MDT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Medtronic Hit with $17M Price-Fixing Fine in China

    December 8, 2016
    Medtronic's Chinese unit was slapped with a fine for monopolistic business practices.
  2. Why Medtronic Stock Declined 6.68% Last Week (MDT)

    November 28, 2016
    Medtronic's fiscal second quarter revenue total fell shy of Wall Street's estimates for the second time in four quarters. ...
  3. Medtronic Stock Fall on Q2 Revenue Miss (MDT)

    November 23, 2016
    An earnings beat in its fiscal second quarter was not enough to keep shares of Medtronic stock from getting shellacked Tuesday.
  4. Medtronic Uptrend at Risk After Earnings (MDT)

    November 22, 2016
    Medtronic has pulled back to long term support that could break following a poorly received earnings report.
  5. Medtronic Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect (MDT)

    November 21, 2016
    The company is expected to report year-over-year increases in both revenue and profits, despite the strong foreign exchange ...
  6. FDA Clears Medtronic's Smart Defibrillator (MDT)

    November 16, 2016
    Medtronic received FDA approval for its Claria automatically-adjusting defibrillator.
  7. Assessing Medtronic Stock Valuation (MDT)

    November 14, 2016
    As with the broader health care sector, Medtronic didn't participate in the broad market rally that ensued in the wake of ...
  8. Medtronic's New Android App Monitors Glucose (MDT)

    October 26, 2016
    Medtronic's glucose monitoring app, called MiniMed Connect, is now available on Android, the world’s most popular mobile ...
  9. High Valuations Hammer Dividend Stocks (AES, EXC)

    October 10, 2016
    Investors have been fleeing dividend stocks with high valuations, but strong opportunities still exist.
  10. Medtronic’s HeartWare System Recalled (MDT)

    September 30, 2016
    FDA has given the recall of Medtronic's HeartWare a Class I recall tag. Company said the fault in the device has probably ...
  11. Medtronic Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (MDT)

    July 5, 2016
    Medtronic will send its dividend payment on July 27 to shareholders of record as of July 8.
  12. Mutual Fund to Invest in Healthcare from Fidelity (FSPHX)

    June 30, 2016
    Read an information overview of Fidelity Select Health Care, and discover the historical trends and financial performance ...
  13. Medtronic to Buy HeartWare for $1.1 Billion (MDT, HTWR)

    June 27, 2016
    The leader in the lucrative medical device market will buy HeartWare to provide more diagnostic tools and treatments for ...
  14. Why Medtronic's Spending $1.1 Billion on HeartWare

    June 27, 2016
    Medical device maker Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) is plunging deeper into the cardiac care segment: The company on Monday announced ...
  15. Medtronic Stock Rises Ahead of Q4 Earnings (MDT)

    May 30, 2016
    Wall Street expects the medical device manufacturer to deliver a year-over-year increases in both revenue and earnings.
  16. Qualcomm and Medtronic Team Up to Tackle Diabetes

    May 26, 2016
    In the coming years, the Internet of Things is expected to play a key role in improving global health, and Qualcomm (NASDAQ: ...
  17. Artisan International Investor Performance Case Study (ARTIX)

    April 25, 2016
    Explore the performance of the Artisan International Fund since 2012, and learn how foreign currency risk can make this fund ...
  18. Portfolio Trends in 2016 (ARTIX)

    April 21, 2016
    Evaluate the composition of the Artisan International Fund, and examine how its makeup has evolved between March 2015 and ...
  19. St. Jude Medical is Turning the Corner (STJ)

    April 14, 2016
    A review of St. Jude Medical's business operations, financials, valuation and growth drivers.
  20. Stocks with Breakout Potential (MDT, SLM)

    April 11, 2016
    Stocks are moving within narrowing price bands and are poised for a breakout.
  21. 3 Best Dividend-Paying U.S. Health Care Mutual Funds (VGHCX, ...

