COV : Analysis & Opinions

  1. MedTech Industry Stock Update - Sept 2013 - Industry Outlook

    September 10, 2013
    MedTech Industry Stock Update - Sept 2013 - Industry Outlook
  2. Stryker Seems Back On Track

    July 19, 2013
    Stryker's revenue growth looks fine, but there are still pressures in the end markets.
  3. Positive Data for COV's Solitaire - Analyst Blog

    June 17, 2013
    Covidien presented encouraging data at the 2013 ESC regarding the superiority of its Solitaire FR device for acute ischemic ...
  4. Bear of the Day: Covidien (COV) - Bear of the Day

    June 12, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Covidien (COV) - Bear of the Day
  5. Masimo Wins a Major Client - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    Masimo reported that the University Children's Hospital, Basel was the first pediatric institution in the region to utilize ...
  6. Is Controversy About Robot-Assisted Surgery Showing In Intuitive ...

    April 19, 2013
    Uncertainty about procedure growth may be opening a window in these often-expensive shares
  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. Hospira Beats by a Penny - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    Hospira Inc.'s (HSP) fourth quarter 2012 earnings (excluding special items) of 55 cents per share beat the Zacks Consensus ...
  9. Hanger Beats Squarely; Profit Soars - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    Hanger Inc.'s (HGR) adjusted earnings of 58 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2012 were 2 cents above the Zacks Consensus ...
  10. St. Jude Recalls Amplatzer Device - Analyst Blog

    February 13, 2013
    Medical devices major St. Jude Medical Inc. (STJ) is voluntarily recalling its Amplatzer TorqVue FX Delivery System because ...
  11. Shabby Reporting And Questionable Prospects At Abbott Labs

    January 28, 2013
    Poor reporting and weak margins undermine the potential of Abbott.
  12. Earnings Preview: Covidien - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    Health care products major Covidien plc (COV) is scheduled to release its third-quarter fiscal 2012 results before trading ...
  13. Teleflex Wins GPO Agreement - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a global provider of medical devices used in critical care and surgery, recently won a new agreement ...
  14. Covidien Wins FDA Approval - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    International health care product major, Covidien plc. (COV) recently revealed approval from the Food and Drug Administration ...
  15. Covidien Closes CV Ingenuity Buyout - Analyst Blog

    January 11, 2013
    Large-cap medical technologies company, Covidien plc. (COV) has successfully completed the acquisition of Fremont, California-based ...
  16. Masimo to Display iSpO2 at CES - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    Masimo Corporation (MASI), a leader in non-invasive monitoring technology, unveiled its iSpO2 pulse oximeter cable and sensor ...
  17. FDA Approves Covidien Drug - Analyst Blog

    January 2, 2013
    Mallinckrodt, the Pharmaceuticals business of Covidien plc (COV), has won the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval ...
  18. Covidien Remains at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    December 28, 2012
    We have reiterated our Neutral recommendation on leading health care products maker, Covidien plc. (COV), with a target price ...
  19. Sanofi SA and More Big Movers in Healthcare on December 28, 2 ...

    December 28, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq decreasing 0.3%, the S&P 500 declining 0.5% and the Dow falling 0.5%. The healthcare ...
  20. Covidien to Acquire CV Ingenuity - Analyst Blog

    December 27, 2012
    Large-cap medical technologies company, Covidien plc. (COV) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Fremont, California-based ...
  21. Teleflex Analyst Day Excerpts - Analyst Blog

    December 14, 2012
    Recently, Teleflex Incorporated (TFX) unveiled long-term growth plans during its annual investor and analyst day. The company ...
  22. Covidien Boosts Sports Surgery Line - Analyst Blog

    December 5, 2012
    Covidien plc. (COV), a large-cap medical technology company, recently introduced the AS Meniscal Repair Device intended to ...
  23. TFX on Portfolio Expansion Spree - Analyst Blog

    November 15, 2012
    Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a global leader in medical devices used in critical care and surgery, continues to expand its ...
  24. Teleflex Incorporated: Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

    November 12, 2012
    Rising earnings estimates on the back of solid third quarter results, including a 4% earnings surprise, helped Teleflex Incorporated ...
  25. Disney Among the NYSE's Biggest Movers on November 9, 2012

    November 9, 2012
    The market is on the rise so far this morning. The Nasdaq has risen 0.9%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.5%; and the Dow has ...
  26. Healthcare Stocks, Including Covidien, Making Big Moves on November ...

    November 9, 2012
    The Nasdaq has risen 0.9%, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.5% and the Dow is trading up 0.2%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  27. 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 ...
  28. Endo Health Solutions Needs Some Solutions Of Its Own

    November 7, 2012
    Can Endo reestablish itself as a quality healthcare name?
  29. 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 ...
  30. Teleflex Closes LMA Buyout - Analyst Blog

    October 25, 2012
    Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a global leader in medical devices used in critical care and surgery, recently closed its earlier ...
  31. 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 ...
  32. Covidien Closes CNS Therapeutics Buy - Analyst Blog

    October 5, 2012
    Mallinckrodt, the Pharmaceuticals business of Covidien plc (COV), recently completed the acquisition of CNS Therapeutics, ...
  33. Covidien Hikes Dividend - Analyst Blog

    September 24, 2012
    Covidien plc. (COV), a leading health care products company, recently announced a 16% hike in its quarterly dividend to 26 ...
  34. Covidien Unveils Vascular Products - Analyst Blog

    September 19, 2012
    Covidien plc. (COV), a leading health care products company, recently introduced the Viance Crossing Catheter and Enteer ...
  35. Covidien Issues FY13 Guidance - Analyst Blog

    September 14, 2012
    At a recent investor's meet, leading health care products company, Covidien plc. (COV) provided its guidance for fiscal 2 ...
  36. FDA Clears TFX's Latest Arrow PICC - Analyst Blog

