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Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) [hlAlert]

down 11.88 %

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) downgraded to Hold by Brean Murray

Posted on: Monday,  Jun 14, 2010  8:25 AM ET by Brean Murray

Brean Murray rated Hold Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISRG) on 06/14/2010. Previously Brean Murray rated Buy Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISRG) on
04/16/2010., when the stock price was $377.27. Since then, Intuitive Surgical, Inc. has lost 11.89% as of 06/14/2010's recent price of $332.42.
If you would have followed the previous Brean Murray's recommendation on ISRG, you would have lost 11.88% of your investment in 59 days.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. designs and manufactures the da Vinci Surgical System. The da Vinci Surgical System seamlessly translates the surgeon's natural hand movements on instrument controls at a console into corresponding micromovements of instruments positioned inside the patient through small puncture incisions, or ports. The products provide the surgeon with the range of motion and fine tissue control previously possible only with open surgery, while simultaneously allowing the surgeon to work through small ports.

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Stock Market Advice
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
6/14/2010 8:25 AM Hold
as of 12/31/2010
1 Week   
1 Month   
3 Months   
1 YTD up  9.55 %
Previous Recommendations
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
4/16/2010 8:25 AM Buy
377.27 450.00
1/22/2010 9:25 AM Buy
338.50 400.00
1/21/2010 10:25 AM Buy
309.42 360.00
10/13/2009 8:25 AM Buy
255.43 280.00
7/23/2009 8:25 AM Buy
215.37 235.00
4/17/2009 8:25 AM Hold
1/8/2009 9:25 AM Sell
110.54 80.00
11/25/2008 8:25 AM Hold

(*) Stock Price at the time of the recommendation.
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