$HAE (Haemonetics Corporation)

$HAE {{ '2016-05-10T14:18:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HAE said it expects fiscal 2017 revenue to be in a range of $850-$875MM, 4-7% below prior year revenue on a reported basis and down 2-4% in constant currency. Adjusted earnings per share are expected to be in a range of $1.40-$1.50. For fiscal 2017, $HAE said it expects to take $26MM pre-tax charge, which is excluded from the adj. EPS outlook.

$MDT {{ '2018-01-16T17:16:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MDT received FDA clearance of the Riptide Aspiration System, adding a valuable tool to the Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS) product portfolio. This is designed to retrieve thrombus (or blood clot) through the Arc Catheter and restore blood flow in patients experiencing blockage of an artery in the brain, known as an ischemic stroke.

$LIVN {{ '2018-01-11T17:37:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LIVN said the first patient has been enrolled in the Behavior of Valve Leaflets and the Incidence of Reduced Mobility Post-Surgical Aortic Valve Implant Study. The study is expected to enroll about 230 patients at 15 sites from the U.S. and Canada to ascertain whether valve leaflets are fully operational following surgery.

$MDT {{ '2018-01-10T14:44:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The FDA has approved an innovative clinician programmer for the SynchroMed-II Intrathecal Drug Delivery system developed by medical technology company $MDT, for chronic pain and spasticity. SynchroMed-II, an implantable pump, delivers medication directly to the fluid around the spinal cord. It is an app that facilitates simple, guided workflows.

$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.

$LIVN {{ '2018-01-08T14:58:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LIVN announced Matthew J. Dodds has joined the company as SVP, Corporate Development. In this role, Dodds is responsible for Business Development, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications.

$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.

$ZBH {{ '2017-12-19T14:31:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ZBH appointed Bryan Hanson as President and CEO and a member of the BoD, effective Dec. 19, 2017. Daniel Florin, who has served as Interim CEO since July 11, 2017, will continue in his role as SVP and CFO. Most recently, Hanson served as a $MDT's Executive Committee member and as EVP and President of Medtronic's Minimally Invasive Therapies Group.

$MDT {{ '2017-12-19T14:11:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MDT has named Bob White, previously SVP and President of APAC Region, as EVP and President of Minimally Invasive Therapies Group. The company also announced Chris Lee, SVP and President of Greater China Region, will assume the position of APAC Region President. These leadership changes are effective immediately.

$TFX {{ '2017-12-12T15:30:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TFX's respiratory division has signed a new group purchasing agreement with HealthTrust. The Respiratory Heaters & Accessories agreement which became effective Dec. 1, 2017, covers Teleflex's full line of Active Humidification, Non Invasive Ventilation (NIV), and High Flow Nasal Cannula Therapy (HFNCT) products.

$SYK {{ '2017-12-12T14:28:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SYK said Howard Cox Jr. has notified the company that he will not stand for re-election at Stryker's 2018 Annual Meeting, which is expected to be held on May 2, 2018. In light of Cox's immense contributions to the company, he will be named Director Emeritus.

$HLS {{ '2017-12-12T13:23:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$HLS appointed Nancy Schlichting as an independent director, effective Dec. 11, 2017. With this appointment, the Board will expand to 11 directors. Schlichting currently serves on the boards of $WBA and $HRC.

$SYK {{ '2017-12-11T21:53:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SYK said that the simplified public tender offer for the shares and BSAAR warrants of VEXIM has closed. $SYK, which already owned over 50% of the share capital and voting rights of VEXIM, acquired an additional 4.04MM shares during the offer period, as well as 226,520 BSAAR warrants that it has exercised for new shares of VEXIM.

$MDT {{ '2017-12-08T21:21:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MDT BoD approved 3Q18 cash dividend of $0.46 per ordinary share, representing a 7% increase over the prior year. This quarterly declaration is consistent with the dividend announcement made by the company in June 2017.

$ENTL {{ '2017-12-08T17:39:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Rowley Law PLLC is investigating potential claims against $ENTL and its BoD for breach of fiduciary duty concerning the proposed acquisition of the company by $SYK. Stockholders will receive $24.00 in cash for each share of $ENTL that they hold. The transaction is valued at about $662MM.

$SYK {{ '2017-12-07T16:33:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SYK agreed to buy $ENTL for $24 per share, or an equity value of about $662MM. The transaction is expected to be dilutive to $SYK's 2018 adjusted EPS by about $0.04 and accretive thereafter. Guggenheim Securities served as financial advisor and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP served as outside legal counsel for $SYK.

$SYK {{ '2017-12-07T14:25:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SYK BoD declared a quarterly dividend of $0.47 per share payable on January 31, 2018 to shareholders of record on December 29, 2017. This  represents an increase of approx. 11% compared to the prior year and the previous quarter.

$CMD {{ '2017-12-07T13:45:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CMD's Endoscopy sales grew 19.8% during 1Q18. Sales in Water Purification and Filtration increased 7.4%, as a strong backlog translated into increased shipments. Healthcare Disposables reported a 5.7% YoY growth.

$CMD {{ '2017-12-07T13:41:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Medical equipment producer $CMD reported a 22% rise in its 1Q18 profit, helped by increased sales. Net income rose to $22.9MM, or $0.55 per share, from $18.8MM, or $0.45 per share during 1Q17. Adj. EPS was $0.57, up 12.7%. Total sales rose 22% YoY to $212.7MM, helped by organic growth of 8.6% and favourable impact from foreign currency of 0.4%.

$LIVN {{ '2017-12-05T14:44:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LIVN has agreed to acquire the remaining outstanding interests in ImThera Medical, Inc. for approx. $225MM. Up-front costs are approx. $78MM with the balance paid on a schedule driven by regulatory and sales milestones. The deal is projected to be near-term accretive and is expected to close in early 2018.

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