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Approved Equities, Voluntary Recall, and New Product Launches - Analyst Notes on Baxter, Agilent, InterMune, Intuitive Surgical, and Mindray

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NEW YORK, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX), Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A), InterMune Inc. (NASDAQ: ITMN), Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISRG), and Mindray Medical International Ltd (NYSE: MR). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.AnalystsReview.com/register

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Baxter International Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 5, 2014, Baxter International Inc. (Baxter) initiated a voluntary recall of a single lot of DIANEAL PD-2 Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 1.5% Dextrose 6000mL (Ambu-Flex II) to the hospital/user level in the United States. According to Baxter, the recall was due to mold caused by a leak in the container. The Company has sent notifications by recall letter instructing customers to locate and remove any affected product from their facility. All patients who received product from the affected lot also were contacted by recall letter and provided instructions to arrange for product return. Dialysis centers, facilities, distributors and patients should stop use and return to place of purchase. According to the Company, the affected lot was distributed to customers between May 2013 and January 2014. The full analyst notes on Baxter International Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03142014/BAX/report.pdf

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Agilent Technologies Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 11, 2014, Agilent Technologies Inc. (Agilent) introduced the world's highest-performance oscilloscope - the Infiniium Z-Series oscilloscope. The Z-Series can be synchronized to simultaneously measure up to 40 channels with a maximum of 63-GHz real-time oscilloscope bandwidth (on up to 10 oscilloscopes). "The Z-Series further solidifies Agilent's leadership in the high-end oscilloscope market," said Jay Alexander, Vice President and General Manager of Agilent's Oscilloscope and Protocol Division. "With its processing power and new user interface, the new series helps engineers bring products using emerging technologies to market significantly faster. Several Z-Series oscilloscopes have already been deployed around the world and are now the go-to instrument in those laboratories." The Z-Series offers 10 models ranging from 20-60 GHz, all of which are bandwidth-upgradable to 63 GHz. The full analyst notes on Agilent Technologies Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03142014/A/report.pdf

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InterMune Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 11, 2014, shares of InterMune Inc. (InterMune) slipped 1.37% to end trading at $33.18. Over the past five-day trading period, InterMune's stock jumped 4.49%, while the Nasdaq Composite dipped by 1.03% during that same period. The full analyst notes on InterMune Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03142014/ITMN/report.pdf

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Intuitive Surgical, Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 11, 2014, Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (Intuitive Surgical) announced that the Compensation Committee of its Board of Directors approved equity awards to 26 new employees. The 26 employees were granted a combination of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) and Stock Options to purchase an aggregate of 3,134 shares of the Company's common stock; 2,389 of the shares granted were Stock Options and 745 of the shares granted were RSUs. Both the RSUs and Stock Options vest over four years. The Stock Options expire in 10 years assuming continued employment. No officers received any award under this plan, and the exercise price for the Stock Options granted was $443.98. The equity awards were granted under the Company's 2009 Commencement Incentive Plan which was adopted by the Board for the granting of equity awards to new employees. The full analyst notes on Intuitive Surgical, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03142014/ISRG/report.pdf

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Mindray Medical International Ltd Analyst Notes

On March 7, 2014, Mindray Medical International Ltd (Mindray) announced that its ADS' holders of record as of March 14, 2014 are entitled to the recently declared dividend of $0.50 per ordinary share, payable on or around April 8, 2014. Each Mindray ADS corresponds to one ordinary share. The record date for Mindray's ordinary shares (previously announced as March 8, 2014) will also be March 14, 2014. The Company also announced that dividends paid to its ADS holders via the depositary bank will be subject to the terms of the deposit agreement, including the fees and expenses payable thereunder. The full analyst notes on Mindray Medical International Ltd are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03142014/MR/report.pdf

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