analyst does not expect a competing Humana bid from UnitedHealth (UNH), and she believes the deal to close despite antitrust scrutiny. Gupte reiterates Outperform ratings on both Aetna and Humana.
July 6, 2015
06:53 EDTUNHHumana volatility elevated into Aetna acquiring for $37B
Humana (HUM) July weekly call option implied volatility is at 67, July is at 67, August is at 43; compared to its 52-week range of 18 to 55, suggesting large near term price movement into Aetna (AET) acquiring all outstanding shares of Humana for a combination of cash and stock valued at $37B or approximately $230.
July 2, 2015
08:35 EDTUNHLeerink says UnitedHealth may counter bid for Health Net
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June 30, 2015
07:11 EDTADSKAutodesk reseller checks weak, says Pacific Crest
Pacific Crest said Autodesk reseller checks are week with one month left in Q2, as most resellers are behind target. The firm said the results are not likely to surprise as expectations are low and remains a buyer long-term. Pacific Crest rates Autodesk an Overweight.
June 29, 2015
15:15 EDTADSKAutodesk management to meet with UBS
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June 26, 2015
10:00 EDTUNHOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
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06:22 EDTUNHUnitedHealth upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Sterne Agee CRT
June 25, 2015
11:06 EDTUNHHospitals, insurers climb after Supreme Court rules on ACA subsidies
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10:11 EDTUNHACA tax subsidies upheld by Supreme Court
The decision of the Fourth Circuit was affirmed in King v. Burwell by a vote of 6 to 3, according to multiple media reports. The Supreme Court upholding the lower court ruling means that individuals who get health insurance through an exchange established by the federal government will be eligible for tax subsidies in all 50 states. Publicly traded companies in the health insurance space include Aetna (AET), Anthem (ANTM), Centene (CNC), Cigna (CI), Health Net (HNT), Humana (HUM), Molina Healthcare (MOH), UnitedHealth (UNH) and WellCare (WCG). Publicly traded companies in the hospital space include Community Health (CYH), HCA Holdings (HCA), LifePoint (LPNT), Tenet (THC) and Universal Health (UHS).
09:40 EDTUNHMultiple parties expressing interest in Humana, CNBC reports
Humana (HUM) has received expressions of interest from multiple companies, CNBC's David Faber reports. The interest does not mean multiples bids are forthcoming, Faber added.
June 24, 2015
17:57 EDTUNHWall Street applauds Senate giving go-ahead for 'fast track' trade powers
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10:00 EDTUNHOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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06:35 EDTUNHUnitedHealth initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital
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05:42 EDTUNHCatamaran downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
UBS downgraded Catamaran (CTRX) to Neutral saying the stock new fully reflects the UnitedHealth (UNH) takeover deal terms. UnitedHealth management in recent meetings expressed confidence that its pending $61.50 per share purchase of Catamaran will still close in the second half of 2015, UBS tells investors.
June 23, 2015
07:25 EDTUNHPiper Jaffray to hold a summit
2015 Piper Jaffray Heartland Summit is being held in Minneapolis on June 23-24.

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