Medical Laboratories Stock Performance Review -- VWR Corp., Quest Diagnostics, Laboratory Corp., and PerkinElmer

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Corporate News
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LH), and PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE: PKI). The Medical Laboratories space includes independent, commercial enterprises that provide information to healthcare professionals about the severity, onset, and reason of patients' physical ailments. These free stocks reports are currently available on DailyStockTracker.com. Simply sign up for your complimentary member access at:

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VWR Corp. 

Radnor, Pennsylvania-based VWR Corp.'s stock finished Monday's session 0.03% higher at $32.98 with a total trading volume of 646,467 shares. Over the last month and the previous three months, the Company's shares have advanced 0.58% and 19.67%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has gained 31.76% since the start of this year. Shares of the Company are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 5.78% and 18.20%, respectively. Moreover, shares of VWR Corp. , which together with its subsidiaries, operates as an independent provider of laboratory products, services, and solutions to the life science, general research, and applied markets, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 73.00.

On May 23rd, 2017, VWR Corp. has published its 6th annual Sustainability Report. Detailing its global sustainability efforts, the report describes the Company's steady progress in addressing and improving the environmental, economic, and social impacts of its operations. This is the second year that the Company's report follows the Global Reporting Initiative G4 sustainability reporting guidelines. Your complete research report on VWR can be retrieved for free at:

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Quest Diagnostics 

Shares in Madison, New Jersey headquartered Quest Diagnostics Inc. climbed 0.44%, ending yesterday's session at $108.14 with a total trading volume of 848,450 shares. The stock has gained 2.36% in the past month, 9.05% in the previous three months, and 17.67% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 2.59% above their 50-day moving average and 15.39% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Quest Diagnostics, which provides diagnostic testing information and services in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 54.66.  

On June 05th, 2017, research firm Mizuho reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $115 a share to $122 a share.

On June 12th, 2017, Quest Diagnostics announced that it has signed definitive agreements to acquire two laboratory businesses in Lewisville, Texas, with the aim to establish a center of excellence providing diagnostic services to aid the detection and management of cancer for oncologists and patients nationwide. The two businesses, Med Fusion and Clear Point, together provide a full range of diagnostic services to physicians and provider networks. A free report on DGX is just a click away at:

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Laboratory Corp. of America 

On Monday, Burlington, North Carolina headquartered Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings' ("LabCorp®") stock gained 0.80%, to close the day at $141.89. A total volume of 611,324 shares was traded. The Company's shares have advanced 2.63% in the last one month and 10.52% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 0.60% above its 50-day moving average and 4.41% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of LabCorp®, which operates as an independent clinical laboratory company worldwide, have an RSI of 53.01.

On June 14th, 2017, LabCorp® announced that its Covance Drug Development (Covance) business will extend its capabilities in precision medicine by opening a dedicated, state-of-the-art companion diagnostics laboratory in Morrisville, North Carolina. The facility capitalizes on the Company's unique and industry-leading expertise and experience in companion diagnostics, combining end-to-end drug development through Covance with commercialization capabilities through LabCorp. Sign up for your complimentary research report on LH at:

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PerkinElmer 

Shares in Waltham, Massachusetts headquartered PerkinElmer Inc. ended the day 6.54% higher at $67.73. A total volume of 2.24 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 597,100 shares. The stock has gained 9.84% in the last one month, 18.53% in the previous three months, and 29.88% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 10.63% and 22.06%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of PerkinElmer, which provides products, services, and solutions to the diagnostics, research, environmental, industrial, food, and laboratory services markets worldwide, have an RSI of 80.20.

On June 19th, 2017, PerkinElmer announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EUROIMMUN Medical Laboratory Diagnostics AG. The agreement provides that the former will acquire up to a 100% stake in EUROIMMUN. The total purchase price of the transaction, based on all outstanding shares being acquired, will be approximately $1.3 billion in cash. Sign up for your complimentary research report on PKI at:

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