Quidel Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:QDEL)

About Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL)

Quidel Corporation logoQuidel Corporation is engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of diagnostic testing solutions. These diagnostic testing solutions are separated into four product categories: immunoassays, molecular assays, virology and specialty products. The Company sells its products directly to end users and distributors, in each case, for professional use in physician offices, hospitals, clinical laboratories, reference laboratories, universities, retail clinics, pharmacies and wellness screening centers. Its diagnostic solutions aid in the detection and diagnosis of critical diseases and other medical conditions, including infectious diseases, women's health, gastrointestinal diseases, autoimmune diseases, bone health and thyroid diseases. The Company provides diagnostic testing solutions under various brand names, including Quidel, QuickVue, QuickVue+, MicroVue, FreshCells, D3 FastPoint, Super E-Mix, ELVIS, Sofia, Quidel Molecular, Amplivue, Lyra and Thyretain.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Supplies
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:QDEL
  • CUSIP: 74838J10
  • Web: www.quidel.com
  • Market Cap: $1.40282 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 33,440,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $41.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $31.23
  • 52 Week Range: $18.25 - $45.55
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.98
  • P/E Growth: 7.19
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $214.11 million
  • Price / Sales: 6.52
  • Book Value: $6.36 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.57
  • EBITDA: $39.38 million
  • Net Margins: -0.03%
  • Return on Equity: -0.03%
  • Return on Assets: -0.02%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.71%
  • Current Ratio: 7.19%
  • Quick Ratio: 6.46%
  • Average Volume: 430,905 shs.
  • Beta: 1.27
  • Short Ratio: 7

Frequently Asked Questions for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL)

What is Quidel Corporation's stock symbol?

Quidel Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "QDEL."

How were Quidel Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) released its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported ($0.35) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.17) by $0.18. The firm earned $38.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $41.91 million. Quidel Corporation had a negative return on equity of 0.03% and a negative net margin of 0.03%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.11) EPS. View Quidel Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Quidel Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Quidel Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Quidel Corporation.

Where is Quidel Corporation's stock going? Where will Quidel Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Quidel Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Quidel Corporation's stock price to reach $47.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Quidel Corporation.

Who are some of Quidel Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Quidel Corporation's key executives?

Quidel Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Kenneth F. Buechler Ph.D., Chairman of the Board
  • Douglas C. Bryant, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Randall J. Steward, Chief Financial Officer
  • Robert Joseph Bujarski J.D., Senior Vice President - Business Development, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
  • Michael D. Abney Jr., Senior Vice President - Distribution
  • Werner Kroll Ph.D, Senior Vice President,R&D
  • Edward Keith Russell, Senior Vice President - Global Commercial Operations
  • Thomas D. Brown, Independent Director
  • Mary Lake Polan M.D. Ph.D., Independent Director
  • Jack W. Schuler, Independent Director

Who owns Quidel Corporation stock?

Quidel Corporation's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Trellus Management Company LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Quidel Corporation stock include Douglas C Bryant, John Tamerius, Michael Donald Jr Abney, Randall J Steward and Robert Joseph Bujarski. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Quidel Corporation.

Who sold Quidel Corporation stock? Who is selling Quidel Corporation stock?

Quidel Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Trellus Management Company LLC. Company insiders that have sold Quidel Corporation stock in the last year include Douglas C Bryant, John Tamerius, Michael Donald Jr Abney, Randall J Steward and Robert Joseph Bujarski. View Insider Buying and Selling for Quidel Corporation.

How do I buy Quidel Corporation stock?

