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German KUKA started stock lifting during second half an reached 38,90% driven by new orders from China, USA, South America and Germany. Even the successfully placing of corporate bond was a positive signal for the investors.
Adept had an impressive uptrend during the year but fell back to 27,37% in the last months due to increased losses in First Quarter Fiscal Year 2011 Results.
Intuitive Surgical had a downtrend since April 2010 ending at minus 15,31% caused by weakness in procedure volumes in the second half of the year caused by the economic downturn and remaining hight unemployment rate. Patients who have lost private insurance coverage are simply not getting medical care at the rate they once did.