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Goldman Sachs Downgrades Life Technologies (LIFE) to Sell; Value Trap

July 2, 2012 7:44 AM EDT Send to a Friend
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Goldman Sachs downgraded Life Technologies (NASDAQ: LIFE) from Neutral to Sell with a price target of $38.00, suggesting 16% downside. The firm said challenged growth creates a value trap.

The analyst said "we believe both cyclical (academic funding) and structural (profitability in key products) headwinds will lead to weaker-than-expected operating results in 2H12 and beyond."

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Shares of Life Technologies closed at $44.99 yesterday.




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