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Posts Tagged ‘Stryker Corp (SYK)’

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG)

Is Intuitive Surgical a Buy, And Is It Time to Buy This Former High-Flying Growth Stock?

When a small company is growing quickly, investors who get in on the ground floor can expect substantial capital appreciation. However, there is little......(read more)
GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK)

GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (GSK), Stryker Corporation (SYK): 3 Alternative Ways to Invest in China’s Booming Health Care Industry

China has loomed large in health care headlines recently, due to the GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK) scandal that erupted in July. Glaxo, which......(read more)
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI): 3 Companies Doing Right by Their Employees Ahead of Obamacare’s Implementation

Chances are that you don’t have to look for very long to find articles or statistics that are critical of the health reform law signed into law......(read more)
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)

Medtronic, Inc. (MDT): Three Need-to-Know Takeaways From Earnings

It was show time for Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) and medical device investors yesterday, as the world’s largest pure medical device maker reported......(read more)
Stryker Corporation

Stryker Corporation (SYK), NuVasive, Inc. (NUVA), Orthofix International NV (OFIX): Why Are These Three Spinal Treatment Companies Making Headlines?

It’s been a busy, chaotic two weeks in the spinal and orthopedic devices market. Three major companies — Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), NuVasive......(read more)
Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX)

Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX), Medtronic, Inc. (MDT): Is Now the Time to Buy Medical Device Makers?

As of this writing, the S&P 500 is up over 17% this year, while many of the biggest names in medical devices have run even farther. If we go back......(read more)
Stryker Corporation

General Electric Company (GE), Stryker Corporation (SYK): Why Aren’t Investors Worried?

When a company misses top and bottom line expectations and lowers its outlook, its stock usually plunges. However, medical device manufacturer Stryker......(read more)
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

MAKO Surgical Corp. (MAKO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): The Market For This Company is Set to Explode

After World War Two, The United States of America witnessed the largest population increase in its history. Birth rates reached 25 per 1000 people, while......(read more)
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)

How Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Overcame Obamacare to Hit Multi-Year Highs

Obamacare has affected many companies throughout the health-care industry, but medical-device makers have taken a particularly large hit. That’s......(read more)
ArthroCare Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTC)

ArthroCare Corporation (ARTC): A Stronger Company Now

Health care is one of those industries where potential for high returns is increasing. Despite the advanced facilities and prevention steps taken by people......(read more)
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)

Regal Entertainment Group (RGC), Stryker Corporation (SYK): Is This News a Crushing Blow to Obamacare’s Credibility?

There isn’t much that the stock market dislikes more than uncertainty; and there are few pieces of legislation to have worked their way through......(read more)
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG)

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG), Medtronic, Inc. (MDT), Stryker Corporation (SYK): Big Growth Opportunities for Three Medical Equipment Makers

Some diseases cannot be cured by traditional drugs but instead require a surgical procedure. This is one of the reasons for constant and increasing demand......(read more)
Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX)

Baxter International Inc. (BAX) Healthcare Stock Checkup

There is plenty of good news to support the 30% move made by Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) shares in the past year. The company’s dividend......(read more)
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)

Medtronic, Inc. (MDT), Aflac Incorporated (AFL) & UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH): Dividend Achievers for the Long Haul, Part 2

This is part 2 (click here to view part 1) of a series of articles on companies within the dividend achievers index that I consider to be the “......(read more)
Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE:BMY)

Bristol Myers Squibb Co (BMY), Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MNTA): White Collar Criminals Love Biotech Stocks

It’s understandably very tempting for people with inside information to trade biotech stocks. With the potential for overnight doubles and triples......(read more)
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)

Medtronic, Inc. (MDT): Should You Buy This Dividend Aristocrat?

As the market becomes more volatile and high-grade dividend stocks begin to fall in price an opportunity opens up to buy those stocks at a more reasonable......(read more)
WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE:WLP)

WellPoint, Inc. (WLP), CIGNA Corporation (CI): Will Obamacare Deliver a Crushing Blow to the Middle Class?

Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock… just six-and-half more months until the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, goes......(read more)
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG)

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG): Capitalizing on the Medical Trends of Tomorrow

A leader in the medical device industry, Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has been trounced year to date by the Dow Jones Industrial Average,......(read more)
McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK)

McKesson Corporation (MCK), Stryker Corporation (SYK), McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC): Resist Stocks With No Margin of Safety

Editor’s Note: The original article used incorrect stock symbols, this version has been corrected. Motley Fool apologizes for the error. When the......(read more)

McKesson Corporation (MCK): Resist Stocks With No Margin of Safety

When the stock market is doing very well, as it is currently, it’s easy to throw valuation to the wind. Stock-picking becomes easier and easier when......(read more)

Globus Medical Inc (GMED): This Medical Device Maker Looks Like a Good Pick

Globus Medical Inc (NYSE:GMED) has been attracting investment from many famous investors including Steven Cohen, Joel Greenblatt, and Chuck Royce. Since......(read more)

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG): Terror and Opportunity

I thought looking at some medical device companies would be an interesting little trek into an area that I have not looked at in too much detail before......(read more)
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW)

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW), Medtronic, Inc. (MDT): Three Under-the-Radar Stocks Every Dividend Investor Should Own

When it comes to dividend-paying stocks, bigger isn’t always better. Oftentimes, dividend investors excitedly uncover a company that pays a huge......(read more)

MAKO Surgical Corp. (MAKO): It’s OK, You Can Exhale Now

It’s OK, MAKO Surgical Corp. (NASDAQ:MAKO) shareholders; you can exhale now. Shares of the robotic surgery specialist traded up more than 4% after......(read more)

Stryker Corporation (SYK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): Earnings Pain Intensifies in the Medical-Device Industry

Earnings season hasn’t been kind to medical-device makers so far. Leading firms in the industry produced mixed results last week, with cardiovascular......(read more)

Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Stryker Corporation (SYK): Will Obamacare Cost You Your Job?

