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Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), Covidien plc (NYSE: COV), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK) and Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: JAZZ). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/5626-100free.
Medtronic, Inc. Research Reports
On August 1, 2014, Medtronic, Inc. (Medtronic) launched NuVent(TM) EM Sinus Dilation System for the Fusion® ENT Navigation System, developed and manufactured by the Company's Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) division of its Surgical Technologies business. Medtronic informed that NuVent is the first and only balloon sinus dilation system with built-in electromagnetic (EM) surgical navigation technology to help the surgeon confirm anatomy and optimize balloon placement during balloon sinus surgery. Further, the NuVent integrates technology with "plug and play" simplicity through which surgeons can see the precise location of the NuVent instrument's tip on the Fusion screen. Vince Racano, Vice President and General Manager, ENT division, Medtronic, said, "This system is another example of our innovative integration of technologies and therapies that brings Medtronic Surgical Synergy(TM) to the operating room, driving procedural excellence, economic value, and patient care." The full research reports on Medtronic are available to download free of charge at:
Covidien plc Research Reports
On August 6, 2014, Covidien plc's (Covidien) stock declined 2.07% to end the trading session at $84.77, underperforming the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) that moved up 0.08% over the same trading session. Covidien's stock opened the session at $84.00 and oscillated in the range of $82.38 - $85.06. A total of 13.17 million shares were traded during the day, which is above its 30-day average volume of 5.28 million. Over the past three months, the stock has returned 19.18%, outperforming the DJIA that lost 0.26% over the same period. The full research reports on Covidien are available to download free of charge at:
Johnson & Johnson Research Reports
On July 28, 2014, Johnson & Johnson (Johnson & Johnson) reported that the results of the Phase 2 COSMOS (Combination Of SiMeprevir and sOfosbuvir in HCV genotype 1 infected patientS) clinical study, published on July 28, 2014 in The Lancet, demonstrated that 92% of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) adult patients treated with Janssen R&D Ireland's (Janssen) simeprevir, an NS3/4A protease inhibitor, in combination with sofosbuvir, achieved sustained virologic response 12 weeks after the end of treatment (SVR12), including those patients with compensated cirrhosis and prior null response to treatment with pegylated interferon (PegIFN) and ribavirin (RBV). The Company stated that the open-label, randomised Phase 2 COSMOS study investigated the efficacy and safety of 12 or 24 weeks of simeprevir (150 mg once daily) with sofosbuvir (400 mg once daily) without or with RBV in HCV genotype 1 chronically infected patients with compensated liver disease. The full research reports on Johnson & Johnson are available to download free of charge at:
Merck & Co., Inc. Research Reports
On August 5, 2014, Merck & Co., Inc. (Merck) announced that it has successfully completed the tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Idenix) at a purchase price of $24.50 per share. Merck informed that as on August 4, 2014, 131.7 million shares of Idenix's common stock were validly tendered and not withdrawn from the offer, representing c.82.5% of the total outstanding common stock of Idenix on a fully diluted basis. Post the completion of tender offer, the Company plans to complete the acquisition of Idenix through a merger of Merck's wholly-owned subsidiary with and into Idenix without stockholder approval. After the completion of merger, Idenix will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Merck and shares of Idenix will cease to trade on NASDAQ Stock Market. The full research reports on Merck are available to download free of charge at:
Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc Research Reports
On August 5, 2014, Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Jazz) reported Q2 2014 total revenues of $291.2 million, up 39.8% YoY, driven primarily by net product sales of Xyrem® (sodium oxybate) oral solution, Erwinaze®/Erwinase® (asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi) and defibrotide, marketed under the name Defitelio® (defibrotide) in Europe. The Company's Q2 2014 net income attributable to Jazz came in at $43.7 million or $0.70 per diluted share, compared to $42.2 million or $0.69 per diluted share in Q2 2013. The Company reported 33.0% YoY growth in its H1 2014 total revenues to $538.1 million, while the net loss attributable to Jazz came in at $49.0 million, compared to net income of $85.6 million in H1 2013. For full-year 2014, the Company expects revenues between $1.1 and $1.2 billion; net product sales between $1.1 and $1.2 billion; and diluted EPS in the range of $0.47 - $0.90. The full research reports on Jazz are available to download free of charge at:
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