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QtrRevenue GrowthNet Profit MarginMar 15-9.99.8Dec 1421.6-

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+ Revenue growth rate has shown signs of deterioration in recent years. [Year ended, all figures in %]

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QtrRevenue GrowthNet Profit GrowthNet Profit MarginMar 15-19.7-70.66.5Dec 1415.9-17.3
+ Revenue growth rate has shown signs of deterioration in recent years. [Year ended, all figures in %]

YearRevenue GrowthDec 140.6Dec 1324.8

SDI lifts 2.0% on low volume 07 July, 2015 16:00 AEST

AUSTRALIAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

SDI Limited (ASX:SDI), Australia's 31st largest Health Care company by market cap, lifted 1.0c (or 2.0%) from its last traded date of July 06, 2015 to close at 51.0c. Compared with the All Ordinaries Index which rose 100.7 points (or 1.8%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.2%. The volume was 0.1 times the average trading of 47,640 shares.

MANI inches higher, resistance at 12-day EMA 07 July, 2015 15:00 JST

JAPANESE DAILY STOCK REPORT

MANI Inc. (TO:7730), the largest Medical Equipment/Supplies company by market cap in theJapan, increased 1.1% but fell short of the 12-day Exponential Moving Average [EMA] of JPY8,094.44. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which rose 264.5 points (or 1.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.2%. The volume was 0.6 times the average trading of 24,616 shares.

BULLISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 0.6 is comfortably below the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of 5.
+ Over the last 3 years average annual compound growth rate of earnings per share was 10.4%. This is considered moderate.
+ Net profit margin has averaged 22.9% in the last 3 years. This is considered superior and suggests a high margin of safety.

Capitol Health increases 1.3% after finding support 07 July, 2015 16:00 AEST

AUSTRALIAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Capitol Health Limited (ASX:CAJ), Australia's 17th largest Health Care company by market cap, increased 1.3% after hitting the lower Bollinger Band twice in the last ten days. This is a bullish signal. The lower Bollinger Band marks the trajectory of support on a stock price. Compared with the All Ordinaries Index which rose 100.7 points (or 1.8%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.5%. This has been propped up by firm volume of 1.5 times average.

Quad-C Management Announces Sale of Dental Care Alliance

Quad-C Management, a leading middle market private equity firm, today announced that the firm and its management partners have sold Dental Care Alliance (DCA), one of the largest multi-branded, dental-practice management companies in the United States, to New York-based private equity firm Harvest Partners, LP. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Dental Web Marketing Firm Teams with Automated Software Provider

SmartBox Web Marketing is now a top partner with Infusionsoft.

SmartBox Web Marketing is one of Infusionsoft's top five partners in the world and the number one Infusionsoft partner in the world serving dentists.

Transparency Market Research: Global Cosmetic Implants Market Driven by Growing Demand from Diverse Demographics

Transparency Market Research has released a new market report examining the global cosmetic implants market.

According to a release, the report, titled, "Cosmetic Implants Market (Source: Polymers, Metals, Ceramics and Biologicals; Application: Breast, Dental, Facial and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends & Forecast, 2014 - 2020," the global market for cosmetic implants is expected to be worth US$3.2 billion by 2020. The market was worth US$2.1 billion in 2013 and will grow at a CAGR of 5.7 percent from 2014 to 2020.

Shofu closes at 4.2% above VWP 07 July, 2015 15:00 JST

JAPANESE DAILY STOCK REPORT

Shofu Inc. (TO:7979), the largest Health Care company by market cap in theJapan, lifted JPY30.0 (or 2.2%) from its last traded date of July 06, 2015 to close at JPY1,365.0. The price is at a premium of 4.2% to the 1-month volume weighted average price of JPY1,310.41. Given that this premium has been under 4.2% one hundred sixty-one times and over 4.2% seventy-seven times in the last year, the downside:upside probability is estimated at 161:77 or 2.1:1. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which rose 264.5 points (or 1.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.9%. The volume was 0.6 times the average trading of 25,917 shares.

Nakanishi increases 1.4% on low volume 07 July, 2015 15:00 JST

JAPANESE DAILY STOCK REPORT

Nakanishi Inc. (TO:7716), the largest Precision Instruments company by market cap in theJapan, increased JPY70.0 (or 1.4%) from its last traded date of July 06, 2015 to close at JPY4,970.0, ending a two-day streak of losses. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which rose 264.5 points (or 1.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.1%. The volume was 0.3 times the average trading of 36,279 shares.

