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ROBO Global Quarterly Review Q1 2019

Q1 2019 marked a banner first quarter for robotics, automation and AI stocks. The ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index surged 18%, while the Artificial Intelligence Index increased 26%, largely...

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ROBO Global Research Update: Materialise

In March, I was treated to a personal tour of Materialise’s main facility in Leuven, Belgium, along with ROBO Global’s CEO of EMEA & Asia, Richard Lightbound. One of the largest additive manuf...

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The Investor’s Guide to Computing, Processing & AI

In this Investor's Guide to computing, processing, and AI, we explore the opportunity for investors to focus on a world in which 'technology is power.' While the computer age has already delivered unp...

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ROBO Global Research Update: Intuitive Surgical

ROBO Global index member Intuitive Surgical continues to drive the healthcare robotics revolution, and investors are taking note. Its shares have climbed 17% so far this year (as of March 25, 2019) an...

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ROBO Global Research Update: AeroVironment

AeroVironment has been making headlines lately, and for good reason. The recent availability of its Quantix™ VTOL hybrid drone and the AeroVironment Decision Support System™ (AV DSS) marks a key...

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ROBO Global Research Update: Biotelemetry

A pioneer in the wireless medical technology space, BioTelemetry is changing how doctors monitor and diagnose health disorders and diseases. While this technology holds the potential to be applied acr...

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ROBO Global Research Update: Nuance Communications

When it comes to making a difference in the world with artificial intelligence, one company that is clearly leading the way is Massachusetts-based Nuance Communications. Originally founded in 1994 as ...

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The Investor’s Guide to Logistics Automation

Over the past three years, the logistics automation subsector has outperformed the S&P 500 by an impressive 53%. Considering the level of investment in the space—by both the giants and by the sm...

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3D Printing: Poised for a profitable future

3D printing is here, and it is transforming every industry it touches as the sector shifts from a bleeding-edge technology to a must-have competitive tool. As manufacturers large and small turn to 3D ...

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The Investor’s Guide to Robotics & AI in Healthcare

In this Investor's Guide to Robotics & AI in Healthcare, we look the most important healthcare innovations happening today—and why they matter to investors. As global healthcare costs contin...

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ROBO Global Quarterly Review Q4 2018

After returning a total 51% in the prior two years, the ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index declined 22% during the 4Q18 global equity rout that was caused by a perfect storm of monetary tight...

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ROBO Global 2019 Outlook

Heading into 2019, ROBO Global explores the major trends shaping robotics, automation, and AI. All expectations point to an even bigger, faster, and more innovative year than the last....

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ROBO Global Quarterly Review Q3 2018

THIRD QUARTER IN REVIEW The ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index rose 4.3% in 3Q18, recouping its 2Q loss. While weakening economic momentum continued to weigh on Asian and European equities, ...

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ROBO GLOBAL EARNINGS TRENDS 2Q18

With the earnings season coming to a close, the ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index has recouped its 2Q losses and risen over 6% in July and August. 2Q18 marked the sixth consecutive quarter o...

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The ROBO Global Quarterly Report

Q2 2018 Performance, Investment Insight, and Notable News from the quarter....

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ROBO Global Quarterly Review Q2 2018

After ten consecutive quarters of gains, the ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index declined by 4% in 2Q18, primarily due to weakening economic momentum in Europe and Asia, a stronger d...

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M&A AND FUNDINGS FOR ROBOTICS, AUTOMATION, AND AI ACCELERATE IN 2018

For investors in Robotics, Automation and AI (RAAI), the news couldn’t be better. In the past 24 months, the ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index returned a remarkable 63%, significantly outp...

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ROBO GLOBAL 1Q18 EARNINGS REPORT

The ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index looks set to deliver close to 30% median EPS growth in 1Q18, the strongest earnings growth since its inception in 2013. A majority of the technology and...

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ROBO Global Research Update: iRobot is Thriving in the World of AI

iRobot is the world’s leading consumer robot company and a bellwether member of the ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index. Founded in 1990 by MIT roboticists, iRobot pioneered the smart home r...

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ROBO EARNINGS TRENDS Q4 2017: POWERING AHEAD

The ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index just posted the strongest positive earnings surprise since its inception. This growth was fueled by a universe of Robotics, Automation, and AI companies...

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ROBO GLOBAL 2018 INVESTMENT TRENDS

2018 Investor Outlook: 5 Robotics & AI predictions to prepare your portfolio...

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ROBO GLOBAL EARNINGS REPORT (Q3 2017)

The ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index continued to build momentum in 3Q17. We discuss performance and interesting trends that emerged from the results of the 84 members of the index....

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ABB ROBOTICS INVESTMENT COMMENTARY

We returned from ABB’s inaugural Innovation and Technology Day with increased confidence in the company’s prospects for continued profitable growth in its robotics and automation businesses. ABB h...

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A LOOK AT LOGISTICS AUTOMATION

We believe logistics is one of the most promising applications for Robotics and Automation (R&A) technology from an investor’s perspective. The industry is at an inflection point as the boom in ...

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BEST ROBO EARNINGS IN SIX YEARS

The ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index just posted its strongest EPS growth since 2011, with the 2Q17 median EPS growth looking up 24% YoY, significantly better than anticipated....

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ROBO MARKET OUTLOOK FOR 2017

Investment Commentary--December 2016 After another rollercoaster ride of a year, investors must be relieved after the S&P Index finished up +10% in 2016, despite at one point falling nearly 15%. ...

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49 ROBOTICS INDUSTRY RESEARCH REPORTS (2016)

The number of research reports studying the robotics industry is growing exponentially. To date in 2016 there have been 109 on subjects ranging from overly broad to very drilled- down views of the ind...

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ROBO Global Q1 Investor Call 2019

The ROBO Global Index was up 18% in the first quarter of 2019. Our research team will walk you through the key trends, companies and subsectors driving the performance as well as discuss key updates made to the index in the March rebalance.

Meet the Minds Behind the ROBO Global Strategic Advisory Board

Henrik Christensen, Illah Nourbakhsh, and Manish Kothari are just three of the brilliant members of the ROBO Global Strategic Advisory Board. Among the top minds in the world of robotics and AI, we are honored to have their insight and knowledge fueling the decisions behind the index and helping to keep ROBO state of the …

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