Conferences, Completed Acquisitions, and Stock Price Movements - Research Report on Ariad, Salix, Molina, Mednax, and Merrimack

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Jan 07, 2014, 08:00 ET from Analysts' Corner

NEW YORK, January 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA), Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: SLXP), Molina Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: MOH), MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE: MD), and Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: MACK). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. Research Report

On January 2, 2014, Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Ariad) announced that it will be presenting at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference to be held in San Francisco. The Company stated that its Chairman and CEO, Harvey J. Berger, M.D., will provide the Company's business overview on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. PT. Ariad added that the presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed via the Investor Relations section of the Company's website, with a replay of the presentation to be available and archived on the website for three weeks. The Full Research Report on Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=DDD

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/161c_ARIA

Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Research Report

On January 2, 2014, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (Salix) announced the completion of its acquisition of Santarus, Inc. (Santarus) through a merger. Salix further informed that it has also completed its previously announced tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock par value $0.0001 per share, including the associated rights to purchase shares of Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock, par value $0.0001 per share, of Santarus, at a purchase price of $32.00 per share, net to the seller in cash, without interest thereon and subject to any required withholding taxes. Carolyn Logan, Salix President and CEO, commented, "The acquisition of Santarus is a transformational event for Salix and an important milestone in our growth as the leading gastroenterology-focused specialty pharmaceutical company in the United States. The creation of a larger, stronger Salix reinforces our premier position in gastroenterology and creates the opportunity for us to expand our digestive disease expertise into other key specialties." The Full Research Report on Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/04fa_SLXP

Molina Healthcare Inc. Research Report

On January 2, 2014, Molina Healthcare Inc.'s (Molina) stock rose to end the day at $36.15, compared to the previous day's closing price of $34.75, a 4.03% rise. The Company's stock rose 8.85% over the past three trading days, compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index which went down by 0.22% over the same trading period. The Full Research Report on Molina Healthcare Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/1a59_MOH

MEDNAX, Inc. Research Report

On January 2, 2014, MEDNAX, Inc. (Mednax) announced that it has acquired Summit Anesthesia Associates, P.A., a physician group practice based in New Jersey. According to the Company, the practice will become part of Mednax's American Anesthesiology division. Glen Paris, M.D., who will serve as medical director for the practice, stated, "Joining American Anesthesiology is a great fit for us, both clinically and culturally because our goals are very much aligned. American Anesthesiology's clinical research, education and quality initiatives will serve to further support the high quality care we have provided our patients for more than 20 years. And, the stability of a national medical group with a reputation for strong back-office infrastructure and efficiencies will enhance our business operations, as our country's healthcare environment continues to become more complex." The Company added that this was a cash transaction, and is expected to be immediately accretive to Mednax's earnings. The Full Research Report on MEDNAX, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/671d_MD

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Research Report

On January 2, 2014, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s (Merrimack) stock rose 4.88% to end the day at $5.59. The Company's stock advanced 8.33% over the past three trading days, compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index which went down by 0.22% over the same trading period. The Full Research Report on Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://analystscorner.com/microwriter/link.php?s=

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/8bb0_MACK

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