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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Can Changing Demographics Impact Investors?

    Changing demographics impact investors in many ways. The demand for bonds could increase, putting downward pressure on yields.

    By Rick Rieder
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Express Scripts Trades Above Its 100-Day Moving Average

    Express Scripts Holdings rose 0.4%. The company was in the news on November 10 when it announced that it would remove Linden Care Pharmacy from its network.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Universal Health Services’ Behavioral Health Business in 3Q15

    Universal Health Services (UHS) is expected to benefit from its leading market position in the behavioral health business in 3Q15.

    By Margaret Patrick
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Decoding Humana’s Revenue Stream in 2015

    Humana reported revenues of about $54.3 billion in its 2015 results. This amounts to a 12% revenue growth in 2015, compared to ~$48.1 billion in 2014.

    By Mike Benson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Danaher Corporation’s Excess Returns Fail to Impress

    Earlier in this series, we looked at Danaher’s return on invested capital on a standalone basis. However, we were only looking at half the story.

    By Shannon Black
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Does UHS’s Valuation Compare to Other Hospital Companies?

    On February 26, 2016, Universal Health Services (UHS) was trading at a forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of about 13.8x.

    By Margaret Patrick
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    United Health Group Stock Has Risen 28% in 2018

    On November 29, United Health Group’s (UNH) stock price closed at $282.55, which is ~8% growth from its close of $261.62 on November 23.

    By Daniel Collins
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    Miscellaneous

    Express Scripts: How Its Performance Contributed to Its Valuation

    Express Scripts’ (ESRX) revenue fell 1% in both 2016 and the first nine months of 2017.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Miscellaneous

    Hospital Industry Reacts to the Failed Healthcare Bill

    On March 24, 2017, House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled back the American Health Care Act, also known as “Trumpcare,” before votes were cast.

    By Margaret Patrick
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    Earnings Report

    How Did Danaher’s Operating Segments Fare in 4Q16?

    Currently, Danaher (DHR) reports its revenue under four operating segments: Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Dental, and Environmental & Applied Solutions.

    By Sheldon Krieger
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    Earnings Report

    Why Danaher Stock Rose after Its 4Q16 Results

    Danaher Corporation (DHR) announced its 4Q16 and 2016 earnings results before the market opened on January 31, 2017. Let’s take a look.

    By Sheldon Krieger
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    Earnings Report

    What Factors Could Drive Danaher Stock in 2017?

    Danaher Corporation (DHR) will announce its 4Q16 earning results before the market opens on January 31, 2017. What should we expect?

    By Sheldon Krieger
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    Healthcare

    What Made Cepheid Attractive to Danaher?

    On September 6, 2016, Danaher (DHR) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cepheid (CPHD) for $4 billion.

    By Shannon Black
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Danaher Diagnostics Fares against Its Competition

    Danaher’s Diagnostics unit had operating margins of 15.4% in 2015 and 17.2% in 1H16.

    By Shannon Black
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Key Product Lines That Make Up Danaher’s Diagnostics Business

    Danaher’s (DHR) Diagnostics unit, established through the acquisition of Radiometer in 2004, earned $4.9 billion in sales in 2015.

    By Shannon Black
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Are Danaher’s Returns Compared to Its Industry Peers’?

    Danaher’s ROIC fell steadily from 15.5% in 2006 to 8.5% in 2015, indicating that it has probably had fewer high return reinvestment opportunities since then.

    By Shannon Black
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How 3M Company’s Products Look After Your Health

    Revenues from 3M Company’s (MMM) Healthcare segment rose from 16.7% ($5 billion) of total annual revenue in 2011 to 17.5% ($5.4 billion) in 2015.

    By Shannon Black
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    Earnings Report

    LabCorp Trades at Discounted PE Multiples Compared with Peers in 1Q16

    In a survey of 22 brokerage companies on April 26, 2016, about 71.4% of the brokers rated LabCorp (LH) a “buy,” while 28.6% rated it a “hold.” None of the brokers rated it a “sell.”

    By Margaret Patrick
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    Earnings Report

    HCA Holdings’s Operating Expense Ratio Fell in 4Q15

    In 4Q15, HCA Holdings spent about $8.1 billion on salaries, supplies, and other operating expenses combined—an increase of 5.3% from $7.7 billion spent in 4Q14.

    By Margaret Patrick
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    IHF’s Large-Cap Stocks Gave Positive Returns

    The large-cap stocks of the iShares US Healthcare Providers ETF (IHF) rose marginally with a return of 0.35%. They outperformed IHF and SPY.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Team Health Led the Mid-Cap Space with 10.1% Gains

    Team Health Holdings (TMH) rose by 10.1% for the week ending October 23, 2015. The stock rose as it announced preliminary numbers for 3Q15.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    What Are UnitedHealth Group’s Growth Opportunities?

    To strengthen their presence in international markets, health insurance companies have been involved in mergers and acquisitions with local insurance companies in these markets.

    By Margaret Patrick
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