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Stocks Retreats on New Drugs: Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM), Hanesbrands (NYSE:HBI), Regis (NYSE:RGS)

Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares a decrease of -0.60% to 98.36 with around 3.46 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Cigarette maker, Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) released that it was dissatisfied with an English Court’s decision to uphold the UK’s plain packaging regulations. In May 2015, Philip Morris and other companies sought a ruling on whether those regulations, which make it illegal to use registered trademarks, were a proportionate public health measure and compliant with English law.

The Senior VP and General Counsel of PMI, Marc Firestone said, “”We are certainly disappointed but understand that the English Court ultimately deferred to the Parliament’s judgment about cigarette packaging. Inexplicably, however, the Court’s reasoning relies heavily on a 2006 decision by a judge in the United States in a case about US law to which PMI was not even a party, and did not concern plain packaging.” The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 33.08% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -4.09%.

Likewise the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 8.10% and for the year was 20.71%, while the YTD performance remained at 13.06%. PM has Average True Range for 14 days of 1.52.

Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring 1.12% to $26.99 in a active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 2.6 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Hanesbrands sub prices offering of 500 million aggregate principal amount of 3.5 percent unsecured notes maturing 2024 (HBI). Net proceeds from the offering are expected to be used, together with cash on hand and future debt financings, to finance the company’s previously announced acquisitions of Champion Europe and Pacific Brands Group. The firm has institutional ownership of 93.30%, while insider ownership included 0.90%. HBI attains analyst recommendation of 1.80 with week’s performance of 0.52%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 12.76%.

Shares of Regis Corp. (NYSE:RGS) [Trend Analysis] swings enthusiastically in regular trading session, it a loss of -9.12% to close at $12.36. Regis comments on Piper Jaffray (PJC) research report (Shares Halted) (RGS). Regis Corporation announced that before the stock market opened today, Piper Jaffray issued a report on Regis Corporation. In its report, Piper Jaffray significantly lowered its estimates by incorporating up to $81 million of incremental costs associated with the new U.S. Department of Labor overtime rules, issued yesterday.

Regis Corporation has been following the status of these rule changes for the past several months and analyzing the potential impact of the new rules to the company’s profitability. The Company’s assessment suggests these new rules could increase RGS’ costs by up to $5 million per year, and is considering alternative mitigation strategies to reduce this increase. RGS experts calculate Return on Investment of -1.50%. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 16.60% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -31.83%. RGS last month stock price volatility remained 3.40%.

 

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