NASDAQ:BABY - Natus Medical Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$35.80 -0.05 (-0.14 %)
(As of 08/22/2018 03:39 AM ET)
Previous Close$35.75
Today's Range$35.70 - $36.02
52-Week Range$28.00 - $43.60
Volume144,600 shs
Average Volume386,786 shs
Market Capitalization$1.22 billion
P/E Ratio24.66
Dividend YieldN/A
Natus Medical logoNatus Medical Incorporated provides newborn care, neurology, and hearing and balance assessment healthcare products and services worldwide. It offers products and services used for the screening, diagnosis, detection, treatment, monitoring, and tracking of common medical ailments in newborn care, hearing impairment, neurological dysfunction, epilepsy, sleep disorders, neuromuscular diseases, and balance and mobility disorders. The company provides computerized neurodiagnostic systems for audiology, neurology, polysomnography, and neonatology; and software systems for managing and tracking disorders and diseases for public health laboratories. It offers diagnostic electroencephalography (EEG), ambulatory EEG, and long term monitoring, intensive care unit monitoring, electromyography, sleep analysis or polysomnography, intra-operative monitoring, and diagnostic and monitoring transcranial doppler ultrasound technology systems. The company also provides hearing screening products to screen the hearing; diagnostic hearing assessment products to screen for or diagnose hearing loss, or to identify abnormalities affecting the peripheral and central auditory nervous systems; balance and mobility systems to diagnose and assist in treating balance disorders; and thermoregulation products to control the incubators and warmers. In addition, it offers jaundice management products to treat jaundice; brain injury products to diagnose the severity of brain injury; NICVIEW, a live streaming video for families with babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU); and essential products used in the everyday operation of NICU. Further, the company provides computer-based audiological, otoneurologic, and vestibular instrumentation and sound rooms to hearing and balance care professionals. It serves hospitals, clinics, laboratories, physicians, nurses, audiologists, and governmental agencies. Natus Medical Incorporated was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Electromedical equipment
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Equipment


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.29
Current Ratio2.99
Quick Ratio2.19


Trailing P/E Ratio24.66
Forward P/E Ratio23.10
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$500.97 million
Price / Sales2.39
Cash Flow$2.4656 per share
Price / Cash14.52
Book Value$13.55 per share
Price / Book2.64


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.45
Net Income$-20,290,000.00
Net Margins-4.16%
Return on Equity11.18%
Return on Assets6.77%


Outstanding Shares33,440,000
Market Cap$1.22 billion

Natus Medical (NASDAQ:BABY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Natus Medical's stock symbol?

Natus Medical trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BABY."

How will Natus Medical's stock buyback program work?

Natus Medical declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, February 22nd 2018, which allows the company to buyback $30,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Natus Medical's earnings last quarter?

Natus Medical Inc (NASDAQ:BABY) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 25th. The medical equipment provider reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.09. The medical equipment provider earned $130.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $130.60 million. Natus Medical had a negative net margin of 4.16% and a positive return on equity of 11.18%. Natus Medical's revenue for the quarter was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.34 EPS. View Natus Medical's Earnings History.

When is Natus Medical's next earnings date?

Natus Medical is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Natus Medical.

What guidance has Natus Medical issued on next quarter's earnings?

Natus Medical issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.40-0.44 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.47. The company issued revenue guidance of $131.0-135.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $135.87 million.

What price target have analysts set for BABY?

3 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Natus Medical's shares. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $49.00. On average, they expect Natus Medical's stock price to reach $44.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Natus Medical.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Natus Medical?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Natus Medical in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Natus Medical.

Who are some of Natus Medical's key competitors?

Who are Natus Medical's key executives?

Natus Medical's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jonathan A. Kennedy, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 47)
  • Dr. D. Christopher Chung, VP of Medical Affairs, Quality & Regulatory Affairs (Age 54)
  • Mr. Austin F. Noll III, VP & GM of Neurology SBU (Age 51)
  • Sharon Villaverde, Interim Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Carsten Buhl, Pres & CEO of Otometrics SBU (Age 45)

Has Natus Medical been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about BABY stock have been trending positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Natus Medical earned a daily sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the medical equipment provider an impact score of 46.70 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Natus Medical.

Who are Natus Medical's major shareholders?

Natus Medical's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.27%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (8.08%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (5.36%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.81%), Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. (3.59%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (2.82%). Company insiders that own Natus Medical stock include Dong Chune Christopher Chung, Doris Engibous, James B Hawkins, Jonathan Kennedy, Ken Ludlum, Robert A Gunst and William M Moore. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Natus Medical.

Which major investors are selling Natus Medical stock?

BABY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Cambiar Investors LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Olstein Capital Management L.P., Impax Asset Management LLC and AlphaMark Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Natus Medical company stock in the last year include Dong Chune Christopher Chung, James B Hawkins, Ken Ludlum, Robert A Gunst and William M Moore. View Insider Buying and Selling for Natus Medical.

Which major investors are buying Natus Medical stock?

BABY stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eagle Asset Management Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., BlackRock Inc., Fenimore Asset Management Inc., First Wilshire Securities Management Inc., Voce Capital Management LLC, Spark Investment Management LLC and Bank of America Corp DE. View Insider Buying and Selling for Natus Medical.

How do I buy shares of Natus Medical?

Shares of BABY 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 Natus Medical's stock price today?

One share of BABY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.80.

How big of a company is Natus Medical?

Natus Medical has a market capitalization of $1.22 billion and generates $500.97 million in revenue each year. The medical equipment provider earns $-20,290,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.45 on an earnings per share basis. Natus Medical employs 1,726 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Natus Medical?

Natus Medical's mailing address is 6701 KOLL CENTER PARKWAY SUITE 120, PLEASANTON CA, 94566. The medical equipment provider can be reached via phone at 925-223-6700 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Natus Medical (NASDAQ BABY)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  220 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  225 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  445
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Natus Medical and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BABY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BABY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/22/2018 by Staff

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