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Vaccines to curb F&P Healthcare sales

Dan Brunskill
Tue, 26 Jan 2021

Dan Brunskill
Tue, 26 Jan 2021
Shares in Fisher & Paykel Healthcare surged last week as investors were swayed by sustained high sales numbers, but Forsyth Barr is warning demand may begin to fade as covid vaccinations roll out globally.The healthcare manufacturer saw its shares jump more than 5 percent on Friday on the news that revenue was up 73 percent in the nine months ended December, pulling the stock back above $35.Chief executive Lewis Gradon said high rates of covid-19 hospitalisations had driven strong demand for its hospital products, which are used as a front-...

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