Research Reports Initiation on Medical Instruments Stocks -- Waters, Insulet, Integra LifeSciences, and Cooper

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NEW YORK, February 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

For today, is focused on the Medical Instruments and

Supplies industry which primarily researches, develops and produces non-electronic medical, surgical, dental, and veterinary instruments and apparatus. Equities under evaluation this morning are: Waters Corp. (NYSE: WAT), Insulet Corp. (NASDAQ: PODD),
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: IART), and The Cooper Cos. Inc. (NYSE: COO). Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free report at:


Massachusetts-based Waters Corp.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.74% higher at $148.67 with a total trading volume of 334,622 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 8.08% in the past month, 5.33% in the previous three months, and 10.63% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 6.69% and 2.69% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Waters, which operates as an analytical instrument manufacturer in the US and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 64.74.

On January 18th, 2017, research firm Deutsche Bank initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $160 per share.

On January 24th, 2017, Waters reported Q4 2016 sales of $629 million, a 7% increase versus sales of $587 million in Q4 2015. On a GAAP basis, the Company's earnings per diluted share for Q4 2016 were up 17% to $2.15 compared to $1.83 for Q4 2015. The free research report on WAT is available at:


On Thursday, shares in Massachusetts headquartered Insulet Corp. recorded a trading volume of 278,903 shares. The stock ended the session 0.17% higher at $42.30. The Company's shares have advanced 2.67% in the last one month, 19.56% over the previous three months, and 12.26% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 8.40% above its 50-day moving average and 14.91% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Insulet, which develops, manufactures, and sells insulin infusion systems for people with insulin-dependent diabetes in the US, have an RSI of 58.19.

On January 23rd, 2017, Insulet announced plans to release its Q4 and full year 2016 financial results on February 27th, 2017, after the close of the financial markets. In connection with the release, the Company's management will host a conference call on the same day at 4:30 p.m. ET. The complimentary report on PODD can be downloaded at:

Integra LifeSciences  

Shares in Plainsboro, New Jersey headquartered Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp. closed the day 1.50% higher at $43.18. The stock recorded a trading volume of 404,923 shares. The Company's shares have gained 7.71% in the previous three months and 0.66% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 3.46% and 6.83% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Integra LifeSciences Holdings, which develops, manufactures, and markets surgical implants and medical instruments for use in neurosurgery, extremity reconstruction, orthopedics, and general surgery, have an RSI of 61.57.

On January 13th, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Sector Perform' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $85 a share to $46 a share.

On January 25th, 2017, Integra announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Integra Derma, Inc., is commencing a cash tender offer to purchase all outstanding common and preferred shares of Derma Sciences, Inc. (DSI) at an offer price of $7.00 per share for DSI's common stock, $32.00 per share for DSI's Series A Convertible Preferred Stock and $48.00 per share for DSI's Series B Convertible Preferred Stock. The tender offer is being made in connection with the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated January 10th, 2017, among Integra, Integra Derma and DSI. The tender offer will expire at 12:00 midnight, ET, on February 22nd, 2017. Visit us today and download our complete research report on IART for free at:


At the close of trading on Thursday, shares in Pleasanton, California headquartered The Cooper Cos. Inc. finished 0.82% higher at $190.50. The stock recorded a trading volume of 262,093 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.80% in the last one month, 4.17% over the previous three months, and 8.92% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 7.74% and 8.98%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Cooper Cos., which develops, manufactures, and markets a range of contact lenses, including spherical lenses, and toric and multifocal lenses that correct near- and farsightedness, as well as addresses various complex visual defects, such as astigmatism and presbyopia, have an RSI of 74.31.

On February 01st, 2017, Cooper announced that it will release Q1 FY17 financial results on March 02nd, 2017, at 4:15 PM ET. The Company will host a conference call at 5:00 PM ET on the same day to discuss the results and current corporate developments. Get free access to your technical report on COO at:


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