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DailyFinance  Mar 21  Comment 
PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/14 -- ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZLTQ), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology, today announced the...
Benzinga  Mar 20  Comment 
In a report published Thursday, Stifel analyst Jonathan Block initiated coverage on Zeltiq Aesthetics (NASDAQ: ZLTQ) with a Buy rating and $28.00 price target. In the report, Stifel noted, “We are initiating coverage of ZELTIQ Aesthetics,...
DailyFinance  Feb 26  Comment 
PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/26/14 -- ZELTIQ® (NASDAQ: ZLTQ), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology platform, today announced that Mark...
SeekingAlpha  Feb 26  Comment 
ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. (ZLTQ) Q4 2013 Earnings Conference Call February 25, 2014 16:30 ET Executives Nick Laudico - Investor Relations Mark Foley - President and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Williams - Senior Vice President and...
DailyFinance  Feb 25  Comment 
PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/25/14 -- ZELTIQ® (NASDAQ: ZLTQ) Full year 2013 revenue of $111.6 million, up 47% year-over-yearFourth quarter revenue of $35.8 million, up 93% year-over-yearFourth quarter system revenue of $21.4 million,...
DailyFinance  Feb 10  Comment 
PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/10/14 -- ZELTIQ ® (NASDAQ: ZLTQ), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology platform, announced today...
DailyFinance  Jan 31  Comment 
PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/31/14 -- ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZLTQ), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology platform, today...
SeekingAlpha  Jan 25  Comment 
The US equity market remains expensive, overbought and speculative. The total capitalization of the equity market hovers near all time high percentages of US GDP. And the P/E ratio of the S&P based on GAAP earnings shows that valuations have only...




 
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ZELTIQ Aesthetics (NASDAQ:ZLTQ) is a medical device company which developed and sells a fat reduction device called CoolSculpting. The system selectively cools regions of fat to increase their rate of elimination by the body. The procedure is targeted for individuals with relatively small fat bulges rather than for obese individuals. This is because the technology is typically ineffective on obese individuals who require significant decreases in their body fat. Zeltiq makes money by selling the systems to physicians as well as charging procedure fees for each treatment performed.[1]

Business Overview

Zeltiq's total revenue for the full year 2010 was $25.5M. This compares to a total revenue of $1.6M in 2009. However, the company reported a net loss of 2010 of $13.5M. This is an improvement over the net loss of $17.6M in 2009. While Zeltiq has historically had a large research and development expense, this costs was surpassed by sales and marketing in 2010. [2]

New Updates

The company's initial public offering of stock on the NASDAQ occurred on October 18, 2011. The company offered 7M shares each for $13. This was below the $14-$16 price range. The company raised $91M through the deal. The lead managers of the deal were JP Morgan and Goldman.[3]

Trends & Forces

Reliance on luxury health

Because Zeltiq's devices aim to help individuals with relatively small fat bulges, the demand for their product is largely an additional luxury good. Unlike procedures aimed at obese individuals, the use of CoolSculpting does not prevent or solve an immediate health risk. As a result, demand for such a service will rest on individuals who are willing and able to pay for cosmetic improvements. By contrast, since the procedure is noninvasive and treats fat bulges, the potential demand for the product is likely quite large. [4][5]

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