Medical device companies have hardly impressed during earnings season. Revenue has fallen at many leading firms in the industry, and pricing pressures, overseas trouble, and saturated markets have left some investors wondering how much more room this industry has to grow in the near future.
Despite all this, however, leading orthopedics firms have pushed on. Companies such as Stryker (NYSE:SYK) and Zimmer Holdings (UNKNOWN:ZMH.DL) have shown signs of hope for investors even while dealing with problems such as device recalls, but is this enough to warrant your investment in the orthopedics industry? Motley Fool contributor Dan Carroll and health care analyst Max Macaluso discuss what you need to know about this industry in the video below.
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