Shares of Quidel Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Quidel Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Quidel Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.77.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ QDEL)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  171 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  188 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  359
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Quidel Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.83)
Consensus Price Target: $47.50 (13.72% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL)
Price Target History for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL)
Analysts' Ratings History for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/19/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$42.00 -> $48.00HighView Rating Details
9/19/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$39.00 -> $45.00HighView Rating Details
9/19/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$41.00 -> $47.00HighView Rating Details
9/19/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$35.00 -> $50.00HighView Rating Details
7/18/2017William BlairUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformHighView Rating Details
2/17/2017CL KingInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/18/2016Craig HallumLower Price TargetHold$18.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL)
Earnings by Quarter for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL)
Earnings History by Quarter for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ QDEL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/1/2017($0.03)N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017($0.17)($0.35)$41.91 million$38.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2017Q1 2017$0.15$0.45$61.85 million$73.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2017Q416$0.02$0.17$58.42 million$52.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316($0.02)$0.10$50.88 million$49.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216($0.25)($0.11)$37.98 million$39.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116($0.07)$0.02$49.21 million$50.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/17/2016Q415$0.05$0.10$54.01 million$52.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315($0.14)$0.05$43.48 million$46.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215($0.25)($0.14)$34.17 million$34.87 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.12$0.30$61.22 million$61.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$0.10$0.37$60.61 million$63.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2014Q314($0.12)($0.01)$37.80 million$40.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q214($0.16)($0.10)$31.90 million$31.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.30$0.08$63.26 million$46.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.09$0.20$48.67 million$50.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313($0.07)($0.02)$37.32 million$33.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013($0.11)($0.06)$33.24 million$29.71 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2013Q1 2013$0.46$0.49$62.63 million$61.99 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2013Q4 2012$0.29$0.26$53.30 million$53.93 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2012($0.03)$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012($0.08)$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2012$0.06$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011($0.06)($0.03)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011($0.07)($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.33$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011($0.01)$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.26
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q4 20171$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q1 20181$0.34$0.34$0.34
Q2 20181($0.08)($0.08)($0.08)
Q4 20181$0.34$0.34$0.34
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 22.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.17%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/29/2017Douglas C BryantCEOSell36,000$42.91$1,544,760.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2017Douglas C BryantCEOSell12,000$42.86$514,320.00View SEC Filing  
9/27/2017Douglas C BryantCEOSell12,000$42.17$506,040.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2017Douglas C BryantCEOSell36,000$34.44$1,239,840.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2017Douglas C BryantCEOSell36,000$33.83$1,217,880.00View SEC Filing  
7/28/2017Michael Donald Jr. AbneySVPSell1,173$33.83$39,682.59View SEC Filing  
7/28/2017Randall J StewardCFOSell94,215$34.09$3,211,789.35View SEC Filing  
6/30/2017Douglas C BryantCEOSell36,000$27.30$982,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2017Douglas C BryantCEOSell36,000$24.98$899,280.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2017Douglas C BryantCEOSell12,000$25.10$301,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2017Douglas C BryantCEOSell12,000$24.90$298,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017Robert Joseph BujarskiSVPSell43,225$24.27$1,049,070.75View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017Robert Joseph BujarskiSVPSell33,225$24.20$804,045.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2017Douglas C BryantCEOSell36,000$24.16$869,760.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2017Douglas C BryantCEOSell37,080$22.50$834,300.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2017Douglas C. BryantCEOSell106,920$21.39$2,287,018.80View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016Robert Joseph BujarskiSVPSell60,000$22.84$1,370,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016Douglas C BryantCEOSell72,000$22.89$1,648,080.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016Douglas C BryantCEOSell24,000$22.84$548,160.00View SEC Filing  
11/28/2016Douglas C BryantCEOSell24,000$23.02$552,480.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2016John TameriusSVPSell8,878$23.50$208,633.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2016Douglas C BryantCEOSell69,168$21.76$1,505,095.68View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Douglas C BryantCEOSell2,832$22.00$62,304.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Robert Joseph BujarskiSVPSell22,057$22.58$498,047.06View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016John TameriusSVPSell7,000$23.02$161,140.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Douglas C. BryantCEOBuy3,700$13.91$51,467.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2015John TameriusSVPSell21,109$21.95$463,342.55View SEC Filing  
10/30/2015Douglas C BryantCEOBuy20,000$19.76$395,200.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2014John TameriusSVPSell5,000$28.00$140,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2014John TameriusSVPSell10,000$26.50$265,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2014Douglas C BryantCEOBuy20,000$24.12$482,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2014John TameriusSVPSell15,000$24.50$367,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2014John TameriusSVPSell5,000$23.06$115,300.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014John TameriusSVPSell47,246$27.69$1,308,241.74View SEC Filing  
2/13/2014Rodney DammeyerDirectorSell26,000$27.70$720,200.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Mark PulidoDirectorSell12,750$25.31$322,702.50View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Robert Joseph BujarskiSVPSell28,808$23.16$667,193.28View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Robert Joseph BujarskiSVPSell27,479$23.12$635,314.48View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Quidel Corporation (QDEL) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

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