BCR : Analysis & Opinions

  1. MedTech Industry Stock Update - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 7, 2014
    MedTech Industry Stock Update - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. MedTech Industry Stock Update - Sept 2013 - Industry Outlook

    September 10, 2013
    MedTech Industry Stock Update - Sept 2013 - Industry Outlook
  3. Will St. Jude Miss Earnings This Quarter? - Analyst Blog

    July 15, 2013
    St. Jude Medical is set to report second-quarter 2013 results on Jul 17.
  4. Bard to Shed Weak EP Biz - Analyst Blog

    July 1, 2013
    In an effort to streamline its business, CR Bard has agreed to divest certain assets of its EP division to Boston Scientific ...
  5. BSX to Take Over Bard EP Division - Analyst Blog

    July 1, 2013
    Boston Scientific Corporation announced its plans to acquire Bard EP, the electrophysiology business of C.R. Bard.
  6. It Gets A Little Harder From Here For Covidien

    April 29, 2013
    Expectations are the bigger issue for Covidien, as underlying growth is still pretty good on a relative basis.
  7. AngioDynamics Still Struggling To Get Back On Track

    April 10, 2013
    Ongoing revenue growth struggles and eroding market share is making the deep-value case harder at AngioDynamics.
  8. Covidien Begins SWIFT PRIME Study - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2013
    International health care product major, Covidien plc. (COV), has initiated a new study, SWIFT PRIME. The main objective ...
  9. Celgene Among Healthcare's Biggest Movers on January 2, 2013

    January 2, 2013
    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has risen 2.3%; the S&P 500 is up 1.8%; and the Dow has climbed 1.9%. ...
  10. COV Presents Positive Study Results - Analyst Blog

    December 21, 2012
    Covidien plc. (COV), a large-cap healthcare products company, has announced the five-year results of the ClosureFAST Long-Term ...
  11. CR Bard Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    December 6, 2012
    We have reiterated our Neutral rating on CR Bard Inc. (BCR) following its third quarter results with a price target of $1 ...
  12. Retracements and Moving Averages as Strategic Signals - Screen ...

    November 27, 2012
    Prior to last week's 3.6% bounce in the market (S&P 500), it had been down -8.9% from the highs on 9/14/12 to the lows on ...
  13. Covidien's 4Q Beats Estimates - Analyst Blog

    November 9, 2012
    Covidien plc. (COV), a large-cap medical technology company, reported its adjusted earnings per share (from continuing operations) ...
  14. Teleflex Pursues Portfolio Buildup - Analyst Blog

    November 7, 2012
    Recently, Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a global leader in medical devices used in critical care and surgery, announced that ...
  15. Endo Health Solutions Needs Some Solutions Of Its Own

    November 7, 2012
    Can Endo reestablish itself as a quality healthcare name?
  16. Bard Scoops Up Neomend - Analyst Blog

    October 31, 2012
    Renowned medical devices maker CR Bard (BCR) recently announced a definitive agreement to purchase leading thoracic sealing ...
  17. TFX Wins Group Purchasing Deals - Analyst Blog

    October 30, 2012
    Recently, Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a global leader in medical devices used in critical care and surgery, was awarded ...
  18. Mixed 3Q for Bard; Profit Dwindles - Analyst Blog

    October 24, 2012
    CR Bard Inc.'s (BCR) third quarter 2012 adjusted earnings of $1.64 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny ...
  19. AngioDynamics Wins GPO Contract - Analyst Blog

    October 11, 2012
    Therapeutic and diagnostic devices maker AngioDynamics (ANGO) recently won a contract with HealthTrust Purchasing Group, ...
  20. FDA Nod for Teleflex's EZ-Blocker - Analyst Blog

    October 9, 2012
    Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a global leader in medical devices used in critical care and surgery, recently announced that ...
  21. Covidien Unveils Products at ACS - Analyst Blog

    October 3, 2012
    International medical technology major Covidien plc. (COV) unveiled some of its newly developed surgical offerings at the ...
  22. FDA Nod for Merit's Guide Wire - Analyst Blog

