Stocks in Focus: Endo International plc – Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:ENDP), Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)

On Friday, Shares of Endo International plc – Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:ENDP), subtract -3.73% and closed at $20.15 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $20.05 and $21.03. Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., a partner of Endo International plc (ENDP) (ENL.TO), recently declared new data to be presented evaluating the safety and efficacy of XIAFLEX®(collagenase clostridium histolyticum) (or CCH) injection under investigation for the treatment of palmar Dupuytren’s disease nodules. The findings will be presented during a podium presentation on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 10:40 a.m. CDT at the annual meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) held from September 29 to October 1, 2016 in Austin, Texas.

In a Phase 2, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging study, in 75 adult study participants with Dupuytren’s disease and at least 1 nodule who received a single injection of CCH 0.40 mg or 0.60 mg, a statistically noteworthydecrease was shown from baseline in the mean nodule surface area (P≤0.001), consistency score (P<0.001) and hardness score (P≤0.01) at week 8 as compared to study participants receiving placebo. The safety profile of those treated with CCH was generally well tolerated. Adverse events included extremity pain, axillary pain, injection site-related adverse events and pruritus. One adverse event was stated as severe (injection site pain with CCH 0.60 mg). No patients were suspended from the study because of an adverse event.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), jumped 1.58% and closed at $44.88 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $44.07 and $45.08. The company’s Market capitalization is $39.26 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 861.10 million. Halliburton Company provides a range of services and products to the upstream oil and natural gas industry worldwide. The company’s Completion and Production segment offers production enhancement services, counting stimulation and sand control services; and cementing services, such as bonding the well, well casing, and casing equipment. It also provides completion tools that offer downhole solutions and services, counting well completion products and services, intelligent well completions, liner hanger systems, sand control systems, and service tools; pressure control services comprising coiled tubing, hydraulic workover units, and downhole tools; and pipeline and process services, such as pre-commissioning and maintenance, subsea pipeline, conventional pipeline, and process services. In addition, this segment offers oilfield production and completion chemicals and services; electrical submersible pumps and progressive cavity pumps; and installation, maintenance, repair, and testing services. The company’s Drilling and Evaluation segment provides drilling fluid systems, performance additives, completion fluids, solids control, specialized testing equipment, and waste administration services; and drilling systems and services. It also offers wireline and perforating services that include open-hole logging, cased-hole and slickline, borehole seismic, and formation and reservoir solutions; and drill bits and services comprising roller cone rock bits, fixed cutter bits, hole enlargement, and related downhole tools and services, in addition to coring equipment and services. In addition, this segment offers integrated exploration, drilling, and production software, in addition to related professional and data administration services; testing and subsea services, such as acquisition and analysis of reservoir information and optimization solutions; and oilfield project administration and integrated solutions.

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