May 2, 2017

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) announced closing sale of three skincare brands

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) announced that, the earlier-than-expected closing of the sale of three skincare brands to L’Oréal and the closing of the divestiture of a manufacturing facility in Brazil, it has reduced its senior secured terms loans by approximately an additional $220 million as of Monday May 1, 2017. In aggregate, the company has now reduced approximately $3.6 billion of debt from the end of first quarter 2016.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) shares ticked up 4.43% to $9.66 on Monday.

The company continues to advance toward its expectation of paying down $5 billion in debt from divestiture proceeds and free cash flow within 18 months of August 2016.

Technical Stock Analysis

Shares outstanding are recorded as 345.29 M and total shares floated are 338.25 M. Current ratio which is the relationship between current assets and current liabilities, indicating the liquidity of a business is calculated as 1.80. Company’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 2.09% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is -15.56%.

Best time to invest in stock market is when things are on odd side, and it’s not easy how to pick stocks. By reviewing stock prices from the stock market history of the company and examining its analysts ratings can give an investment picture with updated information of stock which helps investors to make investing decision. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from no analyst of Thomson Reuters, 13 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given UNDERPERFORM rating. Analyst’s mean target price for VRX is $55.00 while analysts mean recommendation is 3.00.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) yearly performance is -71.04% and net profit margin is -24.90%. Annual EPS Growth of past 5 years is 61.43%. The current share price indicates that stock is -74.91% away from its one year high and is moving 16.25% ahead of its 52-week low.

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If we look at stock performance in last active day trading, we see that stock has moved ticked up 0.79% to end the day at $2.54. The current share price indicate that stock is -27.22% away from its one year high and is moving 5.83% ahead of its 52-week low.

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