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Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET), Allergan Inc. (AGN: AGN), Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX), Perrigo Company Public Limited Company (NYSE: PRGO) and Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/6107-100free.
Aetna Inc. Research Reports
On August 27, 2014, Aetna Inc. (Aetna) announced that its accountable care collaboration with Banner Health Network (BHN) has resulted in c.$5 million of shared savings on Aetna Whole Health fully-insured commercial membership in 2013 and also witnessed a 5% decline in average medical cost on the members. According to the Company, the collaboration also resulted in improved cancer screening rates, blood sugar management in diabetic members and reduced avoidable hospital admissions. Chuck Lehn, BHN's CEO said, "Aetna and BHN have a collaborative relationship that is to the benefit of our members and employers. These results are rewarding because they validate our model- it is possible to deliver quality care at more affordable prices." The full research reports on Aetna are available to download free of charge at:
Allergan Inc. Research Reports
On August 26, 2014, Allergan Inc. (Allergan) announced that it has requested the United States District Court for the Central District of California to set an expedited schedule for discovery and a motion for a preliminary injunction against Valeant Pharmaceuticals (Valeant), Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P. (Pershing Square), and its principal, William A. Ackman for violating federal securities laws. The Company also announced a Special Meeting of Stockholders to be held on December 18, 2014 in which shareholders of record at the close of business on October 27, 2014 will be entitled to vote. According to the Company, in its preliminary injunction movement, it will seek an order barring Valeant, Pershing Square, Mr. Ackman, and individuals affiliated with them from exercising any rights or benefits associated with Allergan shares that might have been acquired illegitimately and would prevent Valeant, Pershing Square, and Mr. Ackman from voting their shares in any special meeting. The full research reports on Allergan are available to download free of charge at:
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. Research Reports
On August 27, 2014, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.'s (Valeant) stock declined 0.33% to end the trading session at $116.71. During the day, the stock opened at $118.25 and fluctuated within the range of $115.60 and $118.39, with a total of 1.35 million shares changing hands. Valeant's stock underperformed Dow Jones Industrial Average index which ended the session 0.09% higher. The full research reports on Valeant are available to download free of charge at:
Perrigo Company Public Limited Company Research Reports
On August 14, 2014, Perrigo Company Public Limited Company (Perrigo) reported its Q4 FY 2014 and FY 2014 financial results (period ended June 28, 2014). The net sales for the quarter came in at $1.1 billion, up 18.3% YoY, mainly due to the new product sales of $65 million, $112 million attributable to the acquisition of Elan Corporation plc, and product acquisitions from Fera Pharmaceuticals, LLC and Aspen Global Inc. Net sales for FY 2014 came in at $4.1 billion, up 14.7% YoY, primarily led by $290 million in sales attributable to the Elan, Rosemont Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc., Fera, Velcera Inc. and Aspen acquisitions and new product sales of $231 million. The net income for FY 2014 declined 53.5% YoY to $205.3 million, while net income for Q4 FY 2014 came in at $131.7 million, up 11.1% YoY. The Company expects diluted EPS for FY 2015 to range from $4.05 to $4.35 and net income to range from $546.1 million to $586.6 million. The full research reports on Perrigo are available to download free of charge at:
Baxter International Inc. Research Reports
On August 21, 2014, Baxter International Inc. (Baxter) announced encouraging results from its Phase 3 pivotal clinical trial of BAX 855, an investigational, extended half-life recombinant factor VIII (rFVIII) treatment for hemophilia A based on ADVATE [Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant)]. Top-line results from the study demonstrated that BAX 855 achieved its primary endpoint in the control and prevention of bleeding, routine prophylaxis and perioperative management for patients who were 12 years or older. According to the Company, patients in a twice-weekly prophylaxis arm experienced a 95% reduction in median annualized bleed rates versus those in the on-demand arm. Baxter added that it anticipates submitting a Biologics License Application for BAX 855 to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration before 2014 year-end and will present additional data in the coming months. The full research reports on Baxter are available to download free of charge at:
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