The senior unsecured term loan facility was used, in part, to refinance a three-year loan agreement between BD, Citibank, and other lenders reached last year.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Citigroup this week initiated coverage of Cepheid with a Buy rating and a price target on its shares of $52.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Citi Research analyst Amit Bhalla has increased his price target on Agilent Technologies' stock from $43 to $50 and has increased earnings-per-share estimates for the firm.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Citigroup today initiated coverage of Agilent Technologies with a Buy rating and a $46 target on the company's stock.
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Citigroup upgraded Life Technologies to Buy today following last week's contraction in the company's stock price.
Analyst Amit Bhalla said that trade-in revenue from customers who purchase the HiSeq 2000 platform would not be a "significant contributor," and trimmed total revenue estimates for the second quarter and full-year 2011.
The bank also placed a price target of $52 on Illumina's stock.
Researchers trace DNA on a clay pipe found at a former slave site to a population that lives in what is now Sierra Leone, the Washington Post reports.
Two researchers report on their genetic analysis of samples from a shawl thought to belong to a victim of Jack the Ripper, ScienceInsider reports.
Japan is to release rules governing some gene-edited food, according to NHK World.
In PLOS this week: computational strategy for improving gene set analysis testing, miRNAs linked to sleep apnea, and more.