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Large Cap MedTech:

Can Valuations Keep Climbing?

Published September 16, 2019


  • The health care equipment (“MedTech”) sub-industry has been the 2nd best performing sub-industry in the health care sector in 2018 and 2019 year to date. To assess whether these companies deserve their sky-high valuations, we examined trends in capital efficiency and business reinvestment relative to investor and analyst expectations.

  • Our analysis suggests that the recent and anticipated improvements in the capital efficiency of BSX and SYK may be underappreciated by investors.

  • On the other hand, we find that investors may be holding onto unrealistically high expectations for ISRG, which is at risk of ceding competitive advantage in the near future.


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