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|August 21, 2013 08:01 AM EDT||
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Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIR), Community Health Systems (NYSE: CYH), Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ: DNDN), and Insys Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: INSY). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Medtronic, Inc. Research Report
On August 12, 2013, Medtronic Inc. (Medtronic) announced the closing of its acquisition of Cardiocom, a privately held developer and provider of telehealth and patient services for the management of chronic diseases, in an all cash transaction valued at $200 million. Commenting on the acquisition, Omar Ishrak, Chairman and CEO of Medtronic, said, "The acquisition of Cardiocom is one step we are taking toward providing a combination of products and solutions that can help address those challenges. With our first integration of this technology focused on heart failure, we will have the unique opportunity to combine our leading diagnostics, therapies and patient management solutions. This combination will strengthen our ability to partner with providers and payers to help them reduce cost and improve quality." The Company expects that the net income from this transaction will be neutral to its FY 2014 earnings. The Full Research Report on Medtronic, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-14/MDT]
Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. Research Report
On August 13, 2013, Osiris Therapeutics Inc. (Osiris) reported that its multi-center, randomized, controlled clinical trial comparing the safety and efficacy of Grafix to standard of care in patients with chronic diabetic foot ulcers had met pre-specified stopping rules for overwhelming effectiveness as determined by the data monitoring committee during a planned interim analysis. The Company stated that for the study's primary endpoint, 62% patients receiving Grafix had complete wound closure compared to only 21% (p < 0.0001) patients who received conventional treatment for their wounds (a relative improvement of 191%). The Company further stated that the trial reached statistical significance in favor of Grafix on all top-line secondary endpoints, demonstrating faster wound closure and a reduction in the number of treatments needed to achieve wound closure. According to the Company, the study showed that patients randomized to receive standard of care were 74% more likely to experience an adverse effect than those receiving Grafix (p=0.008). The Full Research Report on Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-14/OSIR]
Community Health Systems Research Report
On August 12, 2013, Community Health Systems, Inc. (Community Health Systems) announced that the Company and Community Health Systems (CHS), its wholly owned subsidiary, have entered into an amendment (the Amendment) of their existing credit agreement dated July 25, 2007, as amended and restated as of November 5, 2010, February 2, 2012, as further amendment August 3, 2012 and as of November 27, 2012 (the Credit Agreement), effective on the date of the announcement. Community Health Systems said that the amendment provides for increased flexibility to incur debt by modifying certain terms of the Credit Agreement, including the maximum leverage ratio and secured leverage ratio covenant levels. Community Health Systems added that the amendment includes pricing protection for certain extended term loans, which specifies an increased margin in certain instances. According to the Company, the amendment also provides for a total leverage-based step up to the applicable margin of the extended term loans and the non-extended term loans, though the pricing of the loans under the Credit Agreement will otherwise remain unchanged. The Full Research Report on Community Health Systems - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-14/CYH]
Dendreon Corporation Research Report
On August 8, 2013, Dendreon Corporation (Dendreon) reported its Q2 2013 financial results. The Company's total revenue declined 8.3% YoY to $73.3 million during the quarter. Net loss was $68.8 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, in Q2 2013, compared to a net loss of $96.1 million, or $0.65 per diluted share, in Q2 2012. Commenting on the results, John H. Johnson, Chairman, President and CEO of Dendreon, said, "During the second quarter, we made progress turning around what was a challenging first quarter, with solid growth in large accounts where we are focused. Urology led the way, with 37% quarter-over-quarter growth, and our highest-ever sales in this segment. We have received supportive feedback from physicians, patients and key opinion leaders about PROVENGE, and remain focused on improving utilization through our direct-to-consumer advertising campaign, which is generating positive early indicators." The Full Research Report on Dendreon Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-14/DNDN]
Insys Therapeutics Inc. Research Report
On August 13, 2013, Insys Therapeutics Inc. (Insys Therapeutics) reported its Q2 2013 financial results. The Company's net revenue increased 431.8% YoY to $18.8 million during the quarter. Net income was $4.5 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, in Q2 2013, compared to a net loss of $6.4 million, or $0.68 per diluted share, in Q2 2012. Commenting on the results, Michale L. Babich, President and CEO of Insys Therapeutics, said, "Our strong second quarter results were driven by continued uptake of Subsys." He added, "The continued growth we have achieved allows us to accelerate reinvestment in both our research and development and sales and marketing efforts." The Full Research Report on Insys Therapeutics Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-14/INSY]
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