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New Business Ventures, Quarterly Dividends, and Stock Price Movements - Research Report on Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb, DENTSPLY, Pharmacyclics, and St. Jude Medical

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NEW YORK, December 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --


Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK), Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE: BMY), DENTSPLY International Inc. (NASDAQ: XRAY), Pharmacyclics Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC), and St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE: STJ). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Merck & Co., Inc. Research Report

On December 20, 2013, Merck & Co., Inc. (Merck) announced the launch of a new business centeredon providing comprehensive, evidence-based weight management interventions in the US. According to the Company, this business is based on providing weight management interventions for employers, hospitals, medical groups, health plans, and patients, bringing together a structured diet, behavior coaching and monitoring, and physical activity to achieve clinically meaningful weight loss, thereby reducing the risk of chronic illnesses, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The Company informed that HMR Weight Management Service Corporation, a new company that brings together the capabilities of Merck and assets from Health Management Resources Corporation (HMR), was created to bring these interventions to the market more effectively. Merck added that HMR will operate as a subsidiary of the Company. The Full Research Report on Merck & Co., Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/430d_MRK

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. Research Report

On December 19, 2013, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (Bristol-Myers Squibb) announced that the Company's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.36 per share on the $0.10 par value Common Stock of the corporation for Q1 FY 2014. Bristol-Myers Squibb reported that the said dividend will be payable on February 3, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on January 3, 2014. The Company's Board of Directors further declared a quarterly dividend of $0.50 per share on the $2.00 Convertible Preferred stock of the corporation, payable March 3, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 7, 2014. The Full Research Report on Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/81a9_BMY

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DENTSPLY International Inc. Research Report

On December 20, 2013, DENTSPLY International Inc.'s (DENTSPLY) stock rose 0.21%, ending the day at $48.43. Over the previous three trading sessions, shares of DENTSPLY gained 2.04%, compared to the Nasdaq Composite which gained 2.01% during the same period. The Full Research Report on DENTSPLY International Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/6b01_XRAY

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Pharmacyclics Inc. Research Report

On December 20, 2013, Pharmacyclics Inc.'s (Pharmacyclics) stock rose 2.41%, ending the day at $103.85. Over the previous three trading sessions, shares of Pharmacyclics gained 4.16%, compared to the Nasdaq Composite which gained 2.01% during the same period. The Full Research Report on Pharmacyclics Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/df74_PCYC

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St. Jude Medical Inc. Research Report

On December 18, 2013, St. Jude Medical Inc. (St. Jude Medical) announced that the Company is scheduled to present at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 13, 2014, in San Francisco. The Company's Chairman, President and CEO, Daniel J. Starks, will address the conference at 11:00 a.m. PST. St. Jude Medical also informed that interested parties may access a live webcast of the presentation at the Company website. The Full Research Report on St. Jude Medical Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/b338_STJ

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