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Highest Level of Cash in the Health Care Equipment Industry Detected in Shares of Medtronic (MDT, ABT, BAX, SYK, STJ)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Equipment industry with the highest cash equivalents (CE). Analysts use CE as a measure to compare the cash cushion of companies in the same industry.

Medtronic ranks highest with a CE of $18,000. Following is Abbott Laboratories with a CE of $6,000. Baxter International ranks third highest with a CE of $6,000.

Stryker follows with a CE of $3,000, and St Jude Medical rounds out the top five with a CE of $3,000.

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