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Highest EPS Growth in the Health Care Equipment Industry Detected for Symmetry Medical (SMA, CYNO, HOLX)

Published on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 11:20
By Mallory Stone

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Equipment industry with the highest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates.

Symmetry Medical (NYSE:SMA) is highest with EPS growth of 1,550.0%. Symmetry Medical Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures custom and standard surgical instruments. The Company markets the products to dental, osteobiologic and endoscopy sectors. Symmetry provides limited specialized products and services to non-healthcare markets, such as the aerospace market. Thus far today, Symmetry Medical has traded 38,000 shares, vs. average volume of 185,000 shares per day. The stock has underperformed the Dow (-1.0% to the Dow's 0.2%) and underperformed the S&P 500 (-1.0% to the S&P's 0.2%) during today's trading.

Cynosure (NASDAQ:CYNO) is next with EPS growth of 228.8%.

Finishing up the top three is Hologic (NASDAQ:HOLX), with EPS growth of 211.7%.

By Mallory Stone
mstone@fnno.com