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Small Cap Stocks To Watch - NUTR, RDUS, NTNX

Monday 5/22/17-  Nutraceutical International Corporation (NUTR) $28.00 and HGGC, LLC , a leading middle-market private equity firm, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Nutraceutical will be acquired by an affiliate of HGGC in a transaction valued at approximately $446 million, including debt to be refinanced.  Under the terms of the agreement, Nutraceutical stockholders will receive $41.80 in cash (without interest) for each outstanding share of Nutraceutical common stock they own, which represents a 49% premium to the Company's closing stock price on May 19, 2017, the last full trading day before today's announcement, and a 15.6% premium to the Company's all-time high closing stock price.

What They Do: Nutraceutical is an integrated manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of branded nutritional supplements and other natural products sold primarily to and through domestic health and natural food stores.

A negative heart safety signal picked up in a clinical trial of Amgen's osteoporosis drug Evenity means the product will not be approved and on the U.S. market this year, as previously expected, the company said Sunday.

Amgen's osteoporosis setback will likely be seen as a providing a commercial boost to Radius Health RDUS $34.92 , which secured U.S. approval in April for a competing osteoporosis drug, Tymlos.

What They Do: Radius is a science-driven fully integrated biopharmaceutical company that is committed to developing and commercializing innovative therapeutics in the areas of osteoporosis, oncology and endocrine diseases.

Nutanix (NTNX) $16.00,  a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced the private cloud deployment of SAIC Volkswagen, a Sino-German joint venture between Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC Motor) and Volkswagen Group. The speed and ease of deployment enabled the automotive giant to continue innovating efficiently without worrying about the fundamental IT support needed across its many departments ranging from research and development (R&D) to manufacturing, transportation, logistics, car sales and consumer relations programs.

What They Do: Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business.


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