Following up on our previous post, we continue to take a look at recent IPOs in the offline space. After all, much of the investing world is familiar with recent market arrivals such as business networking site LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD) and online radio purveyor Pandora (NYSE: P) both of which are essentially internet companies. But familiarity breeds, if not contempt, fewer opportunities to find an under-appreciated stock that could grow more »
Implanted medical devices are one of the most profitable businesses of the U.S. healthcare industry. In the U.S., about $37B is spent annually on the major orthopedic device procedures. These are mostly artificial knee implants, followed by repairs of bone fractures, spinal fusions, and artificial hip implants.
Knees are the most frequently replaced joint in the body. The success rate is high: Over 90% of total knee replacements more »