The Details Behind MAKO Surgical's 80% Pop

Shares of robotic surgery company MAKO Surgical (UNKNOWN: MAKO.DL  ) soared more than 85% on news that the company will be acquired by medical devices giant Stryker (NYSE: SYK  ) for $1.65 billion, or $30 per share. In the following video, from The Motley Fool's health-care show, Market Checkup, analysts Max Macaluso and David Williamson discuss what they think of the deal and how the market reacted to the news.

The wisdom of Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett has made billions through his investing and he wants you to be able to invest like him. Through the years, Buffett has offered up investing tips to shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway. Now you can tap into the best of Warren Buffett's wisdom in a new special report from The Motley Fool. Click here now for a free copy of this invaluable report.


Read/Post Comments (1) | Recommend This Article (1)

Comments from our Foolish Readers

Help us keep this a respectfully Foolish area! This is a place for our readers to discuss, debate, and learn more about the Foolish investing topic you read about above. Help us keep it clean and safe. If you believe a comment is abusive or otherwise violates our Fool's Rules, please report it via the Report this Comment Report this Comment icon found on every comment.

  • Report this Comment On September 26, 2013, at 1:58 AM, chris293 wrote:

    A lot of us are caught up in long term/short term tax rate problems. I lucky to have this problem, but I would have held out for more than $30.00; but, you never know what really happened lately. New management come on board and then the offer does need to be voted on so now the rumor mill is going to be picking up where I have seen the lawyers have filed a few lawsuits about what I don't know yet. And who says 'money isn't a problem.

Add your comment.

Sponsored Links

Leaked: Apple's Next Smart Device
(Warning, it may shock you)
The secret is out... experts are predicting 458 million of these types of devices will be sold per year. 1 hyper-growth company stands to rake in maximum profit - and it's NOT Apple. Show me Apple's new smart gizmo!

DocumentId: 2655346, ~/Articles/ArticleHandler.aspx, 9/21/2014 2:17:17 AM

Report This Comment

Use this area to report a comment that you believe is in violation of the community guidelines. Our team will review the entry and take any appropriate action.

Sending report...


Advertisement