Value Added Technology falls in 4 out of last 5 days 07 July, 2015 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Value Added Technology Co Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A043150), South Korea's 4th largest Medical Equipment/Supplies company by market cap, sunk KRW1,700.0 (or 5.8%). The stock fell in four out of last 5 trading days, for a 5-day fall of 9.9% to close at KRW27,750.0. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which fell 2.1 points (or 0.05%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -5.7%. Trading volume was 1.6 times average.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Net profit margin has averaged 4% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.

Technicals:
Downtrend: The stock sunk on firm volume falling for a fourth consecutive day. The stock dropped 5.8% on high volatility today.
+ The price decreased 1.1% in the last month. The stock has been exacerbated by firm volume of 1.4 times average for the month.

'You're lucky you're not dead' - patient after stabbing dental worker's eye

A DENTAL patient has narrowly avoided prison after she stabbed a dental worker in the eye with a pen when the surgery refused to treat her.

Hayley Ross was told she was "very lucky" she had not blinded Pauline Khanna when she picked up the pen and used it as a weapon to plunge it into her victim's left eye.

Osstem Implant down 8.6% in 2 days 07 July, 2015 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Osstem Implant Co Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A048260), South Korea's largest Medical Equipment/Supplies company by market cap, extended its slide Tuesday, shedding an additional KRW3,000.0 (or 4.6%) to close at KRW61,800.0. The shares have tumbled KRW5,800.0 (or 8.6%) over the past two trading days. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which fell 103.2 points (or 2.54%) in the two days, this represented a relative price change of -6.0%. Trading volume was 1.9 times average.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Tobin's Q Ratio, defined as MCap divided by Total Assets, is 2.4. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom quartile of stocks by value of Q Ratio.
+ Net profit margin has averaged 4.7% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.
+ Revenue growth has shown signs of deterioration in recent quarters. [Quarter ended, all figures in %]

Harvest Partners Announces Acquisition of DCA Investment Holding LLC; Sees Platform Opportunity for Growing Dental Support Organization

Harvest Partners, LP ("Harvest"), a New York-based private equity firm, and the management team of DCA Investment Holding LLC ("DCA" or the "Company") have completed the acquisition of the Company from Quad-C Management, Inc. ("Quad-C"), a Charlottesville, VA-based private equity firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Shin Hung keeps sliding: down 7.3% in 4 days 07 July, 2015 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Shin Hung Co., Ltd. (KS:A004080), South Korea's 14th largest Medical Equipment/Supplies company by market cap, extended its slide Tuesday, shedding an additional KRW200.0 (or 1.6%) to close at KRW12,000.0. The shares have tumbled KRW950.0 (or 7.3%) over the past four trading days. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which fell 114.3 points (or 2.81%) in the four days, this represented a relative price change of -4.5%. Trading volume was 17% lighter than average.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Net profit margin has averaged 2.4% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.
+ Revenue and Net Profit growth have shown signs of deterioration in recent quarters. [Quarter ended, all figures in %]

Orametrix Inc Submits Patent Application for Orthodontic Treatment Planning Using Lip Tracer

Publication Name: Medical Patent News Patent Application Number: 14/145996 Patent Publication Number: 20150182303 International Patent Classification Codes: A61C 7/00 20060101 A61C007/00, A61C 9/00 20060101 A61C009/00 Patent Status: Application

DIO Corporation tumbles 8.7% on firm volume 07 July, 2015 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

DIO Corporation (KOSDAQ:A039840), South Korea's 6th largest Hotels/Restaurants/Casinos company by market cap, tumbled KRW1,700.0 (or 8.7%) from its last traded date of July 06, 2015 to close at KRW17,800.0. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which fell 2.1 points (or 0.05%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -8.7%. Trading volume was 1.4 times average. The stock fell for a second day on Tuesday bringing its two-day fall to KRW2,400.0 or 11.9%.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Revenue growth has shown signs of deterioration in recent quarters. [Quarter ended, all figures in %]

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Receives RMO Inc's Patent Application for Customized Orthodontic Appliance and Method

Publication Name: Medical Patent News Patent Application Number: 14/658781 Patent Publication Number: 20150182304 International Patent Classification Codes: A61C 7/00 20060101 A61C007/00, A61C 9/00 20060101 A61C009/00, G06F 17/50 20060101 G06F017/50, A61C 7/16 20060101 A61C007/16 Patent Status: Application

Meta Biomed in its biggest trailing week loss for 3 weeks 07 July, 2015 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Meta Biomed Co Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A059210), South Korea's 12th largest Medical Equipment/Supplies company by market cap, plummeted KRW1,200.0 (or 14.5%) from its last traded date of July 06, 2015 to close at KRW7,060.0. In the past week the shares have tumbled 9.8%, the biggest trailing week fall since June 15. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which fell 2.1 points (or 0.05%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -14.5%. Trading volume was 3.2 times average.

