3 Medical Devices Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | July 22, 2013 4:00 pm

3 Medical Devices Stocks to Sell Now

For the current week, the overall ratings of three Medical Devices stocks are worse, 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. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, GIVN also gets an F. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 35.20. To get an in-depth look at GIVN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GIVN stock[3].

The rating of Greatbatch (NYSE:GB[4]) slips from a 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. For a full analysis of GB stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

Tornier (NASDAQ:TRNX[6]) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Tornier designs, outsources the manufacture of and markets orthopedic products. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions. To get an in-depth look at TRNX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRNX stock[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. To get an in-depth look at GIVN, 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. For a full analysis of GB stock, visit Portfolio Grader: 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. To get an in-depth look at TRNX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRNX stock: 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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