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DailyFinance  Jun 2  Comment 
Permanent Injunction Granted Against Wisconsin-Based Spa Misleading Consumers by Performing Counterfeit CoolSculpting(R) ProcedurePLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/02/14 -- ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZLTQ), a medical technology company...
TheStreet.com  Apr 30  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Zeltiq Aesthetics shares are down -8% to $17.73 following the release of the company's first quarter earnings report. The medical device equipment development company posted revenue of $31 million, missing analysts...
SeekingAlpha  Apr 30  Comment 
Zeltiq Aesthetics (ZLTQ) Q1 2014 Results Earnings Conference Call April 29, 2014, 4:30 p.m. ET Executives Nick Laudico - Investor Relations Mark Foley - President and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Williams - Senior Vice President...
SeekingAlpha  Apr 29  Comment 
The following audio is from a conference call that will begin on April 29, 2014 at 16:30 PM ET. The audio will stream live while the call is active, and can be replayed upon its completion. Listen now Complete Story »
DailyFinance  Apr 15  Comment 
PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/15/14 -- ZELTIQ ® (NASDAQ: ZLTQ), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology platform, announced today...
DailyFinance  Apr 14  Comment 
PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/14/14 -- ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZLTQ), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology, today announced it has...
StreetInsider.com  Apr 3  Comment 
Visit StreetInsider.com at http://www.streetinsider.com/Corporate+News/ZELTIQ+Aesthetics+%28ZLTQ%29+Announces+Lunch+of+CoolSmooth+App/9347776.html for the full story.
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...




 
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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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