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Trial Results Presentations, Public Offerings, Acquisitions and Extension Study Results - Research Report on Medtronic, Steris, Intercept, Wright, and Synageva

NEW YORK, October 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), Steris Corp. (NYSE: STE), Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICPT), Wright Medical Group Inc. (NASDAQ: WMGI), and Synageva BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ: GEVA). 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 October 17, 2013, Medtronic Inc. (Medtronic) announced that it will present its CoreValve U.S. Pivotal Trial results at the 25th Annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Symposium in San Francisco on October 29, 2013. "Unveiling the CoreValve U.S. Pivotal Trial data for the first time is a significant milestone as we work toward bringing more therapy options to patients in the U.S.," said John Liddicoat, M.D., Senior Vice President, Medtronic, and President of the Medtronic Structural Heart Business at Medtronic. "This study will provide vital information for physicians and their U.S. patients, many of whom have had no good option for treating their aortic stenosis." 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.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/bc94_MDT]

Steris Corp. Research Report

On October 15, 2013, Steris Corp. (Steris) announced the schedule of its earnings release and the Company will report its Q2 FY 2014 financial results before market opens on October 30, 2013. Following the release, the Company will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. The call can be accessed live over the Internet through the Company's website. The Full Research Report on Steris Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/8e31_STE]

Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Research Report

On October 8, 2013, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Intercept) announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 1.5 million shares of its common stock by certain selling stockholders at a public offering price of $62.50 per share. Further, the selling stockholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 225,000 shares of common stock. Intercept further reported that it will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares of common stock by the selling stockholders in the offering. The Full Research Report on Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/b477_ICPT]

Wright Medical Group Inc. Research Report

On October 16, 2013, Wright Medical Group, Inc. (Wright Medical) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Biotech International. The acquisition will significantly expand Wright's direct sales channel in France and international distribution network, with the addition of Biotech's complementary extremity product portfolio. Robert Palmisano, President and CEO of Wright, commented, "The acquisition of Biotech International is an excellent fit for our Extremities business, enabling us to immediately expand our direct foot and ankle presence in Europe and add a base of extremity revenue that we can effectively grow on a go-forward basis." The transaction is expected to close in the Q4 of 2013. The Full Research Report on Wright Medical Group Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/1782_WMGI]

Synageva BioPharma Corp. Research Report

On October 11, 2013, Synageva BioPharma Corp. (Synageva) announced 78-week results from an ongoing extension study with sebelipase alfa in adults with Lysosomal Acid Lipase (LAL) Deficiency. The Company informed that the results were presented during an oral presentation at the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) annual meeting held in Chicago, Illinois. Synageva reported that six of the eight patients enrolled in the Phase 1/2 extension study completing 18 months of treatment showed sustained improvements in biochemical markers of liver damage and in the dyslipidemia associated with LAL Deficiency. The Full Research Report on Synageva BioPharma Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/8624_GEVA]


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