Goldman Sachs

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Goldman Sachs has upgraded the stock of Agilent Technologies and Bruker, but downgraded Cepheid and Laboratory Corporation of America.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Goldman Sachs today initiated coverage of Genomic Health with a Neutral rating and a six-month price target on its stock of $36.

A constrained funding environment and weaker Euro negatively impacted Affymetrix's gene expression array and eBioscience business units in the third quarter, causing the firm to report lower-than-expected preliminary revenues and eliciting concern from analysts and investors alik

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Goldman Sachs has placed a Buy rating on Hologic with a six-month price target on its stock of $24, as the Gen-Probe acquisition, completed a week ago, is expected to accelerate top line

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson said this week it has declared a quarterly dividend of $45 per share, payable on Sept. 28 to shareholders of record on Sept. 7. The indicated annual dividend rate is $1.80 per share.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Despite healthier than expected spending during the second quarter, life science researchers are expected to tighten their purse strings for the remainder of the year, according to the results of a survey conducted by investment firm Goldman Sachs.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Goldman Sachs today downgraded Life Technologies and Affymetrix while it upgraded Myriad Genetics and Qiagen.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investment bank Goldman Sachs has reinstated coverage of Illumina, giving it a Neutral rating and a 12-month price target on its stock of $48.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investment bank Goldman Sachs has revised estimates for a number of firms in its life science tools and diagnostics portfolio in advance of first-quarter earnings announcements.

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India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.

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