3 Medical Devices Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | April 8, 2013 5:00 pm

This week, the overall grades of three Medical Devices stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, Given Imaging (NASDAQ:GIVN[2]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Given Imaging has developed a proprietary wireless imaging system that allows a medical professional to examine the gastrointestinal tract. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, GIVN also gets an F. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 35.20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GIVN stock[3].

This week, Greatbatch (NYSE:GB[4]) drops from C to a D rating. 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. To get an in-depth look at GB, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GB stock[5].

Tornier (NASDAQ:TRNX[6]) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Tornier designs, outsources the manufacture of and markets orthopedic products. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions. For a full analysis of TRNX stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

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

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