Top Healthcare Stocks:
Healthcare shares are mixed flat in pre-market trade. Medtronic
) reported Q1 EPS that came in line with consensus forecasts but
was just shy on revenue. MDT is flat at $54.10.
Net earnings and diluted earnings on a non-GAAP basis were $898
million, or $0.88, up 2% and 4%, respectively, over the same period
last year. Revenue was $4.083 billion, compared to the $4.008
billion last year and just under the $4.1 billion analysts had been
And, PDI, Inc. (
) is flat at $27.35 pre-market as it says it signed a collaboration
agreement with a privately held molecular diagnostics company to
commercialize the company's molecular diagnostic tests. The initial
test to be commercialized is fully developed. PDII has paid the
company an initial fee of $1.5 million and has received an option
to purchase the company.
Finally, DS Healthcare Group (
) said Q2 earnings said its net loss widened to $0.06 per share
from a loss of $0.03 a year ago. Net revenues fell 2% to $3.43
million due to a new company policy of extending credit to new and
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