Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
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What Lies Ahead for Thermo Fisher’s Life Sciences Solutions Business?
TMO’s Life Sciences Solutions segment registered revenue growth of around 11% in 1Q16. The company reported strong growth in biosciences.
Analyst Recommendations for Thermo Fisher Scientific
Based on recommendations by 21 broker firms surveyed by Bloomberg, the consensus rating for Thermo Fisher Scientific was “buy” from 19 of the firms and “hold” from two of the firms.
How BD Is Accelerating Its Safety Revenues after Flat Growth in 3Q17
Becton Dickinson (BDX), or BD, acquired the global safety products portfolio through the acquisition of CareFusion in 2015.
Analyzing the MFS Growth Fund’s 2015 Portfolio
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Microsoft Infiltrates the Mobile App Space: The Xamarin Acquisition
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What Analysts Recommend for Accelerate Diagnostics and Peers
Of the four analysts covering Accelerate Diagnostics in January 2018, three analysts have given the stock a “buy” rating.
Varian Medical Systems’ Oncology Devices Are Key to Sales Growth
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What Analysts Predict for Thermo Fisher’s 2Q17 Revenues
Wall Street estimates that Thermo Fisher Scientific’s (TMO) 2Q17 revenue will come in at ~$4.9 billion, a rise of ~8.5% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis.
What’s Expected of Baxter International in Fiscal 2017?
Baxter International (BAX) has updated its sales guidance growth from 2.0%–3.0% to approximately 4.0% on a constant currency basis.
Paulson & Co. eliminates position in Freeport-McMoRan
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Paulson & Co. ups position in Covidien
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Boston Scientific’s Q2 2018 Adjusted EPS Exceed Guidance
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Thermo Fisher Scientific: What’s Been Driving Growth?
In this series, we discuss the major drivers of Thermo Fisher Scientific’s valuation, stock performance. and growth fundamentals.
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How Hologic’s Valuation Stacks Up with Peers
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Zimmer Biomet Stock Regains Momentum: What’s Driving Growth?
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Analysts Raise Target Prices on ABT ahead of Q3 Earnings
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How Tax Reform Affected Medtronic’s 3Q18 Performance
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A Look at Hologic Stock’s Recent Performance
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TMO’s Oncomine Target Test Launch Will Boost This Business
On June 27, 2017, Thermo Fisher Scientific announced the launch of its Oncomine Dx Target Test.
How Are Stryker’s Core Strategies Working Toward Its Growth?
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BD’s Stock Price Performance after Recent 52-Week High
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Analyst Recommendations for TMO Stock after 1Q18 Earnings Release
As of April 25 and according to a recent Reuters survey of 16 research firms, TMO stock is rated a “strong buy” by eight analysts.
Key positions traded by Paulson & Co. in 3Q14
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Can Boston Scientific Surpass Its Earnings Estimates in 3Q17?
BSX’s EPS estimate for 3Q17 represents YoY (year-over-year) growth in the range of 9%–16%. In 2Q17, Boston Scientific registered EPS growth of 18.5% YoY.
BD Lifesciences’s Performance and Core Focus Areas
BDX’s Lifesciences business generated revenues of ~$3.8 billion in fiscal 2016, ended September 30, 2016.
Can BAX Stock Maintain Momentum after Recent Highs?
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How Has Boston Scientific Stock Performed Recently?
Boston Scientific (BSX) was trading at $27.9 on June 29, 2017.
Thermo Fisher’s Next Big Deal in the Medical Device Industry
On May 15, 2017, Thermo Fisher (TMO) announced the acquisition of Patheon (PTHN) for ~$7.2 billion, which includes ~$2 billion of net debt assumption.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific’s 1Q18 Sales Beat Estimates, Stock Up
On April 25, Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) announced its results for 1Q18. Its revenues rose 23% YoY to $5.9 billion.
This Could Be a Solid Growth Driver for Myriad Genetics in 2018
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How Has Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Stock Performed Recently?
