North Tide Capital adds BioScrip Inc (BIOS) to its portfolio

BioScrip Inc (BIOS) : North Tide Capital added new position in BioScrip Inc during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 8,500,000 shares of BioScrip Inc which is valued at $23,205,000 , the company said in a statement filed on Aug 15, 2016 with the SEC.BioScrip Inc makes up approximately 2.36% of North Tide Capital’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Eidelman Virant Capital reduced its stake in BIOS by selling 198,000 shares or 82.5% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 42,000 shares of BIOS which is valued at $114,660. BioScrip Inc makes up approx 0.06% of Eidelman Virant Capital’s portfolio.Gamco Investors Et Al boosted its stake in BIOS in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 65,050 additional shares and now holds a total of 904,402 shares of BioScrip Inc which is valued at $2,405,709. BioScrip Inc makes up approx 0.02% of Gamco Investors Et Al’s portfolio. South Texas Money Management Ltd sold out all of its stake in BIOS during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 63,032 shares of BIOS which is valued $164,514.

BioScrip Inc closed down -0.01 points or -0.39% at $2.57 with 2,41,484 shares getting traded on Thursday. Post opening the session at $2.57, the shares hit an intraday low of $2.51 and an intraday high of $2.6 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Thursday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, BioScrip Inc reported $-0.14 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.05 based on the information available during the earnings call on Aug 8, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.09. The company had revenue of $232.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $227.52 million. The company’s revenue was down -11.4 % compared to the same quarter last year.

BioScrip Inc. is engaged in providing infusion and home care management solutions. The Company partners with physicians hospital systems skilled nursing facilities healthcare payers and pharmaceutical manufacturers to provide patients access to post-acute care services. Its segments include Infusion Services and Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Services. Its Infusion Services segment provides services consisting of home infusion therapy respiratory therapy and the provision of durable medical equipment products and services. Its PBM Services segment consists of integrated PBM services which primarily consists of discount card programs that provide alternative for individuals who may be uninsured underinsured or may have restrictive coverage that disallows reimbursement for certain medications. It provides products services and condition-specific clinical management programs for health conditions such as gastrointestinal abnormalities infectious diseases and others.

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