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Hologic Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:HOLX)

$49.16
+0.66 (+1.36 %)
(As of 10/15/2019 09:55 AM ET)
Today's Range
$49.05
Now: $49.16
$49.41
50-Day Range
$47.88
MA: $49.26
$50.37
52-Week Range
$37.47
Now: $49.16
$52.19
Volume85,693 shs
Average Volume2.19 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.14 billion
P/E Ratio22.04
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.78
Hologic, Inc, a medical technology company, develops, manufactures, and supplies diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. It operates in five segments: Diagnostics, Breast Health, Medical Aesthetics, GYN Surgical, and Skeletal Health. The company offers Aptima molecular diagnostic assays, target capture/nucleic acid extraction technology, transcription-mediated amplification technology, hybridization protection and dual kinetic assay technologies, instrumentation, Invader chemistry platform, ThinPrep system, and rapid fetal fibronectin test products. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry X-ray apparatus & tubes
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Equipment
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:HOLX
CUSIP43644010
Phone508-263-2900

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.22 billion
Cash Flow$4.07 per share
Book Value$8.93 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-111,300,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees6,252
Market Cap$13.14 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Hologic (NASDAQ:HOLX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hologic's stock symbol?

Hologic trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "HOLX."

How were Hologic's earnings last quarter?

Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 31st. The medical equipment provider reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.02. The medical equipment provider had revenue of $852.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $836.91 million. Hologic had a negative net margin of 0.89% and a positive return on equity of 27.95%. Hologic's revenue was up 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.58 EPS. View Hologic's Earnings History.

When is Hologic's next earnings date?

Hologic is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Hologic.

How can I listen to Hologic's earnings call?

Hologic will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, November 6th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What guidance has Hologic issued on next quarter's earnings?

Hologic issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.64-0.66 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.66. The company issued revenue guidance of $834-839 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $850.36 million.

What price target have analysts set for HOLX?

10 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Hologic's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.28 to $62.00. On average, they anticipate Hologic's stock price to reach $51.23 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hologic.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hologic?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hologic in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Hologic.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Hologic stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Hologic stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Hologic exited the third quarter of fiscal 2019 on a solid note. The company registered strong top-line growth driven by solid increase in core businesses like Breast Health and Molecular Diagnostics. We are also upbeat about the recent launches like Aptima BV and Aptima CV/TV assays in the United States, the Trident HD specimen radiography system in the United States, Europe and Canada, and ThinPrep Genesis processor for cytology slide and molecular test preparation in Europe. Hologic has outperformed its industry over the past three months. On the flip side, foreign exchange headwind got intense during the quarter. Further, both the company’s margins contracted in the quarter under review. This apart volume environment for testing laboratories and utilization weaknesses are looming headwinds." (8/16/2019)
  • 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "We look for greater evidence for Hologic to find a solution to its declining gross margins and we need more time to get confident that Cynosure has bottomed. Nevertheless, near mid-single-digit growth and effective capital allocation (buybacks and tuck-in deals) are warming us up to the stock as HOLX delivered a 2% top-line beat, 2 cent bottom-line beat, and raised its FY top- and bottom-line guide. That said, its FY’19 raised" revenue is less than the FQ3 $17M beat (FX headwinds being one factor), a consistent trend of setting a low bar for the next reporting quarter and essentially not raising its underlying baseline guide. We reiterate our HOLD, PT to $52. FQ3 beat. (+3.4% rep, +4.7% FXN) exceeded our/Street’s $835ME and adj." (8/1/2019)
  • 3. Needham & Company LLC analysts commented, "FDA’s latest monthly Act (MQSA) statistics were published on 7/1/19. The number of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) units increased by 92 during June which represents a 30.8% Y/Y decrease. DBT unit penetration increased to 37.3% from 37.0% last month and facility penetration increased to 62.1% from 61.4% last month. More importantly, DBT units placements were up 2.7% quarter-to-date (QTD) in 2Q19 vs. 2Q18. We note that HOLX’s 3D mammography sales are less than 13% of its total sales. Please contact your Needham salesperson for a copy of our MQSA spreadsheet." (7/10/2019)

Has Hologic been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about HOLX stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hologic earned a news sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the medical equipment provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Hologic.

Are investors shorting Hologic?

Hologic saw a decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,410,000 shares, a decrease of 22.1% from the August 30th total of 4,380,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,810,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company's shares are sold short. View Hologic's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Hologic's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Hologic own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Hologic investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), Starbucks (SBUX), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), CVS Health (CVS), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are Hologic's key executives?

Hologic's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Stephen P. MacMillan, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 55)
  • Ms. Karleen M. Oberton, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. John M. Griffin, Gen. Counsel (Age 58)
  • Mr. Peter J. Valenti III, Division Pres of Breast & Skeletal Health Solutions (Age 56)
  • Mr. Thomas A. West, Division Pres of Diagnostics Solutions (Age 55)

Who are Hologic's major shareholders?

Hologic's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.03%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.01%), Cerebellum GP LLC (0.00%) and North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Hologic stock include Allison P Bebo, Benjamin Jordan Cohn, Charles J Dockendorff, Christiana Stamoulis, Elaine Ullian, Karleen Marie Oberton, Namal Nawana, Peter J Valenti III, Sally Crawford and Stephen P Macmillan. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hologic.

Which major investors are selling Hologic stock?

HOLX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gulf International Bank UK Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Hologic company stock in the last year include Allison P Bebo, Benjamin Jordan Cohn, Christiana Stamoulis, Karleen Marie Oberton, Peter J Valenti III, Sally Crawford and Stephen P Macmillan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hologic.

Which major investors are buying Hologic stock?

HOLX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Pacer Advisors Inc., Cerebellum GP LLC and North Star Investment Management Corp.. Company insiders that have bought Hologic stock in the last two years include Charles J Dockendorff and Namal Nawana. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hologic.

How do I buy shares of Hologic?

Shares of HOLX 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Hologic's stock price today?

One share of HOLX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.16.

How big of a company is Hologic?

Hologic has a market capitalization of $13.14 billion and generates $3.22 billion in revenue each year. The medical equipment provider earns $-111,300,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $2.23 on an earnings per share basis. Hologic employs 6,252 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Hologic.

What is Hologic's official website?

The official website for Hologic is http://www.hologic.com/.

How can I contact Hologic?

Hologic's mailing address is 250 CAMPUS DRIVE, MARLBOROUGH MA, 01752. The medical equipment provider can be reached via phone at 508-263-2900 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Hologic (NASDAQ HOLX)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  715 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  545 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,260
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This page was last updated on 10/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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