4 Medical Devices Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | January 28, 2013 8:00 am

4 Medical Devices Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the ratings of four Medical Devices stocks on Portfolio Grader[1] are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

AtriCure (NASDAQ:ATRC[2]) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). AtriCure engages in developing, manufacturing, and selling cardiac surgical ablation systems designed to create precise lesions or scars in cardiac tissue in the United States and internationally. ATRC also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ATRC stock[3].

Natus Medical’s (NASDAQ:BABY[4]) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Natus Medical is a medical device company that develops, manufactures, and markets screening products. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Margin Growth. To get an in-depth look at BABY, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BABY stock[5].

Masimo Corp. (NASDAQ:MASI[6]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Masimo designs, develops and licenses medical signal processing and sensor technology for the noninvasive monitoring of physiological parameters. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Surprise. For a full analysis of MASI stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

Merit Medical Systems (NASDAQ:MMSI[8]) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Merit Medical Systems is engaged in the development, manufacture, and marketing of disposable medical products that are used primarily in diagnostic and interventional cardiology and radiology procedures. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 25.40. To get an in-depth look at MMSI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MMSI stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. ATRC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ATRC
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ATRC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ATRC
  4. BABY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BABY
  5. To get an in-depth look at BABY, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BABY stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BABY
  6. MASI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MASI
  7. For a full analysis of MASI stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MASI
  8. MMSI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MMSI
  9. To get an in-depth look at MMSI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MMSI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MMSI
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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