RBC Capital Mkts issues “Sector Perform” Rating on Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) was Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts to “Sector Perform” while Lowering the Price Target of the company shares to $ 22 from a previous price target of $29 . RBC Capital Mkts advised their Clients and Investors in a research report released on Feb 14, 2017.

On the company’s financial health, Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc reported $1.55 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.21 based on the information available during the earnings call on Nov 8, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.76. The company had revenue of $2479.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2508.67 million. The company’s revenue was down -11.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.41 EPS.

Several company insiders have filed Insider transactions , on Dec 16, 2016, Thomas W. Sr. Ross (director) purchased 5,000 shares at $14.73 per share price. According to the SEC, on Aug 12, 2016, Argeris N Karabelas (director) purchased 4,000 shares at $24.65 per share price. On Jun 13, 2016, Joseph C Papa (CEO) purchased 202,000 shares at $24.48 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc opened for trading at $14.96 and hit $15.24 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $15.04, with a gain of 0.80% or 0.12 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 84,68,670 shares. Company has a market cap of $5,229 M.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company. The Company is engaged in developing manufacturing and marketing a range of branded generic and branded generic pharmaceuticals over-the-counter (OTC) products and medical devices (contact lenses intraocular lenses ophthalmic surgical equipment and aesthetics devices) which are marketed directly or indirectly in over 100 countries. The Company operates through two segments: developed markets and emerging markets. The Company’s developed markets segment consists of sales in the United States of pharmaceutical products OTC products and medical device products. The Company’s Emerging Markets segment consists of branded generic pharmaceutical products and branded pharmaceuticals OTC products and medical device products.

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