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NPS Pharmaceuticals and Shire Up on Takeover Rumors - Analyst Blog

NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( NPSP ) and Shire ( SHPG ) were up 18.5% and 3.1%, respectively, after a report from Bloomberg indicated that the latter is considering a potential acquisition of the... Read >>

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Discover Financial Inorganic Growth Solid, Cost Woes Linger - Analyst Blog

On Dec 18, 2014, we issued an updated research report on Discover Financial Services ( DFS ). The company's strength lies in its strong inorganic growth story and solid cash position that also... Read >>

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Healthways-TAL to Improve Well-Being Solutions in Australia - Analyst Blog

Healthways Inc. ( HWAY ) recently entered into a partnership with Australia's specialty life insurer TAL to jointly provide improvement solutions for the latter's members. The agreement is... Read >>

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Health Net Reveals 2015 Guidance, Ups Buyback Program - Analyst Blog

Health Net, Inc. ( HNT ) recently disclosed its preliminary estimates for full year 2015 wherein the company expects earnings to come in at a minimum of $3.15 per share from the combined Western... Read >>

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Inogen (INGN) Now a Strong Buy on Positive 2015 Outlook - Analyst Blog

On Dec 18, 2014, Zacks Investment Research upgraded home care oxygen therapy provider Inogen Inc. ( INGN ) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). We believe that a positive 2015 outlook primarily drove... Read >>

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Visa's Sturdy Capital Signals Growth, Regulations a Risk - Analyst Blog

Recently, we issued an updated research report on Visa Inc. ( V ), citing the opportunities and challenges that the company may face as it enters fiscal 2015. While difficult comps, litigation... Read >>

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MedAssets to Boost Advisory Solutions with New Offering - Analyst Blog

Provider of technology enabled products and services for hospitals, MedAssets, Inc. ( MDAS ), recently announced that the company's Advisory Solutions enterprise consulting group will now offer... Read >>

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UnitedHealth: Benefitting from Diversified Portfolio - Analyst Blog

On Dec 18, we issued an updated research report on U.S. health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc. ( UNH ). UnitedHealth is one of the biggest and most diversified health insurers in the U.S. It holds... Read >>

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UBS' Appeal Against $1.4B Bail Rejected by French Court - Analyst Blog

Legal hassles continue to trouble Swiss banking giant UBS AG ( UBS ). After losing an initial appeal against $1.4 billion (€1.1 billion) bail payment in a French tax evasion probe in September,... Read >>

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Emergent BioSolutions Buys EV-035 Series from Evolva - Analyst Blog

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. ( EBS ) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Evolva Holding for acquiring the latter's anti bacterial program, the EV 035 series. The series comprises... Read >>