Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) Short Interest Down 6.8% in May

The head office of Valeant Pharmaceuticals

The head office of Valeant Pharmaceuticals

According to Zacks, "Once an acquisition giant, Valeant has been caught up in various controversies due to price hike of specialty drugs, erroneous financial reporting and termination of contracts with Philidor Rx Services".

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06/12/2017 - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at CFRA Research. Mizuho reaffirmed an "underperform" rating and set a $8.00 price target (down previously from $9.00) on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in a research note on Monday, April 17th. Scotiabank increased their target price on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl to C$19.00 and gave the stock a sector perform rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Nomura downgraded Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) on Wednesday, March 16 to "Neutral" rating. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE:VRX) (TSE:VRX) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. Shares saw a steep decrease in trading volume of 64.64% under the normal average daily volume. (VRX) stock price comparison to its moving averages, shares of company are 24.66% away from the 50-day moving average and 9.00% away from 20-day average. The stock's market capitalization is $7.63 billion.

05/09/2017 - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at BTIG Research. The institutional investor held 2.95M shares of the health care company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $125.22 million, down from 3.75 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. The company had revenue of $2.11 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.17 billion.

Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) opened at 16.23 on Monday. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned ($1.08) earnings per share. Analysts forecast that Valeant Pharmaceuticals International will post $3.89 EPS for the current fiscal year. The consensus recommendation for stock is 3.00. If you are reading this piece on another site, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States & worldwide trademark and copyright legislation. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board has invested 0% in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX).

Shares for $278,000 were bought by DE SCHUTTER RICHARD U on Thursday, May 11. The share last price represents downtick move of -15.84% in value from company's 52-Week high price and shows 33.78% above change in value from its 52-Week low price. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 50.43% of the company's stock. The stock now has Monthly Volatility of 3.07% and Weekly Volatility of 3.01%. Harbor Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International during the first quarter worth $110,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 576,634 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock worth $8,372,000 after buying an additional 268,116 shares during the period. Ancora Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) for 100 shares. GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International by 32.7% in the fourth quarter. Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power. Gabelli Funds LLC acquired a new position in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International during the first quarter valued at $331,000. There is no concrete way to calculate a price target.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of 6.22%, where Monthly Performance is 38.36%, Quarterly performance is 81.86%, 6 Months performance is 10.3% and yearly performance percentage is -25.11%. The Firm is engaged in developing and marketing a range of branded, generic and branded generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter products, and medical devices (contact lenses, intraocular lenses, ophthalmic surgical equipment, and aesthetics devices).

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