Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:MRK’

Kahn Brothers’ Top Picks to Close 2014, as Founder Irving Kahn Passes at 109

Irving Kahn
Irving Kahn, the oldest active investor on Wall Street, died this week at age 109. The successful manager is succeeded by his sons, who he co-founded ......(read more)

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Apple Inc. (AAPL): Highland Capital Management Discloses Top 3 Picks For Q4

Merck & Co., Inc.
In its latest 13F form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Steven Wishnia’s Highland Capital Management LLC disclosed its top......(read more)

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) To absorb $1.1 Billion In Net debt On Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CBST) Acquisition

Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK)
Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) is looking forward to expanding its portfolio of drugs mostly administered in the hospital settings for bacterial infections......(read more)

Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) And Merck & Co Inc (MRK) Fighting For 3 Billion-Per-Quarter Profits

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) and Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) have participated at the liver meeting in Boston, Massachusetts......(read more)

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Sues Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Over Cancer Drug, Position Strong

Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE:BMY)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY) along with Ono Pharmaceutical launched a lawsuit against Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) last Thursday, claiming that......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Phil Falcone & Baupost Group

Warren Buffett and Billionaires
Warren Buffett betrays America (SLTrib) It must have been a bitter moment for President Barack Obama when he got the news that his favorite economic guru......(read more)

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) To Sweeten Bid for Astrazeneca plc (ADR) (AZN): Frost & Sullivan

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)
Ranjith Gopinathan, who is a program manager, life sciences and healthcare practice at Frost & Sullivan during an interview on CNBC said that while......(read more)

How Pharma Majors like Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) And Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) Are Responding To Alzheimer?

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)
CNBC’s Meg Tirrell reported on the popular “Squawk Box” program that patients suffering from Alzheimer disease in U.S and across the globe are......(read more)

Beech Hill Partners Top Five Holdings at the End of March

Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB)
Beech Hill Partners, led by Paul Cantor, Joseph Weiss, and Will Wurm, is a traditional boutique fund that was established as a privately owned investment......(read more)

5 Mid-Cap Stocks That Insiders Love

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY)
Recent research conducted at InsiderMonkey has shown that stocks bought by insiders tend to outperform market indexes. Although insider purchases alone......(read more)

Stuart Weisbrod’s Iguana Healthcare Management Is Fond of These Stocks

Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN)
New York City-based Iguana Healthcare Management was founded by Stuart Weisbrod in 2010. The fund invests in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices......(read more)

Activist Alex Denner’s Sarissa Capital Bets on Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc (ARIA), Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX) & Others

Alex Denner Sarissa Capital
Alex Denner’s Sarissa Capital disclosed its holdings in its latest and first 13F filings. The hedge fund has invested $267.02 million in equity portfolio......(read more)

Merck Restructuring Takes Hold

Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK)
Merck restructuring: On Tuesday, Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) announced that it will fire 8,500 workers. Also, it publicized the implementation......(read more)

The Pharmaceutical Industry’s 10 Biggest R&D Budgets

Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK)
Innovation is everything when it comes to the pharmaceutical sector. Behind those glorious 75%-plus gross margins associated with branded and patented......(read more)

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): Will the Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL) Hype Catch Up to Its Valuation?

Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL)
The small patient pool for medullary thyroid cancer, or MTC, isn’t going to move the needle for a large pharmaceutical company. But Exelixis, Inc......(read more)

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Endocyte, Inc. (ECYT): Three Things You Need to Know About This Big Pharma Deal

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)
Two big pharmaceutical players on opposite sides of the Atlantic have forged yet another bond. Through the years, London-based drugmaker AstraZeneca plc......(read more)

Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): Top Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. In 2010, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 597,......(read more)

Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK): Is AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN)’s Recent Acquisition Bigger Than Onyx?

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)
AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) may have missed out on acquiring the oncology platform of Onyx Pharmaceuticals, but it responded by pulling the trigger......(read more)

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Rockwell Medical Inc (RMTI): Three Drug Classes That May Become Obsolete Within Three Years

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
There are few, if any, businesses in the world where innovation isn’t the top priority. Perhaps no sector, though, is more reliant on new ideas......(read more)

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM), Cyberonics, Inc. (CYBX): Next Leaders in Technology and Health Care

Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK)
In an unusual divergence, stocks belonging to the defensive health care and cyclical technology spaces delivered some of the best responses to earnings......(read more)

Hospira, Inc. (HSP), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK): Will This Biotech Approval Start a $100 Billion Trend?

Hospira, Inc. (NYSE:HSP)
Hospira, Inc. (NYSE:HSP) announced that the European Commission has approved its biosimilar version of Remicade from Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ......(read more)

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK): Everyone Wants a Piece of This Mega-Blockbuster

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)
According to a recent Bloomberg report, Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has chosen the legal route to protect sofosbuvir — its candidate for......(read more)

AT&T Inc. (T), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): Are the Dogs of the Dow (.DJI) Still in the Race?

AT&T Inc.
Will the Dogs beat the Dow in 2013 — or is their bark worse than their bite? The Dogs of the Dow strategy involve investing equal amounts into......(read more)

Do Hedge Funds and Insiders Love AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN)?

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN)
What’s a smart AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) investor to do? At the moment, there are dozens of gauges investors can use to track Mr. Market......(read more)

Sanofi SA (ADR) (SNY), Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY): Why Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (PPHM) Earnings Won’t Show Profits

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PPHM)
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PPHM) will release its latest quarterly report on Monday, and investors are under no illusions that the company will......(read more)
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