Allergan Inc


  • April 22- At any given time, the acquisitive chief executive of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc is brokering multiple deal discussions and eyeing as many as 50 buying opportunities. Pearson's latest target, with help from activist investor Bill Ackman, is Allergan Inc, maker of anti-wrinkle treatment Botox.

  • Netflix and Harley-Davidson are big market movers Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 4:59 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Harley-Davidson Inc., up $4.33 to $71.87. The Interpublic Group of Cos. Inc., up 49 cents to $17.36.

  • *Netflix up after results; Facebook gains on upgrade. Netflix Inc surged 7 percent to $372.90 a day after showing strong subscriber growth, a sign the trading favorite still had room to grow despite recent concerns over its valuation.

  • S&P 500 seals first six-day win streak since September Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 4:16 PM ET

    U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday after earnings from McDonald's and Netflix.

  • After a rough year Bill Ackman is the comeback kid Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 2:50 PM ET
    Bill Ackman

    Virtually every Pershing Square Capital investment appears to have made money this year.

  • Botox. It's more than just a wrinkle buster Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 2:18 PM ET
    Botox by Allergan

    More than half the revenue from Botox comes from therapeutic, not cosmetic, use. And its potential is helping to make Allergan an attractive target.

  • US STOCKS-Earnings, healthcare help lift Wall Street Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    *Netflix up after results, Facebook gains on upgrade. Healthcare, up 1.5 percent, was the best performing of the 10 major S&P sectors, as Allergan Inc jumped 15.8 percent to $164.48 a day after activist investor William Ackman teamed up with Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc to bid for the company.

  • How one trader made $280,000 overnight on FURX Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 1:15 PM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    One astute trader picked up big money overnight by buying options in Furiex Pharmaceuticals.

  • Midday movers: Allergan, Comcast, Facebook & More Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 12:43 PM ET
    A Comcast truck is seen parked at one of their centers on February 13, 2014 in Pompano Beach, Florida.

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Allergan news: Luck or something else?     Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Option traders were either lucky or knew something in advance of the Allergan news. Fast Money trader Jon Najarian, provides insight.

  • Hedge fund & Valeant team up     Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 12:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly has the latest details on Bill Ackman and Valeant's bid for Allergan.

  • *Netflix up after results, Facebook gains on update. Dow components Travelers Cos Inc and United Technologies Corp both reported first-quarter earnings that beat expectations, and United Tech raised the low end of its full-year profit outlook. Shares of Travelers rose 0.2 percent to $86.58 while United Tech was up 1.2 percent at $119.69.

  • Valeant and Allergan a 'perfect match': Shareholder Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 11:32 AM ET
    Valeant Pharmaceuticals sign at the company's headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario.

    One of Valeant's top shareholders on Tuesday threw his support behind its proposed takeover bid for Botox-maker Allergan.

  • *Netflix up after results, Facebook gains on update. Dow components Travelers Cos Inc and United Technologies Corp both reported first-quarter earnings that beat expectations, and United Tech raised the low end of its full-year profit outlook. Shares of Travelers rose 0.7 percent to $87.04 while United Tech was up 1 percent at $119.49.

  • Morning six-pack: What we're reading Tuesday Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 10:12 AM ET
    Bill Ackman

    Happy Tuesday. Keep your eye on the prize and watch out for the activist investor looking to snag your Morning Six-Pack.

  • Jim Cramer: This looks like a 'legal scam' Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    The bid for botox producer Allergan reveals the "legal scam" that the U.S. tax code has become, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.

  • Stocks edge higher as more earnings roll in Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 9:54 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks are moving higher in early trading as investors assess more corporate earnings. Netflix rose 7 percent after the online video streaming service said its first-quarter earnings soared.

  • April 22- Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said on Tuesday it has partnered with activist investor Bill Ackman in an unsolicited $47 billion bid to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc in a move to eventually become one of the world's five biggest drug companies.

  • Earnings and corporate deals lift US stocks Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    Allergan surged after Valeant Pharmaceuticals said it had teamed up with activist investor Bill Ackman to make a bid for the Botox maker. Netflix and Harley-Davidson rose sharply after reporting earnings that beat analyst's expectations.

  • Valeant, Ackman stage $45 bln bid for Allergan Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 9:12 AM ET
    Bill Ackman

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Bill Ackman are proposing a cash-and-stock deal for Allergan that could be worth about $45 billion.

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