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Best Medical Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top medical stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best medical stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the medical instruments & supplies industry.

Industry: Medical Instruments & Sup...
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
STAA
STAAR SURGICAL CO
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$3.45B$71.85-4.21%$45.25M102.64x0.26
WST
WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES INC
NYSE
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$18.61B$251.27-0.26%$929.70M27.37x0.39
RGEN
REPLIGEN CORP
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$10.60B$191.061.21%$246.75M66.34x0.35
MMSI
MERIT MEDICAL SYSTEMS INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$3.24B$57.07-0.80%$167.23M55.41x0.52
UTMD
UTAH MEDICAL PRODUCTS INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$313.92M$86.60-2.15%$27.26M19.77x0.08
RMD
RESMED INC
NYSE
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$31.99B$218.46-0.13%$1.18B40.91x0.52
BLFS
BIOLIFE SOLUTIONS INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$1.01B$23.67-0.25%-$85.79M-10.47x0.14
POAI
PREDICTIVE ONCOLOGY INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$28.53M$0.36-2.15%-$26.28M-0.89x0.09
XRAY
DENTSPLY SIRONA INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$6.34B$29.15-2.12%$960.00M15.10x0.83
ECOR
ELECTROCORE INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$29.87M$0.42-4.33%-$19.78M-1.45x0.23
TFX
TELEFLEX INC
NYSE
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$9.57B$203.97-1.92%$867.80M18.71x0.75
ALC
ALCON INC
NYSE
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$28.01B$56.96-1.71%$1.86B61.91x0.42
RVP
RETRACTABLE TECHNOLOGIES INC
NYSEMKT
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$65.87M$2.000.00%$47.26M2.15x0.90
MHUA
MEIHUA INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES CO LTD
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$149.25M$5.970.00%$26.07M5.97x0.28
ATRC
ATRICURE INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$1.84B$39.540.03%$69.63M33.23x0.29
EKSO
EKSO BIONICS HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$20.32M$1.561.96%-$11.55M-1.61x0.28
HOLX
HOLOGIC INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$16.23B$65.00-0.35%$2.39B10.85x0.87
ZTEK
ZENTEK LTD
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$166.93M$1.68-4.00%N/A19.76x0.15
NYXH
NYXOAH SA
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$161.08M$6.254.17%-$17.97M-0.01x0.21
ICUI
ICU MEDICAL INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$3.62B$151.48-0.82%$200.84M315.58x1.20
LMAT
LEMAITRE VASCULAR INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$1.13B$51.400.92%$41.66M50.39x0.16
STE
STERIS PLC
NYSE
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$16.71B$167.112.65%$1.18B44.33x0.74
COO
COOPER COMPANIES INC
NYSE
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$13.29B$269.400.11%$932.30M31.04x0.63
NVST
ENVISTA HOLDINGS CORP
NYSE
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$5.42B$33.19-1.75%$503.30M17.84x0.61
HAE
HAEMONETICS CORP
NYSE
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$3.78B$73.61-1.26%$205.29M55.77x1.36
ISRG
INTUITIVE SURGICAL INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$67.52B$189.06-1.74%$2.06B47.03x0.14
BAX
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC
NYSE
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$27.85B$55.30-0.47%$2.60B27.38x2.59
FEMY
FEMASYS INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$14.29M$1.210.00%-$9.20M-1.66x0.10
BDX
BECTON DICKINSON & CO
NYSE
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$64.49B$226.12-1.84%$4.56B38.65x1.09
ATRI
ATRION CORP
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$1.01B$565.00-0.62%$53.00M29.67x0.12
ANGO
ANGIODYNAMICS INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$801.61M$20.570.83%$2.53M-30.25x0.30
NURO
NEUROMETRIX INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$20.39M$2.86-3.05%-$3.79M-4.77x0.08
NXGL
NEXGEL INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$7.91M$1.42-6.58%-$3.03M-1.12x0.47
MASI
MASIMO CORP
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$7.48B$142.42-1.32%$328.18M41.16x1.46
AKYA
AKOYA BIOSCIENCES INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$405.83M$10.71-5.72%-$54.05M-6.23x1.03
NEPH
NEPHROS INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$9.82M$0.95-2.36%-$5.19M-1.73x0.27
IRTC
IRHYTHM TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$3.77B$125.692.72%-$103.92M-28.37x0.78
SMTI
SANARA MEDTECH INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$232.50M$28.00-1.20%-$10.63M-17.72x0.31
OMIC
SINGULAR GENOMICS SYSTEMS INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$182.25M$2.56-5.88%-$79.31M-2.69x0.23
PDEX
PRO DEX INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$61.70M$17.053.64%$5.91M16.08x1.00
ISR
ISORAY INC
NYSEMKT
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$31.26M$0.22-27.39%-$6.98M-4.40x0.05
PLSE
PULSE BIOSCIENCES INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$66.83M$1.800.56%-$61.00M-0.89x0.73
KRMD
KORU MEDICAL SYSTEMS INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$102.23M$2.271.79%-$9.06M-13.35x0.30
STVN
STEVANATO GROUP SPA
NYSE
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$5.18B$17.52-2.88%$247.54M37.36x0.68
NVCR
NOVOCURE LTD
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$8.07B$77.05-2.03%-$43.22M-118.54x1.63
GCTK
GLUCOTRACK INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$30.79M$1.993.65%-$5.15M-7.11x0.35
OSUR
ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$283.21M$3.90-2.99%-$43.87M-4.38x0.25
MLSS
MILESTONE SCIENTIFIC INC
NYSEMKT
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$48.93M$0.71-17.63%-$7.91M-5.92x0.30
HBIO
HARVARD BIOSCIENCE INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$108.25M$2.601.56%$6.71M-28.89x1.00
GKOS
GLAUKOS CORP
NYSE
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$2.55B$53.530.98%-$6.91M-44.98x0.83
WRBY
WARBY PARKER INC
NYSE
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$1.68B$14.54-5.28%-$176.63M-6.38x0.93
STSS
SHARPS TECHNOLOGY INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$10.04M$1.09-5.22%N/AN/A0.25
MYMD
MYMD PHARMACEUTICALS INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$96.67M$2.54-7.30%-$17.17M-6.05x0.19
GMVD
G MEDICAL INNOVATIONS HOLDINGS LTD
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$2.99M$0.22-2.65%$19.74M-0.17x-2.21
MBOT
MICROBOT MEDICAL INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$34.12M$4.80-1.23%-$13.06M-2.61x0.23
INFU
INFUSYSTEM HOLDINGS INC
NYSEMKT
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$145.69M$7.043.07%$15.01M-234.67x1.13
BLCO
BAUSCH & LOMB CORP
NYSE
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$5.46B$15.61-2.92%N/AN/A0.59
LUCY
INNOVATIVE EYEWEAR INC
NASDAQ
Medical Instruments & Supplies
$9.72M$1.33-1.48%N/AN/A-1.81

