10 Medical Devices Stocks to Buy Now

This week, 10 medical devices stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Winner Medical Group (WWIN) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Winner Medical Group engages in the research, development, manufacture, and marketing of cotton-base medical dressings and medical disposables. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WWIN stock.

Sunshine Heart, Inc. (SSH) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. Sunshine Heart, an early-stage medical device company, focuses on developing, manufacturing, and commercializing C-Pulse Heart Assist System for treatment of Class III and ambulatory Class IV heart failure. The stock price has risen 28.9% over the past month, better 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 SSH stock.

Cerus Corporation (CERS) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Cerus is a biomedical products company engaged in the development and commercialization of the INTERCEPT Blood System. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CERS stock.

This week, Meridian Bioscience, Inc.’s (VIVO) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Meridian Bioscience manufactures diagnostic test kits, bulk antigens, antibodies and bioresearch reagents used by researchers and other diagnostic manufacturers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VIVO stock.

Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Align Technology designs, manufactures, and markets a system of clear aligner therapy, intra-oral scanners, and computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) digital services that are used in dentistry, orthodontics, and dental records storage. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALGN stock.

This is a strong week for Vascular Solutions, Inc. (VASC). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Vascular Solutions is a medical device company focused on bringing clinically advanced solutions to interventional cardiologists and interventional radiologists worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VASC stock.

DexCom, Inc. (DXCM) earns an A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. Dexcom is a medical device company focused on the design, development and commercialization of continuous glucose monitoring systems for ambulatory use by people with diabetes and for use by healthcare providers in the hospital for the treatment of both diabetic and non-diabetic patients. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DXCM stock.

STAAR Surgical Company (STAA) improves from a B to an A rating this week. Staar Surgical designs, develops, manufactures and sells implantable lenses for the eye. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STAA stock.

The rating of Wright Medical Group, Inc. (WMGI) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Wright Medical Group is a global orthopedic medical device company specializing in the design, manufacture and marketing of devices and biologic products for extremity, hip, and knee repair and reconstruction. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WMGI stock.

This is a strong week for Quidel Corporation (QDEL). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Quidel discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets rapid diagnostic products for point-of-care detection of human medical conditions and illnesses. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of QDEL 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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