Tuesday Aug 19
Medtronic Chief: Covidian Deal Good for Economy
Medtronic Inc Chief Executive Omar Ishrak defended his company's plan to acquire Dublin-based Covidien Plc in a so-called inversion deal, saying the medical device maker will be able to create more U.S. jobs while still paying substantial taxes once the transaction closes.
Tuesday Aug 19
Medtronic (MDT) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS
Medtronic announced its earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported $0.93 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts' consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.01, Analyst RN reports.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Does The Medtronic Whisper Number Indicate Investor Confidence?
Medtronic has a 39% positive surprise history . The overall average post earnings price move is 'positive' when the company reports earnings.
Cognex Ships Its One Millionth Vision System
The Cognex In-SightA vision system was purchased by Medtronic, the world's largest medical technology company.
Medtronic (MDT) to Release Earnings on Tuesday
Medtronic will be posting its Q115 quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 19th.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Wal-Mart's big discounts on Disney titles
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., praised Walgreens' decision not to move out of the U.S. Photo: M. Spencer Green, Associated Press That's how much Wal-Mart was discounting online pre-orders of Disney DVDs last week.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Covidien Inversion Deal Under Scrutiny by Options Traders
Speculation Medtronic Inc. will modify its offer for Covidien Plc as sentiment worsens toward tax inversions is fueling demand for bearish options.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Medtronic founder Bakken praises Covidien purchase
The Fridley-based device maker on Thursday sent a message signed by Bakken that praises the $43 billion deal that will move Medtronic's corporate headquarters to Ireland while maintaining its operational headquarters in Minnesota.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Product Launch, Technical Updates, Clinical Study Results, Completion ...
Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Medtronic, Inc. , Covidien plc , Johnson & Johnson , Merck & Co., Inc. and Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc .
Sun Aug 10, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Corporate 1pc get wealthier as cash piles up
Income inequality has company - make that companies. A new wealth gap is opening among US corporations, where cash holdings are growing more concentrated as the rich get richer.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Schafer: 'Benefit' companies are hardly a new concept in Minnesota
It will soon become possible for Minnesota entrepreneurs to incorporate new ventures as "public benefit corporations," enterprises with a clear legal right to pursue a mission other than simply maximizing shareholder value.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
FTC seeks more details on Covidien takeover
Federal antitrust regulators have asked for more information on medical device giant Medtronic Inc.'s plan to buy Mansfield health care supplies company Covidien PLC, raising the possibility the $42.9 billion acquisition could be delayed.
Corporate 1% gets wealthier as cash piles up
Income inequality has company -- make that companies. A new wealth gap is opening among U.S. corporations, where cash holdings are growing more concentrated as the rich get richer.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Will other firms take cue from Walgreens and stay in U.S.?
Walgreens gracefully bowed to the pressure. Question is, will other companies eying a similar tax inversion now decide to remain rooted in the United States? For Walgreens, angry calls and letters from lawmakers, threatening statements from the White House, newspaper editorials galore, plus petitions signed by 200,000 Americans were enough to ... (more)
Medtronic enters hemodialysis field, builds factory in China
Medtronic Inc. has just broken ground to build its first production line for hemodialysis systems, hoping to serve the global market from its new production base in Chengdu, China.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
At long last, a seller's market in Minnesota mergers and acquisitions
The stone-cold, postrecession mergers-and-acquisitions market has gradually heated into a 2014 deals market that could be the best year since 2007.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
The Salinas Californian
SVMH picked for key clinical studySVMH picked for key clinical...
SVMH picked for key clinical study It's one of 45 hospitals worldwide testing new MRI-friendly heart device.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Lilly has aversion to inversion
It's not just American tourists heading overseas these days. Increasingly, U.S. corporations are turning to "tax inversions" to move abroad and avoid high corporate tax rates.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
FDA approves new Medtronic device
Medtronic Inc. has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market the Prestige LP Cervical Disc System.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Medtronic's Covidien deal would mean tax hit for long-term investors
The 84-year-old Eagan resident said she admires Medtronic co-founder Earl Bakken, and has benefited financially from considerable growth in the stock's value since the late 1970s.