    April 2, 2016
    Find out which mutual funds are paying the highest dividend yields in the health care sector, which has underperformed all ...
  22. Health Care ETFs to Date: 2016 Performance Review (IHI, XBI)

    April 2, 2016
    Find out how the health care sector has been performing in 2016, and which health care ETFs have been the best and worst ...
  23. Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW)

    March 24, 2016
    Edwards Lifesciences Corp competes in the cardiovascular medical technology industry. This article highlights the operations, ...
  24. Overview of Artisan International Investor Fund (ARTIX)

    March 23, 2016
    Learn about Artisan Partners, collective returns from Artisan funds in 2016 year to date, and an overview of the Artisan ...
  25. The World's Top 10 Health Care Companies (UNH, MDT)

    March 9, 2016
    Discover the world's top 10 health care companies according to market capitalization, including a brief summary of each.
  26. What Medtronic Plans to Gain From Its Acquisition of Medina Medical ...

    March 8, 2016
    Learn about Medtronic's acquisition of Medina Medical. Find out why Medtronic wanted Medina's product portfolio and how it ...
  27. Medtronic Earnings Inline, Revenues Miss (MDT)

    March 3, 2016
    These shares may remain under pressure, given Medtronic is now feeling more pressure from the strong U.S. dollar, combined ...
  28. 3 Healthcare Stocks Near Their 52-Week Highs Worth Selling (MDT, ...

    March 2, 2016
    Identify three health care stocks that are trading near their 52-week highs that might be worth selling given the uncertainty ...
  29. Medtronic Delivering Shareholder Value Ahead

    February 25, 2016
    An indepth look at Medtronic (MDT) analyzing fundamentals and trends driving the stock.
  30. Zimmer Biomet: A Cheap Stock in a Growing Market

    February 23, 2016
    Here's a look at one of the leading companies in the growing orthopedics market.
  31. How Medtronic Makes Money (MDT)

    February 13, 2016
    Here's the story of an American medical device firm that covers almost every segment in medicine and recently moved to Ireland ...
  32. The Top 5 Large-Cap Healthcare Stocks for 2016 (GILD, ANTM)

    January 6, 2016
    Learn about the potential direction for large-cap stocks in the health care sector in 2016, drug pricing headwinds and the ...
  33. Analyzing Medtronic plc.'s Return on Equity (ROE) (MDT)

    December 11, 2015
    Learn about the drop in the return on equity for Medtronic due to a decline in net income. Read about how Medtronic's competitors ...
  34. These Companies Are Poised for Growth as Global Population Growth ...

    September 10, 2015
    While there are many concerns about population growth putting pressure on natural resources such as water and energy, these ...
  35. Medtronic Makes a $458 Million Acquisition (MDT)

    August 28, 2015
    The largest pure-play medical devices maker just got larger. Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) announced this week that it signed a ...
  36. Corporate Inversion: How It Works

    June 26, 2015
    Large corporations are making all kinds of moves to decrease expenses and increase profits in an increasingly competitive ...
  37. Top Healthcare, Medical Equipment Stocks of 2015

    May 27, 2015
    A short list of the top healthcare and medical equipment stocks of 2015.
  38. Your Best Bet In The Medical Space

    July 1, 2014
    With so many Americans entering their golden years there will be plenty of profit in medical device stocks. Here are a few ...
  39. In A Growth-Starved Sector, Becton Dickinson Rules

    May 3, 2013
    Becton Dickinson is a great business, but investors seem to be too willing to overpay for today's relatively stronger growth. ...
  40. Smith & Nephew's Costly Deal

    November 29, 2012
    Smith & Nephew is having to pay a pretty hefty price for this growth injection and this just isn't a sustainable long-term ...
  41. Medtronic's Growth Looks Good, But Can It Last?

    November 22, 2012
    Medtronic may not be a super grower anymore, but it's doing better than the Street seems to acknowledge
  42. Medtronic Second Quarter Earnings

    November 20, 2012
    Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) announced its results for the most recent quarter on November 20, 2012. Medtronic provides products ...
  43. Investing For The Diabetes Epidemic

    July 30, 2010
    Sadly, diabetes is quickly becoming a global epidemic. Nearly 300 million people suffer from the disease worldwide.
  44. Who's Really Winning The Heart-Stent Race?

    May 14, 2008
    All the stent makers claim they're the sole industry leader. We help cut through the clutter.