Acquisitions, Upcoming Conference Presentations, Stock Price Updates and Pilot Study - Research Report on Medtronic, HCA, Baxter, Perrigo, and Aetna

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Jan 09, 2014, 08:00 ET from Analysts' Corner

NEW YORK, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), HCA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HCA), Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX), Perrigo Company (NYSE: PRGO), and Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Medtronic, Inc. Research Report

On January 6, 2014, Medtronic, Inc. (Medtronic) announced that it has acquired TYRX, Inc. (TYRX), a New Jersey-based developer of implantable combination antibiotic drug and implanted medical devices, in an all cash deal that includes an initial payment of $160 million along with potential earn out and performance-based milestone payments. Medtronic informed that its expects the net impact from the transaction to be neutral to full-year FY 2014 earnings and for this transaction to be consistent with the Company's disciplined focus on long-term returns. Medtronic added that the acquisition supports the Company's expansion of its medical device product offerings to include broader healthcare services and solutions, providing meaningful clinical outcomes and economic value for hospitals, physicians, patients, and payers. The Full Research Report on Medtronic, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/bc94_MDT

HCA Holdings Inc. Research Report

On January 6, 2014, HCA Holdings Inc. (HCA) announced that it will participate at the Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, to be held at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, California, on January 14, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. PST. The Company added that interested parties may access a link to the live audio webcast and copies of any related presentation materials at the Investor Relations section of HCA's website. The Full Research Report on HCA Holdings Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/be59_HCA

Baxter International Inc. Research Report

On January 6, 2014, Baxter International Inc. (Baxter) announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its Q4 2013 financial results on January 23, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. CT. The Company added that the conference call will be webcast by Thomson Reuters and the same can be accessed at Baxter's website. On the same day, Baxter also announced that it will participate at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 13, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. CT. According to the Company, interested parties may access a live webcast of Baxter's presentation at the conference along with the presentation slides at Baxter's corporate website. The Full Research Report on Baxter International Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/163d_BAX  

Perrigo Company Research Report

On January 6, 2014, Perrigo Company's (Perrigo) stock declined 0.84%, ending the day's trading session at $152.93. Over the previous three trading sessions, shares of Perrigo declined 0.35%, compared to the S&P 500 Index which declined 1.17% during the same trading period. The Full Research Report on Perrigo Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/4168_PRGO

Aetna Inc. Research Report

On January 6, 2014, Aetna Inc. (Aetna) reported that its Medicaid plan, Aetna Better Health of Illinois, and Addus Home Care, a national provider of community based services (HCBS), will jointly conduct a pilot study on the impact of providing smartphones to home care aides who assist Illinois residents served under the state's Integrated Care Program (ICP). The Company informed that Aetna's pilot study seeks to demonstrate the benefits of smart phones to help home care aides report changing health conditions of members in real time to supervisors and to the members' primary care physicians. Sanjoy Musunuri, CEO of Aetna Better Health of Illinois, said, "Aetna Better Health of Illinois has a deep commitment to its members and to using innovative approaches to better coordinate the care of its most fragile members. Our collaboration on this important project clearly demonstrates that commitment." The Full Research Report on Aetna Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/cbe9_AET

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