by Portfolio Grader | October 29, 2012 5:22 pm
The grades of seven Medical Devices stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
OraSure Technologie (NASDAQ:OSUR) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. OraSure Technologies develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices and diagnostic products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OSUR stock.
This week, Align Technology (NASDAQ:ALGN) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Align Technology designs, manufactures, and markets the Invisalign system, which is a proprietary method for treating aligning teeth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALGN stock.
The rating of Exactech (NASDAQ:EXAC) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Exactech develops, manufactures, markets, and sells orthopedic implant devices and related surgical instrumentation. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXAC stock.
West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST) improves from a C to a B rating this week. West Pharmaceutical is a manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, and plastic packaging and delivery system components for the healthcare and consumer products industries. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WST stock.
This week, Sirona Dental Systems‘s (NASDAQ:SIRO) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Sirona Dental Systems is a manufacturer of high-quality, technologically-advanced dental equipment, and is focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative solutions for dentists around the world. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIRO stock.
Cooper (NYSE:COO) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Cooper develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products. Shares of the company have increased 0.6% from a month ago. This is better than the S&P 500’s 2% decline for the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of COO stock.
Novadaq Technologies (NASDAQ:NVDQ) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to a A. Novadaq Technologies develops and commercializes medical devices based on its proprietary imaging platform for the diagnosis and treatment of human vascular and opthalmic diseases and conditions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NVDQ stock.
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