Morgan Stanley

Apple’s future healthcare market moves will rely heavily on AI analysis | 9/16/2019

… and analytics, due to its positioning. Profit Models Citing the stabilization of national health expenditures as a percentage of the GDP as a sign progress is being made in using technology to improve healthcare, Morgan Stanley believes efforts from “full stack technology solutions” are demonstrating “meaningful success and step-function improvements in patient satisfaction,”while natural language processing startups are aiding in easing administrative costs. “However, the rise of tech …

Deutsche Bank Begins Coverage on UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) | 9/16/2019

… target price on the stock in a report on Monday, July 22nd. ValuEngine cut shares of UnitedHealth Group from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Thursday, September 5th. Finally, Morgan Stanley boosted their target price on shares of UnitedHealth Group from $285.00 to $298.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a report on Friday, July 12th. One research analyst has rated the stock …

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CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Price Target Increased to $75.00 by Analysts at Bank of America - Stock Observer | 9/16/2019

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) had its price objective hoisted by Bank of America from $72.00 to $75.00 in a report issued on Thursday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. Bank of America currently has a buy rating on the pharmacy operator’s stock. CVS has been the topic of a number of other reports. Morgan Stanley restated a buy rating and issued a $74.00 price target on shares of CVS Health in a report …

Short Interest in Nextgen Healthcare Inc (NASDAQ:NXGN) Declines By 5.5% - WKRB News | 9/16/2019

… are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 374,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.5 days. NXGN has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. KeyCorp raised shares of Nextgen Healthcare from an “underweight” rating to a “sector weight” rating in a report on Thursday, August 29th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. TheStreet lowered shares of Nextgen Healthcare from a “b …

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Now Covered by Analysts at Deutsche Bank | 9/16/2019

… issued on Thursday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $91.00 price objective on the pharmacy operator’s stock. A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on CVS. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $74.00 price target on shares of CVS Health in a report on Sunday, August 11th. Citigroup boosted their price objective on CVS Health from $68.00 to $72.00 …

Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) Coverage Initiated at Deutsche Bank - Stock Observer | 9/16/2019

… stock. Wells Fargo & Co upgraded shares of Molina Healthcare from a market perform rating to an outperform rating and set a $177.00 price target for the company in a report on Friday, May 31st. Morgan Stanley cut their price target on shares of Molina Healthcare from $184.00 to $172.00 and set an overweight rating for the company in a report on Friday, August 23rd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Molina Healthcare …

Siemens Healthineers (ETR:SHL) Given a €37.00 Price Target by Morgan Stanley Analysts - TheOlympiaReport | 9/16/2019

Morgan Stanley set a €37.00 ($43.02) target price on Siemens Healthineers (ETR:SHL) in a report issued on Thursday morning, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock. Several other research firms have also issued reports on SHL. Berenberg Bank set a €42.00 ($48.84) price target on shares of Siemens Healthineers and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Friday, July 12th …

Koninklijke Philips NV (NYSE:PHG) Short Interest Down 8.7% in August | 9/16/2019

… shares of Koninklijke Philips by 15.6% during the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,945,570 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $283,796,000 after buying an additional 936,983 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley grew its holdings in shares of Koninklijke Philips by 59.4% during the second quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 1,568,350 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $68,349,000 after buying an additional 584,489 shares …

Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) Receives $32.00 Consensus PT from Analysts | 9/16/2019

… recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $32.00. A number of research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Morgan Stanley boosted their target price on shares of Brown & Brown from $30.00 to $33.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 25th. Raymond James boosted their target price …

Weekly Ratings, Targets, Forecast Changes – 16-09-19 | 9/16/2019

Weekly Reports Sep 16 2019 By Rudi Filapek-Vandyck, Editor FNArena Guide: The FNArena database tabulates the views of seven major Australian and international stock brokers: Citi, Credit Suisse, Macquarie, Morgan Stanley, Morgans, Ord Minnett and UBS. For the purpose of broker rating correlation, Outperform and Overweight ratings are grouped as Buy, Neutral is grouped with Hold and Underperform and Underweight are grouped as Sell to provide a Buy/Hold …

Inovalon Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:INOV) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts | 9/16/2019

Shares of Inovalon Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:INOV) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the six research firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $17.00. Several …

Amgen’s (AMGN) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Leerink Swann | 9/16/2019

… of Amgen in a research note on Monday, August 12th. Oppenheimer set a $240.00 price target on Amgen and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Monday, September 9th. Finally, Morgan Stanley decreased their price target on Amgen from $211.00 to $207.00 and set an overweight rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, July 15th. One research analyst has rated the stock with …

Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Leerink Swann | 9/16/2019

… has been the topic of several other research reports. Cowen set a $231.00 target price on shares of Amgen and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 22nd. Morgan Stanley reduced their price target on shares of Amgen from $211.00 to $207.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, July 15th. Mizuho downgraded shares of Amgen from …

Leerink Swann Reaffirms Hold Rating for Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) | 9/16/2019

… a report on Friday, August 30th. Credit Suisse Group reissued an outperform rating and issued a $225.00 price target (up from $202.00) on shares of Amgen in a report on Friday, August 16th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reduced their price target on Amgen from $211.00 to $207.00 and set an overweight rating for the company in a report on Monday, July 15th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a …

Morgan Stanley Analysts Give Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (ETR:FME) a €58.00 Price Target | 9/16/2019

Omni (OMNI) Price Hits $1.43 on Top Exchanges Morgan Stanley Analysts Give Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (ETR:FME) a €58.00 Price Target September 15th, Morgan Stanley Analysts Give Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (ETR:FME) a €58.00 Price Target - Filed Under - by Jeff Wilder Tweet Morgan Stanley set a €58.00 ($67.44) target price on Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (ETR:FME) in a research note issued …

Renishaw (LON:RSW) Rating Reiterated by UBS Group | 9/16/2019

… by Patrick Bannon Tweet UBS Group reaffirmed their sell rating on shares of Renishaw (LON:RSW) in a research report released on Thursday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Several other research analysts have also commented on RSW. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an equal weight rating on shares of Renishaw in a research note on Thursday, July 11th. Goldman Sachs Group reaffirmed a neutral rating on shares of Renishaw in a research note on Wednesday …

Halma (LON:HLMA) Receives Neutral Rating from UBS Group | 9/16/2019

UBS Group reissued their neutral rating on shares of Halma (LON:HLMA) in a report published on Thursday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on HLMA. Morgan Stanley boosted their price target on Halma from GBX 1,560 ($20.38) to GBX 1,600 ($20.91) and gave the company an equal weight rating in a research report on Thursday, July 11th. Deutsche Bank reissued a buy …

Banco Bradesco (NYSE:BBD) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research - Modern Readers | 9/16/2019

… alerts: Several other research firms also recently weighed in on BBD. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Banco Bradesco from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research note on Thursday, September 5th. Morgan Stanley raised shares of Banco Bradesco from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 7th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group initiated coverage on shares of Banco Bradesco in …

Buckingham Research Boosts Arch Capital Group (NASDAQ:ACGL) Price Target to $40.00 | 9/16/2019

… buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 30th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Arch Capital Group from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 7th. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a $32.00 target price on shares of Arch Capital Group and gave the company a hold rating in a research report on Friday, May 17th. One analyst has rated the stock with a …

