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DHR

Danaher

$76.34

-1.88 (-2.40%)

04:51
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04:51

Danaher to acquire Phenomenex, terms not disclosed

Phenomenex, a privately held manufacturer and distributor of high-value consumables for the separation sciences, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Danaher. Phenomenex will operate as a standalone operating company, retaining the Phenomenex brand, its personnel and site locations. The transaction is expected to close by late 2016.

  • 20

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DHR Danaher
$76.34

-1.88 (-2.40%)

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COWN
08/02/16
INITIATION
Target $85
COWN
Market Perform
Danaher initiated with a Market Perform at Cowen
Target $85.
08/02/16
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INITIATION

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09/06/16
PIPR
09/06/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $53
PIPR
Neutral
Cepheid downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst William Quirk downgraded Cepheid (CPHD) to Neutral saying the takeover by Danaher (DHR) carries little antitrust risk. The analyst thinks a third-party bidder is unlikely.
09/07/16
BERN
09/07/16
NO CHANGE
BERN
Danaher acquisition should be positive over the mid to long-term, says Bernstein
After Danaher (DHR) agreed to buy Cepheid (CPHD), Bernstein analyst Steven Winoker says that the deal was expensive. However, the analyst says that Cepheid has high recurring revenue, fast growth, and strong synergies with Danaher. Winoker thinks that the deal leaves Danaher well-positioned for growth over the medium to longer term. He keeps a $92 price target and Outperform rating on the stock.

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