Latest Medco Health Solutions Stories

2011-08-15 10:52:00

SAN DIEGO and FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostics company that is part of Nestle Health Science, and the Medco Research Institute®, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS), today announced that they have entered into a collaboration to evaluate the use of Prometheus' Thiopurine Metabolite (PTM) testing for optimizing dosing of 6 mercaptopurine (6MP)...

2011-08-03 16:56:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina today announced the possibility of changing its pharmacy benefit management service provider from Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) to Prime Therapeutics. This client comprises less than one-half of one percent of Medco's annual earnings. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/MEDCOLOGO ) About Medco Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) is pioneering The world's most...

2011-07-25 07:50:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Insiderslab.com has completed analytical equity research on Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), Medco (NYSE:MHS), Seagate (NASDAQ:STX), EMC (NYSE:EMC), MGIC Investment (NYSE:MTG) & UnitedHealth (NYSE:UNH), InsidersLab.com today issues the following insider trading alert. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100419/HKM001LOGO ) Insider data is useful in helping with potential stock purchases but it also may be invaluable for...

2011-07-21 12:39:00

NCPA Urges Federal Trade Commission, Congress to Block Merger ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Community Pharmacists Association's (NCPA) Executive Vice President and CEO B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA issued the following statement today regarding the proposed merger of pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) giants Express Scripts, Inc. and Medco Health Solutions, Inc.: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO) "The proposed merger of...

2011-07-21 05:13:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medco Health Solutions (NYSE: MHS) today disclosed that after several months of discussions, its pharmacy benefit services agreement with UnitedHealthcare would not be renewed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/MEDCOLOGO) Medco will continue serving UnitedHealthcare clients through the expiration of the current agreement on Dec. 31, 2012, and will work closely with the organization to ensure a smooth and orderly...

2011-07-21 05:00:00

ST. LOUIS and FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESRX) and Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Under the agreement, Medco shareholders will receive $71.36 per share in cash and stock, or $29.1 billion, based on yesterday's closing price. Medco shareholders will receive $28.80 in cash and 0.81 shares for each Medco share they own upon closing of the...

2011-07-21 04:55:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Second-Quarter 2011 Highlights: GAAP diluted earnings per share (EPS) increased 10.4 percent to $0.85 from $0.77 in second-quarter 2010 Diluted EPS, excluding all intangible amortization, increased 10.3 percent to $0.96 from $0.87 in second-quarter 2010 Total net revenues increased 4.1 percent to a record of $17.1 billion Gross margin increased 4.1 percent to over $1.1 billion, representing a gross margin percentage of 6.5 percent,...

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