Intuitive Surgical slides on cautious outlook

April 18, 2013 by Brad Perriello

Wall Street punished Intuitive Surgical today despite a 32% earnings spike after the robotic surgery company said it expects hysterectomy and other procedure volumes to be soft this year.

Intuitive Surgical

Investors on Wall Street rewarded Intuitive Surgical's (NSDQ:ISRG) robust 1st-quarter results – which left The Street's expectations in the dust – by paring nearly 3% from its share price today and another 3.3% in after-hours trading.

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