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Q4 2021 EPS Estimates for Bausch Health Companies Inc. Cut by Analyst (NYSE:BHC)


Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE:BHC) – Analysts at Truist Financial lowered their Q4 2021 earnings estimates for shares of Bausch Health Companies in a report released on Thursday, January 20th. Truist Financial analyst G. Fraser now forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $1.05 for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $1.09. Truist Financial also issued estimates for Bausch Health Companies’ Q1 2022 earnings at $1.13 EPS, Q2 2022 earnings at $1.20 EPS, Q4 2022 earnings at $1.32 EPS and FY2026 earnings at $6.56 EPS. Bausch Health Companies (NYSE:BHC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 2nd. The company reported $1.14 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.07 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $2.11 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.15 billion. Bausch Health Companies had a negative return on equity of 2,440.75% and a negative net margin of 13.85%.

Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Jefferies Financial Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Bausch Health Companies in a report on Friday, October 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Bausch Health Companies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $29.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, January 4th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “hold” rating on shares of Bausch Health Companies in a report on Monday, November 8th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada dropped their price target on shares of Bausch Health Companies from $41.00 to $40.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $36.50.

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Shares of Bausch Health Companies stock opened at $25.06 on Monday. Bausch Health Companies has a twelve month low of $22.99 and a twelve month high of $34.80. The business has a 50-day moving average price of $26.07 and a 200 day moving average price of $27.42. The firm has a market cap of $8.99 billion, a PE ratio of -7.64, a P/E/G ratio of 0.28 and a beta of 1.64.

In other news, Director Steven D. Miller bought 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 30th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $24.24 per share, with a total value of $1,212,000.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Robert Spurr sold 3,251 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.63, for a total value of $86,574.13. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 13.75% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Sterling Investment Advisors Ltd. bought a new stake in Bausch Health Companies in the third quarter worth $56,000. Moors & Cabot Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Bausch Health Companies in the 3rd quarter worth $228,000. CI Investments Inc. acquired a new stake in Bausch Health Companies during the 3rd quarter worth about $73,000. Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. increased its stake in shares of Bausch Health Companies by 1,084.7% in the 2nd quarter. Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. now owns 3,495 shares of the company’s stock valued at $102,000 after purchasing an additional 3,200 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Advisory Services Network LLC acquired a new stake in Bausch Health Companies in the 2nd quarter worth about $107,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 71.20% of the company’s stock.

About Bausch Health Companies

Bausch Health Cos., Inc engages in the development, manufacture and market of a range of branded, generic and branded generic pharmaceuticals, medical devices and over-the-counter products. It operates through the following segments: The Bausch + Lomb/International, Salix, Ortho Dermatologics and Diversified Products.

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