$SIRO (Sirona Dental Systems Inc.)

$SIRO {{ '2016-01-12T07:41:15+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Dental equipment makers $XRAY and $SIRO said that shareholders of each company have approved all proposals necessary to complete the merger-of-equals transaction. The companies expect to complete the merger in 1Q16.

$GE {{ '2018-01-17T20:56:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GE Transportation signed two contracts, valued at over $900MM, with Kazakhstan's state-run railroad Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, as part of its long-term commitment to develop the country's railway infrastructure. The contracts include the delivery of 300 shunter locomotives and an 18-year service agreement.

$UNH {{ '2018-01-17T18:35:18+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

For 2018, health insurance provider UnitedHealth expects its profits between $16.7-17.3Bil. $UNH expects its premium revenues to reduce $400-500MM due to regulatory changes in Affordable Care Act. The company also plans to invest $200-300MM this year in artificial intelligence, data analytics etc. which would improve its engagement with customers.

$UNH {{ '2018-01-17T18:34:42+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

UnitedHealth's 2017 medical care ratio increased 90 basis points to 82.1% vs. last year. Medical care ratio shows how much money is spent on healthcare from the premiums received by the health insurer. $UNH expects its 2018 medical care ratio to come around 81.5% plus or minus 50 basis points.

$UNH {{ '2018-01-17T18:34:08+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

UnitedHealth's 4Q profits spiked to $3.62Bil whereas revenue was up 9% to $52.06Bil. $UNH's Health Insurance segment brings in more revenues, but Optum segment contributed more to its profits. Optum's profits were up 22% reaching $2.2Bil in 4Q. For 2017, the company reported a non-cash tax benefit of $1.22 per share due to tax reforms.

$UNH {{ '2018-01-17T13:48:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Largest US health insurer UnitedHealth's profits more than doubled in the fourth quarter to $3.61Bil due to tax benefits. $UNH also crossed $200Bil mark in revenues for FY17. The company now expects to save $1.7Bil in FY18 due to tax reforms. For 2018, the health insurer expects GAAP EPS between $11.65-11.95 and non-GAAP EPS between $12.30-12.60.

$AGN {{ '2018-01-17T13:14:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AGN and $IRWD reached an agreement with Indian pharma company Sun Pharma to resolve a patent litigation for the generic version of constipation drug Linzess in the U.S. As per the agreement, Sun Pharma will be able to market the generic version of Linzess in the U.S. from Feb. 1, 2031. All the litigations related to Linzess were dismissed.

$UNH {{ '2018-01-16T17:58:43+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$UNH UnitedHealth Group Incorporated Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$HOLX {{ '2018-01-16T13:05:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HOLX said its CE-marked Aptima HIV-1 Quant Dx assay has been awarded World Health Organization (WHO) prequalification for in vitro diagnostic. The Aptima HIV-1 Quant Dx assay is the first HIV-1 viral load assay with a dual claim for both diagnosis and treatment monitoring.

$HOLX {{ '2018-01-11T21:23:15+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Medical technology company $HOLX has elected Namal Nawana to its board of directors, effective immediately. Nawana was formerly the CEO of Alere, Inc. Prior to that, he served Johnson & Johnson in various leadership roles, including Worldwide President of DePuy Synthes Spine.

$SYK {{ '2018-01-09T17:21:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SYK said that for 4Q17 its preliminary results are of net sales growth of 10% to $3.5Bil, while for FY17, its net sales grew 9.9% to $12.4Bil. Excluding the impact of foreign currency & acquisitions, net sales rose 8.1% and 7.1% in 4Q17 and FY17. For 2018, $SYK expects modest headwinds that will be manageable within its overall financial targets.

$HRC {{ '2018-01-09T17:07:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HRC announced its preliminary 1Q18 revenue. For this period, the company expects worldwide revenue of approx $670MM, an increase of 5% YoY. Core revenue increased approx 2%, exceeding the company's previously issued guidance of flat core revenue growth.

$AGN {{ '2018-01-09T15:46:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AGN, which announced its plan to give pink slips to 1,000 of its employees and cut down 400 open positions earlier this year, provided FY18 financial outlook. In 2018, Allergan plans to sell its remaining position of 10% stake in $TEVA through Forward Sale Agreements and/or open market sales.

$HOLX {{ '2018-01-08T13:10:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Medical technology company $HOLX said it is currently looking for net revenues of about $791MM for the first quarter of 2018, higher than $775MM-$790MM the company had estimated earlier. The latest guidance represents an 8% YoY growth, reflecting the effect of divestiture of Hologic’s blood screening business and acquisition of Cynosure.

$HOLX {{ '2018-01-03T13:10:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HOLX said the MyoSure MANUAL device, which was designed to simplify tissue removal procedures regardless of setting, has received CE mark in Europe. The MyoSure MANUAL device joins the MyoSure suite of gynecologic surgical products that offer simple and effective solutions to resect and remove tissue.

$TFX {{ '2018-01-02T14:56:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TFX completed its senior leadership transition. Effective Jan. 1, 2018, Liam Kelly, who was previously President & COO, assumed the position of President & CEO. Mr. Kelly succeeds Benson Smith, who retired as CEO, effective Dec. 31, 2017. Mr. Smith will continue to serve as non-executive Chairman of the Board.

$AGN {{ '2017-12-26T12:22:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AGN said that the Federal Circuit confirmed that a proposed generic version of Combigan eye drug from Sandoz, a unit of $NVS, did not infringe Allergan's two patents. The Federal Circuit also reversed the district court's decision that Sandoz's proposed generic product infringes Allergan's 3rd patent. Allergan plans to file for rehearing within 30 days.

$CNI {{ '2017-12-22T19:58:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Railroad company $CNI has decided to purchase 200 new locomotives from $GE over the next three years. Production of the locomotives will commence next year at the GE facility in Texas, and the units are expected to be delivered in 2018, 2019 and 2020. The order includes Tier-4 and Tier -3 Evolution Series locomotives.

$AGN {{ '2017-12-21T14:38:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AGN and its partner $PRTK announced that FDA accepted to review Seysara, an investigational drug for treating acne. Allergan, which has the U.S. rights of developing and marketing Seysara, expects FDA to take action on this in 2H18. Paratek retains the non-U.S. rights. In March 2017, Allergan announced positive results from Seysara Phase 3 trials.

$AGN {{ '2017-12-18T22:26:29+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Robert Stewart, COO of $AGN will resign from his role. He has been named as the CEO of the newly formed Amneal Pharmaceuticals, effective Jan. 25, 2018. Following Rob's departure, Wayne Swanton, SVP, Global Operations has been promoted as EVP, Global Operations of Allergan.

$AGN {{ '2017-12-18T22:14:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AGN and its development partner Gedeon Richter Plc reported positive results from phase 3 study of cariprazine, which is used to treat the bipolar depression. Allergan plans to file the New Drug Application to the FDA in 2H18.

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