Welcome!

News Feed Item

Stock Price Movements, Updates on Clinical Studies, Financial Results Releases, and Company Response to New Laws - Analyst Notes on Perrigo, GlaxoSmithKline, Intercept, Centene and Lorillard

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.

NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Perrigo Co. (NYSE: PRGO), GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE: GSK), Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICPT), Centene Corp. (NYSE: CNC) and Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/1616-100free.

--
Perrigo Co. Analyst Notes
On April 22, 2014, the shares of Perrigo Co. (Perrigo) gained 4.14%, closing the day at $151.55. During the session, the Company's shares opened at $147.61 and fluctuated in the range of $147.41 - $156.00. A total of 2.19 million shares of Perrigo were traded during the day, higher than its 30-day average trading volume of 0.99 million shares. Over the previous three trading sessions, the shares of the Company increased 5.74%, as compared to the NYSE Composite, which increased 0.89% during the same period. The full analyst notes on Perrigo are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystsreview.com/1616-PRGO-25Apr2014.pdf

--
GlaxoSmithKline plc Analyst Notes
On April 22, 2014, GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) and Theravance, Inc. (Theravance) jointly announced the beginning of a Phase III efficacy and safety study of a combination treatment of the inhaled corticosteroid (ICS), fluticasone furoate and long-acting beta2 agonist (LABA), vilanterol (FF/VI). The study will be conducted to evaluate the contribution of the ICS component on lung function, in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The Company informed that the positive results from this study will help support a potential filing of FF/VI for the treatment of patients with COPD in Japan. According to GSK, the study involves a 12 week, multicentre, randomised, double-blind, parallel-group study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of FF/VI 100/25mcg once daily compared with VI 25mcg once daily, administered through the Ellipta inhaler. The full analyst notes on GlaxoSmithKline are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystsreview.com/1616-GSK-25Apr2014.pdf

--
Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 12, 2014, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Intercept) announced the results from the Phase 3 POISE trial of obeticholic acid (OCA) for the treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) to be presented in a late-breaker session at the International Liver Congress of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL). Mark Pruzanski, M.D., CEO of Intercept, commented, "We believe OCA can fill a major gap in the treatment of PBC by providing an effective second-line therapy for the up to 50% of patients who do not achieve an adequate response with ursodiol, the current standard of care." Intercept plans to submit data from the Phase 3 POISE trial and the two Phase 2 trials of OCA for the treatment of PBC as part of a New Drug Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and a Marketing Authorization Application to the European Medicines Agency. The full analyst notes on Intercept are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystsreview.com/1616-ICPT-25Apr2014.pdf

--
Centene Corp. Analyst Notes
On April 22, 2014, Centene Corp. (Centene) announced its financial results for Q1 2014. The Company reported a 37.0% increase in revenues to $3.5 million, driven mainly by its expansions in Florida and Ohio, the additions of the California, New Hampshire and three Centurion contracts, the Company's participation in the Health Insurance Marketplaces, and the acquisitions of AcariaHealth and U.S. Medical Management. Net earnings for the quarter came in at $33.0 million, or $0.56 per diluted share, as compared to $23.0 million, or $0.42 per diluted share, in Q1 2013. Centene's adjusted diluted EPS of $0.79 was significantly higher than $0.46 as forecasted by analysts, on average, polled by Bloomberg. Looking ahead, the Company expects the full year 2014 diluted EPS to be in the range of $3.60 - $3.90. Centene's stock rallied 12.22% to close at $64.29 following the announcement. The full analyst notes on Centene are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystsreview.com/1616-CNC-25Apr2014.pdf

--
Lorillard, Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 14, 2014, Lorillard, Inc. (Lorillard) issued a press release to appreciate the legislation signed into law by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, which will bar minors from buying electronic cigarettes. Murray S. Kessler, Chairman, President and CEO of Lorillard, said: "The Kentucky law demonstrates that it is possible to find common ground and sell responsibly to adults. It would be a mistake to let old divisions affect the development of electronic cigarettes, a new product with the potential to play a critical role in the national harm reduction discussion. Lorillard has actively supported age of purchase legislation in the states and encourages states that have not passed similar legislation to do so." The Company believes that it is also necessary to pass state laws prohibiting the sale of e-cigarettes to minors as many state do not disallow selling, furnishing and distributing electronic cigarettes to minors. The full analyst notes on Lorillard are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystsreview.com/1616-LO-25Apr2014.pdf

--
About Analysts Review
We do things differently. Our goal is to provide the best content to our exclusive membership. We are constantly hiring researchers, writers, editors and analysts to add to our team and become better than yesterday. If being a part of a fast growing community with an edge in today's market sounds interesting to you, then sign-up today and experience the full benefits of membership.


