Cochlear under review after weak first-half result

Cochlear has announced a disappointing first-half result and downgraded its full-year guidance, with the result that the share price has dropped around 10%. We're currently running through the numbers and will listen in to this afternoon's conference call before publishing an update later today or tomorrow. In the meantime, with the stock down 9% since Cochlear loses patent infringement case on 24 Jan 14 (Hold – $57.96), we're placing our recommendation UNDER REVIEW. Note: Our model Growth Portfolio owns shares in Cochlear.

Cochlear has announced a disappointing first-half result and downgraded its full-year guidance, with the result that the share price has dropped around 10%. We're currently running through the numbers and will listen in to this afternoon's conference call before publishing an update later today or tomorrow. In the meantime, with the stock down 9% since Cochlear loses patent infringement case on 24 Jan 14 (Hold – $57.96), we're placing our recommendation UNDER REVIEW.

Note: Our model Growth Portfolio owns shares in Cochlear.

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