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The Hype Behind VWR Corporation (VWR), Hologic, Inc. (HOLX)

The Hype Behind VWR Corporation (VWR), Hologic, Inc. (HOLX)”

"FDA's latest monthly Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) statistics were published on 10/2/17". Evercore downgraded the shares of HOLX in report on Wednesday, January 4 to "Hold" rating. DBT unit penetration increased to 28.5% from 28.0% last month and facility penetration increased to 42.8% from 42.0% last month. In this case performance of tends to percentage rate of return for a stock for a given time frame. The Company operates through four segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, GYN Surgical and Skeletal Health. Comparatively, HOLX's free cash flow per share was -1.52. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $49.00 price objective on shares of Hologic in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. Royal Bank Of Canada reduced their price target on Hologic from $50.00 to $45.00 and set a "sector perform" rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $51.00 price objective on shares of Hologic in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Hologic Inc. might touch $51 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $47.25 and $41 respectively.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Hologic Inc., where 8 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 6 analysts have given a Buy signal, 5 said it's a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. The current price is seen ranging between $33.16 and $33.23. After $0.50 actual earnings per share reported by Hologic, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.00% negative EPS growth.

Hologic, Inc. has a 1-year low of $35.15 and a 1-year high of $46.80. The stock has a market cap of $10.57 billion, a PE ratio of 14.04 and a beta of 0.91. It is trading at $37.69 slightly below $37.77, the stock's 50 day moving average and well below the 200 day moving average of $42.10. Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) has risen 29.21% since October 6, 2016 and is uptrending. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $2.68 and is projected to be $2.01 for the current year with 280,473,000 shares now outstanding. The business had revenue of $715.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $685.24 million. The figure allows investors to understand how effectively Hologic, Inc.is able to convert its money into net income. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 12.4% compared to the same quarter past year. Three months ago, analysts assigned HOLX a 4.24 rating, which implies that analysts largely still feel the same about the outlook for the stock over the next year. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS will be $0.52 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $2.17. The firm owned 23,213 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock after selling 9,613 shares during the period. If you are reading this piece on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States and global copyright & trademark legislation. The total value of its holdings increased 191.3%. Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, VP Karleen Marie Oberton sold 4,704 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, July 17th. The total value of its holdings increased 31.7%. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 85,639 shares of company stock worth $3,700,697.

Companies that can increase earnings at a high compound rate over time are attractive to investors. Curbstone Financial Management Corp controls 17,456 shares worth $640,000. Hall Laurie J Trustee grew its stake in shares of Hologic by 10.2% in the second quarter. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Squarepoint Ops LLC now holds 342,748 shares with a value of $15,554,000. Shelton Capital Management's holdings in Hologic were worth $1,053,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.



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