MEDIFAST INC (MED): Price and Financial Metrics


-1.04 (-0.90%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where MED ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.77% of US stocks.
  • MED's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • MED ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 14th percentile.

MED Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for MED is 12.84 -- better than 97.69% of US stocks.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for MEDIFAST INC is higher than it is for about just 11.22% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 174.29%, MEDIFAST INC's debt growth rate surpasses 92.4% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MED, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are IESC, LFVN, SPWH, MAN, and LL.
  • MED's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit MEDIFAST INC's official web site, go to

MED Valuation Summary

  • MED's price/sales ratio is 0.7; this is 56.25% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • MED's price/sales ratio has moved down 1.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MED.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MED 2022-09-30 0.7 9.2 7.6 5.8
MED 2022-09-29 0.7 9.2 7.6 5.8
MED 2022-09-28 0.7 9.6 7.9 6.0
MED 2022-09-27 0.7 9.3 7.7 5.8
MED 2022-09-26 0.7 9.3 7.7 5.8
MED 2022-09-23 0.7 9.6 7.9 6.0

MED Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 125.24%.
  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 58.74%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 100.39%.
MED's revenue has moved up $973,278,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows MED's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 1,662.162 95.776 156.899
2022-03-31 1,603.018 72.892 164.749
2021-12-31 1,526.087 94.545 164.031
2021-09-30 1,413.165 121.833 158.002
2021-06-30 1,271.24 147.147 150.473
2021-03-31 1,097.05 183.787 125.445

MED's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MED has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 99.43% of graded US stocks.
  • MED's asset turnover comes in at 4.143 -- ranking 1st of 59 Food Products stocks.
  • TWNK, TOFB, and KHC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MED.

The table below shows MED's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 4.143 0.744 19.148
2021-03-31 4.006 0.739 72.885
2020-12-31 3.851 0.746 8.172
2020-09-30 3.779 0.746 4.378
2020-06-30 3.670 0.745 2.384
2020-03-31 3.596 0.753 1.821

MED Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MED, see our MED price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $363.33 Average Broker Recommendation 1.33 (Strong Buy)

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MED Price/Volume Stats

Current price $114.98 52-week high $235.71
Prev. close $116.02 52-week low $107.00
Day low $113.16 Volume 104,700
Day high $117.37 Avg. volume 145,892
50-day MA $129.46 Dividend yield 5.65%
200-day MA $170.38 Market Cap 1.27B


Medifast Inc. is a manufacturer and provider of clinically weight-loss and weight-maintenance products and programs. The company was founded in 1980 and is based in Owings Mills, Maryland.

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MED Price Returns

1-mo -2.24%
3-mo -33.87%
6-mo -34.56%
1-year -38.38%
3-year 29.73%
5-year 121.16%
YTD -43.30%
2021 9.36%
2020 86.18%
2019 -9.73%
2018 82.11%
2017 72.33%

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