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The Guidant recall wouldn't be too bad on its own, but the debt incurred to make the purchase of Guidant is like a chain around you leg. The combination of the two things makes me think that there won't be a jump very soon.

Since this company makes implantable devices I wouldn't really say it is cigar butts. I think of cigar butts as oold-school companies in declining industries (like photograpic film or casette tapes) they look good, but the industry is slowly sinking rather than growing.

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