NASDAQ:MLAB - Mesa Laboratories Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$205.25 -1.73 (-0.84 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$206.98
Today's Range$204.44 - $208.00
52-Week Range$122.35 - $224.95
Volume55,473 shs
Average Volume22,296 shs
Market Capitalization$798.81 million
P/E Ratio33.20
Dividend Yield0.31%
Mesa Laboratories, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets quality control instruments and disposable products. The company's Instruments segment offers data loggers, which are precision instruments used in critical manufacturing, quality control, and validation applications; medical meters and calibration solutions used to test various parameters of the dialysis fluid, and the calibration and operation of the dialysis machine; gas flow calibration and air sampling equipment that are used for industrial hygiene assessments, calibration of gas metering equipment, and environmental air monitoring; and torque testing systems used for measure bottle cap tightness. This segment's products are used in healthcare, pharmaceutical, medical device, food and beverage, industrial hygiene, and environmental air sampling industries. Its Sterilization and Disinfection Control segment manufactures and markets biological indicators comprising spore strips, self-contained products, and culture media, as well as process challenge devices; and testing services. This segment also distributes chemical indicators that are used to assess the effectiveness of sterilization processes; and cleaning indicators, which are used to assess the effectiveness of cleaning processes. The company's Cold Chain Monitoring segment offers systems, which are used to monitor various environmental parameters, such as temperature, humidity, and differential pressure for use in hospitals, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, blood banks, pharmacies, and laboratory environments; parameter monitoring services for products in a cold chain; and consulting services. Its Cold Chain Packaging segment offers packaging development consulting services and thermal packaging products. The company markets its products through distributors in Europe, Africa, Asia, South America, Australia, Canada, and Central America. Mesa Laboratories, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Lakewood, Colorado.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Process control instruments
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MLAB
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.29
Current Ratio1.72
Quick Ratio1.29


Trailing P/E Ratio33.20
Forward P/E Ratio34.04
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$96.18 million
Price / Sales8.22
Cash Flow$8.5987 per share
Price / Cash Flow23.87
Book Value$26.26 per share
Price / Book7.82


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.18
Net Income$-2,960,000.00
Net Margins-1.60%
Return on Equity16.65%
Return on Assets10.35%


Outstanding Shares3,850,000
Market Cap$798.81 million
OptionableNot Optionable

Mesa Laboratories (NASDAQ:MLAB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mesa Laboratories' stock symbol?

Mesa Laboratories trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MLAB."

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

Mesa Laboratories declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Monday, December 17th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.31%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 29th. View Mesa Laboratories' Dividend History.

How were Mesa Laboratories' earnings last quarter?

Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 31st. The medical instruments supplier reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.14. The medical instruments supplier had revenue of $24.87 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $25 million. Mesa Laboratories had a negative net margin of 1.60% and a positive return on equity of 16.65%. View Mesa Laboratories' Earnings History.

When is Mesa Laboratories' next earnings date?

Mesa Laboratories is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Mesa Laboratories.

Has Mesa Laboratories been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about MLAB stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Mesa Laboratories earned a daily sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the medical instruments supplier a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Mesa Laboratories' key competitors?

Who are Mesa Laboratories' key executives?

Mesa Laboratories' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gary M. Owens, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. John V. Sakys, Chief Financial & Chief Accounting Officer, Sec. and Treasurer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Gregory DiNoia, Sr. VP of Commercial Operations (Age 53)
  • Ms. Helene R. Leone, Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Peter Jung, VP of Corp. Devel. & Strategy

Who are Mesa Laboratories' major shareholders?

Mesa Laboratories' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (12.35%), BlackRock Inc. (5.95%), Vanguard Group Inc (4.20%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.20%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.60%) and Royce & Associates LP (3.02%). Company insiders that own Mesa Laboratories stock include David M Kelly, Evan Guillemin, Glenn E Adriance, H Stuart Campbell, John Bradley Schmieder, John James Sullivan, John Sakys, Michael T Brooks, Robert V Dwyer and Seg Ventures, Llc. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Mesa Laboratories.

Which major investors are selling Mesa Laboratories stock?

MLAB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Credit Suisse AG, Teton Advisors Inc. and King Luther Capital Management Corp. Company insiders that have sold Mesa Laboratories company stock in the last year include David M Kelly, Evan Guillemin, H Stuart Campbell, John Bradley Schmieder, John James Sullivan, John Sakys, Michael T Brooks and Robert V Dwyer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mesa Laboratories.

Which major investors are buying Mesa Laboratories stock?

MLAB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Marshall Wace LLP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Vanguard Group Inc and Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mesa Laboratories.

How do I buy shares of Mesa Laboratories?

Shares of MLAB 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 Mesa Laboratories' stock price today?

One share of MLAB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $205.25.

How big of a company is Mesa Laboratories?

Mesa Laboratories has a market capitalization of $798.81 million and generates $96.18 million in revenue each year. The medical instruments supplier earns $-2,960,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $6.18 on an earnings per share basis. Mesa Laboratories employs 366 workers across the globe.

What is Mesa Laboratories' official website?

The official website for Mesa Laboratories is

How can I contact Mesa Laboratories?

Mesa Laboratories' mailing address is 12100 W 6TH AVE, LAKEWOOD CO, 80228. The medical instruments supplier can be reached via phone at 303-987-8000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Mesa Laboratories (NASDAQ MLAB)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  159 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  134 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  293
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Mesa Laboratories and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MLAB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MLAB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/18/2018 by Staff

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