For Immediate Release
Chicago, IL – July 10, 2009 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Stryker Corp. (SYK), Zimmer Holdings (ZMH), Conmed (CNMD), Smith & Nephew (SNN) and Wright Medical (WMGI).
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Here are highlights from Thursday’s Analyst Blog:
Stryker Strikes Advanced Medical Deal
Stryker Corp. (SYK) recently signed a deal for global marketing and distribution rights of Advanced Medical Solutions Group Plc’s LiquiBand wound closure products that are used in cranio-maxillofacial (CMF) surgeries.
LiquiBand is a tissue adhesive used to close minor surgical wounds and trauma. The product would be launched in European markets this month and would be followed by a phased roll out in the rest of the world.
The deal is going to be a win-win for both the companies. Stryker will earn commissions that will take care of the company’s bottom-line during these testing times of global recession. Advanced Medical can leverage Stryker’s global presence and its brand equity.
Stryker is one of the world’s largest medical devices companies operating in the global orthopedic market. The company currently has two segments: Orthopedic Implant and MedSurg Equipment. The Orthopedic Implant segment includes hip, knee, shoulder and spinal implants and associated instruments; trauma-related products; bone cement; and Stryker Leibingers (plate and screw systems for hand, face, and head procedures). The MedSurg Equipment segment is comprised of three main divisions: Stryker Instruments (powered surgical tools), Stryker Endoscopy (powered surgical instruments and viewing aids) and Stryker Medical (specialty stretchers).
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