Medical Stocks FAQ

What are the best medical stocks to buy right now in Oct 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best medical stocks to buy right now are:

1. Staar Surgical Co (NASDAQ:STAA)


Staar Surgical Co (NASDAQ:STAA) is the top medical stock with a Zen Score of 74, which is 38 points higher than the medical industry average of 36. It passed 25 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Staar Surgical Co has seen its stock lose -42.86% over the past year, underperforming other medical stocks by -12 percentage points.

Staar Surgical Co has an average 1 year price target of $107.80, an upside of 50.03% from Staar Surgical Co's current stock price of $71.85.

Staar Surgical Co stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 5 analysts covering Staar Surgical Co, 80% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 20% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST)


West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST) is the second best medical stock with a Zen Score of 63, which is 27 points higher than the medical industry average of 36. It passed 24 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. West Pharmaceutical Services has seen its stock lose -41.89% over the past year, underperforming other medical stocks by -11 percentage points.

West Pharmaceutical Services has an average 1 year price target of $400.00, an upside of 59.19% from West Pharmaceutical Services's current stock price of $251.27.

West Pharmaceutical Services stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering West Pharmaceutical Services, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Repligen (NASDAQ:RGEN)


Repligen (NASDAQ:RGEN) is the third best medical stock with a Zen Score of 59, which is 23 points higher than the medical industry average of 36. It passed 20 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Repligen has seen its stock lose -33.24% over the past year, underperforming other medical stocks by -3 percentage points.

Repligen has an average 1 year price target of $249.50, an upside of 30.59% from Repligen's current stock price of $191.06.

Repligen stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 4 analysts covering Repligen, 75% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 25% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the medical stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 11 medical stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 medical stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Utah Medical Products (NASDAQ:UTMD)


Utah Medical Products (NASDAQ:UTMD) has an annual dividend yield of 3.31%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the medical industry average of 1.25%. Utah Medical Products's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Utah Medical Products's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Utah Medical Products's dividend payout ratio of 65.4% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Baxter International (NYSE:BAX)


Baxter International (NYSE:BAX) has an annual dividend yield of 2.06%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the medical industry average of 1.25%. Baxter International's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Baxter International's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Baxter International's dividend payout ratio of 55.9% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Dentsply Sirona (NASDAQ:XRAY)


Dentsply Sirona (NASDAQ:XRAY) has an annual dividend yield of 1.66%, which is the same as the medical industry average of 1.25%. Dentsply Sirona's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Dentsply Sirona's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Dentsply Sirona's dividend payout ratio of 22.3% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are medical stocks down?

Medical stocks were down -0.58% in the last day, and down -0.89% over the last week. Isoray was the among the top losers in the medical instruments & supplies industry, dropping -27.39% yesterday.

IsoRay shares are trading lower after the company announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Viewpoint Molecular Targeting.

What are the most undervalued medical stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued medical stocks right now are:

1. Utah Medical Products (NASDAQ:UTMD)


Utah Medical Products (NASDAQ:UTMD) is the most undervalued medical stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Utah Medical Products has a valuation score of 71, which is 40 points higher than the medical industry average of 31. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Utah Medical Products's stock has dropped -10.02% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the medical industry by 21 percentage points.

2. Meihua International Medical Technologies Co (NASDAQ:MHUA)


Meihua International Medical Technologies Co (NASDAQ:MHUA) is the second most undervalued medical stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Meihua International Medical Technologies Co has a valuation score of 71, which is 40 points higher than the medical industry average of 31. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

3. Dentsply Sirona (NASDAQ:XRAY)


Dentsply Sirona (NASDAQ:XRAY) is the third most undervalued medical stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Dentsply Sirona has a valuation score of 71, which is 40 points higher than the medical industry average of 31. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Dentsply Sirona's stock has dropped -50.11% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the medical industry by -20 percentage points.

Are medical stocks a good buy now?

58.7% of medical stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect medical stocks to rise by 43.68% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the medical instruments & supplies industry?

The average P/E ratio of the medical instruments & supplies industry is 36.57x.
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