On Monday, Shares of Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK), added 1.80% and closed at $63.90 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $63.44 and $64.86. The company’s Market capitalization is $177.01 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 2.77 Billion. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $47.97 and reached to max level of $64.86. Merck, a leading science and technology company, recently declared the recipients of the 2016 Grant for Oncology Innovation (GOI), who will share a €1 million grant to progress their respective research programs. The winners were formally awarded yesterday evening at an award presentation coinciding with the 2016 annual European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The three winning proposals, which focus on breast cancer, colorectal cancer and lung cancer, were selected from a total of 405 applications representing 49 countries, following a comprehensive review by an expert scientific steering committee made up of internationally renowned oncologists.
The 2016 GOI winners are:
Alberto Bardelli, University of Torino, Italy, for his proposal: ‘Heterogeneity and clonal evolution as a therapeutic opportunity for colorectal cancers’
Enriqueta Felip, Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology, Spain, for her proposal: ‘New technologies for new treatments: liquid biopsy meets immunotherapy’
Dr Dongxu Liu, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand for his proposal: ‘How does SHON* expression in tumors determine the efficacy of endocrine therapy in breast cancer?’
Visa Inc (NYSE:V), jumped 0.29% and closed at $83.12 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $82.94 and $83.54. The company’s Market capitalization is $195.10 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 1.89 Billion. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $66.12 and reached to max level of $83.79. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) will report its fiscal fourth quarter and full-year 2016 financial results on Monday, October 24, 2016. The results, together with accompanying financial information, will be released after market close and posted on the Visa Shareholder Relations website.
Visa’s executive administration team will then host a live audio webcast starting at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss financial results and business highlights.