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  • jacosa jacosa Aug 6, 2013 10:02 AM Flag

    Aug 2013 CC

    Well, they had one. Better-than-expected earnings. Usual extreme confidence from management. Analysts seemed happier than usual.

    Couple striking things: it takes just incredibly longer to get new devices on the US market than European markets (I'm told that they slip right into the US market if they can be presented as upgrades; it's the NOVEL devices that take forever). And it's taking forever for Volcano to re-rationalize production with the Costa Rica facility going (was production mixed too intimately with R&D?--that generally goes badly everywhere.).

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