9 Health Care Equipment & Supplies Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of 9 Health Care Equipment & Supplies stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) earns a A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation provides products and technologies related to the treatment of advanced cardiovascular diseases. The company also gets A’s in return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EW stock.

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (VAR) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. manufactures and sells equipment and software products for treating cancer with radiotherapy and radiosurgery. The company also gets A’s in return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VAR stock.

The rating of DexCom, Inc. (DXCM) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. DexCom, Inc. is a medical device company focused on the design and development of continuous glucose monitoring systems for people with diabetes. The company also gets A’s in sales growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DXCM stock.

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.’s (WST) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a A from last week’s B. West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. is a manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, and plastic packaging and delivery system components for the healthcare and consumer products industries. The company also gets A’s in earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WST stock.

Masimo Corporation (MASI) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to a A. Masimo Corporation designs, develops and licenses medical signal processing and sensor technology for the noninvasive monitoring of physiological parameters. The company also gets A’s in earnings growth, earnings revisions, earnings surprise, and return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MASI stock.

This week, Vascular Solutions, Inc.’s (VASC) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Vascular Solutions, Inc. is a medical device company focused on bringing clinically advanced solutions to interventional cardiologists and interventional radiologists worldwide. The company also gets A’s in earnings growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VASC stock.

Surmodics Inc (SRDX) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Surmodics Inc offers drug delivery and surface modification technologies to the healthcare industry. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SRDX stock.

This is a strong week for CryoLife, Inc. (CRY). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. CryoLife, Inc. preserves and distributes human tissues in addition to developing, manufacturing, and commercializing medical devices for cardiac and vascular transplant applications. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, operating margin growth, earnings revisions, earnings surprise, and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRY stock.

This week, GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (GNMK) pushes up from a C to a B rating. GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. is a molecular diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing its biomarker detection technology. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GNMK 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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