Thoratec Corporation (THOR)

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Last closing price (Apr 23 4:00 EDT):
33.52 (-0.89%) ? 
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Return to date (1m/3m/6m/12m):
-4.06% ? 
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Description:
Thoratec Corporation engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of proprietary medical devices used for circulatory support. The company’s primary product lines include ventricular assist devices, such as HeartMate II, an implantable left ventricular assist device consisting of a rotary blood pump to provide intermediate and long-term mechanical circulatory support (MCS); and HeartMate XVE, an implantable and pulsatile left ventricular assist device for intermediate and longer-term MCS. Its ventricular assist devices also comprise CentriMag, an extracorporeal full-flow acute surgical support platform that offers support up to 30 days for cardiac and respiratory failure; and PediMag and PediVAS extracorporeal full-flow acute surgical support platforms designed to provide acute surgical support to pediatric patients. In addition, the company provides Paracorporeal Ventricular Assist Device, an external pulsatile ventricular assist device, which provides left, right, and biventricular MCS approved for bridge-to-transplantation (BTT), including home discharge, and post-cardiotomy myocardial recovery; and Implantable Ventricular Assist Device, an implantable and pulsatile ventricular assist device designed to provide left, right, and biventricular MCS approved for BTT comprising home discharge, and post-cardiotomy myocardial recovery. The company sells its products through direct sales force and distributors in the United States and internationally. Thoratec Corporation was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, California.
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Jason Mills Canaccord Genuity Buy   Oct 31, '13   43.21    Oct 31, '14  -22.43% 
David Roman Goldman Sachs Buy   Oct 14, '13   38.66  46.00  Oct 14, '14  -13.30% 
Steven Lichtman Oppenheimer & Co. Buy   Aug 13, '13   36.65  43.00  Aug 13, '14  17.33% 
Bruce Nudell Credit Suisse Buy   Aug 09, '13   37.38    Aug 09, '14  -10.33% 
Jayson Bedford Raymond James Buy   Aug 02, '13   36.20  40.00  Aug 02, '14  10.50% 
Jayson Bedford Raymond James Buy   Jun 11, '13   30.80  37.00  Jun 11, '14  20.13% 
Rajeev Jashnani UBS Buy   Oct 03, '12   35.82    Oct 03, '13  6.50% 
Steven Lichtman Oppenheimer & Co. Buy   Aug 01, '12   34.00  42.00  Aug 01, '13  -3.56% 
Steven Lichtman Oppenheimer & Co. Buy   May 01, '12   34.50  42.00  May 01, '13  3.68% 
Charley Jones Barrington Research Buy   Feb 12, '12   34.32  38.00  Feb 12, '13  10.72% 
Charley Jones Barrington Research Buy   Nov 02, '11   30.46  36.00  Nov 02, '12  20.22% 
Steven Lichtman Oppenheimer & Co. Buy   May 17, '11   33.09  40.00  May 17, '12  -5.26% 
Sean Lavin Lazard Capital Markets Buy   Apr 17, '11   30.13  34.00  Apr 17, '12  12.84% 
Jason Mills Canaccord Genuity Buy   Jan 11, '11   31.10  43.00  Jan 11, '12  -3.28%