Garrett Motion (NYSE:GTX) Price Target Lowered to $9.00 at UBS Group - TheOlympiaReport | 9/16/2019

… company a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 31st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Garrett Motion from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 30th. Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on Garrett Motion in a research report on Tuesday, September 10th. They issued an underweight rating and a $8.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Barclays set a $16.00 target price on …

AMA

Morgan Stanley: Amazon Project Kuiper could be a $100 billion business | CNBC | 7/15/2019

Jeff Bezos announces Blue Moon, a lunar landing vehicle for the Moon, during a Blue Origin event in Washington, DC, May 9, 2019. Saul Loeb AFP Getty Images Amazon is looking to expand its empire and Morgan Stanley believes Jeff Bezos ‘ ambitious satellite internet plan may become one of its most lucrative businesses. Called Project Kuiper , Amazon aims to launch a network of 3,236 small satellites to create an interconnected …

How Wall Street Democrats see the race - POLITICO | 7/11/2019

… panic about former VP Joe Biden’s stumbles. That’s because he never really consolidated industry support the way then-Sen. Barack Obama did. Story Continued Below “I don’t think Wall Street is for Biden and it … financial markets are currently expecting by the end of 2020.” Morgan Stanley’s Jim Caron : “I know the market is pricing 25bps in July. But I think it’s now a closer call for 50bps cut. I …

ACA

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Morgan Stanley 17th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on September 11, 2019 | Business Wire | 9/4/2019

SAN DIEGO- ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ACAD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative medicines that address unmet medical needs in central nervous system disorders, today announced that it will present at the Morgan Stanley 17 th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 8:45 a.m. Eastern Time in New York City. A live webcast of ACADIA’s presentation will be accessible on the …

Wall Street freaks out - POLITICO | 8/13/2019

… Trump tries to win re-election. Story Continued Below Over just the last few of days, economists at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America all warned that Trump’s bitter trade war is taking … core … Trump has an economy event at 2:10 p.m. in Monaca, Penn. China’s long game — Pantheon’s Ian Shepherdson: “China’s leadership cannot be seen to be negotiating, still less making meaningful concessions, with a gun to …

ACO

Divorce, Single Women and Retail: a Marriage Made For Your Portfolio - TheStreet | 8/22/2019

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Stocks - Wall Street Falls as Investors Shy Away From Riskier Bets | Yahoo News | 8/12/2019

… long-term interest rates will hit their profit margins, with Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) all falling over 2%. The FAANG group of stocks were also … Lloyd’s of London meets second-quarter electronic trading target CBS, Viacom in final stages of all-stock merger: sources …

Wolfe Research

NetApp Inc (NTAP) Q1 2020 Earnings Call Transcript - Nasdaq.com | 8/15/2019

… Newton – Vice President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations Thanks, Andy. Next question. Operator Next question comes from Katy Huberty of Morgan Stanley. Your line is open. Katy Huberty – Morgan Stanley – Analyst Yeah. Thank you. George … Next question. Operator Next question comes for Andrew Vadheim of Wolfe Research. Your line is open. Andrew Vadheim – Wolfe Research – Analyst Thank you. I wanted to follow up on the full-year outlook. And what …

Edited Transcript of NCLH earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-19 2:00pm GMT | Yahoo News | 8/10/2019

Wolfe Research, LLC - Director & Senior Analyst Stephen White Grambling Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division - Equity Analyst Steven Moyer Wieczynski Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, Research Division - MD of Equity Research and Gaming & Leisure Research Analyst Thomas Glassbrooke Allen Morgan Stanley, Research Division - Senior Analyst Presentation Operator [1] Good morning, and welcome to the Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Second Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call. My name is Catherine and I’ll be …

Biotech

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) CEO Daniel O’Day presents at Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference (Transcript) | Seeking Alpha | 9/10/2019

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD ) Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference Call September 10, 2019 10:00 AM ET Company Participants Daniel O’Day - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Conference Call Participants Matthew Harrison - Morgan Stanley Matthew Harrison Great. So good morning, everybody. Thanks for joining us for the next session. I’m Matthew Harrison, one of the biotech analysts here at Morgan Stanley. Just quickly, before we get started, I need to read …

iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index Fund (NASDAQ:IBB), SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (ETF:XBI) - The Week Ahead In Biotech: Conference Presentations, IPO News Flow Take The Spotlight | Benzinga | 9/8/2019

… 9-10, in Zurich, Switzerland H.C. Wainwright Annual Healthcare Conference 2019 – Sept. 9-10, in Lotte New York Palace Hotel, New York Morgan Stanley 17th Annual Healthcare Conference – Sept. 9-11, in Grand Hyatt, New York City, New … years with a confirmed diagnosis of peanut allergy. See Also: Biotech Stock On The Radar: Ardelyx Gears Up For FDA Decision Day Clinical Trial Readouts Adverum Biotechnologies Inc (NASDAQ: ADVM ) is due on Thursday to …

Medicare

Encompass Health announces launch of senior notes offering | PR Newswire | 9/9/2019

… and to repay borrowings under its revolving credit facility. Citigroup; Barclays; BofA Merrill Lynch; Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC; J.P. Morgan; Morgan Stanley; RBC Capital Markets; Regions Securities LLC; SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Wells Fargo Securities … information; changes, delays in (including in connection with resolution of Medicare payment reviews or appeals), or suspension of reimbursement for Encompass Health’s services by governmental or private payors; and other factors which may be identified …

Evolent Health to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences | PR Newswire | 8/22/2019

… on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 9:05 a.m. EST . Mr. Blackley, Mr. Johnson and Mr. McGrane will present at the Morgan Stanley 2019 Global Healthcare Conference in New York on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at … than 35 health care organizations to actively manage care across Medicare, Medicaid, commercial and self-funded adult and pediatric populations. With the experience to drive change, Evolent confidently stands by a commitment to achieve results …

Clinical Data

NuCana to Present at the Morgan Stanley 17th Annual Global Healthcare Conference | Globe Newswire | 8/29/2019

… Griffith, Chief Executive Officer, and Don Munoz, Chief Financial Officer, will present and host one-on-one meetings at the Morgan Stanley 17th Annual Global Healthcare Conference in New York, NY. Event: Morgan Stanley 17th … clinical studies; and the utility of prior non-clinical and clinical data in determining future clinical results. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by terminology such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “expects,” “plans …

SI-BONE, Inc. (SIBN) CEO Jeff Dunn on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 8/11/2019

… Dunn - President and Chief Executive Officer Laura Francis - Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants David Lewis - Morgan Stanley Travis Steed - Bank of America Operator Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome … invasive sacroiliac joint fusion with iFuse. We believe our superior clinical data is a key component of growing positive support from clinical evaluation organizations and garnering payer wins, many of which are exclusive to iFuse …

Digital Health

iRhythm Technologies to Present at the 17th Annual Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference | Globe Newswire | 8/27/2019

August 27, 2019 16:05 ET Source: iRhythm SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – iRhythm Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRTC), a leading digital health care solutions company focused on the advancement of cardiac care, today announced the company will be participating in the upcoming 17th Annual Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference in New York, NY. iRhythm’s management is scheduled to present on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 12:55 p.m. Eastern Time …

SI-BONE, Inc. (SIBN) CEO Jeff Dunn on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 8/11/2019

