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Medtronic (MDT) a Sell on Falling Industry Group Rank

2017-10-17 investorplace
Medtronic Plc (NYSE:MDT) is one of 162 companies within the Health Care Equipment & Supplies GICS industry group, which is in turn part of the 783 company GICS Health Care sector. MDT's market value is $105.8 billion which places it in the top 10% of its industry group. The ranking for MDT by Portfolio Grader places it 97 among the 162 companies in this industry group, giving it a lower than average position; in the third quartile of the sector with a ranking of 446 among the 783 companies in the sector, and number 3,085 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. (5-0)

Puerto Rican Businesses Struggle to Restart With Little Power After Hurricane Maria - WSJ

2017-10-14 wsj
Weeks after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, Alejandra Fedato, owner of a clothing boutique in San Juan’s Condado neighborhood, is having a hard time reopening. (41-0)

MedTech Players Eyeing Emerging Market Growth Opportunities

2017-10-12 zacks
A few months down the line, the Republicans will complete a full year in power. Unfortunately, since the political power change, the healthcare community hasn’t had many opportunities to rejoice. (117-0)

Wright Can't Get It Right

2017-10-12 seekingalpha
Wright Medical Group N.V. (WMGI) is a medical device company that focuses on products to treat damaged or diseased joints, tendons and bones. The products are marketed to orthopedic, trauma and podiatric surgeons. If you mess up any of your extremities (shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, foot or ankle), Wright will be there to help make it right! (136-0)

My Dividend Growth Portfolio - Q3 2017 Summary

2017-10-12 seekingalpha
I believe that someone who writes about financial assets should expose their main holdings to their readers. (129-1)

The Lower Volatility Stock Portfolio For Retirees And Others

2017-10-12 seekingalpha
I recently had a look at SPDR sectors through the last two major market corrections in search of lower volatility or drawdown. (333-1)

5 MedTech Stocks for Stellar Returns in Q3

2017-10-10 zacks
While the Wall Street is gearing up for the third-quarter releases, the Republicans have lost another battle pertaining to the repeal of Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, with the recent Graham-Cassidy bill defeat. (76-0)

Medtronic To Establish Innovation Center In Chengdu

2017-10-10 devicespace
DUBLIN and CHENGDU, Sichuan - October 10, 2017 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the groundbreaking of its Chengdu Innovation Center at the Singapore-Sichuan Hi-Tech Innovation Park in Sichuan Province. Set to open in 2020, this center will provide a leading, cross-disciplinary clinical training and research platform for medical workers in Sichuan and other central and western regions. Liu Liedong, vice mayor of Chengdu, Omar Ishrak, chairman and CEO of Medtronic, and Chris Lee, president of Medtronic Greater China, attended the groundbreaking ceremony alongside a host of honored guests. (5-0)

Sell Recommendation for Medtronic (MDT) Shares Retained

2017-10-10 investorplace
Currently, Medtronic Plc (NYSE:MDT) has a Sell using Louis Navellier's Portfolio Grader stock evaluator, which incorporates his investing methodology. The current Portfolio Grader recommendation on the shares has been in place for 4 months. (5-0)

Your Daily Pharma Scoop: MannKind Is A Trade Not An Investment; AstraZeneca's Imfinzi

2017-10-10 seekingalpha
This abridged "Daily Scoop" is published by Avisol Capital Partners, which runs the physician-managed Total Pharma Tracker healthcare investment research service on Seeking Alpha Marketplace. (647-3)

Lazard Asset Management Llc - Current Holdings - Fintel.io

2017-10-10 fintel.io
Lazard Asset Management Llc has disclosed 859 total holdings in their latest SEC filings. Most recent portfolio value is calculated to be $ 106,115,699,000 USD. Actual Assets Under Management (AUM) is this value plus cash (which is not disclosed). Lazard Asset Management Llc's top holdings are Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) , Coca Cola Co. (NYSE:KO) , Alphabet Inc. Class A (NASDAQ:GOOGL) , Aon Plc (NYSE:AON) , and Baidu, Inc. (96-0)

Stock Market News For Oct 10, 2017

2017-10-10 zacks
Benchmarks ended in the negative territory on Monday following a slump in the healthcare and financial sectors. Shares of General Electric declined and dragged the Dow lower. However, shares of Apple gained following speculations that it would gain from the new tax code proposed by the Trump administration. (228-0)

