Research Report Initiation on These Healthcare Stocks -- VWR Corp., DexCom, Laboratory Corp. of America, and PerkinElmer

Aug 25, 2016, 08:00 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, August 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Operators in the Medical Laboratories and Research segment provide healthcare practitioners with information concerning the onset, severity, and cause of patients' ailments and illnesses. Equities under evaluation on are: VWR Corp. (NASDAQ: VWR), DexCom Inc. (NASDAQ: DXCM), Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE: LH), and PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE: PKI).  Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free report at:

VWR Corp. 

On Wednesday, Radnor, Pennsylvania-based VWR Corp.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 743,888 shares and ended the session 2.36% lower at $27.77. Shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as an independent provider of laboratory products, services, and solutions to the life science, general research, and applied markets, are trading 2.48% above its 200-day moving average. The stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 28.18.

On August 04th, 2016, research firm Mizuho reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $33 a share to $34 a share.

As per notes filed with the SEC dated August 11th, 2016, on August 9th, 2016, VWR entered into an underwriting agreement with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, as underwriter, and the selling stockholder Varietal Distribution Holdings, LLC. The Underwriting Agreement relates to the sale by the Selling Stockholder to the underwriter of 8,000,000 shares of the Company's common stock, par value $0.01 per share. The underwriter may offer the Shares from time to time for sale in negotiated transactions or otherwise at market prices prevailing at the time of sale, at prices related to prevailing market prices or at negotiated prices. The free research report on VWR is available at:


San Diego, California headquartered DexCom Inc.'s stock closed the day 1.89% lower at $90.35 and with a total volume of 797,856 shares traded. The Company's shares have advanced 2.30% in the past month, 39.06% in the previous three months, and 10.32% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 8.05% above its 50-day moving average and 21.81% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of DexCom, which focuses on the design, development, and commercialization of continuous glucose monitoring systems in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 57.96.

On August 03rd, 2016, research firm The Benchmark Company reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $86 a share to $106 a share.

On August 8th, 2016, DexCom announced the availability of enhanced data sharing features for physician and patient users of the DexCom CLARITY® diabetes management solution. DexCom CLARITY works with the DexCom G5® Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring System by automatically sending a patient's CGM data to a secure cloud-based system that can easily be accessed by the patient's health care professional. The complimentary report on DXCM can be downloaded at:

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings  

Shares in Burlington, North Carolina headquartered Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings recorded a trading volume of 593,766 shares. The stock ended yesterday's trading session 1.27% lower at $136.32. The Company's shares have advanced 6.85% in the previous three months. Furthermore, shares of Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings, which operates as an independent clinical laboratory company worldwide, have an RSI of 45.63.

On August 23rd, 2016, the company announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, applicable to the acquisition of Sequenom, Inc. has expired. As previously announced, Laboratory Corp. and Savoy Acquisition Corp., its direct wholly owned subsidiary, commenced a tender offer on August 9th, 2016, for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Sequenom, including the associated preferred stock purchase rights, for $2.40 net to the seller in cash, without interest thereon and subject to applicable withholding taxes. Visit us today and download our complete research report on LH for free at:


Waltham, Massachusetts headquartered PerkinElmer Inc.'s stock finished the session 3.31% lower at $54.09 with a total volume of 590,014 shares traded. The Company's shares have advanced 1.39% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 5.34%. Additionally, shares of PerkinElmer, which provides products, services, and solutions to the diagnostics, research, environmental, industrial, and laboratory services markets worldwide, have an RSI of 46.65.

On August 4th, 2016, PerkinElmer reported GAAP earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.56 for Q2 2016 compared to $0.43 in Q2 2015. The company's GAAP revenue in Q2 2016 was $572.7 million compared to $563.9 million in the comparable period of 2015.  

On August 05th, 2016, research firm Mizuho downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Neutral', issuing a target price of $56 per share. Get free access to your technical report on PKI at:


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