Is your job in jeopardy because of Obamacare? Staunch advocates of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act would say absolutely not. Diehard opponents......(read more)

Medtronic, Intuitive Surgical, and The Shocking Truth About This Hated Obamacare Tax

Obamacare has brought on intense debate from impassioned advocates both for and against the historical health care legislation. Yet one rare place where......(read more)

Humana Inc (HUM), Stryker Corporation (SYK) & More: Five Ways Obamacare Will Fail

Whether you’re ready for it or not, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known collectively as Obamacare, is going to be fully implemented......(read more)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): Is Its Orthopedics Business on Safe Footing?

When it comes to health care companies, there’s no bigger name than the largest firm in the business: Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). What doesn......(read more)

The Allstate Corporation (ALL), Stryker Corporation (SYK): The Shorts Are Piling Into These Stocks. Should You Be Worried?

The best thing about the stock market is that you can make money in either direction. Historically, stock indexes have tended to trend up over the long......(read more)

Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) (MDT), Aetna Inc. (AET), Stryker Corporation (SYK): Is Obamacare About to Skyrocket Your Health Care Costs?

“If you think health care is expensive now, just wait until you see what it costs when it’s free!” — J.P. O’Rourke, The......(read more)

MAKO Surgical Corp. (MAKO): Is Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) Wasting Your Money?

Stock buybacks are generally considered a bullish signal on Wall Street. They return capital to shareholders, while declaring management’s belief......(read more)

Stryker Corporation (SYK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): This Niche Player Will Make Investors Rich

A lot of investors feel safe buying enormous conglomerates that dominate an industry, but few take notice of smaller players that dominate a niche. That......(read more)
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

Are These 3 Stocks Survivors? – Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Stryker Corporation (SYK), Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX)

May 2013 will mark the second annual National Mobility Awareness month. In preparation of the campaign, Jeff Probst, the host of “Survivor”......(read more)
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)

Stryker Corporation (SYK) vs. Medtronic, Inc. (MDT): Which Stock’s the Better Buy?

Medical device makers Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) and Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) are at the top of an industry on the move. Both are big names in......(read more)
Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET)

The Price of America’s Obesity Epidemic: Aetna Inc. (AET), Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)

In the year 2000, no U.S. state had an obesity rate above 30%. In 2010, 12 states did. That’s hardly the most shocking statistic of the obesity......(read more)
Stryker Corporation

Healthcare Stocks That Will Generate Strong Returns: Stryker Corporation (SYK) and More

After the enforcement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or Obamacare, investors are boosting their positions in Healthcare stocks......(read more)
MAKO Surgical Corp. (NASDAQ:MAKO)

MAKO Surgical Corp. (MAKO) Earnings: An Early Look – Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Stryker Corporation (SYK)

Earnings season is now starting to wind down, with most companies already having reported their quarterly results. But there are still some companies......(read more)
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

The Not-So-Hip Trend at Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

If there’s one company that nearly every investor knows in the health care arena, it’s Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). The medical colossus......(read more)
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)

Europe, CRM Woes Can’t Subdue Medtronic, Inc. (MDT)’s Earnings

Earnings season is nearing its end after more than a month of investor excitement and disappointment. While most of the health care sector has already......(read more)
MAKO Surgical Corp. (NASDAQ:MAKO)

MAKO Surgical Corp. (MAKO): Set to Outperform !

“When I go long, the price of the instrument starts moving in the other direction.” I’m sure, at some point in time, every investor has complained......(read more)
Stryker Corporation

A Closer Look at Yacktman’s Big Buys in the Fourth Quarter: Stryker Corporation (SYK), PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP)

Yacktman Asset Management Lp is a $17 billion mutual fund management firm founded by Donald Yacktman in 1992. One of the known products of the firm is......(read more)
Steven Cohen of Point72 Asset Management

Billionaire Steve Cohen Bought Medical Device Stock ArthroCare

SAC Capital Advisors isn’t going to let the current speculation and investigation into insider trading by past employees of the fund interfere with......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Eddie Lampert, Tiger Global

Hedge Funds Led by Paulson Bet on Nexen Offer: Corporate Canada (SFGate) Paulson & Co., the hedge fund run by billionaire John Paulson, and mutual......(read more)
Alliance Data Systems logo

Highland Capital Management’s Top Stock Picks

Highland Capital Management specializes in credit investments and has total assets under management of about $20 billion. However, the fund also invests......(read more)
Perrigo Company (NYSE:PRGO)

8 Healthcare Stocks Insiders Are Bullish About

Insider trading based on material non-public information is illegal. But recent prosecutions indicate that insider trading is rampant on Wall Street.......(read more)