Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (MLAB): Price and Financial Metrics

Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (MLAB): $110.39

1.99 (-1.77%)

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MLAB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $110.39 52-week high $206.36
Prev. close $112.38 52-week low $109.66
Day low $109.66 Volume 23,572
Day high $112.84 Avg. volume 48,058
50-day MA $130.36 Dividend yield 0.57%
200-day MA $154.96 Market Cap 594.34M

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  • MLAB scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 90.49% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MLAB is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • MLAB's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 40.93% of US stocks).

MLAB Stock Summary

  • MLAB's current price/earnings ratio is 334.31, which is higher than 98.39% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -18.97%, MESA LABORATORIES INC's debt growth rate surpasses just 16.69% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, MESA LABORATORIES INC is reporting a growth rate of 972.38%; that's higher than 98.3% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MLAB, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SGHT, PLAB, LIQT, UTRS, and STIM.
  • MLAB's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit MESA LABORATORIES INC's official web site, go to

MLAB Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, MLAB's price/sales ratio is 16.67% higher, now standing at 2.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, MLAB's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MLAB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MLAB 2023-09-22 2.8 1.6 334.3 84.5
MLAB 2023-09-21 2.8 1.6 334.5 84.5
MLAB 2023-09-20 2.9 1.6 346.3 87.0
MLAB 2023-09-19 2.9 1.7 351.8 88.1
MLAB 2023-09-18 3.0 1.7 360.1 89.8
MLAB 2023-09-15 3.0 1.7 363.8 90.5

MLAB Growth Metrics

    The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 56.63%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -39.36%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 384.5%.
Over the past 34 months, MLAB's revenue has gone up $104,681,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 222.368 24.766 -1.465
2022-09-30 222.777 32.946 -3.976
2022-06-30 199.868 26.823 -1.562
2022-03-31 184.335 39.223 1.871
2021-12-31 163.42 43.441 7.575
2021-09-30 142.896 38.486 5.093

MLAB'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.
  • MLAB has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 83.2% of graded US stocks.
  • MLAB's asset turnover comes in at 0.229 -- ranking 64th of 76 Measuring and Control Equipment stocks.
  • MSON, HURC, and BRKR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MLAB.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.229 0.640 0.051
2021-03-31 0.224 0.650 0.054
2020-12-31 0.236 0.619 0.023
2020-09-30 0.254 0.584 0.026
2020-06-30 0.268 0.567 0.023
2020-03-31 0.337 0.552 0.060

MLAB Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MLAB, see our MLAB 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 $301.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (MLAB) Company Bio

Mesa Laboratories, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets quality control instruments and disposable products. It operates through three segments: Instruments, Biological Indicators, and Continuous Monitoring. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Lakewood, Colorado.

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Latest MLAB News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about MESA LABORATORIES INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MLAB as an investment opportunity.

Penumbra and Mesa Labs have been highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

Penumbra and Mesa Labs are part of the Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day article.

Yahoo | September 22, 2023

Bear of the Day: Mesa Labs (MLAB)

Mesa diagnostics gains importance among big pharma so we want to watch this dip

Yahoo | September 22, 2023

Insider Sell: Director John Schmieder Sells 3,000 Shares of Mesa Laboratories Inc

On September 13, 2023, John Schmieder, a director at Mesa Laboratories Inc (NASDAQ:MLAB), sold 3,000 shares of the company's stock.

Yahoo | September 15, 2023

Mesa Laboratories, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter Results on November 6, 2023

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB) will issue a press release with financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2024 at approximately 8:00 A.M. Eastern time on Monday, November 6, 2023. About Mesa Laboratories, Inc. Mesa is a global leader in the design and manufacture of life science tools and critical quality control solutions for regulated applications in the pharmaceutical, healthcare and medical device industries. Mesa offers

Yahoo | September 13, 2023

15 Worst Performing Growth Stocks in 2023

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Yahoo | September 11, 2023

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MLAB Price Returns

1-mo -22.14%
3-mo -13.18%
6-mo -35.20%
1-year -23.18%
3-year -54.46%
5-year -39.33%
YTD -33.37%
2022 -49.18%
2021 14.73%
2020 15.22%
2019 20.01%
2018 68.27%

MLAB Dividends

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Continue Researching MLAB

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