Foundational Guru Report for ISRG

Below is the fundamental report from the guru of Validea for INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC. (ISRG). Of the 22 guru strategies we follow, ISRG achieves the highest rates using our multi-factor investor model based on Pim van Vliet’s published strategy. This multi-factor model looks for low volatility stocks that also have strong momentum and high net distribution yields.

INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC. (ISRG) is a large-cap growth stock in the medical equipment and supplies sector. The rating using this strategy is 81% based on underlying company fundamentals and stock valuation. A score of 80% or higher generally indicates that the strategy has some interest in the stock and a score above 90% generally indicates strong interest.

The following table summarizes whether the stock meets each of the tests for this strategy. Not all of the criteria in the table below are given the same weight or are independent, but the table provides a brief overview of the stock’s strengths and weaknesses in the context of the strategy’s criteria.


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About Pim van Vliet: When investing, you generally have to take on more risk to get more returns. There is, however, a major exception to this in the world of factor investing. Low volatility stocks have been proven to outperform their high volatility counterparts, and do so with less risk. Pim van Vliet is Head of Conservative Actions at Robeco Asset Management. His research on conservative factor investing led to the creation of this strategy and the publication of the book “High Returns From Low Risk: A Remarkable Stock Market Paradox”. Van Vliet holds a PhD in Financial and Business Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

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