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Stock-Callers.com reviews the most recent performances of the following equities: Zoetis Inc. (NYSE: ZTS), Rigel Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: RIGL), Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE: MNK), and Diplomat Pharmacy Inc. (NYSE: DPLO). According to Research and Markets' "Global Generic Drugs Market 2016-2020" report released last June, the global Generic Drugs market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.53% over the five-year period. One trend that is influencing market growth is the outsourcing of drug development. Additionally, the patent expiry of top-selling drugs during the forecast period is expected to fuel the growth of the global industry. Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
New Jersey headquartered Zoetis Inc.'s shares gained 0.80%, closing Tuesday's trading session at $50.22. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.57 million shares. Shares of the Company have advanced 0.56% in the last month and 5.68% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 4.39% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Zoetis, which engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and commercialization of animal health medicines and vaccines for livestock and companion animals in the US and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 51.54.
On December 06th, 2016, Zoetis announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a $1.5 billion multi-year share repurchase program as part of its long-term capital allocation plans. The company's previous $500 million share repurchase program, which was approved in November 2014, is expected to be completed at the end of this year. The Board of Directors also declared a Q1 2017 dividend of $0.105 per share, an increase of 10.5% from the quarterly dividend rate paid in 2016. The dividend is to be paid on March 01st, 2017, to holders of record of the company's common stock on January 20th, 2017. See our free and comprehensive research report on ZTS at:
On Tuesday, shares in South San Francisco, California-based Rigel Pharmaceuticals Inc. recorded a trading volume of 520,954 shares. The stock rose 1.95%, ending the day at $2.62. The Company's shares are trading below their 200-day moving average by 2.52%. Furthermore, shares of Rigel Pharma, which engages in the discovery and development of novel and targeted drug candidates in the therapeutic areas of immunology, oncology, and immuno-oncology, have an RSI of 38.45.
On November 01st, 2016, Rigel reported a net loss of $22.6 million, or $0.24 per basic and diluted share, for Q3 2016 compared to a net loss of $6.7 million, or $0.08 per basic and diluted share in Q3 2015. Contract revenues from collaborations of $3.8 million in Q3 2016 represented the remaining amortization of the $30.0 million upfront payment pursuant to Rigel's collaboration and license agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb. As of September 30th, 2016, Rigel had cash, cash equivalents, and short-term investments of $85.3 million, compared to $126.3 million as of December 31st, 2015. RIGL free research report PDF is just a click away at:
Chesterfield, the UK-based Mallinckrodt PLC's stock finished the day 0.30% higher at $53.72 with a total trading volume of 1.35 million shares. Shares of the Company, which develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes branded and generic specialty pharmaceutical products and therapies in the US, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally, are trading below their 50-day moving average by 14.05%. The stock has an RSI of 37.61.
On November 29th, 2016, Mallinckrodt reported that net sales were $887.2 million in Q4 FY16, up 13.9% from Q4 FY15. The company's GAAP gross profit was $490.2 million in Q4 FY16, up 15.1% on a y-o-y basis. Diluted GAAP earnings per share from continuing operations for Q4 FY16 was $1.01 compared to $0.62 per diluted share in Q4 FY15.
On November 30th, 2016, research firm Mizuho reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $87 a share to $85 a share. Sign up for your complimentary report on MNK at:
Shares in Flint, Michigan headquartered Diplomat Pharmacy Inc. ended yesterday's session 2.43% lower at $14.05. The stock recorded a trading volume of 997,019 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 12.40% in the last one month. The stock is trading 34.83% below its 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Diplomat Pharmacy, which operates as an independent specialty pharmacy in the US, have an RSI of 28.38.
On November 23rd, 2016, research firm Credit Suisse downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Underperform'.
On December 01st, 2016, Diplomat Pharmacy announced that it will be dispensing DARZALEX® (daratumumab) in combination with REVLIMID® (lenalidomide) and dexamethasone or with VELCADE® (bortezomib) and dexamethasone. DARZALEX was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat patients with multiple myeloma who have received at least one other treatment. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on DPLO at:
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