About Thoratec (NASDAQ:THOR)
Thoratec Corporation develops, manufactures and markets medical devices used for mechanical circulatory support for the treatment of heart failure patients. The Company's products include ventricular assist devices (VADs), such as HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist System (HeartMate II), HeartMate III Left Ventricular Assist System, Thoratec Paracorporeal Ventricular Assist Device (PVAD) and Thoratec Implantable Ventricular Assist Device (IVAD). For acute circulatory support, the Company's product lines are CentriMag Acute Circulatory System (CentriMag) and for pediatric patients PediMag/PediVAS Acute Circulatory System (PediMag/PediVAS). HeartMate III, a centrifugal-flow, chronic, left ventricular assist system.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Equipment
Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Return on Equity8.02%
Return on Assets6.71%
Thoratec (NASDAQ:THOR) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Thoratec's stock symbol?
Thoratec trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "THOR."
How were Thoratec's earnings last quarter?
Thoratec Co. (NASDAQ:THOR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 4th. The medical instruments supplier reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.09. The medical instruments supplier had revenue of $128.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $115.48 million. Thoratec had a net margin of 10.29% and a return on equity of 8.02%. The company's revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.43 EPS. View Thoratec's Earnings History.
Has Thoratec been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about THOR stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Thoratec earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the medical instruments supplier an impact score of 45.69 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.
How do I buy shares of Thoratec?
Shares of THOR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How can I contact Thoratec?
Thoratec's mailing address is 6035 Stoneridge Dr, PLEASANTON, CA 94588, United States. The medical instruments supplier can be reached via phone at +1-925-8478600.
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