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  • cuthbertcookie cuthbertcookie Feb 7, 2013 8:16 AM Flag

    Interesting post, andrewdude


    Let's see if we can logically build on it. You say the US potential is 150 devices; But here's what they just said about 2012: "Record lithotripsy sales with 21 devices sold in fourth quarter and 52 devices sold during full year."
    They thus sold 31 devices during the first 9 months of 2012 and lost money doing it. If the total US potential is 150, say spread over 3 years (i.e, 50 per year), the potential to make any sizeable profit seems limited. We should expect that they made a BIG profit from the 21 sold in the last quarter. But what would that be? Two million? Five million? Too bad they can't tell us a little sooner than next month. I would hope they are trying hard to wrap up the books for 2012 so they can get that info (which we all would expect to be very positive) out as soon as they can. Top priority. What do they sell an individual device for? How much of their revenue will be from on-going maintenance?

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