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Equitrans Midstream Idea Proposal (EQM, ETRN)

Equitrans Midstream Idea Proposal (EQM, ETRN)

Will Equitrans Midstream successfully navigate its remaining legal hurdles and complete the Mountain Valley Pipeline? Report Available: August 3, 2020   Blueshift’s initial research found EQM preparing for the completion of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) amid a cascade of both positive and negative court rulings and news regarding pipelines around the nation. The company […]

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PayPal/Square Idea Proposal (PYPL, SQ)

PayPal/Square Idea Proposal (PYPL, SQ)

Will the COVID-19 pandemic cause lasting changes in the payments industry? If so, how will that affect PayPal and Square? Report Available: July 24, 2020   Blueshift’s ongoing research found growing enthusiasm for SQ and PYPL as the coronavirus crisis pushed consumer spending habits toward contactless transactions and online shopping. SQ helped small businesses adapt […]

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Collaterized Loan Obligation Idea Proposal

Collaterized Loan Obligation Idea Proposal

How much of a threat does the leveraged loan and collaterized loan obligation (CLO) market represent for the financial system? Report Available: July 9, 2020   Blueshift’s initial research found some financial experts and the financial press waving the warning flag regarding the leveraged loan and CLO market being under significant stress. Some experts fear […]

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Intuitive Surgical Idea Proposal (ISRG)

Intuitive Surgical Idea Proposal (ISRG)

Are hospitals open to new entrants in the robotic-assisted surgery market or will they stick with Intuitive Surgical’s industry-leading da Vinci system? How long will the COVID-19 slump impact Intuitive Surgical’s procedure and system revenue? Report Available: June 25, 2020   Blueshift’s ongoing research found the suspension of elective surgeries due to COVID-19 negatively impacting […]

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Chembio Diagnostics Idea Proposal (CEMI)

Chembio Diagnostics Idea Proposal (CEMI)

How will sensitivity and specificity concerns impact adoption of COVID-19 point-of-care tests? Will Chembio’s DPP COVID-19 System gain and sustain commercial success? Report Available: June 11, 2020   Blueshift’s initial research found the medical/pharma industrial complex engaging in a massive COVID-19 related effort to produce personal protective equipment, coronavirus testing systems and treatments. Over 180 […]

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Ansys Idea Proposal (ANSS)

Ansys Idea Proposal (ANSS)

What type of growth rate can Ansys deliver over the next few years in the simulation software market? Report Available: June 12, 2020   Blueshift’s initial research found ANSS a market leader for simulation software aimed at reducing costs and speeding cycle times for product design in a host of industries. The company expects some […]

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Job Market Idea Proposal

Job Market Idea Proposal

Will retail stores and restaurants have trouble hiring staff as businesses start to reopen across the country? Report Available: May 28, 2020   Blueshift’s initial research found businesses readying to reopen as states lift coronavirus restrictions. Some retailers and restaurant operators are concerned about filling out their staffs because of federal unemployment benefits that provide […]

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Sientra Idea Proposal (SIEN)

Sientra Idea Proposal (SIEN)

How will demand for Sientra’s implants for cancer and aesthetics procedures ramp post-COVID-19? Will Sientra’s share gains continue? Report Available: May 20, 2020   Blueshift’s initial research found SIEN having to navigate a new set of challenges as elective surgeries are just now resuming. Prior to COVID-19, SIEN turned in strong Q4 2019 results with […]

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Exact Sciences Idea Proposal (EXAS)

Exact Sciences Idea Proposal (EXAS)

What effect will Exact Sciences’ telehealth efforts have on Cologuard test numbers during and after COVID-19 quarantines? Report Available: May 1, 2020   Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Blueshift’s ongoing research found EXAS turning in strong Q4 2019 results with continued growth, acquisitions, and preparing for a strong 2020. Since the coronavirus outbreak, EXAS, like […]

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Align and SmileDirectClub Idea Proposal (ALGN, SDC)

Align and SmileDirectClub Idea Proposal (ALGN, SDC)

How will COVID-19 affect demand for clear aligners? Report Available: April 23, 2020   Blueshift’s initial research found dentists and orthodontists seeing their industry slow to a crawl as it adjusts to the coronavirus. Two-thirds of all dental practices in the U.S. are temporarily closed and patient volume has declined significantly. New patient starts for […]

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