Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

Masimo Needs Rainbow To Lead To A Pot Of Gold

Over and over again, investors who follow the med-tech space will see examples of companies generating solid revenue and profit growth in markets that are seen as slow-growth. In the case of Masimo (NASDAQ:MASI), the company has used strong technology to add some spice to the pulse oximetry market. More recently, though, the company has struggled to generate the hoped-for growth from hemoglobin monitoring. Better execution here is the real key to the story - if Masimo can translate the potential of noninvasive hemoglobin monitoring into real sales, there could be upside to these shares.

Familiar Themes Closed Out 2012

Masimo's recent fourth quarter report was in some respects a microcosm of the company's story in recent quarters...

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