$DXCM (DexCom, Inc.)

$DXCM {{ '2016-09-08T09:12:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Glucose monitoring systems developer $DXCM said Germany's Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) will provide reimbursement for company's Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems for patients with insulin-dependent type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The policy change was approved by Germany's Ministry of Health and has been initiated.

$MRK {{ '2017-07-28T15:52:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Pharma segment, $MRK's only reportable segment and money-spinner, rose modestly to $8.76Bil. Growth was mainly due to new product launches offset by generic drug launches from competition and lower diabetes drug sales. Merck also narrowed and raised its 2017 revenue outlook to $39.4-40.4Bil, but reduced its 2017 GAAP EPS forecast to $1.60-1.72.

$SYK {{ '2017-07-28T15:37:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SYK, which is seeing a steady growth in the surgical booms market, reported a 6.1% jump in revenue to $3Bil for the second quarter of 2017.  Stryker’s revenue from Neurotechnology rose 13% to $352MM.

$SYK {{ '2017-07-28T15:36:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Surgical equipment manufacturer $SYK posted a 2.9% increase in net earnings to $391MM for the second quarter of 2017, compared to a year ago period. Organic net sales growth for 2017 is expected to be in the range of 6.5-7.0% and adjusted EPS to be in the range of $6.45-6.55.

$MRK {{ '2017-07-28T15:26:51+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Pharma giant $MRK reported better-than-expected sales due to strong demand from its cancer drug KEYTRUDA. Sales for KEYTRUDA tripled to $881MM vs. $314MM in 2Q16. Drugmarker also disclosed that cyber-attack (June 27) had a dent on its operations. Magnitude of the disruption is yet to be ascertained, as $MRK tries to restore from the attack.

$MRK {{ '2017-07-28T13:05:50+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$MRK Merck Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

$MRK {{ '2017-07-26T13:49:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MRK's BoD declared a quarterly dividend of $0.47 per share of its common stock for 4Q17. The dividend will be paid on Oct. 6, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 15, 2017.

$MRK {{ '2017-07-25T17:08:10+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MRK announced the presentation of results from the Drive-Ahead study, the second of two pivotal Phase 3 clinical trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of doravirine, the company's investigational, non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), for the treatment of HIV-1 infection.

$ABT {{ '2017-07-25T15:58:08+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ABT has announced that the first patient has been enrolled in a clinical study evaluating the short-term use of common blood thinning medicines, called dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT), after receiving a Xience everolimus-eluting coronary stent to unblock coronary arteries. Approx 2,000 patients at 100 sites in the US and Asia will be studied.

$BIIB {{ '2017-07-25T14:47:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BIIB, which competes with $ABT and $PFE, posted record 2Q17 revenue, on strong Spinraza demand in the US, though YoY profit fell 18% on higher expenses. Net earnings attributable to Biogen plunged to $862.8MM, while diluted EPS fell 15.03% to $4.07. Revenue, however, jumped 6% to $3.1Bil. $BIIB lifted its outlook due to strong Spinraza sales.

$MRK {{ '2017-07-25T11:50:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MRK said that its anti-programmed cell death protein 1 (PD1) drug Keytruda (pembrolizumab) failed to meet the primary endpoint in the Phase III KEYNOTE-040 trial for previously treated recurrent or metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). When compared with standard treatment, Keytruda failed to improve the overall survival rate.

$MRK {{ '2017-07-24T18:28:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MRK today announced the US launch of RENFLEXIS, a biosimilar for Remicade, which was approved by FDA for all eligible indications. RENFLEXIS will have a wholesale acquisition cost of $753.39, which is a 35% discount compared to Remicade. Remicade was the fifth bestselling drug in the US in 2016 raking in $5.3Bil on an invoice price basis.

$JNJ {{ '2017-07-24T17:21:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JNJ said preliminary data from a phase 1/2a clinical trial on an investigational HIV-1 vaccine regimen showed positive results in a sample of 393 healthy volunteers. If the vaccine clears the phase 3 trials, its launch can be expected within a decade. There are currently around 37MM AIDS patients around the world.

$TFX {{ '2017-07-24T12:12:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TFX said its Arrow Seldinger Arterial Catheterization Device received market clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The new Seldinger Arterial Catheterization Device is indicated for short-term use. $TFX expects to launch the Arrow Seldinger Arterial Catheterization Device in US this year.

$MRK {{ '2017-07-21T15:21:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

President Donald Trump announced that pharma giants $MRK and $PFE are collaborating with Gorilla Glass manufacturer Corning ($GLW) for manufacturing a new glass (Valor Glass), which is superior and reliable for the delivery of injectable drugs. Corning is planning to initially invest $500MM creating 1,000 jobs at 3 facilities in US.

$ABT {{ '2017-07-20T19:55:45+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

For 3Q17, $ABT expects adjusted EPS of $0.64-0.66, with operational sales growth expected in the mid-single digits. At current exchange rates, the company expects operational sales growth to have a negative YoY impact of around 0.5%.

$ABT {{ '2017-07-20T19:45:56+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ABT said that on a comparable operational basis, 3Q17 Established Pharmaceuticals sales growth is expected in the high double-digit, while in Nutrition, sales growth is expected in low single-digit. In Diagnostics, $ABT expects sales to increase mid-to-high single digits and in Medical Devices, sales is expected to increase double-digits.

$ABT {{ '2017-07-20T17:49:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ABT raised its full year profit forecast backed by the intention of closing the Alere acquisition in 2017. The company raised its FY17 adjusted earnings from continuing operations guidance by $0.03 to a range of $2.43-2.53 per share. Reported EPS forecast was also raised from the range of $0.92-1.02 to $1.03-1.13, reflecting double-digit growth.

$ABT {{ '2017-07-20T17:36:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Declining operating earnings and rising costs and expenses hit $ABT 2Q17 earnings as much as 54%. Earnings plunged to $283MM or $0.15 from $615MM or $0.40 per share a year earlier. Sales, however, surged 24.4% on St. Jude Medical acquisition. On an adjusted basis, $ABT reported EPS above its previous guidance range at $0.62 per share.

$MRK {{ '2017-07-20T14:29:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MRK announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted tentative approval for its 100 units/mL insulin glargine injection, a follow-on biologic basal insulin in a pre-filled dosing device.

$ABT {{ '2017-07-20T12:52:57+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$ABT Abbott Laboratories Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 Highlights

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