Shofu decreases 1.0% - trailing 93% of stocks 06 July, 2015 15:00 JST

JAPANESE DAILY STOCK REPORT

Shofu Inc. (TO:7979), the largest Health Care company by market cap in theJapan, decreased JPY13.0 (or 1.0%) from its last traded date of July 03, 2015 to close at JPY1,335.0, ending a four-day streak of rises. In the Japan market of 3,507 stocks traded today, the stock has a 6-month relative price strength of 7 indicating it is trailing 93% of the market. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 427.7 points (or 2.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.1%. The volume was 0.8 times the average trading of 25,859 shares.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Net profit margin has averaged 2% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.
+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is less than stellar at 2.6%. This is computed as net profit margin of 2.8% times asset turnover [sales/assets] of 0.76 times leverage factor [total assets/shareholders' equity] of 1.2.

Dentists to keep 3-years record

NEW DELHI, July 6 -- Dental Council of India has announced many new steps with the aim to improve the quality of treatment and to provide better treatment to patients. The dentists have been told to keep the record of their patients compulsorily for three years. This includes all the patients coming in for OPD and for treatment.

Quad-C sells Dental Care Alliance to Harvest Partners

July 6 (SeeNews) - US private equity firm Quad-C Management Inc and management have sold local dental-practice management company Dental Care Alliance (DCA) to buyout firm Harvest Partners LP, the vendor said on Monday without disclosing the price.

DCA, based in Sarasota, Florida, provides back-office support to over 150 dental offices across eight states. Quad-C bought the business in May 2012.

Thanks to Quad-C's support of investments in new affiliations, staff and infrastructure, DCA is better positioned to serve its growing base of patients and affiliated dentists than three years ago, the target's chief executive Mitch Olan commented.

DIO Corporation drops 3.5% on average volume 06 July, 2015 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

DIO Corporation (KOSDAQ:A039840), South Korea's 6th largest Hotels/Restaurants/Casinos company by market cap, dropped KRW700.0 (or 3.5%) from its last traded date of July 03, 2015 to close at KRW19,500.0. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which fell 101.1 points (or 2.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.0%.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Revenue growth has shown signs of deterioration in recent quarters. [Quarter ended, all figures in %]

Security Life Insurance Company of America Launches Next Generation of PrimeStar Individual Dental Insurance Plans

July 6 -- Security Life Insurance Company of America, a leader in the ancillary benefits market, is excited to announce the next generation of PrimeStar Individual Dental Insurance. Beginning now, enhancements include the expansion of our Advantage Plus and Advantage plans to now include two network options-Maximum Allowable Charge (MAC) and usual, customary and reasonable (UCR).

MANI decreases 1.5% on weak volume 06 July, 2015 15:00 JST

JAPANESE DAILY STOCK REPORT

MANI Inc. (TO:7730), the largest Medical Equipment/Supplies company by market cap in theJapan, decreased JPY120.0 (or 1.5%) from its last traded date of July 03, 2015 to close at JPY7,960.0. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 427.7 points (or 2.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.6%. The volume was 0.5 times the average trading of 24,631 shares. The stock fell for a second day on Monday bringing its two-day fall to JPY200.0 or 2.5%.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Tobin's Q Ratio, defined as MCap divided by Total Assets, is 3.6. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom 4% of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

At the Hospitals: July 5, 2015

Focus Group Participants Sought For End-of-Life Care Study

Springfield, Vt. - Focus groups participants are needed to help with a statewide study of Vermonter's experiences with end-of-life care.

WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE TITLED AS "STABILIZED STANNOUS COMPOSITIONS"

Publication No. WO/2015/095932 was published on July 02 by WIPO.

Title of the invention: STABILIZED STANNOUS COMPOSITIONS

 
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