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RVP

Retractable Technologies

$0.57

-0.02 (-3.39%)

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Becton Dickinson

$195.34

-2.26 (-1.14%)

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Retractable Technologies files motions regarding Becton Dickinson judgment

Retractable Technologies (RVP) reports that on September 13, it filed a Motion to Alter or Amend the Judgment issued by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on August 17 which had ordered that RTI take nothing in its suit against Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BDX). Such Motion asked the Court to require BD to notify end users of the facts relating to syringes, as required by the original injunction in this case. RTI additionally reports that on September 14, it filed a Notice of Appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit relating to the August 17 judgment discussed above.

RVP

Retractable Technologies

$0.57

-0.02 (-3.39%)

BDX

Becton Dickinson

$195.34

-2.26 (-1.14%)

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-2.26 (-1.14%)

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Cowen says cervical cancer recommendations a risk for Hologic, Becton Dickinson
Cowen analyst Doug Schenkel noted that the US Preventive Services Task Force recently released a draft recommendation on cervical cancer screening, which no longer recommends cotesting with both an HPV assay and cytology, which would be a negative for Hologic (HOLX) and Becton Dickinson (BDX) if the draft is implemented. If the draft is implemented, it is likely a positive for Roche (RHHBY), the only vendor with a primary screening HPV assay that is FDA approved, added Schenkel. However, the final recommendation statement can be materially different from the draft, he said.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Doug Leggate saying Cabot 's gross Marcellus takeaway capacity will increase to 3.7 bcf/d from 2bcf/d by end of 2018 and positioned to increase free cash flow to $2B from $872M per year for 25 years. 2. Becton Dickinson (BDX) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James with analyst Lawrence Keusch saying he believes it should be a core holding based an an above average outlook for 5%-6% organic growth and mid-teens earnings increases with further potential upside. 3. Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Needham. 4. ManTech (MANT) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Loop Capital with analyst Joseph Vafi saying he sees "company-specific and secular catalysts" driving improving fundamentals and upward revisions to consensus estimates. 5. D.R. Horton (DHI) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James with the firm saying it is uniquely positioned to capitalize on an unexpectedly tight and historically low existing home inventories, while new home demand remains broadly resilient despite rising prices. 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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RAJA
06/30/17
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Target $226
RAJA
Strong Buy
Becton Dickinson upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst Lawrence Keusch upgraded Becton Dickinson to Strong Buy from Outperform and increased its price target to $226 from $210 and believes it should be a core holding based an an above average outlook for 5-6% organic growth and mid-teens earnings increases with further potential upside. The analyst views the C.R. Bard acquisition as a sold strategic fit with an accelerating growth profile given its deep R&D pipeline and sizeable addressable market opportunities. Post close, he sees strong free cash flow generation of $10B from 2018-2020, allowing the company to rapidly deleverage to 3x in 2020 from 4.7x.
05/23/17
MSCO
05/23/17
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MSCO
Medtech Technology sector upgraded to Attractive from In-Line at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley upgraded the Medtech Technology sector to Attractive saying structural fundamentals have improved and recent acceleration will likely continue, driving further multiple expansion.

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