    September 28, 2012
    Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (MMSI), a medical device company, recently obtained the clearance of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
  23. COV to Acquire CNS Therapeutics - Analyst Blog

    September 25, 2012
    Recently, Mallinckrodt, the Pharmaceuticals business of Covidien plc (COV), announced a definitive deal to acquire St. Paul ...
  24. Covidien's LigaSure Label Expands - Analyst Blog

    September 12, 2012
    Leading health care products company, Covidien plc. (COV) recently received 510(k) approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
  25. Teleflex Takes Up Online Marketing - Analyst Blog

    September 11, 2012
    Recently, Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a global leader in medical devices used in critical care and surgery, launched its ...
  26. Teleflex and Novation Team Up - Analyst Blog

    September 10, 2012
    Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a global leader in medical devices used in critical care and surgery, was recently awarded an ...
  27. Teleflex's New Arrow SureBlock Kit - Analyst Blog

    September 6, 2012
    Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a global leader in medical devices used in critical care and surgery, recently launched its ...
  28. FDA Clears Angio's BioFlo PICC - Analyst Blog

    September 4, 2012
    Therapeutic and diagnostic devices maker, AngioDynamics Inc. (ANGO) recently received 510(k) approval from the U.S. Food ...
  29. FDA Approval for Covidien's iDrive - Analyst Blog

    August 31, 2012
    Leading health care products company, Covidien plc. (COV) recently received 510(k) approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Association ...
  30. Teleflex Inks Group Purchasing Deal - Analyst Blog

    August 30, 2012
    Recently, Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a global leader in medical devices used in critical care and surgery, was awarded ...
  31. Teleflex Wins Award for Innovation - Analyst Blog

    August 29, 2012
    Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a global leader in medical devices used in critical care and surgery, revealed that its Weck ...
  32. Slew of Product Recalls at Covidien - Analyst Blog

    August 24, 2012
    Recently, health care products major Covidien plc. (COV) has been hit by a number of product recalls, the most significant ...
  33. Teleflex Closes OEM Orthopedic Sale - Analyst Blog

    August 20, 2012
    Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a global leader in medical devices, recently  completed its divestiture of its original equipment ...
  34. Covidien Backs Safe Use of Opioid - Analyst Blog

    August 17, 2012
    Leading medical instruments and supplies company Covidien plc. (COV) has extended its support for the recently announced ...
  35. TFX Unveils Latest Arrow Catheter - Analyst Blog

    August 13, 2012
    Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a worldwide provider of medical devices has announced that its latest Arrow FlexTip Plus Closed ...
  36. Covidien Remains Neutral Post-Earnings - Analyst Blog

    August 13, 2012
    We reiterate our Neutral recommendation on Covidien plc. (COV). The company's adjusted earnings per share (from continuing ...
  37. Covidien Opens R&D Base in China - Analyst Blog

    August 6, 2012
    Leading healthcare products maker Covidien plc. (COV) recently announced the inauguration of its latest Research and Development ...
  38. CR Bard Misses 2Q Estimates - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    CR Bard Inc. (BCR), a global medical technologies and devices company, reported second quarter 2012 adjusted earnings (excluding ...
  39. Mixed 3Q for Covidien, Profit Drops - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    Covidien plc (COV), a large-cap medical technology company, reported its adjusted earnings per share (from continuing operations) ...
  40. The Week Ahead In Healthcare

    July 24, 2012
    Healthcare stocks continue to outperform this year. However, a lot of this outperformance seems to be coming from lower tax ...
  41. Software for Covidien's ForceTriad - Analyst Blog

    July 16, 2012
    Leading healthcare products maker Covidien (COV) recently announced a new software application for its ForceTriad energy ...
  42. Covidien Launches V-Loc - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2012
    On June 19, Covidien plc (COV), a global leader in medical devices and services, launched the world's first knotless suturing ...
  43. CR Bard Boosts Shareholder Returns - Analyst Blog

    June 14, 2012
    Medical technologies and devices major, CR Bard Inc. (BCR) raised its quarterly dividend by 5% to 20 cents per share. The ...
  44. Becton Dickinson Safe And Steady

