For institutional shareholders who wish to sell a large number of shares of a certain stock, lower liquidity will force them to sell the stock slowly over a longer period of time, to avoid losses because of slippage. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI increased its stake in shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International by 144.9% in the second quarter. Pershing Square Capital Management - L.P. also sold $199.26M worth of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) on Monday, March 13. Stock value has moved between $6.01 - 12.13 in last one year. Amp stated it has 0.01% in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX). Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 6,980,074 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock worth $76,990,000 after buying an additional 621,618 shares during the last quarter. Financial Architects Inc raised its stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International by 18.6% in the first quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 128,305 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock valued at $2,220,000 after buying an additional 509 shares in the last quarter. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has a 52-week low of $8.31 and a 52-week high of $32.74. (VRX) opened at 15.64 on Wednesday. The firm's market cap is $5.44 billion. Massachusetts-based Ct Mason has invested 0.08% in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX). VRX's distance from 20 day simple moving average is -16.40% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is -8.45%.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE:VRX) (TSE:VRX) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $2.23 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.23 billion. Accipiter Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Company has invested 14.03% of its portfolio in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX).
EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 5.61% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at -714.90%. During the same period past year, the company earned ($1.08) EPS. Analysts anticipate that Valeant Pharmaceuticals International will post $3.89 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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Canada based company, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) opened at 14.07 on Thursday. The stock was purchased at an average price of C$13.90 per share, for a total transaction of C$278,000.00.
Analysts look for public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and customers of a company in order to reach an opinion and communicate the value of a stock. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
Valeant, which is still trying to rebound from a series of accounting and drug pricing scandals in 2015, will do this using proceeds from divestitures - counting Dendreon, iNova Pharmaceuticals and its Obagi Medical Products Business - and cash on hand, the company said on its earnings call. The Company is involved in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a range of branded, generic and branded generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter (OTC) products, and medical devices (contact lenses, intraocular lenses, ophthalmic surgical equipment and aesthetics devices), which are marketed directly or indirectly in over 100 countries.
Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company.