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QuintilesIMS

$81.06

2 (2.53%)

, IMS

IMS Health

$31.34

0.99 (3.26%)

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Quintiles completes merger between IMS Health, Quintiles Transnational

Quintiles IMS Holdings (Q) announced that it has successfully completed its merger of equals transaction between IMS Health Holdings, Inc (IMS) and Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. The merger of IMS Health, a global information and technology services company, and Quintiles, a provider of product development and integrated healthcare services, creates a leading information and tech-enabled healthcare service provider with global scale and reach, and a full suite of end-to-end clinical and commercial offerings. Today IMS Health merged into Quintiles with Quintiles as the surviving company renamed Quintiles IMS Holdings, Inc. and known as QuintilesIMS. Shares of IMS Health were halted from trading today on the NYSE and will no longer be traded. Under the terms of the merger agreement, at the effective time of the merger, each share of IMS Health was automatically converted into 0.3840 of a share of Quintiles stock.

Q

QuintilesIMS

$81.06

2 (2.53%)

IMS

IMS Health

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0.99 (3.26%)

Q QuintilesIMS
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IMS Health downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Jamie Stockton downgraded IMS Health (IMS) to Market Perform in concert with colleague Tim Evans' downgrade today of Quintiles (Q). The analyst has a $27-$30 price target range for the shares.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Macy's (M) downgraded to Neutral at Northcoast by analyst Jeff Stein, who said the Q1 earnings call produced more questions than answers. The analyst added that sales were surprisingly weak and inventories are too high. 2. General Electric (GE) resumed with an Underweight at JPMorgan with analyst C. Stephen Tusa saying the current risk/reward on the shares is unfavorable given the stubbornly high earnings expectations, weak underlying earnings quality and a premium valuation. 3. CPI Card Group (PMTS) downgraded to Neutral at Goldman by analyst James Schneider, who believes fundamentals are unlikely to recover until Q4 at the earliest and execution will need to improve before the stock can move higher. CPI Card Group was also downgraded to Market Perform at BMO Capital , to Neutral at Baird and to Sector Perform at CIBC. 4. Quintiles (Q) and IMS Health (IMS) downgraded to Market Perform at Wells Fargo by analysts Tim Evans and Jamie Stockton. Evans said recent checks with contacts have cast doubt on the strategic rationale with the company's merger with IMS Health (IMS). 5. Minerals Technologies (MTX) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Quintiles offers compelling risk/reward, says UBS
UBS said Quintiles (Q) shares offer a compelling risk/reward. Investors are under-appreciating the near-term strength in Quintiles' business and the potential for its merger with IMS Health (IMS) to provide significant competitive advantages, said the firm, which reiterated its Buy rating and $78 price target on Quintiles shares.
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Quintiles upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Avondale
IMS IMS Health
$31.34

0.99 (3.26%)

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Quintiles downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Tim Evans downgraded Quintiles (Q) to Market Perform saying recent checks with pharma contacts have cast doubt on the strategic rationale on the company's merger with IMS Health (IMS). Further, the analyst believes the SEC will likely not permit the combined company to use cash tax reporting, which he estimates would create 3% dilution in 2017 rather than 5% accretion using cash taxes. Evans cut his price target range for Quintiles shares to $66-$70 from $73-$75.

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