Medical Laboratories Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Thermo Fisher Scientific, VWR Corp., Laboratory Corp., and Bruker

Thursday, February 16, 2017 General News
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NEW YORK, February 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

This morning, Stock-Callers.com has issued research reports on select

Medical Laboratories and Research equities, namely: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), VWR Corp. (NASDAQ: VWR), Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE: LH), and Bruker Corp. (NASDAQ: BRKR). These companies are part of the Healthcare sector,
which finished on positive ground on Wednesday, February 15th, 2017, with the NYSE Health Care Index gaining about 0.9%, while shares of health care companies in the S&P 500 were up 1.1% as a group. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at:

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Thermo Fisher Scientific  

Shares in Massachusetts headquartered Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. rose 0.62%, ending Wednesday's trading session at $158.26. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.42 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 9.11% in the last one month, 7.03% over the previous three months, and 12.16% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 8.54% and 5.66% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific, which provides analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, software, and services for research, manufacturing, analysis, discovery, and diagnostics worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 75.72.

On January 18th, 2017, research firm Deutsche Bank initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $163 per share.

On February 14th, 2017, Thermo Fisher announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Finesse Solutions, Inc., a leader in the development of scalable control automation systems and software for bioproduction. The business will be integrated into Thermo Fisher's Life Sciences Solutions Segment. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. TMO complete research report is just a click away and free at:

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VWR Corp. 

Pennsylvania-based VWR Corp.'s stock climbed 0.72%, closing the day at $26.43. A total volume of 1.28 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 867,840 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 5.38% in the past month, 0.61% over the previous three months, and 5.59% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 3.49% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of VWR, 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 an RSI of 59.54.

On January 18th, 2017, research firm Deutsche Bank downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold', with a target price of $26 per share.

On February 02nd, 2017, VWR announced that it will release its Q4 and full year 2016 financial results on February 24, 2017, before the market opens. An investor conference call and live webcast will be hosted by the VWR's management team on the same day at 8:00 AM ET. The complimentary report on VWR can be downloaded at:

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Laboratory Corp. of America  

On Wednesday, shares in North Carolina headquartered Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings recorded a trading volume of 1.01 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 728,700 shares. The stock ended the day 0.36% higher at $136.37. The Company's shares have gained 1.78% in the last month, 6.96% in the previous three months, and 6.22% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.18% and 3.29%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Laboratory Corp. of America, which operates as an independent clinical laboratory company worldwide, have an RSI of 59.83.

On January 10th, 2017, the Company announced that it will acquire assets of Mount Sinai's Health System, one of the largest health systems in metropolitan New York City. When the transaction is complete, LabCorp will be available to provide comprehensive laboratory services to physicians and patients that currently use Mount Sinai's outreach laboratory.

On February 06th, 2017, research firm Robert W. Baird downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Outperform' to 'Neutral', with a target price of $138 per share. Sign up for your complimentary research report on LH at:

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Bruker  

Massachusetts headquartered Bruker Corp.'s stock dropped 1.92%, finishing yesterday's session at $24.06. A total volume of 1.76 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 714,290 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 6.08% in the last one month, 6.70% in the previous three months, and 13.60% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 6.39% and 3.87%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Bruker, which together with its subsidiaries, designs and manufactures scientific instruments, and analytical and diagnostic solutions worldwide, have an RSI of 56.68.

On January 18th, 2017, research firm Deutsche Bank initiated a 'Hold' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $24 per share. Get free access to your research report on BRKR at:

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