    June 13, 2012
    Becton stands out for having one of the clearest growth strategies in its field as well as a solid track record of delivering ...
  45. COV Launches Endo GIA Radial Reload - Analyst Blog

    June 2, 2012
    Covidien plc (COV), a large-cap medical technology company, launched its latest offering, the Endo GIA Radial Reload aided ...
  46. Covidien Reports, Ready To Spin Off Pharma

    May 4, 2012
    Covidien is looking to bridge its current valuation discount with a number of purer-play rivals.
  47. CareFusion: Is It Still Cheap?

    May 3, 2012
    The biggest concern investors have with CareFusion is its low return on invested capital. Until it creates higher free cash ...
  48. Covidien Delivers Once Again

    November 21, 2011
    Covidien is overlooked and undervalued.
  49. Is Hologic A Coiled Spring?

    November 11, 2011
    Hologic looks cheap on even modest growth recovery expectations.
  50. If CareFusion Can Execute, This Is A Major Bargain

    November 9, 2011
    CareFusion has to make some improvements, but it could really reward investors.
  51. Can AngioDynamics Get Hearts Racing?

    October 11, 2011
    With a new CEO, a strong balance sheet, and good technology, investors might want to check out AngioDynamics. The comopany ...
  52. Endo And Forest – Dumpster-Diving In Pharma

    September 21, 2011
    Endo and Forest have problems; however, the valuations seem excessively low.
  53. BD Healthy, But No Great Bargain

    August 9, 2011
    BD is not the cheapest health care name, but it comes with a lot of quality.
  54. Covidien's Image Starting To Change

    August 3, 2011
    Find out why Covidien is much better than many investors assume.
  55. Kinetic's Roller Coaster Ride Comes To An End

    July 14, 2011
    Kinetic Concepts gets a fair deal for its volatile business.
  56. Will A Shake Up Cure AngioDynamics' Malaise?

    June 14, 2011
    AngioDynamics is shaking things up in the hopes of rekindling growth.
  57. Endo Choosing The Less Traveled Path

    April 12, 2011
    Endo makes an unusual move to get into the device space.
  58. Heavily Shorted Stocks Near Their Highs

    March 21, 2011
    When hot stocks have high short interest, investors should pause and reexamine their thesis.
  59. Covidien - Better Than People Seem To Think

    November 12, 2010
    With minimal expectations in the stock price, just a little growth at Covidien could make it a market-beater.
  60. Money To Be Made In Medical Devices

    September 22, 2010
    New advances in medical devices will not only help patients live better lives, but they'll power portfolios as well.
  61. Follow The Money

    June 14, 2010
    Dividend increases are a sure sign that a company's fortunes are improving.
  62. Shopping Time In Medical Technology?

    May 6, 2010
    Is Medtronic's acquisition of ATS Medical the beginning of another M&A wave in med-tech?
  63. Can Boston Scientific Ever Get It Right?

    April 30, 2010
    Boston Scientific has been a perrenial underperformer. Can the company turn it around?
  64. Covidien Proving Instrumental To Healthcare Providers

    April 27, 2010
    Covidien stands out from rivals for its potential to increase efficiencies and wring out further costs after its separation ...
  65. Time To Buy Baxter

    April 13, 2010
    Despite poor stock performance malaise, Baxter's sales and earnings growth have remained impressive.
  66. Covidien Happy With Tyco Split

    March 3, 2010
    Projections for double-digit profit increases at Covidien would easily take care of any valuation concerns at current levels.
  67. Four Stocks That'll Deliver

    September 14, 2009
    These health and money stocks could be a great addition to your portfolio.
  68. Baxter: Just What the Doctor Ordered

    July 28, 2009
    Although Baxter shares have been cheaper, at it's current valuation, this stock might still be just what the doctor ordered.
  69. Mid Cap Stocks That Have Been Left Behind

    May 15, 2009
    Despite the huge market rally over the last two months, there are several mid cap stocks that have not participated. Investors ...
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