NASDAQ:WHRT - WorldHeart Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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World Heart Corporation (WorldHeart) is engaged in the development and sale of ventricular assist devices (VADs), particularly the Levacor Rotary VAD (Levacor VAD or Levacor). VADs are mechanical assist devices that supplement the circulatory function of the heart by re-routing blood flow through a mechanical pump allowing for the restoration of normal blood circulation. VADs are used for treatment of patients with severe heart failure, including patients whose hearts are irreversibly damaged and cannot be treated effectively by medical or surgical means other than transplant. Bridge-to-Transplant therapy (BTT) therapy involves implanting a VAD in a transplant-eligible patient to maintain or improve the patient's health until a donor heart becomes available. In August 2012, HeartWare International, Inc. acquired WorldHeart.

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Market Cap$7.70 million

WorldHeart (NASDAQ:WHRT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is WorldHeart's stock symbol?

WorldHeart trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WHRT."

Who are WorldHeart's key executives?

WorldHeart's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Michael Sumner Estes Ph.D., Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 69)
  • Morgan R. Brown CPA, Interim Principal Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary (Age 47)
  • John Campbell Woodard Ph.D., Senior Vice President - Scientific Affairs (Age 56)
  • Jeani C. Delagardelle, Independent Director
  • William C. Garriock, Independent Director (Age 74)
  • Anders D. Hove M.D., Independent Director (Age 50)
  • Eugene B. Jones, Independent Director (Age 64)
  • Austin W. Marxe, Independent Director (Age 71)

How do I buy shares of WorldHeart?

Shares of WHRT 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 big of a company is WorldHeart?

WorldHeart has a market capitalization of $7.70 million.

What is WorldHeart's official website?

The official website for WorldHeart is

How can I contact WorldHeart?

WorldHeart's mailing address is 500 Old Connecticut Path, Ma, SALT LAKE CITY, UT 01701, United States. The healthcare company can be reached via phone at +1-508-7390864.

MarketBeat Community Rating for WorldHeart (NASDAQ WHRT)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  23 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  28 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  51
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WorldHeart and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WHRT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WHRT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/25/2018 by Staff

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