$RMD (ResMed Inc.)

$RMD {{ '2016-08-18T12:40:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RMD said the District Court in Munich has already entered two preliminary injunctions to stop the sale of Simplus, Eson and Eson 2 masks in Germany based on infringement of German parts of two of $RMD's European patents. $RMD is asking Auckland court to stop Fisher & Paykel from manufacturing and exporting infringing masks from New Zealand.

$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.

$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.

$BSX {{ '2018-01-09T20:36:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Healthcare solutions firm $BSX said its 4Q17 sales is estimated to have grown about 8% YoY, on a reported basis, to $2.41Bil. In the whole of fiscal 2017, sales advanced 8% annually to $9.05Bil. The growth reflects strong sales performance by all product groups.

$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.

$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.

$BDX {{ '2017-12-29T16:54:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BDX acquired $BCR. Beginning with 2Q18, $BDX will report a new Interventional segment structure, which will include a majority of Bard offerings, with the remainder being reported under the Medical segment.

$BDX {{ '2017-12-29T16:54:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BDX has acquired $BCR. $BDX does not expect the acquisition to have a material impact on its financial results in 1Q18. $BDX expects the transaction to generate low-single digit accretion to adjusted EPS in FY18, and high-single digit accretion in FY19.

$BDX {{ '2017-12-29T16:53:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BDX completed the acquisition of $BCR. Under the terms of the transaction, Bard became a wholly owned subsidiary of $BDX, and each outstanding share of Bard common stock was converted to the right to receive $222.93 in cash without interest, and 0.5077 of a share of $BDX common stock. Bard shares will cease trading and be delisted from the NYSE.

$BDX {{ '2017-12-28T12:35:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BDX gets clearance from the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) to acquire $BCR. BD and Bard expect the proposed acquisition to close on Dec. 29. Separately, BD's proposed divestiture of its soft tissue core needle biopsy product line to Merit Medical is conditioned on MOFCOM approval of Merit as the purchaser.

$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.

$GE {{ '2017-12-18T14:51:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Airborne Wireless Network (ABWN) entered into a Support Agreement on Dec. 14, 2017 with GE Aviation, one of $GE Business Units. ABWN anticipates that this relationship should significantly accelerate the development of ABWN's proprietary Hybrid Radio and Free-Optics Communications System to be demonstrated CY18.

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