Allergan, Inc. (NYSE:AGN)

Merger

What Allergan Is Looking to Add With Kythera

The health care sector has been red hot over the past year, feeding numerous possibilities for mergers and acquisitions. Allergan PLC (NYSE: AGN) decided to strike while the iron was ...
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American Airlines Replaces Allergan in S&P 500

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) will be the newest addition to the S&P 500, taking the place of Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN). The change will occur after the close ...
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generic drugs

As Valeant Ups Salix Buyout, Will Endo Come Back?

Monday morning, Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: SLXP) and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX) both announced that they had entered into an agreement on their plan to merge based on ...
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9 Big Stocks That Doubled in 2014

The S&P 500 index has gained just over 12% in the past 52-weeks, a good effort, but far below the 32% return in 2013 and not quite up there with ...
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investor research

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, Alcoa, EA, Intel, IBM, Sony, Tyco, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Tuesday morning. Investors keep proving each day that they are willing to buy stocks that are discounted or that are overlooked. 24/7 Wall St. ...
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Allergan Accepts Buyout Offer From Actavis, Valeant Bows Out

Botox maker Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN), which has fended off offers up to about $173 per share from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX), announced Monday morning that it has ...
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irrigation

What Does ValueAct See in Taking an Activist Role in Fertilizers?

Hedge fund ValueAct Capital Management on Friday filed a Form 13-D with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosing the acquisition of 8.19 million shares of Canada-based fertilizer maker ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Gap, Intel, J.C. Penney, Kinder Morgan and More

Stocks were selling off marginally on Thursday morning after the Fed minutes prompted a rally on Wednesday. Yet again, investors proved how willing they are to buy overlooked or oversold ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Boeing, eBay, Hecla Mining, Janus Capital, Orbitz, Ford and More

Stocks were soft on Wednesday after weak data in Europe and after an Ebola case was confirmed in the United States. Still, investors have shown over and over that they ...
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biotech

3 Likely Biotech Buyout Candidates

The pharmaceutical business is a difficult one, because patent expiration and competition are always omnipresent factors. Obviously major companies like to keep large research and development projects moving at full ...
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Tax

Is Treasury Plan for Tax Inversion REALLY Trouble for Merger Stocks?

The U.S. Treasury has finally made its proposed effort to deal with the waves of corporate tax inversions that have created such a stir of late. The move is also ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Zynga, Barrick, Allergan, BioCryst, Mylan, NVIDIA and More

Stocks turned green on Friday morning on hopes out of Russia, but the markets have remained at risk. Now that investors have an opportunity to look for stocks that have ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Allergan, Amazon, Chipotle, Netflix, QIWI, Sarepta and More

Stocks were staging a recovery on Tuesday and investors are again looking for upside and sectors where they feel safe. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst research reports each ...
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Allergan Chops 1,500 Jobs to Fend Off Valeant

Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Monday. The Botox-maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.51 on revenues of $1.85 billion. In the ...
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Valeant Offer Weaker After Allergan Earnings

Botox-maker Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN) released second-quarter earnings Monday morning about an hour after Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX) slammed Allergan for misleading statements about Valeant's Bausch & Lomb ...
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