Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (TSE:VRX) (NYSE:VRX) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the five brokerages that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is C$22.50.

VRX has been the topic of several research reports. TD Securities upped their price objective on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl to C$26.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Royal Bank Of Canada decreased their price objective on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl to C$22.50 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, October 20th.

In related news, Director John Paulson sold 24,700 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$14.66, for a total value of C$362,102.00. Also, Director Schutter Richard Urbain De purchased 4,900 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 21st. The stock was acquired at an average price of C$14.35 per share, for a total transaction of C$70,315.00.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (TSE VRX) traded down C$0.61 during trading hours on Monday, hitting C$14.73. 1,996,700 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,180,000. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl has a 12-month low of C$11.20 and a 12-month high of C$28.40.

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Company Profile

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc is a pharmaceutical and medical device company. The Company is engaged in developing and marketing a range of branded, generic and branded generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter (OTC) products, and medical devices (contact lenses, intraocular lenses, ophthalmic surgical equipment, and aesthetics devices).

Analyst Recommendations for Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (TSE:VRX)

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