… Dunn - President and Chief Executive Officer Laura Francis - Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants David Lewis - Morgan Stanley Travis Steed - Bank of America Operator Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome … Allergan. Heyward brings more than 30 years of payer and digital health experience, including executive leadership positions at Cigna, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield. I’m delighted that SI-BONE …

Community Health

Americana Partners appoints Mithoff as private equity head and MD | PE Hub | 9/10/2019

… Houston, including his ongoing role on the Board. He also served as an advisor on the Steering Committee of Legacy Community Health Services’ $15 million Capital Campaign. Mr. Mithoff received a B.A. in History from … Advisor with Americana Partners. Gabe was a Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley since 2017. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Gabe worked in sales management for 5 years. He earned a B.S. degree from Stephen F …

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) Receives $3.50 Average Price Target from Analysts | 6/23/2019

Shares of Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the twelve research firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Five equities research analysts have rated the … sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February 22nd. Morgan Stanley set a $4.00 price objective on Community Health Systems and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February

Medicaid

Evolent Health to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences | PR Newswire | 8/22/2019

… on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 9:05 a.m. EST . Mr. Blackley, Mr. Johnson and Mr. McGrane will present at the Morgan Stanley 2019 Global Healthcare Conference in New York on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at … 35 health care organizations to actively manage care across Medicare, Medicaid, commercial and self-funded adult and pediatric populations. With the experience to drive change, Evolent confidently stands by a commitment to achieve results. For …

Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (SRPT) CEO Douglas Ingram on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 8/8/2019

… as soon as possible following approval. We expect commercial plans to provide faster access and government payers, such as state Medicaid plans. But both types of payers will follow normal new drug approval or new … Operator And our next question comes from Matthew Harrison with Morgan Stanley. You may proceed. Unidentified Analyst Hi, this is Max Score (ph) on for Matthew Harrison. Regarding the PPMO Program, could you talk about …

UnitedHealth

ValuEngine Lowers UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) to Sell - Ticker Report | 9/9/2019

ValuEngine cut shares of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Thursday morning, ValuEngine reports. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Raymond James lifted their target price on shares of UnitedHealth Group from $265.00 to $300.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Friday, July 19th. Morgan Stanley lifted their target price …

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Given a $310.00 Price Target by Cantor Fitzgerald Analysts - Ticker Report | 7/24/2019

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) has been given a $310.00 target price by Cantor Fitzgerald in a report released on Friday, TipRanks reports. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the healthcare conglomerate’s stock. Cantor … A number of other brokerages also recently commented on UNH. Morgan Stanley set a $207.00 price target on shares of Alibaba Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July

Merck

Morgan Stanley Reiterates €96.00 Price Target for Merck KGaA (FRA:MRK) | 9/14/2019

0.21 Earnings Per Share Expected for Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE:DDS) This Quarter Morgan Stanley Reiterates €96.00 Price Target for Merck KGaA (FRA:MRK) Morgan Stanley Reiterates €96.00 Price Target for Merck KGaA (FRA:MRK) - Filed Under - by Stacy Sanders Tweet Morgan Stanley set a €96.00 ($111.63) target price on Merck KGaA (FRA:MRK) in a research note published on Tuesday morning, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm currently has a neutral …

Merck KGaA (FRA:MRK) Given a €96.00 Price Target by Morgan Stanley Analysts - Ticker Report | 9/12/2019

Merck KGaA (FRA:MRK) received a €96.00 ($111.63) price objective from analysts at Morgan Stanley in a research report issued on Tuesday, The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the healthcare company’s stock. Morgan Stanley’s price target suggests a potential downside of 0.35% from the company’s previous close. MRK has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Nord/LB set a €94.00 ($109.30) target price on …

UnitedHealth Group

ValuEngine Lowers UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) to Sell - Ticker Report | 9/9/2019

ValuEngine cut shares of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Thursday morning, ValuEngine reports. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Raymond James lifted their target price on shares of UnitedHealth Group from $265.00 to $300.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Friday, July 19th. Morgan Stanley lifted their target price …

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Given a $310.00 Price Target by Cantor Fitzgerald Analysts - Ticker Report | 7/24/2019

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) has been given a $310.00 target price by Cantor Fitzgerald in a report released on Friday, TipRanks reports. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the healthcare conglomerate’s stock. Cantor … A number of other brokerages also recently commented on UNH. Morgan Stanley set a $207.00 price target on shares of Alibaba Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July

Pfizer

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts - TheOlympiaReport | 9/8/2019

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the nineteen research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Fifteen equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold … of Pfizer in a research note on Monday, August 5th. Morgan Stanley lowered their price target on Pfizer from $40.00 to $38.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research note

Pfizer Invites Public to Listen to Webcast of Pfizer Discussion at Healthcare Conference – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 9/3/2019

NEW YORK –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 3, 2019– Pfizer Inc . invites investors and the general public to listen to a webcast of a discussion with Frank D’Amelio, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Global Supply and Business Operations, at the Morgan Stanley 17 th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 3:40 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time . To listen to the webcast, visit our web site at www.pfizer.com …

GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) Shares Gap Down to $41.48 | 9/11/2019

GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) gapped down before the market opened on Tuesday . The stock had previously closed at $42.69, but opened at $41.48. GlaxoSmithKline shares last traded at $40.89, with a volume of 2,933,391 shares traded. A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. ValuEngine downgraded GlaxoSmithKline from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “underweight …

Apple Health

The Power Of Purpose: Milton Friedman Is Rolling In His Grave | Forbes | 8/23/2019

For those of you who haven’t had time to review the seismic announcement from The Business Roundtable Announcement this week, let me unpack why this is a big a moment as the a href=”https://www.blackrock.com/corporate/investor-relations/larry-fink-ceo-letter” target=”_blank” class=”color-link” Larry Fink BlackRock letter /a . /p p Nearly 200 corporate leaders — from companies as diverse as Apple, AFLAC, American Airlines, Accenture, American …

Stakeholder Capitalism Will Fail If It’s Just Talk | Yahoo News | 8/22/2019

Bloomberg Opinion) – For 47 years, the Business Roundtable has lobbied on behalf of corporate America. Much of that time, it maintained a fiction(1) ;– that the sole purpose of a corporation was to maximize profits on behalf of shareholders. This philosophy has been under assault for several years now, and this week the Business Roundtable announced it wants to put it to rest.” data-reactid=”18” (Bloomberg Opinion) – For 47 …

CVS Health

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Morgan Stanley - Ticker Report | 8/15/2019

Morgan Stanley reiterated their buy rating on shares of CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) in a research report sent to investors on Sunday morning, Morgan Stanley currently has a $74.00 target price on the pharmacy operator’s stock. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Credit Suisse Group downgraded CVS Health from an outperform rating to a neutral rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $73.00 …

How WeWork Incentivized CEO Adam Neumann to Take the Company Public: Term Sheet | Fortune | 8/15/2019

… 90 billion — which would make the firm larger by value than General Electric, which is valued at about $82 billion, CVS Health ($78 billion), and T-Mobile ($76.8 billion). She reports: Neumann, who earned no … 2017 and loss of $13.3 million. CITIC backs the firm. Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, and CICC are underwriters. It plans to list on the NYSE as “SMY.” Read more. EXITS – AtriCure Inc agreed to acquire …

