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VRX

Valeant

$13.47

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, PRGO

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0.12 (0.16%)

18:03
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18:03
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18:03

Valeant names Arthur Shannon head of Investor Relations and Communications

Valeant (VRX) announced Arthur Shannon has joined the company as senior vice president, head of Investor Relations and Communications. Shannon has more than 20 years of experience in the field of investor relations. He joins Valeant from Perrigo (PRGO), where he served as vice president of Global Corporate Affairs and European Investor Relations.

VRX

Valeant

$13.47

0.81 (6.40%)

PRGO

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0.12 (0.16%)

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VRX Valeant
$13.47

0.81 (6.40%)

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WELS
06/09/17
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WELS
Outperform
Wells says Valeant's focus on EBITDA ignores rising borrowing costs
After Valeant Pharmaceuticals issued a regulatory filing with financial data for its just sold iNova Pharmaceuticals unit, Wells Fargo analyst David Maris says that while the company is executing deals and reducing absolute debt, "leverage seems to be relatively unchanged." Valeant's focus on EBITDA versus earnings is to have investors "ignore the impact of increased borrowing costs and any impact from potential dilutive equity based financing," Maris tells investors in a research note. Valeant has indicated an equity raise is not off the table, the analyst adds. He has an Underperform rating on the stock with a $9 price target. Valeant in afternoon trading is down 26c to $13.00.
06/14/17
RODM
06/14/17
NO CHANGE
Target $6
RODM
Buy
EyeGate price target lowered to $6 from $10 at Rodman & Renshaw
Rodman & Renshaw analyst Raghuram Selvaraju lowered his price target for EyeGate Pharmaceuticals (EYEG( to $6 after the company granted a subsidiary of Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) exclusive commercial and manufacturing rights to the EyeGate II Delivery System and EGP-437 combination product for treatment of post-operative pain and inflammation in ocular surgery patients. The analyst views the development, along with the top-line data from the first-in-human pilot trial of ocular bandage gel in patients with large corneal epithelial defects, as positive developments and raised his valuation of the company to $112M from $80M. His lowered target reflects higher shares outstanding. Selvaraju reiterates an Outperform rating on EyeGate.
06/16/17
CANT
06/16/17
INITIATION
Target $18
CANT
Overweight
Valeant initiated with an Overweight at Cantor
Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Louise Chen started Valeant Pharmaceuticals with an Overweight rating and $18 price target. The analyst believes Valeant can reduce its debt to manageable levels over the medium term and thinks new management can post earnings upside in 2019 and beyond. The analyst also thinks the negative media attention placed on the company has reduced significantly from a year ago.
06/19/17
WELS
06/19/17
NO CHANGE
WELS
Underperform
Wells says Paulson joining Valeant board likely a 'signal of dissatisfaction'
Wells Fargo analyst David Maris said that while some shareholders might see John Paulson joining Valeant's board as a vote of confidence, he "cannot help but think" this is a "signal of dissatisfaction of some sort." Maris, who maintains his long-held Underperform rating on Valeant, added that he does not know what new domain experience Paulson will bring to the board that was not already present.
PRGO Perrigo
$73.14

0.12 (0.16%)

06/05/17
RBCM
06/05/17
DOWNGRADE
RBCM
Underperform
Perrigo downgraded to Underperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
06/05/17
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06/05/17
DOWNGRADE
RBCM
Underperform
Perrigo downgraded on multiple headwinds at RBC Capital
As noted earlier, RBC Capital downgraded Perrigo to Underperform from Sector Perform. Analyst Randall Stanicky says that the growth rate of the company's U.S. consumer business "has structurally re-rated lower" amid pricing headwinds and share losses. He adds that the pressures facing the company's generic business will intensify, while its EBITDA growth will be "limited" and it will have difficulty meeting its lowered, 2%-4% revenue growth target. Price target to $60 from $66.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Apple (AAPL) downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at Pacific Crest with analyst Andy Hargreaves saying upside from the launch of iPhone 8 is already reflected in the shares. An "extremely strong iPhone 8 cycle" is being priced into the stock while little weight is being given to gross margins, supply issues, or the likelihood for declines beyond the iPhone 8, Hargreaves tells investors in a research note. 2. Perrigo (PRGO) downgraded to Underperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst Randall Stanicky saying the growth rate of the company's U.S. consumer business "has structurally re-rated lower" amid pricing headwinds and share losses. 3. Endocyte (ECYT) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush and to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen. 4. Affiliated Managers (AMG) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi while Federated Investors (FII) was downgraded to Sell from Neutral. 5. Veeva (VEEV) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley with the firm's analyst saying the 60%+ move in shares year-to-date captures much of the near-term upside in the stock. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
06/16/17
CANT
06/16/17
INITIATION
Target $85
CANT
Overweight
Perrigo initiated with an Overweight at Cantor
Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Louise Chen started Perrigo with an Overweight rating and $85 price target.

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