3 Medical Devices Stocks to Sell Now

GIVN, GB, TRNX slump in weekly rankings


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’s (NASDAQ:GIVN) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. 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. In the past week, the volume of trades plummeted to half the previous rate. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 35.30. To get an in-depth look at GIVN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GIVN stock.

Greatbatch (NYSE:GB) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. 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’s trailing PE Ratio is 535.30. For a full analysis of GB stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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 dropped 6.2% over the past month, worse than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TRNX stock.

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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