Siemens

Siemens (FRA:SIE) PT Set at €122.00 by Morgan Stanley | 9/13/2019

Siemens (FRA:SIE) PT Set at €122.00 by Morgan Stanley Posted by Arthur Bond on Sep 13th, 2019 Tweet Siemens (FRA:SIE) has been assigned a €122.00 ($141.86) price target by equities researchers at Morgan Stanley in a report issued on Friday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Morgan Stanley’s target price suggests a potential upside of 25.48% from the stock’s previous close …

Siemens Healthineers (ETR:SHL) Given a €37.00 Price Target by Morgan Stanley Analysts | 9/12/2019

Siemens Healthineers (ETR:SHL) Given a €37.00 Price Target by Morgan Stanley Analysts Posted by Sean Solarzano on Sep 12th, 2019 Siemens Healthineers (ETR:SHL) received a €37.00 ($43.02) price objective from stock analysts at Morgan Stanley in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Morgan Stanley’s target price suggests a potential upside of …

CVS

The Power Of Purpose: Milton Friedman Is Rolling In His Grave | Forbes | 8/23/2019

CVS, Chevron, Citigroup, Cisco, Cigna, Carlyle Group, Best Buy, AT&T, Boeing, Bristol Myers-Squibb, Bank of America, Blackrock, United Airlines, UPS, Tishman Speyer, Steeelcase, Target, P&G, SAP, Qualcomm, Phizer, PWC, Salesforce, PepsisCo, Oracle, Metlife, Morgan Stanley, Mastercard, Macys, Mass Mutual, JP Morgan Chase, Marriott, KPMG, Visa, Xerox, 3M and many more — declared that companies shouldn’t make shareholders their sole focus. /p p While Milton Friedman ( a …

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Morgan Stanley - Ticker Report | 8/15/2019

Morgan Stanley reiterated their buy rating on shares of CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) in a research report sent to investors on Sunday morning, Morgan Stanley currently has a $74.00 target price on the pharmacy operator’s stock. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Credit Suisse Group downgraded CVS Health from an outperform rating to a neutral rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $73.00 …

Novartis

How WeWork Incentivized CEO Adam Neumann to Take the Company Public: Term Sheet | Fortune | 8/15/2019

… SCIENCES DEALS – Renovacor , a Philadelphia-based preclinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, raised $11 million in a Series A funding. Investors include Novartis Venture Fund , Broadview Ventures , BioAdvance , New Leaf Venture Partners and Innogest Capital . – VeriSIM Life … 2017 and loss of $13.3 million. CITIC backs the firm. Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, and CICC are underwriters. It plans to list on the NYSE as “SMY.” Read more. EXITS – AtriCure Inc agreed to acquire …

Goldman Sachs

Encompass Health announces launch of senior notes offering | PR Newswire | 9/9/2019

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC; J.P. Morgan; Morgan Stanley; RBC Capital Markets; Regions Securities LLC; SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Wells Fargo Securities will act as joint book-running managers of the offering. This debt offering is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-220519) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This offering is being made solely by means of a prospectus supplement …

Envista Announces Launch of IPO Roadshow | PR Newswire | 9/4/2019

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and Morgan Stanley are joint lead book-running managers for the offering. Baird, Evercore ISI and Jefferies are book-running managers for the offering. BofA Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Stifel and William Blair are co-managers for the offering. The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from: J.P. Morgan Securities …

Citigroup

Encompass Health announces launch of senior notes offering | PR Newswire | 9/9/2019

Citigroup; Barclays; BofA Merrill Lynch; Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC; J.P. Morgan; Morgan Stanley; RBC Capital Markets; Regions Securities LLC; SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Wells Fargo Securities will act as joint book-running managers of the offering. This debt offering is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-220519) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This offering is being made solely by …

General Electric (NYSE:GE) Given a $14.00 Price Target at Citigroup | 9/7/2019

General Electric (NYSE:GE) Given a $14.00 Price Target at Citigroup Posted by Dante Gardener Sep 6th, 2019 Citigroup set a $14.00 target price on General Electric (NYSE:GE) in a research report report published … the company. in a research report on Friday, August 2nd. Morgan Stanley began coverage on shares of General Electric in a research report on Thursday. They set an equal weight rating and a $10.00 target

Merrill Lynch

Encompass Health announces launch of senior notes offering | PR Newswire | 9/9/2019

Merrill Lynch; Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC; J.P. Morgan; Morgan Stanley; RBC Capital Markets; Regions Securities LLC; SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Wells Fargo Securities will act as joint book-running managers of the offering. This debt offering is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-220519) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This offering is being made solely by means of a …

The Finance 202: Trump’s trade war is sinking his promise to revive American manufacturing | The Washington Post | 9/4/2019

THE TICKER Engines assembled as they make their way through the assembly line at the General Motors (manufacturing plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee last month. (Reuters/Harrison McClary) President Trump has promised to spark a revival for American manufacturing. But there’s new evidence that his trade war is doing exactly the opposite. In another sign the president’s crusade against China is hurting the U.S. economy, factory activity shrank in August …

Jefferies Financial Group

GALAPAGOS NV/S (NASDAQ:GLPG) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Morgan Stanley | 9/13/2019

GALAPAGOS NV/S (NASDAQ:GLPG) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Morgan Stanley Posted by Stuart Ham on Sep 13th, 2019 Tweet Morgan Stanley started coverage on shares of GALAPAGOS NV/S (NASDAQ:GLPG) in … a buy rating in a report on Friday, September 6th. Jefferies Financial Group cut shares of GALAPAGOS NV/S from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Monday, July 29th. Royal

RBC Capital Markets

Encompass Health announces launch of senior notes offering | PR Newswire | 9/9/2019

Morgan Stanley; RBC Capital Markets; Regions Securities LLC; SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Wells Fargo Securities will act as joint book-running managers of the offering. This debt offering is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-220519) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This offering is being made solely by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus which has been …

Broader Market Drags Affecting Salesforce Could Drive Buying Opportunity - RealMoney | TheStreet | 8/23/2019

… 200 billion TAM and strong secular tailwinds to make CRM one of the best positioned software stocks in today’s environment,” Morgan Stanley analyst Keith Weiss said. “CRM is one of the best secular stories in … a uniquely strong CEO duo driving the vision and execution,” RBC Capital Markets analyst Alex Zukin said. “We continue to believe that CRM’s co-CEO’s, Marc Benioff and Keith Block, represent a team that combines …

William Blair

ABIOMED, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABMD) Receives $277.50 Consensus Price Target from Brokerages | 9/10/2019

Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of ABIOMED from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and cut their price objective for the company from $325.00 to $215.00 in a research report on Thursday, August 1st. William Blair reissued a “buy” rating on shares of ABIOMED Friday, August 2nd. ValuEngine raised shares of ABIOMED from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating Wednesday, September 4th. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of ABIOMED …

Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Morgan Stanley | 9/9/2019

Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Morgan Stanley Posted by Joy Tochi on Sep 9th, 2019 Tweet Morgan Stanley started coverage on shares of Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA) in a research … hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 17th. William Blair reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Portola Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Friday, August 9th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares

JP Morgan

Stocks - Wall Street Falls as Investors Shy Away From Riskier Bets | Yahoo News | 8/12/2019