===============
EDITOR'S NOTES:
===============

1. This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned.

2. Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by Nidhi Vatsal, a CFA charterholder. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below.

3. This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing public.

4. If you wish to have your company covered in more detail by our team, or wish to learn more about our services, please contact us at pubco [at] http://www.analystsreview.com.

5. For any urgent concerns or inquiries, please contact us at compliance [at] http://www.analystsreview.com.

6. Are you a public company? Would you like to see similar coverage on your company? Send us a full investors' package to research [at] http://www.analystsreview.com for consideration.

COMPLIANCE PROCEDURE
Content is researched, written and reviewed on a best-effort basis. This document, article or report is prepared and authored by Analysts Review. An outsourced research services provider represented by Nidhi Vatsal, CFA, has only reviewed the information provided by Analysts Review in this article or report according to the procedures outlined by Analysts Review. Analysts Review is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the outsourced provider to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be.

NOT FINANCIAL ADVICE
Analysts Review makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness or fitness for a purpose (investment or otherwise), of the information provided in this document. This information is not to be construed as personal financial advice. Readers are encouraged to consult their personal financial advisor before making any decisions to buy, sell or hold any securities mentioned herein.

NO WARRANTY OR LIABILITY ASSUMED
Analysts Review is not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is accepted by Analysts Review whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. Analysts Review expressly disclaims any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Analysts Review does not (1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included information is subject to change without notice.

CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.


AnalystsReview.com

SOURCE Analysts Review

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that delaPlex will exhibit at SYS-CON's @CloudExpo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. delaPlex pioneered Software Development as a Service (SDaaS), which provides scalable resources to build, test, and deploy software. It’s a fast and more reliable way to develop a new product or expand your in-house team.
Extreme Computing is the ability to leverage highly performant infrastructure and software to accelerate Big Data, machine learning, HPC, and Enterprise applications. High IOPS Storage, low-latency networks, in-memory databases, GPUs and other parallel accelerators are being used to achieve faster results and help businesses make better decisions. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at NVIDIA, focused on some of the unique ways extreme computing is...
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named "Platinum Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place in November in Silicon Valley, California.
WebRTC is about the data channel as much as about video and audio conferencing. However, basically all commercial WebRTC applications have been built with a focus on audio and video. The handling of “data” has been limited to text chat and file download – all other data sharing seems to end with screensharing. What is holding back a more intensive use of peer-to-peer data? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, WebRTC Applications Team Lead at National ICT Australia, looked at differ...
"We got started as search consultants. On the services side of the business we have help organizations save time and save money when they hit issues that everyone more or less hits when their data grows," noted Otis Gospodnetić, Founder of Sematext, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @DevOpsSummit, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
"Peak 10 is a national cloud data center solutions managed services provider, and part of that is disaster recovery. We see a growing trend in the industry where companies are coming to us looking for assistance in their DR strategy," stated Andrew Cole, Director of Solutions Engineering at Peak 10, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
In his General Session at DevOps Summit, Asaf Yigal, Co-Founder & VP of Product at Logz.io, explored the value of Kibana 4 for log analysis and provided a hands-on tutorial on how to set up Kibana 4 and get the most out of Apache log files. He examined three use cases: IT operations, business intelligence, and security and compliance. Asaf Yigal is co-founder and VP of Product at log analytics software company Logz.io. In the past, he was co-founder of social-trading platform Currensee, which w...
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Andi Mann returns to 'DevOps at Cloud Expo 2017' as Conference Chair The @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. "DevOps is set to be one of the most profound disruptions to hit IT in decades," said Andi Mann. "It is a natural extension of cloud computing, and I have seen both firsthand and in independent research the fantastic results DevOps delivers. So I am excited to help the great t...
In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu’s platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu).
The Internet of Things can drive efficiency for airlines and airports. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Sudip Majumder, senior director of development at Oracle, discussed the technical details of the connected airline baggage and related social media solutions. These IoT applications will enhance travelers' journey experience and drive efficiency for the airlines and the airports.
A look across the tech landscape at the disruptive technologies that are increasing in prominence and speculate as to which will be most impactful for communications – namely, AI and Cloud Computing. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Curtis Peterson, VP of Operations at RingCentral, will highlight the current challenges of these transformative technologies and share strategies for preparing your organization for these changes. This “view from the top” will outline the latest trends and developm...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Technologic Systems Inc., an embedded systems solutions company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Technologic Systems is an embedded systems company with headquarters in Fountain Hills, Arizona. They have been in business for 32 years, helping more than 8,000 OEM customers and building over a hundred COTS products that have never been discontinued. Technologic Systems’ pr...
In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu’s platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu).