New Leaders, Quarterly Dividends, Positive Clinical Results, and Data Presentations - Research Report on Quintiles, CR Bard, Theravance, Immunomedics and Progenics Pharmaceuticals

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New York, December 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. (NYSE: Q), CR Bard Inc. (NYSE: BCR), Theravance Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX), Immunomedics Inc. (NASDAQ: IMMU) and Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: PGNX). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. Research Report

On December 12, 2013, Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. (Quintiles) announced that it has appointed W. Scott Evangelista as its President for Integrated Commercial Services and Solutions. The Company said that in this new role, Evangelista is responsible for leading Quintiles' global Commercial organization and the ongoing development and delivery of its related service offerings. Prior to Quintiles, Evangelista was a principal at Deloitte Consulting LLP's LifeSciences practice, where he served as commercial practice leader. Commenting on the appointment, Tom Pike, CEO of Quintiles said, "Scott's experience working on and developing innovative commercial solutions for the biopharmaceutical industry is a tremendous addition to our already world-class team. During his career, Scott has been involved in many aspects of the commercial organization, all while delivering a consistent track record of growth and innovation. He brings a range of expertise and experience that I believe will help take our commercial customer support to the next level." The Full Research Report on Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

CR Bard Inc. Research Report

On December 11, 2013, CR Bard Inc.'s (CR Bard) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.21 per share on Bard's common stock. According to the Company, the current dividend indicated an annual dividend rate of $0.84 per share. The aforesaid dividend is payable on January 31, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 21, 2014. The Full Research Report on CR Bard Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Theravance Inc. Research Report

On December 6, 2013, Theravance Inc. (Theravance) announced positive results from a phase III efficacy and safety study of fluticasone furoate "FF"/vilanterol "VI" designed to support a potential filing for an asthma indication for adults in the US. The Company said that these results will inform GSK's discussions with the FDA on the regulatory requirements of an asthma indication for FF/VI in the US. Theravance CEO Rick E. Winningham said, "There is an ongoing unmet medical need among patients with asthma. This is an important outcome for FF/VI and we will continue working with GSK to determine how we can make this potential treatment available to appropriate patients who could benefit from a new asthma medicine." The Full Research Report on Theravance Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Immunomedics Inc. Research Report

On December 9, 2013, Immunomedics Inc. (Immunomedics) announced promising activity with veltuzumab in relapsed immune thrombocytopenia. Immunomedics said that veltuzumab, administered subcutaneously as a single agent, produced an overall objective response rate of 49% in 47 evaluable patients with relapsed immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), including 15 patients (32%) who reported a complete response. For the 23 patients who responded, median time to relapse from initial veltuzumab dose was 9.2 months, with 11 patients (48%) maintaining their response for more than 1 year. Further, the Company said that Veltuzumab showed activity across all dose levels tested, including the lowest dose of 80 mg x 2, and was active in patients with limited disease duration of 1 year or less, as well as in more heavily pretreated patients with chronic refractory disease. Cynthia L. Sullivan, President and CEO of the Company commented, "We are very pleased with these promising results. The fact that some patients relapsed to TPOR agonists responded to veltuzumab is particularly encouraging. We are currently evaluating various options for further clinical development of veltuzumab in this and other autoimmune disease indications, as well as in oncology, including licensing arrangements and collaborations with outside study groups." The Full Research Report on Immunomedics Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. Research Report

On December 6, 2013, Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Progenics Pharmaceuticals) presented findings from a Phase I study of its Imaging Agent, 1404, at the meeting of the Society for Urologic Oncology in Rockville, Maryland. The poster, entitled A Phase I Study of TC-99-M-MIP-1404 SPECT/CT to Identify and Localize High Grade Cancer in the Prostate Gland, was presented by Kevin Slawin, M.D., Director, Vanguard Urologic Institute, Memorial Hermann-TMC. Dr. Slawin said, "In this study, the presence of primary prostate cancer was correctly identified in eight of eight patients by SPECT/CT imaging with 1404. An imaging agent with this high degree of accuracy has the potential to allow doctors and their patients to focus on the treatment of aggressive cancers while more conservatively managing low grade cancers." The Full Research Report on Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


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