NEW YORK, November 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
For today, Stock-Callers.com reviews the following equities in the Medical Laboratories and Research space: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), Bruker Corp. (NASDAQ: BRKR), VWR Corp. (NASDAQ: VWR), and Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE: LH). These companies are part of the Healthcare sector which was mostly down on Monday, November 28th, 2016, with the NYSE Health Care Index declining almost 0.7%, and shares of health care companies in the S&P 500 dropping nearly 0.8% as a group. These stocks research reports can be downloaded now by simply registering for free at:
Thermo Fisher Scientific
On Monday, shares in Waltham, Massachusetts headquartered Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. recorded a trading volume of 3.63 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 1.79 million shares. The stock ended the session 2.68% lower at $140.32. The Company's shares are trading 5.30% below their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific, which provides analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, software, and services for research, manufacturing, analysis, discovery, and diagnostics worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 31.19.
On November 10th, 2016, Thermo Fisher's board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share. The dividend will be paid on January 16th, 2017, to shareholders of record as of December 15th, 2016.
On November 10th, 2016, research firm Leerink Partners resumed its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock. Your complete research report on TMO can be retrieved for free at:
Billerica, Massachusetts headquartered Bruker Corp.'s stock closed the day 0.48% lower at $22.85 and with a total trading volume of 520,382 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 13.74% in the past month and 1.20% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 4.06% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Bruker, which together with its subsidiaries, designs and manufactures scientific instruments, and analytical and diagnostic solutions worldwide, have an RSI of 57.37.
On November 10th, 2016, research firm Leerink Partners resumed its 'Market Perform' rating on the Company's stock.
On November 22nd, 2016, Bruker announced that it has completed the acquisition of the preclinical PET imaging business of Oncovision, a leading provider of innovative medical imaging devices. Bruker had previously announced an agreement to acquire this business in September 2016. Financial terms were not disclosed. BRKR free report is just a click away at:
Shares in Radnor, Pennsylvania-based VWR Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.83 million shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 686,320 shares. The stock ended yesterday's trading session 2.93% lower at $26.21. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 4.34%. Furthermore, shares of VWR Corp., 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, have an RSI of 40.40.
On November 03rd, 2016, VWR Corp. announced the acquisition of two companies, Reliable Biopharmaceutical and BioArra. Reliable Biopharmaceutical, a manufacturer of high quality active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and high purity ingredients (HPIs) such as cGMP excipients and advanced intermediates for the biopharmaceutical industry, enhances VWR's growing custom chemical and biochemical manufacturing portfolio. Reliable Biopharmaceutical offers highly-flexible, scalable and solution oriented production ranging from small batch clinical manufacturing to full scale commercial production. BioArra is a leading producer of U.S. origin serum-based products for use in research and production. Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Eagleville, Pennsylvania BioArra produces semi-processed serum from various USDA approved supplier locations. The company did not disclose the financial details of the transaction.
On November 04th, 2016, research firm Bank of America/ Merrill downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Neutral'. Sign up for your complimentary research report on VWR at:
Laboratory Corp. of America
Burlington, North Carolina headquartered Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings' stock finished Monday's session 1.41% lower at $125.71 with a total trading volume of 722,735 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 1.42% in the last one month and 1.67% since the start of this year. The stock is trading below its 200-day moving average by 1.70%. Additionally, shares of Laboratory Corp. of America, which operates as an independent clinical laboratory company worldwide, have an RSI of 45.18.
On November 21st, 2016, Laboratory Corp. announced that IDG's Computerworld recently recognized Dimitris Agrafiotis, Ph.D., chief data officer and head of technology products for Covance Drug Development, as a 2017 Premier 100 Technology Leaders honoree. Covance is the drug development business of Laboratory Corp. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on LH at:
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