Boris Marjanovic
Hedge fund manager, contrarian, arbitrage, quantitative investing

Merit Medical Systems: Double-Digit Growth At A Reasonable Valuation

People are eating more and living less active lives. These two trends have converged to create a perfect storm of ever expanding waistlines and the blood vessel clogging health problems that go with them. Like coronary heart disease (leads to heart attacks), cerebrovascular disease (leads to strokes), and peripheral arterial disease (leads to organ damage, loss of limbs). Taken together, cardiovascular diseases, or CVDs, are the number one killer worldwide. In fact, CVDs claim more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Of the 56 million people who died in 2012, 17.5 million deaths were CVD-related (latest data). And this figure is forecasted to reach 24 million by 2030.

These depressing statistics don't even include the hundreds of millions of

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