… the current period of volatility will not have a longer duration than what we have seen during the May pullback,”JP Morgan global equity strategists said in a note. “Trade remains a wild-card, but … Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) all falling over 2%. The FAANG group of stocks were also lower after the open, with Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon.com (NASDAQ …

SunTrust Bank

Veeva Systems (NYSE:VEEV) Shares Down 8.1% | 9/10/2019

… Systems from $154.00 to $180.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 28th. Morgan Stanley lowered Veeva Systems from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and … hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 30th. Finally, SunTrust Banks increased their price objective on shares of Veeva Systems from $150.00 to $180.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research …

Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI) Upgraded to Buy by ValuEngine | 9/9/2019

SunTrust Banks dropped their price objective on Analog Devices to $122.00 and set a buy rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, May 23rd. Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on Analog Devices from $97.00 to $100.00 and gave the stock an equal weight rating in a report on Thursday, August 22nd. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded Analog Devices from a sell rating to a buy rating and increased …

BlackRock

The Power Of Purpose: Milton Friedman Is Rolling In His Grave | Forbes | 8/23/2019

… Business Roundtable Announcement this week, let me unpack why this is a big a moment as the a href=”https://www.blackrock.com/corporate/investor-relations/larry-fink-ceo-letter” target=”_blank” class=”color-link” Larry Fink … amp;G, SAP, Qualcomm, Phizer, PWC, Salesforce, PepsisCo, Oracle, Metlife, Morgan Stanley, Mastercard, Macys, Mass Mutual, JP Morgan Chase, Marriott, KPMG, Visa, Xerox, 3M and many more — declared that companies shouldn’t make shareholders their sole …

Barra, Hackett, Fitterling join CEO group saying shareholder value isn’t ultimate yardstick | Crain’s Detroit Business | 8/19/2019

BlackRock Inc.’s Laurence Fink, Bank of New York Mellon Corp.’s Charlie Scharf and the CEOs of several Wall Street banks, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley and Moelis & Co. It also includes Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person. Other Michigan signatories include BorgWarner Inc. President and CEO Frederic Lissalde, ITC Holdings President and CEO Linda Apsey, Steelcase Inc. President and CEO James Keane, Stryker …

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey

Valvoline Inc. (VVV) CEO Sam Mitchell on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 8/4/2019

Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV ) Q3 2019 Earnings Conference Call August 1, 2019 9:00 AM Mary Meixelsperger - Chief Financial Officer Sam Mitchell - Chief Executive Officer Simeon Gutman - Morgan Stanley Faiza Alwy - Deutsche Bank Cody Ross - Goldman Sachs Mike Harrison - Seaport Global Securities, LLC Chris Bottiglieri - Wolfe Research Dmitry Silversteyn - Buckingham Research Olivia Tong - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Adam Bubes - Jefferies Stephanie Benjamin - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc. Operator Good morning. My …

Change Healthcare Inc. Closes Initial Public Offering and Concurrent Offering of Tangible Equity Units and Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares | Business Wire | 7/2/2019

Morgan Stanley and RBC Capital Markets also acted as joint bookrunners for the offerings. Blackstone Capital Markets, Baird, Cantor, Cowen, First Liberties Financial, Guggenheim Securities, Piper Jaffray, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, SVB Leerink, Wells Fargo Securities, William Blair, Drexel Hamilton and Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co., LLC acted as co-managers for the offerings. A registration statement, including separate prospectuses, relating to these securities, was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange …

HCA

AbbVie to Present at the Morgan Stanley Healthcare Conference | PR Newswire | 8/27/2019

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. , Aug. 27, AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV ), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, will participate in the Morgan Stanley 17 th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, September 10 , 2019. Richard A. Gonzalez , chairman and chief executive officer, will present at 10:10 a.m. Central time . A live audio webcast of the presentation will be accessible through AbbVie’s Investor Relations website at investors.abbvie.com . An archived edition of the session will …

AtriCure to Participate at the Morgan Stanley 17th Annual Global Healthcare Conference | Yahoo News | 8/26/2019

Reblog MASON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)– AtriCure, Inc. ( Nasdaq: ATRC ), a leading innovator in surgical treatments for atrial fibrillation (Afib) and left atrial appendage management, today announced that the company will be participating in the upcoming Morgan Stanley 17 th Annual Global Healthcare Conference in New York City. AtriCure’s management is scheduled to present on Monday, September 9, 2019, at 2:15 p.m. Eastern Time. Interested parties may access a live audio …

Community Health Systems

Community Health Systems (CYH) Stock Price Up 5.7% - TheOlympiaReport | 4/24/2019

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) rose 5.7% on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $3.51 and last traded at $3.35. Approximately 2,133,852 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 0% from … rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 17th. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a $4.00 target price on shares of Community Health Systems and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on

Community Health Systems (CYH) Given a $3.00 Price Target by Barclays Analysts | 4/21/2019

Inovalon (INOV) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research Community Health Systems (CYH) Given a $3.00 Price Target by Barclays Analysts April 21st, 2019 - Comments Off on Community Health Systems (CYH) Given a $3.00 Price … hold rating in a report on Thursday, January 24th. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a $4.00 price objective on shares of Community Health Systems and gave the company a sell rating in a report on Friday

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Armada Hoffler Acquires Thames Street Wharf in Baltimore - June 28, 2019 - Zacks.com | 6/28/2019

Morgan Stanley and Johns Hopkins Medicine, which together lease 92% of the property’s rentable space. Moreover, the property has an average remaining lease term of 7.4 years. In the Baltimore market, Thames Street Wharf’s in-place triple net rent levels rank amongst the highest. Armada Hoffler anticipates the acquisition to be accretive to Funds from Operations, with the property generating an expected cash net operating income of around $7.1 million …

Acadia Healthcare

Zayo Group upgraded to overweight at Morgan Stanley | MarketWatch | 12/12/2017

9 Positions Dodge & Cox Increased in the Past 2 Quarters Nov. 20, 2017 at 3:06 p.m. ET on GuruFocus.com Projet Cirrus partners with Zayo for its Cloudlink services Nov. 20, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. ET on CNW Group FrontFour Capital Group LLC Buys DowDuPont Inc, Abercrombie & Fitch Co, Alibaba Group Holding, Sells ClubCorp Holdings Inc, Altice USA Inc, Alcoa Corp Nov. 16, 2017 at 4:38 p.m. ET on GuruFocus.com Lorber …

The Market In 5 Minutes: Personal Spending Ticks Higher, Manafort-Gates, AMD Downgrade | Morningstar | 10/30/2017

Morgan Stanley downgraded Advanced Micro Devices from Equal-Weight to Underweight Susquehanna downgraded JC Penney (NYSE: JCP ) from Positive to Neutral Mizuho downgraded Acadia Healthcare (NASDAQ: ACHC ) from Buy to Neutral This is a tool used by the Benzinga News Desk each trading day — it’s a look at everything happening in the market, in five minutes. To get the full version of this note every morning, click here . © 2017 Benzinga.com …

Dignity Health

Box, Inc. (BOX) CEO Aaron Levie on Q1 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 6/4/2019

