|Bid||34.00 x 100|
|Ask||37.38 x 100|
|Day's Range||35.03 - 35.40|
|52 Week Range||26.97 - 35.85|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||20.15|
|Dividend & Yield||0.74 (2.15%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
The world's top medical technology companies are turning to robots to help with complex knee surgery, promising quicker procedures and better results in operations that often leave patients dissatisfied. Demand for artificial replacement joints is growing fast, as baby boomers' knees and hips wear out, but for the past 15 years rival firms have failed to deliver a technological advance to gain them significant market share.
A summer work program and a new school partnership are ways local companies and organizations are training the area's next generation of tech workers. This summer, a group of high school students will begin the six-week AgTech work program, which is designed to give area youth an opportunity to explore agriculture and business technology while also learning workforce readiness skills. According to program sponsors, students will be treated as employees of Agricenter International and UT-TSU Extension and paid a stipend of $12.00 per hour.
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