by Portfolio Grader | February 25, 2013 8:22 am
For the current week, the overall ratings of three Medical Devices stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Given Imaging (NASDAQ:GIVN) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Given Imaging has developed a proprietary wireless imaging system that allows a medical professional to examine the gastrointestinal tract. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, GIVN also gets an F. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 35.00. To get an in-depth look at GIVN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GIVN stock.
Greatbatch (NYSE:GB) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. Greatbatch develops and manufactures power sources, feedthroughs, and wet tantalum capacitors used in implantable medical devices. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Margin Growth. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 99.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GB stock.
Tornier’s (NASDAQ:TRNX) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Tornier designs, outsources the manufacture of and markets orthopedic products. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions. The stock price has fallen 7.6% over the past month, worse than the 1% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of TRNX stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader 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.
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