… Chief Executive Officer Dylan Smith - Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Ittai Kidron - Oppenheimer Phil Winslow - Wells Fargo Melissa Franchi - Morgan Stanley Rob Owens - KeyBanc Capital Markets Matt Coss - JPMorgan Chad Bennett - Craig-Hallum Michael … including BT Group, Blackboard, Nintendo Europe, Rémy Cointreau Group and Dignity Health. Revenue was $163 million, up 16% year-over-year. Non-GAAP EPS improved to negative $0.03 versus negative $0.07 in the same quarter …

Box Inc (BOX) Q1 2020 Earnings Call Transcript - Nasdaq.com | 6/3/2019

… to Q1, we delivered wins and expansion with major customers including BT Group, Blackboard, Nintendo Europe, Remy Cointreau Group and Dignity Health. Revenue was $163 million, up 16% year-over-year. Non-GAAP EPS improved … guys. Operator Your next question comes from Melissa Franchi with Morgan Stanley. Your line is open. Melissa Franchi – Morgan Stanley – Analyst Great. Thanks for taking my question. Aaron, when we spoke last quarter you talked …

Tenet Healthcare

Jobs report, FOMC meeting, earnings — What to know in the week ahead | Yahoo News | 4/28/2019

… will be down rather than up. Incoming inflation data will guide the Fed’s discussion as well as Powell’s Q&A,” Morgan Stanley wrote in a note Friday. “We continue to see the Fed on extended … Steel ( AKS ), Alphabet ( GOOGL ), MGM Resorts ( MGM ), NXP Semiconductors ( NXPI ), Tenet Healthcare ( THC ), Western Digital ( WDC ), Yum China ( YUMC ) after market close Tuesday: Blue Apron ( APRN ), ConocoPhillips ( COP ), Eli Lilly ( LLY ), General Electric ( GE ), Incyte …

Einstein Healthcare Network

David F. Ertel, Nationally Known Academic Medical Center Executive and Expert in Healthcare Finance and Business Strategy, Joins BDC Advisors | PR Newswire | 12/12/2017

… Executive and Expert in Healthcare Finance and Business Strategy, Joins BDC Advisors Former University of Miami Health System executive and Morgan Stanley health care managing director becomes Senior Advisor News provided by 08:45 ET Share … his UHealth experience, Ertel was Chief Financial Officer of the Einstein Healthcare Network, and Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia , which is affiliated with the Thomas Jefferson University , and includes three acute care hospitals, a national …

University of Miami Health System

David F. Ertel, Nationally Known Academic Medical Center Executive and Expert in Healthcare Finance and Business Strategy, Joins BDC Advisors | PR Newswire | 12/12/2017

David F. Ertel, Nationally Known Academic Medical Center Executive and Expert in Healthcare Finance and Business Strategy, Joins BDC Advisors Former University of Miami Health System executive and Morgan Stanley health care managing director becomes Senior Advisor News provided by 08:45 ET Share this article MIAMI , Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Rick Wesslund , Founder and Chairman of BDC Advisors, LLC, a healthcare strategy firm, announced today that David Ertel , a nationally …

Community Health, Selinsgrove PA

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) Trading 8.4% Higher | 6/22/2019

Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) Trading 8.4% Higher Posted by Wayne Rhoads on Jun 22nd, 2019 Tweet Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) shares traded up 8.4% during trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $2.74 and last traded at $2.71. 7,776,791 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 269% from the average session volume of 2,109,012 shares. The stock had previously closed at $2.50. Several …

St. Joseph Health

Microsoft Partners Providence, Boosts Healthcare Presence | Yahoo News | 7/11/2019

Microsoft MSFT recently partnered with Providence St. Joseph Health to migrate the latter’s health records from numerous data centers to the cloud. This apart, the company will develop new technologies and provide computing infrastructure and … a solid base among the U.S. health firms. Moreover, per Morgan Stanley as reported by Business Insider, more than 25,000 health organizations in the United States currently employ Microsoft Cloud. This puts the company in

Humana

Humana (NYSE:HUM) Price Target Increased to $342.00 by Analysts at Morgan Stanley | 8/27/2019

Humana (NYSE:HUM) had its target price boosted by Morgan Stanley from $315.00 to $342.00 in a report issued on Friday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. They currently have an overweight rating on the insurance provider’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the company. ValuEngine raised Humana from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, July 12th. Piper Jaffray Companies lifted their price …

How WeWork Incentivized CEO Adam Neumann to Take the Company Public: Term Sheet | Fortune | 8/15/2019

… raised $15 million in Series B funding. Hambrecht Ducera Growth Ventures led the round, and was joined by investors including Humana , F-Prime and Optum Ventures. HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCES DEALS – Renovacor , a Philadelphia-based preclinical … 2017 and loss of $13.3 million. CITIC backs the firm. Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, and CICC are underwriters. It plans to list on the NYSE as “SMY.” Read more. EXITS – AtriCure Inc agreed to acquire …

Aetna

LocatorX Appoints Tom Watjen to its Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 8/21/2019

Morgan Stanley and Co., Conning & Co. and Aetna Life and Casualty over the course of his career. He joined Provident Companies in 1994 as executive vice president and chief financial officer, and was later named as vice chairman and a director of Provident, Inc. Following a merger in 1999, Watjen became executive vice president, finance and risk management, for successor company, UnumProvident Corporation. In 2002, Watjen was elevated to vice …

Apple’s (AAPL) Advanced Technologies Driving Inroads In Healthcare - Nasdaq.com | 8/19/2019

… of care and recovery for the procedures is still lacking and costs to the U.S. healthcare system continue to rise.” Aetna has also entered into a partnership with Apple. The Aetna app on Apple Watch … related to medical information through devices while ensuring strict privacy. Morgan Stanley projects that healthcare could bring in over $15 billion for Apple by 2021 and up to $313 billion by 2027. “At the mid …

Cigna

Cigna (NYSE:CI) Stock Price Up 5.4% | 9/10/2019

Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI)’s stock price was up 5.4% during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $162.59 and last traded at $162.16, approximately 2,943,504 shares were traded during trading … buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 23rd. Morgan Stanley decreased their price target on Cigna from $241.00 to $207.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on

Cigna (NYSE:CI) Trading Up 5.4% | 9/10/2019

Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) shares rose 5.4% on Monday . The stock traded as high as $162.59 and last traded at $162.16, approximately 2,943,504 shares changed hands during trading. An increase of 18% from the average daily volume of 2,501,582 shares. The stock had previously closed at $153.80. CI has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Morgan Stanley decreased their price objective on shares of Cigna from $241.00 …

Anthem

Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages | 7/13/2019

Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) has received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the sixteen analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen … of Healthequity in a research note on Friday, May 10th. Morgan Stanley raised to an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 400 ($5.23) price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday. Barclays

Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts | 7/12/2019

Shares of Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the sixteen brokerages that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with … shares of Shutterstock in a report on Thursday, April 25th. Morgan Stanley upgraded to an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 400 ($5.23) price objective for the company in a report on Friday. UBS Group

Molina Healthcare

Morgan Stanley Trims Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) Target Price to $172.00 | 9/9/2019

Morgan Stanley Trims Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) Target Price to $172.00 Posted by Bob Meade on Sep 9th, 2019 Tweet Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH) had its price objective reduced by equities researchers at Morgan Stanley from $184.00 to $172.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, August 23rd, MarketBeat.com reports. The brokerage currently has an “overweight” rating on the stock. Morgan Stanley’s price target would suggest …