Earnings Season Uncertainty Weighs on Market Sentiment

2017-10-09 investorplace
U.S. equities melted lower on Monday despite two separate attempts by the bulls to push into the green. Sort of a listless session really, as investors await the start of the third-quarter earnings season later this week, with big banks on the docket. (308-0)

Medtronic Provides Update On Impact From Hurricane Maria

2017-10-09 devicespace
DUBLIN - October 6, 2017 -Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today provided an update on the impact to its manufacturing and sales operations as a result of Hurricane Maria. (5-0)

3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) and Medtronic plc. Ordinary Shares (MDT) | InvestorPlace

2017-10-09 investorplace
Stocks are trading as if there’s something brewing under the cover of the indices. This morning, the S&P 500 and other major benchmarks started in the green but have been giving-up ground slowly as the day trades. Much of this is blamable on the Columbus Day holiday, which has the bond markets closed, so traders should expect to see some volatility through the day. (50-0)

You Should Not Miss Cardinal Health In 2017

2017-10-09 seekingalpha
Specialty and Medical Device segments will be major growth drivers for Cardinal Health in the coming years. (71-2)

Hurricane Maria to Hurt Medtronic in Q2, FY18 View Intact

2017-10-09 zacks
As a major setback to the company’s investors, Medtronic (MDT - Free Report)  recently foresees a significant impact of Hurricane Maria on second-quarter fiscal 2018 sales. Having acquired a category 5 status, Hurricane Maria has been placed among the top 10 most intense Atlantic hurricanes on record, thus hitting the company’s business in Puerto Rico quite hard. (15-0)

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ctrip, Goldman Sachs, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Morgan Stanley, Yelp, Yum China and More

2017-10-09 247wallst
Stocks were indicated to open higher on Monday morning, partly led by overseas markets and a gain in China. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average hit all-time highs yet again last week, and this week will mark the start of third-quarter earnings reporting season. The undeniable trend of this more than eight year bull market is that investors have kept finding new reasons to buy stocks after every market sell-off. (165-0)

Medtronic's Endurant II/IIs Stent Graft System Wins FDA OK to Treat Short Neck Anatomies When Used With Heli-FX EndoAnchor System

2017-10-09 devicespace
DUBLIN - October 9, 2017 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Endurant(TM) II/IIs stent graft system to treat abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) patients with neck lengths down to 4mm and <=60° infra-renal angulation when used in combination with the Heli-FX(TM) EndoAnchor(TM) system. The expanded indication enables the Endurant II/IIs stent graft to be used in conjunction with the Heli-FX EndoAnchor system to treat a wider range of patients with short, hostile aortic neck anatomies, independent of renal stenting. (5-0)

Medical Automation Market to Gain From Rising Adoption Rate of Equipment: Million Insights

2017-10-09 prnewswire
The global medical automation market size in 2015 was estimated to be at USD 34.21 billion. The major factors impelling the growth are rising adoption rate of automated equipment for therapy and diagnosis of chronic disorders. According to a report by WHO, chronic diseases are considered to be the leading cause of mortality globally. These diseases include respiratory diseases, diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer which accounts for around 60% of deaths. (30-0)

My Dividend Growth Portfolio Update - Q3 Review, 48 Holdings, 5 Buys

2017-10-08 seekingalpha
I collected $796 in dividends in September, $1574 in the quarter and $4,207 year to date. (105-0)

United Therapeutics: This Seems To Be The Time To Sell The Stock In 2017

2017-10-08 seekingalpha
Lately, United Therapeutics (NASDAQ:UTHR) has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Despite beating the Wall Street revenue estimates in Q2 2017, the immediate future of the company seems uncertain. The company is facing intense competitive pressures for its pulmonary arterial hypertension, or PAH, franchise, which accounts for more than 95% of its revenues. We also have major patent expiries and ongoing DOJ investigation affecting the investor sentiment for the company. (38-0)

Medtronic Is Not A Replacement For Johnson & Johnson

2017-10-07 seekingalpha
A lower yield coupled with issues over FCF and EPS growth doesn't make MDT a good replacement for JNJ. (10-0)

Why I Would Still Pick Johnson & Johnson Over Medtronic

2017-10-05 seekingalpha
Johnson & Johnson has shown significant growth in its medical devices segment while remaining more diversified than Medtronic. (10-0)

UPDATE 2-J&J unit exits insulin pump business amid rising competition

2017-10-05 reuters
(Reuters) - Animas Corp, Johnson & Johnson’s diabetes care unit, said it intends to exit the insulin pump business due to increased competition and has selected rival Medtronic Plc as its partner for the device. (5-0)

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