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KKR nears agreement to acquire Envision for about $5.5 bln

KKR nears agreement to acquire Envision for about $5.5 bln”

KKR had agreed last month to acquire BMC from private equity companies Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital, which bought BMC for $6.9 billion in 2013. Robert W. Baird downgraded shares of Envision Healthcare from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating in a report on Monday. Of all stocks tracked, Envision Healthcare had the 10th highest net out-flow for the day. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 22,455 shares of the company's stock worth $776,000 after buying an additional 17,286 shares during the last quarter.

The stock increased 2.31% or $1.01 during the last trading session, reaching $44.65. The company has a quick ratio of 2.25, a current ratio of 2.27 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65. Finally, State Treasurer State of MI boosted its stake in shares of Envision Healthcare by 0.5% in the first quarter.

Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Envision Healthcare Corporation ("Envision Healthcare" or "the Company") (NYSE: EVHC News) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of federal and state law in connection with the sale of the Company to KKR & Co. Ten analysts have made estimates for Envision Healthcare's earnings, with estimates ranging from $2.07 billion to $2.11 billion. The stock of Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC) earned "Hold" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Wednesday, February 21. The firm scooped it for $2.4 billion past year and merged it with its helicopter ambulance service. The firm is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings report on Monday, August 6th. They expect $0.80 earnings per share, up 1.27 % or $0.01 from last year's $0.79 per share. The company's quarterly revenue was up 10.6% compared to the same quarter past year. The stock of Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, February 28 by Piper Jaffray. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The stock of Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:EVHC) earned "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, March 13. Jefferies Group set a $46.00 price objective on Envision Healthcare and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, April 11th. The company presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $68.33. Nordea Investment Management AB boosted its stake in shares of Envision Healthcare by 3.7% in the first quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Envision Healthcare in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $208,000. After $0.65 actual earnings per share reported by Envision Healthcare Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 23.08 % EPS growth. It operates in two segments: EmCare Holdings, Inc (EmCare) and American Medical Response, Inc (AMR).

Envision Healthcare Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various healthcare services in the United States.

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