Molina Healthcare Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:MOH) - Ticker Report | 9/7/2019

Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 2,304 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 3,145% compared to the typical … to $200.00 in a research report on Monday, June 3rd. Morgan Stanley reduced their price target on Molina Healthcare from $184.00 to $172.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report

Wellcare

U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Healthcare stocks, Iron Mountain, oil companies - Nasdaq.com | 7/11/2019

Wellcare Health Plans Inc : up 2.1% Eli Lilly and Co : down 4.6% Cigna, CVS lead pharmacy supply chain surge after Trump admin pulls rebate rule Johnson & Johnson : down 1.4% Gilead Sciences Inc : down 2.4% Pfizer Inc : down 3.3% Merck & Co Inc : down 4.6% Amgen Inc : down 2.9% Death of rebate rule a negative for drugmakers - Morgan Stanley Dillard’s Inc : up 5.7% Wedbush upgrades to “neutral” as promotions stabilize Cimarex Energy …

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Alphabet, Facebook, DuPont & more | Yahoo News | 6/4/2019

… company is also developing a drug that targets the same gene mutation. DuPont — Shares of DuPont jumped 9.4% after a Morgan Stanley analyst initiated coverage of the chemical company with an overweight rating. The analyst … This deal would have diverged from Centene’s plans to acquire WellCare Health Plans. Centene shares dropped more than 9%. Nektar Therapeutics — The biotechnology stock rose jumped nearly 10% after the company released positive trial results …

Wellcare Health Plans

U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Healthcare stocks, Iron Mountain, oil companies - Nasdaq.com | 7/11/2019

Wellcare Health Plans Inc : up 2.1% Eli Lilly and Co : down 4.6% Cigna, CVS lead pharmacy supply chain surge after Trump admin pulls rebate rule Johnson & Johnson : down 1.4% Gilead Sciences Inc : down 2.4% Pfizer Inc : down 3.3% Merck & Co Inc : down 4.6% Amgen Inc : down 2.9% Death of rebate rule a negative for drugmakers - Morgan Stanley Dillard’s Inc : up 5.7% Wedbush upgrades to “neutral” as promotions stabilize Cimarex Energy …

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Alphabet, Facebook, DuPont & more | Yahoo News | 6/4/2019

… company is also developing a drug that targets the same gene mutation. DuPont — Shares of DuPont jumped 9.4% after a Morgan Stanley analyst initiated coverage of the chemical company with an overweight rating. The analyst … This deal would have diverged from Centene’s plans to acquire WellCare Health Plans. Centene shares dropped more than 9%. Nektar Therapeutics — The biotechnology stock rose jumped nearly 10% after the company released positive trial results …

UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) CEO David Wichmann on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 7/18/2019

UnitedHealthcare Andrew Witty - CEO, Optum John Rex - CFO Eric Murphy - CEO, OptumInsight Brian Thompson - CEO, Medicare & Retirement Tom Roos - SVP and Chief Accounting Officer Conference Call Participants Justin Lake - Wolfe Research Charles Rhyee - Cowen Josh Raskin - Nephron Research Matthew Borsch - BMO Capital Markets David Windley - Jeffries Kevin Fischbeck - Bank of America Ricky Goldwasser - Morgan Stanley Steve Tanal - Goldman Sachs A.J. Rice - Credit Suisse Peter Costa - Wells Fargo Securities Sarah James …

Jobless Claims, Philly Fed Strong; Plus Q2: MS, UNH & More - Nasdaq.com | 7/18/2019

… month to month, but it would appear regional production is not necessitating an interest rate hike, either. Q2 Earnings Update Morgan Stanley MS topped estimates on both top and bottom lines in its Q2 report … trailing four quarters. For more on BBT’s earnings, click here. UnitedHealthcare UNH easily surpassed expectations on its bottom line - $3.60 per share versus $3.46 analysts were looking for, and well above the $3.14 in the …

The Health Plan

iRhythm Technologies’ (IRTC) CEO Kevin King on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/8/2019

… Participants Lynn Lewis – Investor Relations Kevin King – Chief Executive Officer Matt Garrett – Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants David Lewis – Morgan Stanley Robbie Marcus – J.P. Morgan Cecilia Furlong – Canaccord Genuity Operator Good afternoon, ladies and … So we think the market’s pretty large. We know that the health plans in the U.S. are highly interested and trying to manage this population, for the reasons that a stroke and stroke risk are …

iRhythm Technologies, Inc. Common Stock (IRTC) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript - Nasdaq.com | 5/8/2019

… for your questions. Operator? Questions & Answers: Operator [Operator instructions] Our first question comes from the line of David Lewis from Morgan Stanley. Please go ahead. David Lewis – Morgan Stanley – Analyst Good afternoon. Thanks for taking … So we think the market’s pretty large. We know that the health plans in the U.S. are highly interested in trying to manage this population for the reasons that stroke and stroke risk are both …

Health Net

Morgan Stanley Study Finds that Financial Wellness Is an Opportunity to Reduce Employee Stress, Improve Retention and Engagement, and Differentiate Companies | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 6/6/2019

Spring Has Sprung Photo AP Morgan Stanley Study Finds that Financial Wellness Is an Opportunity to Reduce Employee Stress, Improve Retention and Engagement, and Differentiate Companies 5 hrs ago Save NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 6, 2019– Morgan Stanley at Work today released an employee financial wellness study conducted by the Financial Health Network on behalf of the organization. The study finds that financial wellness is an opportunity for employers …

CDW Corporation (CDW) CEO Christine Leahy on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/1/2019

… Leahy - CEO Collin Kebo - SVP and CFO Conference Call Participants Matt Cabral - Credit Suisse Shannon Cross - Cross Research Katy Huberty - Morgan Stanley Adam Tindle - Raymond James Matt Sheerin - Stifel Jason Rogers - Great Lakes Review Keith … solution we provided to a 500 location non-profit integrated health network. Having moved its electronic medical record system to the public cloud, the customer who is experiencing increasing costs and performance issues. An integrated …

Donald Trump

All the single ladies have been an economic force for a long time – marketers are just noticing | World news | The Guardian | 8/31/2019

… 2030, 45% of working women aged 25-44 in the US will be single , according to a recent research report from Morgan Stanley based on Census Bureau Data. This would be the largest share of single … Week in Russian pee-triarchy Nope, this isn’t about the Donald Trump Moscow tapes, it’s about space suits. Ever since 1961 Russian astronauts have apparently been unzipping their space suits to pee on the back …

Freight slump flashes economic warning signs amid US-China trade war | CNBC | 8/23/2019

… the economy amid conflicting signals. Air cargo boxes at Tegel Airport in Berlin. Axel Schmidt AFP Getty Images When President Donald Trump announced last year that tariffs on hundreds of Chinese-made goods, including bicycle … tariffs. Various trade disputes are already sparking gloomier economic forecasts. Morgan Stanley said this week that global growth would expand by 2.8% in the fourth quarter, “the lowest rate since the financial crisis.” The Dow …

Jamie Dimon

Stakeholder Capitalism Will Fail If It’s Just Talk | Yahoo News | 8/22/2019

… which includes customers, employees, suppliers and local communities. Some kudos are in order for JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon, and chairman of the Business Roundtable, for driving these changes. He has been … customers to seek redress in public courts. – Ameriprise Financial Inc., Morgan Stanley and Principal Financial Group Inc: The brokers and insurers on the list have been zealous opponents of the fiduciary rule. Instead, they prefer …

