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S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94
S&P 500   4,471.37
DOW   35,294.76
QQQ   368.94

Quidel Stock Forecast, Price & News

-6.77 (-5.01 %)
(As of 10/15/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume698,486 shs
Average Volume802,236 shs
Market Capitalization$5.34 billion
P/E Ratio6.21
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Quidel

Quidel Corp. engages in the development, manufacture and market of rapid diagnostic testing solutions. Its portfolio includes rapid immunoassays, cardiac immunoassays, specialized diagnostic solutions and molecular diagnostic solutions. The firm products are directly sold to end users and distributors and for professional use in physician offices, hospitals, clinical laboratories, reference laboratories, urgent care clinics, universities, retail clinics, pharmacies and wellness screening centers. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Diagnostic substances
Health Care Supplies
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.66 billion
Cash Flow
$18.53 per share
Book Value
$31.68 per share


Net Income
$810.29 million




Market Cap
$5.34 billion
Next Earnings Date
11/4/2021 (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

2.41 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

179th out of 1,361 stocks

Diagnostic Substances Industry

2nd out of 25 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Quidel (NASDAQ:QDEL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Quidel a buy right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Quidel in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Quidel stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Quidel?

Wall Street analysts have given Quidel a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Quidel wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Quidel?

Quidel saw a decline in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,060,000 shares, a decline of 25.7% from the September 15th total of 4,120,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 612,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.0 days. Approximately 8.4% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Quidel's next earnings date?

Quidel is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 4th 2021.
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How were Quidel's earnings last quarter?

Quidel Co. (NASDAQ:QDEL) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 5th. The company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.06 by $0.42. The company had revenue of $176.61 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $173.29 million. Quidel had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 73.85% and a net margin of 48.96%.
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How has Quidel's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Quidel's stock was trading at $89.68 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, QDEL shares have increased by 43.0% and is now trading at $128.24.
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What guidance has Quidel issued on next quarter's earnings?

Quidel updated its third quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 14th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $505 million-$510 million.

What price target have analysts set for QDEL?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Quidel's stock. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $219.00. On average, they expect Quidel's stock price to reach $148.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Quidel's key executives?

Quidel's management team includes the following people:
  • Douglas C. Bryant, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Robert Joseph Bujarski, Chief Operating Officer
  • Randall J. Steward, Chief Financial & Accounting Officer
  • Werner Kroll, Senior Vice President-Research & Development
  • Karen C. Gibson, SVP-Information Systems & Business Transformation

What is Doug Bryant's approval rating as Quidel's CEO?

47 employees have rated Quidel CEO Doug Bryant on Glassdoor.com. Doug Bryant has an approval rating of 76% among Quidel's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Quidel own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Quidel investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), DocuSign (DOCU), Tesla (TSLA), PayPal (PYPL), Shopify (SHOP), Square (SQ), Teladoc Health (TDOC), Netflix (NFLX), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Zoom Video Communications (ZM).

What is Quidel's stock symbol?

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

Who are Quidel's major shareholders?

Quidel's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include LGT Capital Partners LTD. (1.86%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.07%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%) and Prairiewood Capital LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Quidel stock include Charles P Slacik, Douglas C Bryant, Edward Keith Russell, Edward L Michael, Mary Lake Ph D Polan, Matthew Strobeck, Michael Donald Jr Abney, Randall J Steward, Ratan S Borkar, Robert Joseph Bujarski, Werner Kroll and William J Ferenczy.
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Which major investors are selling Quidel stock?

QDEL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LGT Capital Partners LTD., Pacer Advisors Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Quidel company stock in the last year include Charles P Slacik, Mary Lake Ph D Polan, Werner Kroll, and William J Ferenczy.
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Which major investors are buying Quidel stock?

QDEL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tributary Capital Management LLC, Foundations Investment Advisors LLC, