Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) is one of the world’s largest medical technology corporations. The company, which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (under the ticker symbol ‘MDT’), is based in Fridley, Minnesota, USA.
Medtronic has a broad portfolio of products, therapies, and services to fulfill its Company Mission of “alleviating pain, restoring health, and extending life.”
It serves hospitals, doctors, and patients in more than 140 countries worldwide.
It was founded in 1949 as a medical equipment repair shop in northeast Minneapolis by Earl Bakken and Palmer Hermundslie. In 1957 it was incorporated as a Minnesota corporation.
Its operations are broken down into two major groups (The Cardiac and Vascular Group and The Restorative Therapies Group):
The Cardiac and Vascular Group (CVG) – CVG is comprised of four businesses: Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management (CRDM), Coronary, Structural Heart, and Endovascular. Products are primarily for patients with cardiac rhythm disorders and cardiovascular diseases.
Products include: Aortic stent graft systems, Coronary angioplasty technologies, CRDM device information management systems, Electrophysiology catheters, Implantable defibrillators, Leads and delivery systems, Open heart and coronary bypass grafting surgical products, Pacemakers, Peripheral angioplasty technologies, Renal denervation for uncontrolled hypertension, Surgical heart valves, Tissue ablation systems, and Transcatheter heart valves.
The Restorative Therapies Group (RTG) – RTG consists of four businesses: Spine, Neuromodulation, Diabetes, and Surgical Technologies. Products are primarily for patients with spinal conditions and musculoskeletal trauma, neurological disorders, urological and digestive disorders, diabetes, and ear, nose, and throat conditions.
Products include: Advanced energy surgical instruments, Balloon kyphoplasty systems, Bone graft and biologic products, Deep brain stimulation devices and leads, Devices for cranial trauma and tumors, critical care, and hydrocephalus, Drug delivery devices and catheters, External insulin pumps, Image-guided surgery and intra-operative imaging systems, Products to treat conditions of the ear, nose, and throat, Products to treat incontinence and gastroparesis, Spinal cord stimulation devices and leads, Spine motion preservation devices, Subcutaneous continuous glucose monitoring systems, and Thoracolumbar and cervical spine fixation systems.
Medtronic, Inc. – Company Overview
- Chairman and CEO: Omar Ishrak
- CFO: Gary L. Ellis
- Group President, Cardiac and Vascular: Michael J. Coyle
- Group President, Restorative Therapies: Christopher J. O’Connell
- Type: Public
- Industry: Medical Devices
- Publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
- NYSE stock ticker symbol: MDT
- S&P 500 Component
- Revenue: $16.590 billion USD (2013)
- Net income: $3.467 billion USD (2013)
- Diluted earnings per share: $3.37 USD (2013)
- Founded: 1949
- Founder(s): Earl Bakken and Palmer Hermundslie
- Employees: 46,000 (2013)
- Corporate headquarters: 710 Medtronic Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55432-5604, USA
- Corporate contact number: +1 (763) 514 4000
- Investor relations contact number: +1 (763) 505-2692
- Investor relations email address: [email protected]
- Website: http://www.medtronic.com/
Medtronic, Inc. – Live Stock Market Data
Medtronic, Inc. – Financial Results
|Operating data (in $ millions)||2013||2012|
|Cost of products sold||$4,126||$3,889|
|Gross margin percentage||75.1%||76.0%|
|Research and development expense||$1,557||$1,490|
|Selling, general, and administrative expense||$5,698||$5,623|
|Restructuring charges, net||$172||$87|
|Certain litigation charges, net||$245||$90|
|Amortization of intangible assets||$331||$335|
|Other expense, net||$108||$364|
|Interest expense, net||$151||$149|
|Income from continuing operations before income taxes||$4,251||$4,145|
|Provision for income taxes||$784||$730|
|Income from continuing operations||$3,467||$3,415|
|Income (loss) from discontinued operations, net of tax||–||$202|
|Balance sheet data (in $ millions)|
|Total stockholders’ equity||$18,671||$17,113|
|Cash flow data (in $ millions)|
|Net cash provided by operating activities||$4,883||$4,470|
|Net cash used in investing activities||$(3,101)||$(2,662)|
|Net cash used in financing activities||$(2,101)||$(1,882)|
|Cash and cash equivalents at end of period||$860||$1,172|
|Common share data (in $)|
|Basic earnings (loss) per common share||$3.40||$3.43|
|Diluted earnings (loss) per common share||$3.37||$3.41|
Source: “Medtronic 2013 Annual Report”
Medtronic, Inc. news
June 15, 2014: Medtronic has confirmed a $49.2 billion acquisition deal with the Irish medical devices company Covidien. The cash-and-shares transaction, which was voted through unanimously by both boards of directors, is valued at $93.22 per Covidien share. Medtronic will move its headquarters to Ireland, where corporate tax is just 12.5%, compared to 35% in the US.