NASDAQ:ABAX - Abaxis Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$83.30 +0.01 (+0.01 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 10:43 AM ET)
Previous Close$83.30
Today's Range$83.21 - $83.33
52-Week Range$43.66 - $83.98
Volume128,460 shs
Average Volume198,399 shs
Market Capitalization$1.91 billion
P/E Ratio64.08
Dividend Yield0.86%
Beta1.3
Abaxis logoAbaxis, Inc. develops, manufactures, markets, and sells portable blood analysis systems for use in human or veterinary patient care to provide rapid blood constituent measurements for clinicians worldwide. It operates in two segments, Medical Market and Veterinary Market. The company offers Piccolo chemistry analyzers with rapid blood constituent measurements for use in human patient care; and Piccolo profiles that are single-use medical reagents. It also provides VetScan VS2, a chemistry, electrolyte, immunoassay, and blood gas analyzer delivering results from a sample of whole blood, serum, or plasma; VetScan profiles, which are packaged as single-use plastic veterinary reagent discs; and VetScan HM5, VetScan HM2, VetScan HMII, and VetScan HMT hematology instruments, as well as reagent kits for veterinary applications. In addition, the company offers VetScan VSpro that assists the diagnosis and evaluation of suspected bleeding disorders, toxicity/poisoning, disseminated intravascular coagulation evaluation, hepatic disease, monitoring therapy, and disease progression states; VetScan VSpro coagulation test to evaluate prothrombin and the activated partial thromboplastin times; VetScan VSpro fibrinogen test for in-vitro determination of fibrinogen levels in equine platelet poor plasma from a citrated stabilized whole blood sample; i-STAT that delivers blood gas, electrolyte, chemistry, and hematology results; VetScan UA, a urinalysis solution; and VetScan SA, which is designed to perform urine microscopy. Further, it provides VetScan rapid tests for the detection of various diseases, as well as sells products developed through its patented Orbos discrete lyophilization process to companies for other applications. The company sells its products through direct sales force and independent distributors. Abaxis, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Union City, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Equipment
SectorMedical
SymbolNASDAQ:ABAX
CUSIP00256710
Phone510-675-6500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio6.02
Quick Ratio5.02

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio64.08
Forward P/E Ratio56.28
P/E Growth5.16

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$244.70 million
Price / Sales7.79
Cash Flow$1.7143 per share
Price / Cash48.59
Book Value$12.81 per share
Price / Book6.50

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.29
Net Income$27.17 million
Net Margins11.11%
Return on Equity10.65%
Return on Assets9.12%

Miscellaneous

Employees656
Outstanding Shares22,870,000
Market Cap$1,905.15

Abaxis (NASDAQ:ABAX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Abaxis' stock symbol?

Abaxis trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ABAX."

How often does Abaxis pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Abaxis?

Abaxis announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 26th. Investors of record on Friday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 31st. This is an increase from Abaxis's previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. View Abaxis' Dividend History.

How will Abaxis' stock buyback program work?

Abaxis declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Wednesday, October 25th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $21,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Abaxis' earnings last quarter?

Abaxis Inc (NASDAQ:ABAX) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The medical research company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.10. The medical research company had revenue of $67.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $66.02 million. Abaxis had a net margin of 11.11% and a return on equity of 10.65%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 16.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.33 EPS. View Abaxis' Earnings History.

When is Abaxis' next earnings date?

Abaxis is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Abaxis.

What price target have analysts set for ABAX?

9 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Abaxis' stock. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Abaxis' stock price to reach $58.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 30.0%. View Analyst Ratings for Abaxis.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Abaxis?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Abaxis in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of Abaxis' key competitors?

Who are Abaxis' key executives?

Abaxis' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Clinton H. Severson, Chairman & CEO (Age 70)
  • Mr. Donald P. Wood, Pres & COO (Age 66)
  • Mr. Ross Taylor Jr., CFO, VP of Fin. & Sec. (Age 55)
  • Dr. Kenneth P. Aron Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer (Age 65)
  • Dr. Craig M. Tockman DVM, VP of Animal Health Sales and Marketing - North America (Age 58)

Has Abaxis been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about ABAX stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Abaxis earned a news sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the medical research company an impact score of 47.13 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Abaxis' major shareholders?

Abaxis' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Havens Advisors LLC (0.04%), Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.03%), New England Research & Management Inc. (0.02%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.02%). Company insiders that own Abaxis stock include Achim Henkel, Clinton Severson, Craig Tockman, Donald Peter Wood, Kenneth Aron, Michael D Casey, Prithipal Singh and Richard Bastiani. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Abaxis.

Which institutional investors are selling Abaxis stock?

ABAX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have sold Abaxis company stock in the last year include Achim Henkel, Craig Tockman, Donald Peter Wood, Kenneth Aron, Michael D Casey and Prithipal Singh. View Insider Buying and Selling for Abaxis.

Which institutional investors are buying Abaxis stock?

ABAX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Havens Advisors LLC and New England Research & Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Abaxis.

How do I buy shares of Abaxis?

Shares of ABAX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Abaxis' stock price today?

One share of ABAX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $83.30.

How big of a company is Abaxis?

Abaxis has a market capitalization of $1.91 billion and generates $244.70 million in revenue each year. The medical research company earns $27.17 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.29 on an earnings per share basis. Abaxis employs 656 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Abaxis?

Abaxis' mailing address is 3240 WHIPPLE ROAD, UNION CITY CA, 94587. The medical research company can be reached via phone at 510-675-6500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Abaxis (NASDAQ ABAX)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  181 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  298 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  479
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Abaxis and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ABAX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ABAX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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