Alere Inc (ALR) : Tig Advisors scooped up 34,635 additional shares in Alere Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 15, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 1,792,422 shares of Alere Inc which is valued at $72,503,470.Alere Inc makes up approximately 9.21% of Tig Advisors’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Guggenheim Capital reduced its stake in ALR by selling 1,227 shares or 2.77% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 43,136 shares of ALR which is valued at $1,744,851. Alere Inc makes up approx 0.01% of Guggenheim Capital’s portfolio.Renaissance Technologies reduced its stake in ALR by selling 97,900 shares or 19.32% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 408,824 shares of ALR which is valued at $16,536,931. Alere Inc makes up approx 0.03% of Renaissance Technologies’s portfolio.Geode Capital Management boosted its stake in ALR in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 38,958 additional shares and now holds a total of 558,838 shares of Alere Inc which is valued at $22,604,997. Alere Inc makes up approx 0.01% of Geode Capital Management’s portfolio. Alpine Partners Vi sold out all of its stake in ALR during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 15,551 shares of ALR which is valued $629,038.Baird Financial Group boosted its stake in ALR in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,217 additional shares and now holds a total of 130,643 shares of Alere Inc which is valued at $5,284,509. Alere Inc makes up approx 0.05% of Baird Financial Group’s portfolio.
Alere Inc closed down -0.69 points or -1.76% at $38.44 with 7,76,270 shares getting traded on Thursday. Post opening the session at $38.7, the shares hit an intraday low of $38.31 and an intraday high of $39.12 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Thursday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Alere Inc reported $-0.46 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -1.04 based on the information available during the earnings call on Sep 6, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.58. The company had revenue of $611.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $607.44 million. The company’s revenue was down -2.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.54 EPS.
Alere Inc. is a provider of health information through diagnostic tests. The Company operates through professional diagnostics patient self-testing consumer diagnostics and corporate and other segments. The professional diagnostics segment includes an array of diagnostic test products and other in vitro diagnostic tests marketed to medical professionals and laboratories for detection of diseases and conditions within its areas of focus. The patient-self testing segment provides services designed to provide physicians with actionable data that allow them to make decisions in real time deliver care and put the individuals they treat on a pathway to better health. The consumer diagnostics segment consists primarily of manufacturing operations related to its role as the exclusive manufacturer of products for SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics (SPD) its 50/50 joint venture with The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G).