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) was trading at $140.3 on November 28, 2016.
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How Will Abbott Laboratories Benefit from Its Alere Acquisition?
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What to Expect from Medtronic’s Diabetes Segment
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How Wall Street Views Stryker After its 3Q17 Results
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Assessing Abbott’s 3Q17 Expectations by Segment
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What Analysts Recommend for BDX before Its 3Q17 Results
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What’s Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Latest Valuation?
After the release of its 2Q16 earnings results on July 28, 2016, Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) was trading at a forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple of 17.9x–18.5x.
Illumina Stock Continues Its Bull Run
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How Stryker’s Margins Are Driven by Its CTG Program
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Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Gross Margin Trends
In fiscal 2018 and fiscal 2019, Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) is expected to generate revenue of $24.08 billion and $25.19 billion, respectively, compared with revenue of $20.92 billion in fiscal 2017.
Taking Stock of Thermo Fisher as the Year Wraps Up
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Analysts Remain Bullish on Illumina Stock
In November, of the 19 analysts covering Illumina (ILMN), 14 have given it “buy” or higher ratings, and five have given it “hold” ratings.
Understanding Illumina’s Gross Margin Trend
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Understanding Illumina’s Geographical Performance
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Thermo Fisher Beats Analysts’ Estimates in Q3 2018 Earnings
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) reported its third-quarter results today. It surpassed analysts’ estimates for EPS and revenue.
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Thermo Fisher’s Third-Quarter Revenue Estimates
The Life Sciences Solutions segment, including reagents, instruments, and consumables, contributes ~25% of Thermo Fisher’s total revenues.
What to Expect from Thermo Fisher’s Third-Quarter Earnings
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO), a leading life sciences company, is scheduled to release its third-quarter earnings on October 24.
Edwards Lifesciences’ Q3 2018 Earnings Estimates
Edwards Lifesciences is expected to register third-quarter adjusted EPS of ~$1.02, a ~21% YoY (year-over-year) rise.
What to Expect of Edwards Lifesciences’ Q3 2018 Sales
Wall Street expects Edwards Lifesciences to register sales of $0.93 billion in the third quarter, representing a YoY (year-over-year) rise of 10.8%.
What ResMed’s Valuation Trend Indicates
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What’s the Upside Potential for Agilent Technologies Stock?
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What Waters Corporation’s Valuation Trend Indicates
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Is Abbott Laboratories Trading at a High Valuation in September?
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How Quest Diagnostics Is Positioned in 2018
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What’s the Upside Potential of Thermo Fisher Scientific Stock?
So far in 2018, Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) stock has generated double-digit returns for investors.
What’s Driving the Growth in Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Segments?
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) operates in four business segments.
Cynosure Headwinds Trigger Analyst Downgrades on HOLX Stock
As of September 18, ten of the 19 analysts that cover HOLX stock gave the company a “buy” or “strong buy” recommendation.
Thermo Fisher to Acquire BDX’s Advanced Bioprocessing Business
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) announced on September 7, 2018, that the company would acquire the Advanced Bioprocessing Business from Becton Dickinson (BDX).
Thermo Fisher to Offer Complete Cannabis Testing Solutions
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) announced on September 7, 2018, that the company offers end-to-end analytical solutions that comply with cannabis testing standards as defined by Health Canada.
How Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Valuation Looks in September
Thermo Fisher Scientific currently trades at a forward PE multiple of ~19.9x.
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Thermo Fisher’s Q2 2018 Estimates: Revenue Growth Expected
Wall Street analysts expect Thermo Fisher’s (TMO) revenues to reflect 18.1% growth to $5.9 billion during the second quarter.
Can HOLX Stock Rebound from Its Recent Lows?
On March 28, 2018, Hologic (HOLX) stock ended trading at a closing price of $37.39.
Discussing BDX’s Recent Stock Price Performance
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What Are Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Current Valuations?
As of March 15, 2018, Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) was trading at a forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 19.2x.
