Quidel Corporation

Medical Instruments & Supplies

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$5.94 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$3.27 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$1.94 billion
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Company Profile

Quidel Corporation had its IPO on 1991-02-01 under the ticker symbol QDEL.

The company operates in the Healthcare sector and Medical Instruments & Supplies industry. Quidel Corporation has a staff strength of 7,000 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Quidel Corporation opened at $88.64 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-03-30.

The stocks traded within a range of $87.35 - $89.4, and closed at $88.08.

This is a +0.25% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 296,635 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Quidel Corporation have increased by +2.45%.

Quidel Corporation's Key Ratios

Quidel Corporation has a market cap of $5.94 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 1.1627 and a price to sales ratio of 1.8735.

In the last 12-months Quidel Corporation’s revenue was $3.27 billion with a gross profit of $1.94 billion and an EBITDA of $1.27 billion. The EBITDA ratio measures Quidel Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Quidel Corporation’s operating margin was 30.37% while its return on assets stood at 10.99% with a return of equity of 15.99%.

In Q4, Quidel Corporation’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -93.3% while revenue growth was a positive 36%.

Quidel Corporation’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $9.51 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 16.4745 and a PEG multiple of 7.19. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Quidel Corporation’s profitability.

Quidel Corporation stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 2.6961 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 6.3115. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 1.8735.

Quidel Corporation stock pays annual dividends of $0 per share, indicating a yield of 0% and a payout ratio of 0%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$8.86 billion
Total Liabilities
$521.30 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$111.80 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Quidel Corporation ended 2023 with $8.86 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $8.86 billion while shareholder equity stood at $4.93 billion.

Quidel Corporation ended 2023 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $521.30 million in other current liabilities, 30000.00 in common stock, $2.20 billion in retained earnings and $2.48 billion in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $292.90 million and cash and short-term investments were $345.00 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $186,400,000 while long-term debt stood at $2.43 billion.

Quidel Corporation’s total current assets stands at $1.32 billion while long-term investments were $21.00 million and short-term investments were $52.10 million. Its net receivables were $453.90 million compared to accounts payable of $283.30 million and inventory worth $524.10 million.

In 2023, Quidel Corporation's operating cash flow was $0 while its capital expenditure stood at $111.80 million.

Comparatively, Quidel Corporation paid $0 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

Quidel Corporation stock is currently trading at $88.08 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $120.61 and a 52-week low of $120.61. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $124.67.

Its 50-day moving average was $87.17 and 200-day moving average was $87.79 The short ratio stood at 4.82 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 776.9% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 9639% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Quidel Corporation

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Quidel Corporation is QDEL

The IPO of Quidel Corporation took place on 1991-02-01

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9975 Summers Ridge Road, San Diego, CA, United States, 92121