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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Cerner, AmerisourceBergen, Fresenius and Olympus

2018-03-21 zacks
Chicago, IL – March 21, 2018 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Cerner Corporation (CERN - Free Report) , AmerisourceBergen Corporation (ABC - Free Report) , Fresenius Medical Care (FMS - Free Report) and Olympus Corp.
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Goldman Sachs Backs Emerging Markets: MedTech Stocks in Focus

2018-03-20 zacks
Emerging market investment has taken a backseat of late, thanks to the nonstop blows to the economy. The lingering geopolitical tension in Gulf, debt and policy related hazards in Latin America or the missile tests in North Korea have led stock investors to reconsider their outlay in these markets, earlier proclaimed to offer better growth opportunities than the United States. Going by the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, the last five-year annualized growth rate was just 5.
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3 Favorable Trends Dispelling Tax-Repeal Worries in MedTech

2018-03-20 zacks
The tax-repeal saga has been dominating the headlines of the U.S. MedTech industry since the last couple of months.
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Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Abbott, Becton and Dickinson, Stryker, Varian Medical and Boston Scientific

2018-03-01 zacks
Chicago, IL – March 1, 2018 – Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Industry: Medical Devices, Part 2, including Abbott (ABT - Free Report) , Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BDX - Free Report) , Stryker (SYK - Free Report) , Varian Medical (VAR - Free Report) and Boston Scientific (BSX - Free Report) .
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MedTech's Long-Term Prospects Outweigh Near-Term Risks

2018-03-01 zacks
In the past few years, the U.S. medical device market has undergone substantial transformation. While there are a number of regulatory and financial issues unlikely to be resolved soon, powerful long-term tailwinds, including mergers & acquisitions (M&As), emerging market expansion, positive demographic trends and product innovation, have been contributing to the continued growth of the sector.
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Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Covidien and Smith & Nephew, Abbott Labs and Boston Scientific

2018-02-28 zacks
Chicago, IL – Feb 28, 2018 – Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Industry: Medical Devices, Part 1, including Johnson & Johnson (JNJ - Free Report) , Medtronic (MDT - Free Report) , Covidien and Smith & Nephew (SNN - Free Report) , Abbott Labs (ABT - Free Report) and Boston Scientific (BSX - Free Report) .
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Medical Device Industry Outlook - February 2018

2018-02-27 zacks
The Q4 earnings season is approaching its end with more than 80% of the S&P 500 companies having released their quarterly earnings. Most of the companies have incurred big one-time charges related to the change in tax law this time around. The gap between adjusted operating earnings and reported earnings is in fact the widest in recent years. The MedTech space is also not immune to the trend.
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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Bio-Rad Laboratories, Mazor Robotics, Tactile Systems, Eli Lilly and DexCom

2017-12-26 zacks
Chicago, IL – December 26, 2017 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (BIO - Free Report) , Mazor Robotics Ltd. (MZOR - Free Report) , Tactile Systems Technology, Inc. (TCMD - Free Report) , Eli Lilly and Company (LLY - Free Report) and DexCom, Inc.
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4 MedTech Stocks to Explode in 2018

2017-12-22 zacks
The medical devices industry, which was once acclaimed for its high-paying jobs and research and development opportunities, has been subject to the much controversial 2.3% medical device excise tax. The MedTech fraternity is leaving no stone unturned to permanently do away with the dreadful tax — but has not been able to.
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Ecolab, Cargill and Techstars Launch Accelerator Program

2017-12-19 zacks
Ecolab Inc. (ECL - Free Report) , Techstars and the world’s largest private agricultural company,­ Cargill, recently announced the launch of a accelerator program in Minnesota. The program is called ‘Farm to Fork Accelerator’.
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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: IDEXX Laboratories, Luminex, Masimo, Align Technology and Cooper Companies

2017-11-28 zacks
Chicago, IL – November 28, 2017 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (IDXX - Free Report) , Luminex Corporation (LMNX - Free Report) , Masimo Corporation (MASI - Free Report) , Align Technology Inc.
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5 MedTech Stocks to Beat Tax Hazards With Positive Returns

2017-11-27 zacks
The latest $1.5-trillion tax reform plan has been a landmark achievement for President Trump. As usual, in its initial stage, the nation gave mixed reactions on the controversial bill. While a few Americans slammed the new plan as a ‘job killer,' others found it to be ‘an excellent opportunity to fix a broken tax code.'
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Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Labs, Medtronic and Boston Scientific.

2017-10-26 zacks
Chicago, IL – October 26, 2017 – Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the MedTech, including Johnson & Johnson (JNJ - Free Report) , Abbott Labs (ABT - Free Report) , Medtronic (MDT - Free Report) and Boston Scientific (BSX - Free Report) .
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4 Medical Product Stocks Likely to Top Q3 Earnings Estimates

2017-10-18 zacks
The political gridlock over the pullback of the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare has been making headlines in the MedTech space. The MedTech space received a sudden jolt recently when White House pulled the plug on Obamacare subsidies that reduce health care costs for Americans with low incomes. There are concerns that the final ‘Trump-care plan’ will still include the MedTech tax repeal in its agenda.
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5 MedTech Momentum Picks Investors Will Love

2017-10-13 zacks
The MedTech space received a sudden jolt on late night Thursday when White House pulled the plug on Obamacare subsidies that reduce health care costs for Americans with low incomes. This comes as no surprise for the lukewarm response to its replacement, The American Health Care Act (AHCA), has forced Republicans to continue to seek new avenues. In a bid to save its face, the Trump administration attempted a “skinny" repeal bill along with a Graham-Cassidy bill, which failed to make any headway in the senate.
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