SNN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Covidien Issues STAR Trial Data - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    International health care products major, Covidien plc. (COV) announced results of the two-year "Solitaire FR Thrombectomy ...
  2. Another Challenging Quarter for LH - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH) reported net earnings of $120.2 million or $1.26 per share in the fourth ...
  3. Becton Beats Again, Guides High - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    Medical technology major Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) reported first-quarter fiscal 2013 earnings per share from continuing ...
  4. SNN Closes Healthpoint Acquisition - Analyst Blog

    December 27, 2012
    As expected, international medical device major, Smith & Nephew plc (SNN) recently completed the acquisition of Texas-based ...
  5. SNN Extends Legion Knee System - Analyst Blog

    December 26, 2012
    Orthopedic major Smith & Nephew (SNN) recently extended its well-regarded Legion Total Knee System with Legion Narrow Femoral ...
  6. SNN to Buy Wound Care Business - Analyst Blog

    November 30, 2012
    In an attempt to expand its global advanced wound care division, Smith & Nephew (SNN), an international medical device major ...
  7. Conmed Upgraded to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    November 23, 2012
    Following its third quarter results, we are upgrading our recommendation on Conmed Corporation (CNMD) to 'Neutral' with a ...
  8. WMGI Turns to Loss in 3Q; Down Y-Y - Analyst Blog

    November 6, 2012
    Orthopedic devices maker Wright Medical Group (WMGI) reported third quarter adjusted (excluding one-time items other than ...
  9. Mixed 3Q for CONMED, View Altered - Analyst Blog

    October 26, 2012
    CONMED Corporation (CNMD), a medical technologies and surgical devices company, reported third quarter 2012 adjusted earnings ...
  10. Zimmer Beats on EPS, Tweaks Outlook - Analyst Blog

    October 25, 2012
    Zimmer Holdings (ZMH) reported net earnings of $178.1 million or $1.02 per share in the third quarter of 2012 compared with ...
  11. Healthcare Stocks, Including Smith & Nephew plc, Making Big Moves ...

    September 13, 2012
    The Nasdaq has moved up 0.3%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.1% and the Dow has risen 0.2%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  12. Wright Medical Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    August 30, 2012
    We maintain our Neutral recommendation on Wright Medical Group (WMGI). The company reported second quarter and adjusted (excluding ...
  13. Conmed Stays at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    August 30, 2012
    We are maintaining our Neutral recommendation on Conmed Corporation (CNMD) following its performance in the second-quarter ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. Stryker Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    August 8, 2012
    We reaffirm our Neutral recommendation on Stryker Corp. (SYK). Stryker reported second quarter 2012 adjusted earnings of ...
  16. Wright Medical Tops Est; Down Y-Y - Analyst Blog

    August 3, 2012
    Orthopedic devices maker Wright Medical Group (WMGI) reported second quarter and adjusted (excluding one-time items other ...
  17. Conmed Misses 2Q Ests, Profits Up - Analyst Blog

    July 27, 2012
    CONMED Corporation (CNMD), a medical technologies and surgical devices company, reported second quarter 2012 adjusted earnings ...
  18. Zimmer Posts Mixed 2Q, Tightens View - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    Zimmer Holdings (ZMH) reported earnings per share ("EPS") of $1.22 in the second quarter of fiscal 2012 compared with $1. ...
  19. 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 ...
  20. MoM Hip Implants Under Fire - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2012
    With metal-on-metal ("MoM") hip arthroplasty systems grappling with several critical issues, the US Food and Drug Administration ...
  21. Wright Inaugurates Outreach Effort - Analyst Blog

    June 22, 2012
    Orthopedic devices maker Wright Medical Group (WMGI) recently reported the inauguration of its MiToe patient outreach effort ...
  22. Wright Medical Retained at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 6, 2012
    We maintain our Neutral recommendation on Wright Medical Group (WMGI). Its first quarter earnings beat the Zacks Consensus ...
  23. Stryker Appears Quite Sound

    April 23, 2012
    Stryker's stock should eventually follow the underlying fundamentals of its sound businesses.
  24. Stryker Leaning Away From Knees

    January 26, 2012
    A fair amount of future growth is already baked into Stryker’s valuation.
  25. 2011 - Another Sick Year For Larger Med-Tech

    December 29, 2011
    Larger healthcare companies are still getting sickly returns in the market.
  26. Zimmer Looking To Escape Its Value Trap

    October 31, 2011
    Zimmer continues to trade at a very reasonable forward P/E.
  27. Kinetic's Roller Coaster Ride Comes To An End

    July 14, 2011
    Kinetic Concepts gets a fair deal for its volatile business.
  28. Mergers In Orthopedics Could Heat Up Stocks

    May 18, 2011
    Major med-tech players have picked up where they left off before the recession and credit crisis.
  29. Stryker's In The Right Medical Space

    April 25, 2011
    Stryker is an appealing investment if growth levels return back to the double digits.
  30. Does Stryker Need Further Reconstruction?

    April 21, 2011
    Weakness in ortho is a concern, but Stryker looks attractively priced today.
  31. Multiple Value Creation Opportunities For Stryker

    February 2, 2011
    Stryker could end up being acquired by a larger rival, but company growth trends remain appealingly robust in their own right.
  32. Stryker Needs A Growth Resurfacing

    July 22, 2010
    Stryker is a former growth darling struggling to regain its mojo, but the valuation is enticing.
  33. Kinetic Concepts Share Price To Regenerate

    April 29, 2010
    Kinetic Concepts' stocks fell due to missing analysts' expectations, so investors have the opportunity to pick them up for ...
  34. An Even Rarer Stryker Buying Opportunity

    February 23, 2009
    Four months ago there was a buying opportunity for Stryker but is the opportunity better or worse now?
  35. A Rare Stryker Buying Opportunity

    October 21, 2008
    A proven performer is taking a beating in the market. Even with slower growth, Stryker's a likely winner.
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