    September 14, 2012
    Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a global leader in medical devices used in critical care and surgery, recently announced the ...
  37. 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 ...
  38. 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 ...
  39. 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 ...
  40. 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 ...
  41. 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 ...
  42. FDA Clears Covidien's Exalgo Tablet - Analyst Blog

    August 28, 2012
    Mallinckrodt, the pharmaceuticals business of Covidien plc (COV), recently received the clearance of the U.S. Food and Drug ...
  43. 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 ...
  44. Conmed to Acquire Viking Systems - Analyst Blog

    August 16, 2012
    Medical technologies and surgical devices company Conmed Corporation (CNMD) recently announced a definitive agreement for ...
  45. Twin Acquisitions for Teleflex - Analyst Blog

    August 14, 2012
    Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a global leader in medical devices, recently inked a definitive agreement to acquire all the ...
  46. 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 ...
  47. Today's Major Healthcare Sector Movers: VIVO and More

    July 26, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq is trading up 1.1%, the S&P 500 is up 1.3% and the Dow has increased 1.4%. The healthcare ...
  48. 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 ...
  49. Conmed's Newest Educational Program - Analyst Blog

    July 23, 2012
    Surgical devices and technology provider Conmed Corporation (CNMD) recently announced plans to co-develop a sequence of educational ...
  50. Covidien Completes Oridion Buyout - Analyst Blog

    June 27, 2012
    Leading health care products maker Covidien (COV) recently completed its takeover of Israel-based medical devices firm Oridion ...
  51. Covidien Promotes Zogenix's Product - Analyst Blog

    June 8, 2012
    The pharmaceutical unit of Covidien plc (COV) and Zogenix Inc. (ZGNX) have recently agreed to co-endorse a prescription medicine ...
  52. Covidien Makes a Philanthropic Move - Analyst Blog

    June 7, 2012
    Leading global health care products company, Covidien plc (COV), has offered its support to a non-governmental organization ...
  53. Modest But Predictable Growth At C.R. Bard

    April 26, 2012
    C.R. Bard is posting modest operational growth but there is ample downside protection.
  54. Value At Abbott Labs Balances A Lot Of Growth Optimism

    February 14, 2012
    Growth expectations may be too high for Abbott.
  55. Don't Count Out Healthcare Stocks

    January 6, 2012
    The healthcare sector remains bogged down in a mire of regulation and dwindling spending.
  56. Tyco Split Set For 2012

    January 3, 2012
    2012 will see Tyco split into another three separate companies.
  57. 2011 - Another Sick Year For Larger Med-Tech

    December 29, 2011
    Larger healthcare companies are still getting sickly returns in the market.
  58. Medtronic May Be A Heavyweight, But It Can Still Hit Hard

    November 28, 2011
    Medtronic has gone from over-loved to under-loved, and value investors should take note.
  59. Stryker Scraping By

    October 24, 2011
    Stryker's growth is modest, but the stock potential is surprising.
  60. 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 ...
  61. Tyco Goes Three-For-One

    September 21, 2011
    Tyco looks to finish spinning out its last major businesses.
  62. Are Buybacks A Bad Sign?

    August 24, 2011
    Investors celebrate buybacks, but there is a cost to every decision.
  63. 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.
  64. The Perpetual Boston Scientific Turnaround Story

    August 4, 2011
    Another quarter brings another hope for better days at BSX.
  65. Bard Not So Bulletproof

    July 29, 2011
    A high valuation magnifies a bump in Bard's growth.
  66. Drugs Don't Cure All That Ails J&J

    July 20, 2011
    JNJ's performance is mediocre, as are its investment prospects.
  67. Kinetic's Roller Coaster Ride Comes To An End

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

    June 14, 2011
    AngioDynamics is shaking things up in the hopes of rekindling growth.
  69. Clues From Earnings Season's First Inning

    April 27, 2011
    Earnings season has already dropped some conclusive hints about stocks in the industrial, financial and health care sectors.
  70. Does Stryker Need Further Reconstruction?

    April 21, 2011
    Weakness in ortho is a concern, but Stryker looks attractively priced today.
  71. Catalyst Value Loves Medical Action Industries

    April 4, 2011
    This could be the perfect opportunity to pick up Medical Action Industries - just don't expect huge initial gains.
  72. Medtronic Worth The Wait

    November 24, 2010
    Wall Street is giving no credit to a very well-run franchise.
  73. Allergan Winning Wall Street's Beauty Pageant

    November 3, 2010
    Allergan's earnings aren't special, but the stock is basking in Wall Street's love. Is it simply a case of lipstick on a ...
  74. Intuitive Surgical - Are Robots To Be Trusted?

    June 1, 2010
    Can Intuitive Surgical produce the growth necessary to validate the stock's lofty perch?
  75. Time To Buy Baxter

    April 13, 2010
    Despite poor stock performance malaise, Baxter's sales and earnings growth have remained impressive.
  76. A Mixed Bag At Teleflex

    March 1, 2010
    Teleflex's recent decision to emphasize medical devices and supplies has yet to pay off for shareholders.
  77. A Dream ADR Portfolio

    October 21, 2009
    Here are five overseas plays to help your portfolio make better use of your time.
  78. Make Some $$$s From Your Lack Of ZZZs

    March 9, 2009
    If you're losing sleep over the down economy, these pharmaceutical picks might help you sleep a little easier.
  79. 3 Momentum Plays With Fundamental Backing

    October 27, 2008
    We examine stocks with low RSI and rising stocastic values for technical players.
  80. Spinoffs That Beat The Market

    September 25, 2008
    Spinoffs tend to outperform the S&P 500 in their first two years trading. We examine five holdings from a top spinoff-focused ...
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