Medtronic Inc


  • SEC Probes Orthopedic Device Makers Friday, 12 Oct 2007 | 2:28 PM ET

    Orthopedic device makers Zimmer Holdings, Stryker, Medtronic and Biomet have been notified that U.S. securities regulators intend to investigate possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

  • Medtronic: The Cents of Making Stents Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | 10:42 AM ET

    Late yesterday an FDA panel of outside experts unanimously recommended the agency approve Medtronic's drug-coated stent called, "Endeavor". Unlike drugs, there is no telegraphed date for an agency decision, but analysts think the FDA will approve the device by the end of the year or early next year.

  • Your Health, Your Trade Wednesday, 10 Oct 2007 | 11:01 PM ET

    BREAKING: Reuters reports FDA panel backs drug-coated stents made by Medtronic (MDT).

  • New Medtronic CEO Backs Off 15% Growth Pledge Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 7:41 AM ET

    Medtronic's new chief executive is not taking his predecessor's pledge to deliver 15 percent earnings and sales growth over any five year period.

  • Medtronic to Slash Jobs Amid Slowdown in Key Market Thursday, 6 Sep 2007 | 11:38 AM ET

    Medical device maker Medtronic, feeling the pinch of a slowdown in one of its key markets, will eliminate about 900 jobs through early retirement packages, voluntary and involuntary separations, the company said in a filing.

  • Grade the Trade Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 9:36 AM ET

    In this special segment, the masters of Wall Street go face to face with some of the best business school students in the country. Students from Harvard, Yale, Columbia and Wharton are bringing their A-game via the webcam.

  • New Delta Air Lines CEO Downplays Merger Speculation Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 10:14 AM ET

    Delta Air Lines' newly named chief executive, Richard Anderson, foresees further consolidation in the airline industry, but said Delta is not about to make a move to acquire Northwest Airlines.

  • Delta Air Lines Taps Former Northwest Chief as New CEO Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | 5:17 PM ET
    Richard Anderson

    Delta Air Lines named former Northwest Airlines Chief Executive Richard Anderson as its new leader on Tuesday.

  • M&A news and stock buybacks were some of the catalysts behind the most actively traded stocks on Friday.

  • Medtronic to Acquire Kyphon for $3.9 Billion Friday, 27 Jul 2007 | 1:11 PM ET

    Medical technology company Medtronic said Friday that it would acquire Kyphon for $3.9 billion to expand its spinal treatment business.

  • Medtronic Profit Up 10% as ICD Sales Improve Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | 7:42 PM ET

    Medtronic reported a forecast-beating 10% rise in quarterly earnings on Tuesday on strongsales of its vascular, neurology and diabetes products and improving demand for its heart rhythm devices.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Wednesday, 9 May 2007 | 7:37 PM ET

    Best Buy, Under Armour, Wynn Resorts and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • A Sense about Stents Tuesday, 17 Apr 2007 | 2:55 PM ET

    Johnson & Johnson beat the Street and raised its outlook for this year, but the hybrid Pharma/Consumer Products/Medical Devices company posted a much bigger drop in sales of its highly profitable drug-coated stents than analysts expected. Stents are the expensive, little wire mesh tubes that prop open clogged arteries. Recently, sales of stents coated with drugs  have come under increasing scrutiny over safety.

  • Grade the Trade Friday, 6 Apr 2007 | 10:01 PM ET

    In this special segment, the masters of Wall Street go face to face with some of the best business school students in the country. Students from Harvard, Yale, Columbia and Wharton are bringing their A-game via the webcam.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Monday, 5 Mar 2007 | 7:02 PM ET

    Callers question Cramer about CVS, Medtronic, JPMorgan Chase and more...

  • U.S. Panel Rejects Medtronic Implanted Heart Monitor Friday, 2 Mar 2007 | 10:00 AM ET

    A U.S. advisory panel rejected a Medtronic  implanted heart monitor on Thursday after concluding the company failed to show its use would lead to fewer hospitalizations from heart failure.

  • Medtronic To Promote Operating Chief To CEO In August Wednesday, 28 Feb 2007 | 1:46 PM ET

    Medical device maker Medtronic said Chief Executive Arthur Collins will retire in August and be replaced by President and Chief Operating Officer William Hawkins.

  • Medtronic reported higher quarterly profit as demand for its spine, vascular and neurology products offset weak sales of its implantable devices to shock racing hearts back to normal rhythm.

  • Greetings from the Gaithersburg, Maryland Hilton! That's where the FDA is holding the advisory committee meeting on the safety of drug-coated stents. For less high-profile FDA meetings this hotel and the Holiday Inn across the street (the FDA alternates between them) are just fine. But for a big meeting like this one the venue is way too small.

  • Drug-coated stents that buttress the arteries are safe when used as directed, health advisers say, even though the risks they may pose to the majority of patients with the devices remains an open question

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