Home Health Care HC Stocks in the Rumor= Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM)

HC Stocks in the Rumor= Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM)

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Celgene Corporation (CELG) plans to present at an forthcoming shareholder conference where Celgene administration will provide an overview of the Company. The conference will be webcast live and will be available in the Shareholder Relations section of the Company’s website at www.celgene.com.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017, Celgene will present at the Leerink Partners 6th Annual Global Healthcare Conference in New York at 11:30 AM ET

Anthem Inc (ANTM) recently declared that fourth quarter 2016 net income was $368.4 million, or $1.37 per share. These results included net negative adjustment items of $0.39 per share. Net income in the fourth quarter of 2015 was $180.9 million, or $0.68 per share, which included net negative adjustment items of $0.46 per share.

Apart From the items noted in each period, adjusted net income was $1.76 per share in the fourth quarter of 2016 contrast to the adjusted net income of $1.14 per share in the prior year quarter. Full year 2016 net income totaled about $2.5 billion, or $9.21 per share, counting net negative adjustment items of $1.79 per share, a decrease in net income of 3.5 percent from 2015 net income of about $2.6 billion, or $9.38 per share, counting net negative adjustment items of $0.78 per share. Apart From the items noted in each period, adjusted net income was $11.00 per share for the full year of 2016, a boost of 8.3 percent from $10.16 per share in 2015 .

“Our fourth quarter 2016 core earnings and financial metrics tracked well as contrast to our expectations, reflecting the efforts of all of our associates to improve affordability on behalf of our members. We are well positioned for a successful 2017, building off of improved business momentum in the second half of 2016,” said Joseph Swedish, president and chief executive officer.

“We are happy to end 2016 with better than expected enrollment and operating cash flow as we enter 2017 with a strong balance sheet,” said John Gallina, executive vice president and chief financial officer.