Barra, Hackett, Fitterling join CEO group saying shareholder value isn’t ultimate yardstick | Crain’s Detroit Business | 8/19/2019

Jamie Dimon and dozens of other leaders at some of the world’s largest companies — including General Motors Co. Chairman and CEO Mary Barra, Ford Motor Co. President and CEO James Hackett, and Dow Chemical Co … of several Wall Street banks, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley and Moelis & Co. It also includes Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person. Other Michigan signatories include BorgWarner Inc. President and

Elon Musk

Beyond The Bus: Proterra Repackages Its Electric Transit Tech To Power Heavy-Duty Commercial Vehicles | Forbes | 8/6/2019

… a push to curb diesel exhaust from trucks and buses that causes health problems and contributes to carbon pollution. While Elon Musk has ginned up interest in his futuristic long-range, battery-powered Tesla Semi … based company hired underwriters from investment banks including JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank for an IPO that could happen this year, Reuters reported last month, citing people familiar with the matter. Neither Horton …

Jeff Bezos

Barra, Hackett, Fitterling join CEO group saying shareholder value isn’t ultimate yardstick | Crain’s Detroit Business | 8/19/2019

Morgan Stanley and Moelis & Co. It also includes Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person. Other Michigan signatories include BorgWarner Inc. President and CEO Frederic Lissalde, ITC Holdings President and CEO Linda Apsey, Steelcase Inc. President and CEO James Keane, Stryker Corp. Chairman and CEO Kevin Lobo, and Whirlpool Corp. Chairman and CEO Marc Bitzer. Fundamental premise The shift in corporate priorities comes as widening income inequality and …

Amazon sellers are organizing against the retailer amid probes - Business Insider | 8/17/2019

Morgan Stanley report. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Third-party sellers quietly power Amazon’s retail dominance. According to a recent analyst note from Morgan Stanley, Amazon’s third-party business is worth $307 billion of the company’s $1.1 trillion enterprise value, comprising 58% of all merchandise sales . Meanwhile, the first-party platform is worth $93 billion. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos raved about third-party sellers, which he described as …

Sandler O'Neill

Merchants Bancorp Prices Depositary Share Offering | PR Newswire | 8/13/2019

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and UBS Securities LLC are serving as joint book runners. Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. is acting as co-manager. A shelf registration statement, including a prospectus, with respect to the offering was previously filed by Merchants with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and was declared effective by the SEC on December 18, 2018 . A prospectus supplement relating to the offering has been filed with …

The Allstate Corporation (ALL) CEO Tom Wilson on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 8/1/2019

Morgan Stanley Paul Newsome - Sandler O’Neill Operator Good day, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to The Allstate Second Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session and instructions will be given at that time. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, today’s program is being recorded. And now, I would like to introduce your host …

Elizabeth Warren

Amazon sellers are organizing against the retailer amid probes - Business Insider | 8/17/2019

… competing against them too — and destroying their businesses. Amazon’s third-party platform is worth some $307 billion, according to a Morgan Stanley report. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Third-party sellers quietly power … concerns have already been heard by major political figures. Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is also a frontrunner for the 2020 presidential election, says Amazon is “crushing” its own third-party sellers. Some argue that Amazon …

‘Amazon is not their friend’: Amazon sellers are organizing against the retail giant as the FTC and DOJ continues their anti-trust probe (AMZN) | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 8/17/2019

… competing against them too — and destroying their businesses. Amazon’s third-party platform is worth some $307 billion, according to a Morgan Stanley report. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Third-party sellers quietly power … and I’m fighting to end that. https://t.co/eV2ZvHuzJT Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is also a frontrunner for the 2020 presidential election, says Amazon is “crushing” its own third-party sellers. Some argue that Amazon …

Bernie Sanders

The Week In Cannabis: CannTrust Rallies Unexpectedly, Josh Kushner And Shane Victorino Join The Industry, And More | Yahoo News | 8/12/2019

… news recap in your email inbox every week, please subscribe to https://tinyletter.com/javierhasse U.S. senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders appeared on Joe Rogan’s podcast and said that, if elected president, he would … sales of $72.038 million beat a $47.05-million Street estimate. Morgan Stanley analyst David Lebowitz maintained an Overweight rating on GW Pharma and increased the price target from $234 to $238. Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Elemer …

POLITICO Playbook PM: What Trump said yesterday behind closed doors - POLITICO | 8/8/2019

… New York investigation said. “Wall Street firms including Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo & Co. have recently provided thousands of financial documents related to … Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Beto O’Rourke, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on stage.” POLITICO Artificial intelligence. Facial recognition. Lightning fast networks. Rapid technological change is transforming the consumer experience, upending entire …

Mike Wilson

‘The puts have expired’: Morgan Stanley warns that neither trade nor the Fed can save them now | Yahoo News | 8/19/2019

The stock market’s renewable sources of optimism have been exhausted, according to Morgan Stanley’s Mike Wilson. “The puts have expired,” Wilson writes in a note to clients published Monday. “2019 has been a game of deteriorating fundamentals versus a pivoting Fed and hope for a resolution to the U.S.-China trade uncertainties. “With the Fed’s first rate cut in a decade not having the desired effect on markets and a …

Dara Khosrowshahi

Morgan Stanley loves these stocks into earnings, while others on Wall Street do not | CNBC | 7/18/2019

Morgan Stanley loves these stocks into earnings, while others on Wall Street do not Published Thu, Jul 18 2019 11:40 AM EDT Updated Thu, Jul 18 2019 2:14 PM EDT Key Points Morgan Stanley highlighted stocks including Uber and American Express it’s betting on into earnings. Conversely to other analysts on Wall Street, the firm is betting on are PG&E and Gilead Sciences heading into earnings. Dara Khosrowshahi, chief …

Was the Uber IPO a Success?: Term Sheet | Fortune | 6/7/2019

Uber Technologies CEO Dara Khosrowshahi watches traders during the company’s initial public offering on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Michael Nagle—Bloomberg/ Getty Images By Polina Marinova June 7, 2019 IPO MESS … of $498.7 million in 2018 and income of $30.7 million. Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays and Jefferies are underwriters. It plans to list on the NYSE as “RVLV.” Read more . • Personalis , a

Tim Cook

US STOCKS-Futures jump on growing stimulus hopes | Yahoo News | 8/19/2019

… lenders rose in premarket trading. Bank of America Corp, Citigroup Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Goldman Sachs , Wells Fargo & Co and Morgan Stanley were all up between 1.5% and 2%. Chipmakers, which depend on China for … on Sunday that he had spoken with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook about the impact of U.S. tariffs. (Reporting by Medha Singh in Bengaluru Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty …

Apple Is Officially Rolling Out Its Joint Credit Card With Goldman Sachs - TheStreet | 8/6/2019

… back from a rough day of trading on Monday due to worries about escalating trade tensions with Europe. Apple CEO Tim Cook first indicated on the company’s recent June quarter earnings call that the new … part of Apple’s burgeoning and higher-margin Services business, which Morgan Stanley analysts forecast will grow from 18% of the company’s total revenue and 30% of its total gross profit in 2019, to 27% and …