Quidel Corporation (QDEL): Price and Financial Metrics

Quidel Corporation (QDEL): $99.60

0.61 (+0.62%)

POWR Rating

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  • QDEL scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 95.08% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for QDEL is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • QDEL ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

QDEL Stock Summary

  • Quidel Corp's stock had its IPO on March 3, 1992, making it an older stock than 81.48% of US equities in our set.
  • QDEL's current price/earnings ratio is 6.72, which is higher than only 12.61% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • QDEL's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of only 17.81% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Quidel Corp are PLAB, SMWB, APPN, BDR, and OSUR.
  • Visit QDEL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.quidel.com.

QDEL Valuation Summary

  • QDEL's price/earnings ratio is 6; this is 83.56% lower than that of the median Healthcare stock.
  • QDEL's price/earnings ratio has moved up 24.7 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, QDEL's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 28.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for QDEL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
QDEL 2021-08-31 2.9 3.8 6.0 4.2
QDEL 2021-08-30 2.9 3.8 6.0 4.3
QDEL 2021-08-27 2.9 3.8 5.9 4.2
QDEL 2021-08-26 2.8 3.7 5.8 4.1
QDEL 2021-08-25 2.7 3.6 5.6 4.0
QDEL 2021-08-24 2.8 3.6 5.6 4.0

QDEL Growth Metrics

    Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 801.95%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 753.4%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 204.51%.
QDEL's revenue has moved up $1,197,441,000 over the prior 34 months.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 1,698.551 805.869 704.226
2021-09-30 1,870.887 923.623 883.039
2021-06-30 1,837.209 917.019 899.555
2021-03-31 1,862.353 1,154.04 948.134
2020-12-31 1,661.668 629.763 810.287
2020-09-30 1,004.643 238.356 370.783

QDEL'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.
  • QDEL has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 85.03% of graded US stocks.
  • QDEL's asset turnover comes in at 1.046 -- ranking 21st of 680 Pharmaceutical Products stocks.
  • SYRS, ONVO, and SESN are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with QDEL.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.046 0.813 1.894
2021-03-31 1.203 0.825 2.292
2020-12-31 1.314 0.812 2.053
2020-09-30 0.980 0.739 1.094
2020-06-30 0.705 0.663 0.537
2020-03-31 0.625 0.614 0.329

QDEL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of QDEL, see our QDEL 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 $127.75 Average Broker Recommendation 1.8 (Moderate Buy)

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QDEL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $99.60 52-week high $180.06
Prev. close $98.99 52-week low $88.05
Day low $97.89 Volume 1,212,748
Day high $101.10 Avg. volume 628,395
50-day MA $106.17 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $121.78 Market Cap 4.17B

Quidel Corporation (QDEL) Company Bio

Quidel Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets diagnostic testing solutions for applications primarily in infectious diseases, women’s health, and gastrointestinal diseases. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in San Diego, California.

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Latest QDEL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Quidel Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate QDEL as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Wall Street Analysts Believe Quidel (QDEL) Could Rally 47%: Here's is How to Trade

The average of price targets set by Wall Street analysts indicates a potential upside of 46.8% in Quidel (QDEL). While the effectiveness of this highly sought-after metric is questionable, the positive trend in earnings estimate revisions might translate into an upside in the stock.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Quidel upgraded to Strong Buy at Raymond James on Ortho Clinical acquisition

The COVID-19 test maker Quidel (QDEL +5.7%) is trading higher on Tuesday morning hours after Raymond James upgraded the stock to Strong Buy from Outperform, citing its proposed acquisition of Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. In December, Quidel (NASDAQ:QDEL) announced a deal to buy the pure-play in-vitro diagnostics player for nearly $6B....

Seeking Alpha | February 22, 2022

Why Quidel Was Trouncing the Market on Tuesday

A significant analyst upgrade keeps the stock''s bull run going.

The Motley Fool | February 22, 2022

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QDEL Price Returns

1-mo -0.52%
3-mo -7.56%
6-mo -31.22%
1-year -17.03%
3-year 81.62%
5-year 299.84%
YTD -26.22%
2021 -24.86%
2020 139.44%
2019 53.69%
2018 12.62%
2017 102.38%

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