Acquisitions, Dividends, and Positive Data - Research Report on Onyx, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Lilly, and Incyte

Acquisitions, Dividends, and Positive Data - Research Report on Onyx, Johnson
                   & Johnson, Medtronic, Lilly, and Incyte

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NEW YORK, August 29, 2013

NEW YORK, August 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Onyx
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONXX), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ),
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), and Incyte
Corporation (NASDAQ: INCY). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Research Report

On August 25, 2013, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Onyx) and Amgen Inc. announced
that their Boards of Directors have unanimously approved a transaction, under
which Amgen will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Onyx for $125 per
share in cash. Onyx reported that the acquisition is valued at $10.4 billion,
or $9.7 billion net of estimated Onyx cash. Robert A. Bradway, Chairman and
CEO of Amgen, stated, "Our acquisition of Onyx follows a thorough due
diligence process and is fully consistent with our strategy of advancing
innovative medicines that address serious unmet medical needs. We expect this
acquisition will accelerate growth and enhance value for Amgen shareholders."
The Full Research Report on Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/fcf2_ONXX]

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Johnson & Johnson Research Report

On August 19, 2013, Johnson & Johnson announced the successful acquisition of
Aragon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held pharmaceutical discovery and
development company focused on drugs to treat hormonally-driven cancers. Peter
F. Lebowitz, M.D., Ph.D., Global Therapeutic Area Head of Oncology at Johnson
& Johnson, commented, "The acquisition strengthens our prostate cancer
pipeline with a second-generation, potentially best-in-class compound."
Lebowitz added, "It builds on our existing leadership position with ZYTIGA
(abiraterone acetate), and, if approved, we are hopeful ARN-509 will allow us
to meet the needs of an even broader range of prostate cancer patients." The
Full Research Report on Johnson & Johnson - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/07a8_JNJ]

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Medtronic, Inc. Research Report

On August 22, 2013, Medtronic, Inc. (Medtronic) announced that its Board of
Directors has approved a cash dividend of $0.28 per common share, which is up
7.7% YoY. Medtronic reported that the dividend is payable on October 25, 2013,
to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 4, 2013. The
Full Research Report on Medtronic, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/bc94_MDT]

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Eli Lilly and Company Research Report

On August 15, 2013, Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly) announced that data
published in The Lancet showed that elderly people with type 2 diabetes
treated for 24 weeks with dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor linagliptin
(TRADJENTA) experienced significant reductions in blood glucose levels (HbA1c)
compared with those receiving placebo. The Company added that the overall
safety and tolerability profile of linagliptin was similar to placebo.
Professor Anthony H. Barnett, MD, FRCP, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
and University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, said, "Elderly individuals
represent approximately 15 percent of people with type 2 diabetes worldwide."
Barnett continued, "This study may help inform treatment decisions for
improving glycemic control in the elderly." The Company also informed that
TRADJENTA is marketed by Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
The Full Research Report on Eli Lilly and Company - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/977d_LLY]

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Incyte Corporation Research Report

On August 21, 2013, Incyte Corporation (Incyte) announced that it has achieved
top-line results for its Phase II, randomized, double-blind,
placebo-controlled RECAP trial of ruxolitinib, its oral JAK1 and JAK2
inhibitor, in combination with capecitabine in patients with recurrent or
treatment refractory metastatic pancreatic cancer. Paul A. Friedman, M.D.,
President and CEO of Incyte, stated, "Results of the RECAP trial provide the
first evidence that JAK inhibition is active in this disease and suggest a
demonstrable survival benefit in a well-defined group of patients with
refractory metastatic pancreatic cancer who can be identified without the
development of a companion diagnostic test. Coupled with the overall survival
benefit observed in the ongoing Phase III trials in myelofibrosis, these
results solidify our belief in the therapeutic opportunity that exists for
Jakafi, and provide us with an acceleration strategy to advance our JAK1
inhibitor portfolio into additional areas of unmet medical need." The Full
Research Report on Incyte Corporation - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/076e_INCY]

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