Ventas to Buy American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust for $2.6B; Ariad Announces Phase 2 Iclusig Trial Data


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06/03/2014 [ACCESSWIRE]

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) - For an in-depth report on Ventas, Inc. follow: www.BullTrends.com/stockquote/VTR

Shares of Ventas Inc. closed down 2.80% on Monday with about 7.1 million shares traded. The company announced that it will buy American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust Inc. for $2.6 billion in cash and stock. Ventas is one of the largest real estate investment trusts for healthcare facilities in the U.S.

Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) - For an in-depth report on Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. follow: www.BullTrends.com/stockquote/ARIA

ARIA shares closed up a little over 7% on about 26.1 million shares traded. The stock was one of the biggest gainers on the NASDAQ. The company announced data from its Phase 2 trial of Iclusig(r) (ponatnib) in adult patients with refractory metastatic and/or unresectable gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST).

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) - For an in-depth report on J. C. Penney Company, Inc. follow: www.BullTrends.com/stockquote/JCP

Shares of J. C. Penney Company closed down 3.45% on about 13.6 million shares traded on Monday. The stock was one of the most active stocks on the NYSE. TheStreet Ratings team reiterated its "sell" rating on the stock with a ratings score of D.

Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: EKSO) - For an in-depth report on Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. follow:  www.BullTrends.com/stockquote/EKSO

Shares of EKSO closed up nearly 10% on Monday making it one of the biggest gainers in the OTCBB market. The company announced last week that Nathan Harding, chief executive officer and co-founder will present a corporate update at the Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. EDT in New York City. A live demonstration of their bionic exoskeleton technology will also be provided.

 

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