DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and HealthCare Partners declared on Monday that they have signing a definitive merger contract. The two firms expect to close the transaction early in the Q4 of present year. Upon closing, the joint firm will be named DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.
The buy price to be paid by DaVita is around $4.42 billion, subject to post-close adjustments and contingent consideration. The purchase price consists of $3.66 billion in cash and about 9.38 million shares of DaVita common stock.
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DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) stock’s trade at beginning with a price of $81.67 and throughout the trading session climbed at a high of $81.90 other than when day-trade ended the stock finally slipped -0.65% to $80.81.
Shares price of DVA moved down from its 20 days moving average with -5.53% and remote negatively from 50 days moving average with -6.75%. DVA current year earnings per share experienced an addition with 26.92% while its current quarter performance remained -5.73%.
DVA had a trade volume of 669,271.00 shares was lesser as compared to average trading capacity of 808,580.00 shares.
DVA last month stock price volatility remained 1.81%. In its share capital DVA has 94.00 million outstanding shares among them 93.70 million shares have been floated in market exchange. DVA stock institutional ownership remained 94.53% while insider ownership included 0.51%.
The stock is ahead its 52 week low with 36.64% and lagging behind from its 52 week high price with -10.63%. Company’s beta coefficient included 0.47. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.
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