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IVTY

Invuity

$6.15

0.3 (5.13%)

, MDT

Medtronic

$88.08

0.42 (0.48%)

08:34
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08:34
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08:34

Invuity could be attractive acquisition candidate, says Craig-Hallum

Craig-Hallum analyst Charles Haff noted that large-cap companies, most notably Medtronic (MDT), have moved aggressively into the advanced energy space in recent years and he believes Invuity (IVTY) could be an attractive acquisition candidate for such a large-cap bidders. Invuity's 1.7x EV/sales multiple leaves it trading at less than half what Medtronic paid for Peak Surgical and Salient Surgical, Haff added. He keeps a Buy rating and $13 price target on Invuity shares.

IVTY

Invuity

$6.15

0.3 (5.13%)

MDT

Medtronic

$88.08

0.42 (0.48%)

  • 20

    Jun

IVTY Invuity
$6.15

0.3 (5.13%)

06/13/17
PIPR
06/13/17
NO CHANGE
Target $10
PIPR
Overweight
Invuity should be bought on any recall-related selloff, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Matt O'Brien views Invuity's PhotonBlade product recall due to the unintended release of energy that has occurred during the limited market release process as a "blip that many early-stage companies encounter." The analyst recommends using any selloff in the shares as a buying opportunity and believes the issue should be easy to correct. He keeps an Overweight rating on Invuity with a $10 price target.
05/23/17
WBLR
05/23/17
INITIATION
WBLR
Outperform
Invuity assumed with an Outperform at William Blair
William Blair analyst Kaila Krum assumed coverage of Invuity with an Outperform rating. Invuity offers a differentiated portfolio of intracavity illumination technologies with "significant" room to expand into new accounts, the analyst contends.
09/19/16
LSCM
09/19/16
INITIATION
Target $18
LSCM
Buy
Invuity initiated with a Buy at Lake Street
Lake Street analyst Bruce Jackson started Invuity with a Buy rating and $18 price target.
08/29/16
08/29/16
INITIATION

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MDT Medtronic
$88.08

0.42 (0.48%)

05/24/17
NEED
05/24/17
NO CHANGE
NEED
Hold
Medtronic unlikely to buy Mazor Robotics in near-term, says Needham
Needham analyst Mike Matson attributes some of the year-to-date advance in shares of Mazor Robotics (MZOR) to speculation that Medtronic (MDT) will acquire the company, though he sees that as unlikely in the near-term. Mazor shares are now trading "well above" the multiple that Stryker (SYK) paid to acquire Mako, noted Matson, who thinks its possible that Medtronic could eventually buy Mazor but only if the multiple declines via either a lower stock price or higher revenue. He keeps a Hold rating on Mazor shares.
05/23/17
MSCO
05/23/17
NO CHANGE
MSCO
Medtech Technology sector upgraded to Attractive from In-Line at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley upgraded the Medtech Technology sector to Attractive saying structural fundamentals have improved and recent acceleration will likely continue, driving further multiple expansion.
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GSCO
05/16/17
INITIATION
Target $87
GSCO
Neutral
Medtronic initiated with a Neutral at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Isaac Ro started Medtronic with a Neutral rating and $87 price target. The stock is a "show-me story" after recent quarterly misses, the analyst contends.
05/11/17
WELS
05/11/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $38
WELS
Market Perform
Mazor Robotics downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Craig Bijou downgraded Mazor Robotics (MZOR) to Market Perform citing valuation with the shares up 295% since the Medtronic (MDT) agreement announcement nearly a year ago. The analyst continues to believe Mazor's fundamentals remain strong, however. He raised his price target for the shares to $38. First Analysis this morning also downgraded Mazor due to valuation.

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