EW : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Cepheid Posts Prelim 2Q13 Results - Analyst Blog

    July 12, 2013
    Cepheid reports preliminary results for the second quarter of 2013.
  2. Natus Medical Slips to Hold - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2013
    Natus Medical downgraded to Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
  3. Swiss Consolidate Varian Eclipse - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    Varian integrates its Eclipse system with Elekta linear accelerators.
  4. Hanger Stays at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    We retain our recommendation on Hanger at Neutral.
  5. STJ Rolls Out Accent MRI in Japan - Analyst Blog

    June 28, 2013
    St. Jude Medical has launched its Accent MRI Pacemaker and the Tendril MRI lead in Japan.
  6. Positive Data for COV's Kendall - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    Results of the CLOTS 3 trial demonstrates the efficacy of Covidien's Kendall SCD system in treating immobile stroke patients ...
  7. Abaxis Maintained at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    We have maintained our Neutral recommendation on Abaxis.
  8. German Court Rules in Favor of MDT - Analyst Blog

    June 17, 2013
    Recently, Medtronic won a patent infringement case over its peer Edwards LifeSciences.
  9. Broad Weakness Makes It Harder To Like St. Jude Today

    April 18, 2013
    Although I do believe the long-term expectations for St. Jude are increasingly beatable, this could be a frustrating stock ...
  10. Impressive Square Beat for Edwards - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) reported fourth-quarter 2012 earnings per share of 77 cents, up 45.3% year over year. ...
  11. Earnings Preview: Edwards - Analyst Blog

    February 4, 2013
    Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter and full year 2012 results after the market ...
  12. Hospira Inks Deal - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    Hospira, Inc. (HSP) recently inked a deal with medical devices company Q Core Medical, Ltd. pertaining to the latter's Q ...
  13. Edwards Upgraded to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    January 11, 2013
    On January 10, we upgraded Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW) to Neutral from Underperform based on its improved prospects for ...
  14. A Look Back At The Year In Medical Technology

    December 28, 2012
    Med-tech had an up-and-down year as product-specific stories did battle with sluggish macro conditions.
  15. Shire Plc and Other Healthcare Stocks Making Big Moves on December ...

    December 4, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq is trading down 0.5%, the S&P 500 has slipped 0.3% and the Dow is unchanged. The healthcare sector ...
  16. AutoZone and Other Big Movers on the NYSE on December 4, 2012

    December 4, 2012
    This morning, the Nasdaq has decreased 0.5%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.3% and the Dow remains relatively unchanged. The NYSE ...
  17. Still Neutral on DexCom - Analyst Blog

    November 15, 2012
    Following the third quarter earnings release, we are maintaining our long-term 'Neutral' recommendation on DexCom (DXCM), ...
  18. Eli Lilly and Other Healthcare Stocks Making Big Moves on October ...

    October 10, 2012
    The Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 is down 0.2% and the Dow has decreased 0.5% so far today. The healthcare ...
  19. MedTech Industry Stock Outlook - Oct. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    October 2, 2012
    The global medical devices industry is fairly large, intensely competitive and highly innovative. A regulated industry, MedTech ...
  20. MedTech Industry Stock Outlook - Oct. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    October 2, 2012
    The global medical devices industry is fairly large, intensely competitive and highly innovative. A regulated industry, MedTech ...
  21. CryoLife Initiates Dividend - Analyst Blog

    August 22, 2012
    CryoLife, Inc. (CRY), a medical devices company which specializes in preserving and processing tissues, recently announced ...
  22. McKesson and Other Healthcare Stocks Making Big Moves on August ...

    August 17, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has risen 0.3%, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.1% and the Dow has decreased 0.1%. The ...
  23. The Week Ahead In Healthcare

    July 27, 2012
    Healthcare stocks continue to outperform this year. Find out which stocks are the best performers.
  24. Biggest Healthcare Sector Movers for July 25, 2012, Including ...

    July 25, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has fallen 0.8%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.2% and the Dow has moved up 0.4%. The healthcare ...
  25. Obamacare's Future in the Balance - Analyst Blog

    June 27, 2012
    The country is awaiting a major event later this week with the Supreme Court scheduled to deliver a decision on the Patient ...
  26. MedTech Industry Stock Outlook - June 2012 - Industry Outlook

    June 18, 2012
    Over the recent past, medical technology (MedTech) players have faced the brunt of exigent economic conditions and a precarious ...
  27. MedTech Industry Stock Outlook - June 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    June 18, 2012
    Over the recent past, medical technology (MedTech) players have faced the brunt of exigent economic conditions and a precarious ...
  28. Good News for Edwards TAVR - Analyst Blog

    May 7, 2012
    Last week Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) received a favorable reimbursement decision from the Centers for Medicare ...
  29. 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.
  30. St. Jude Still A Patient Trade

    October 24, 2011
    St. Jude's growth is lacking, today. However, it could be a winner for the patient investor.
  31. 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 ...
  32. LeMaitre Vascular: A Microcap With A Pulse

    April 26, 2011
    This tiny Massachusetts-based medical devices manufacturer is slowly becoming an excellent company.
  33. Can St. Jude Live Up To Newfound Expectations?

    April 25, 2011
    St. Jude faces something it has rarely seen in the past - high expectations.
  34. Medtronic's Midlife Crisis

    February 24, 2011
    Medtronic lacks growth, but quality is still in place.
  35. Hottest Device Stocks Of 2010

    December 28, 2010
    The year's top performers in a tough medical device sector.
  36. Medtronic Worth The Wait

    November 24, 2010
    Wall Street is giving no credit to a very well-run franchise.
  37. NuVasive Stumbles, Investors Get A Concussion

    November 2, 2010
    A once-dependable growth stock disappoints, and pays for it.
  38. St. Jude Sews Up A Lucrative Niche

    October 19, 2010
    St. Jude pays big price tag, but gets a potential blockbuster in return.
  39. CareFusion Looks To Pump Up Returns

    August 12, 2010
    CareFusion is an oft-overlooked name, but the potential to gain market share in drug pumps could move the stock.
  40. Covidien's Still Hungry

    June 17, 2010
    Covidien is rapidly reconfiguring itself, but is management biting off too much at once?
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