How TMO Stock Has Performed Recently
On March 14, 2018, Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) closed at $213.46 per share.
What Investors Should Know about TMO’s Dividends
On March 14, 2018, Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) stock started trading ex-dividend.
A Look at Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Recent Research Partnerships
Thermo Fisher Scientific offers products including analytical instruments, reagents, equipment, and consumables, diagnostics and research software, and services.
A Look at TMO’s New High Pressure Ion Chromatography System
On February 27, 2018, Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) announced the launch of its new high-pressure Ion Chromatography System.
TMO’s Advanced Laboratory Management System Could Gain Market Share
On February 27, 2018, Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) announced the launch of the new Thermo Scientific Chromeleon XTR Laboratory Management system, which was designed to manage an entire laboratory.
A Look at Stryker’s Recent Dividend Announcement
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Abbott Laboratories: ABT Stock’s Wall Street Recommendations
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Boston Scientific’s 4Q17 Sales Exceeded Analysts’ Estimates
Boston Scientific’s 4Q17 revenue came in at $2.41 billion, exceeding Wall Street’s estimate of ~$2.38 billion.
How Bard Acquisition Could Benefit BD
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What BD Expects for 2018
BD posted 1Q18 results as a standalone company and didn’t include Bard sales in 1Q18.
How BD Stock Has Performed in the Last Year
On February 6, 2018, BD released its 1Q18 earnings results, which came in ahead of expectations.
Why Abbott Laboratories Plans to Focus on Organic Growth in 2018
Abbott’s plan will be to focus on organic growth over the next year and going forward, after a slew of major acquisitions and strategic divestitures.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Stock Hit 52-Week High on January 23
On January 23, 2018, Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) traded at its 52-week high of $217.22. However, it closed at $214.55.
Analyst Ratings for Thermo Fisher Scientific before 4Q17 Results
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) will announce its 4Q17 and fiscal 2017 results on January 31, 2018. It has launched some innovative products and entered into strategic collaborations and partnerships.
What Are Accelerate Diagnostics’ Key Strengths?
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Does Accelerate Diagnostics’ Financial Performance Bode Well?
The net sales of Accelerate Diagnostics (AXDX) increased from $24,000 in 3Q16 to $828,000 in 3Q17.
What’s the Competitive Landscape for Accelerate Diagnostics?
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Stryker Stock: Wall Street Recommendations and Target Price
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Baxter International Expected to Post Strong 4Q17 Results
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Wall Street Shows Confidence in BAX Stock
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A Look at Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Recent Stock Price Performance
TMO stock reported its 52-week high of $201.20 on October 26, 2017, when the company released its 3Q17 earnings results.
Why Leerink Swann Lowered Its 2018 Estimates for TMO Stock
On December 4, 2017, Leerink Swann reaffirmed its “outperform” rating on Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO). It decreased its target price on TMO stock from $216.00 per share to $200.00 per share.
Wall Street Analysts’ ‘Buy’ Ratings and Recommendations on TMO Stock
On December 4, 2017, Leerink Swan reiterated its “overweight” rating on TMO stock. The investment research firm has a 12-month target price of $200.00 per share on the stock.
TMO’s Acquisition from EPTEK Technology Could Boost Its China Opportunity
On December 4, 2017, Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) completed the acquisition of some assets from EPTEK Technology and related entities that have offices in mainland China and Taiwan.
TMO’s Oncomine Dx Target Test Gets CMS Coverage
On December 7, 2017, Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) announced that its Oncomine Dx Target Test had been proposed for coverage by the CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services).
Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Deepening Ties with Sema4
Thermo Fisher Scientific’s (TMO) Core Informatics’ Platform for Science’s modules, including a LIMS (laboratory information management system), could soon be implemented at Sema4’s two major laboratory facilities.
TMO’s Launch of New Research Assay for Cancer
On December 7, 2017, Thermo Fisher Scientific announced the launch of a new targeted NGS (next-generation sequencing) research panel.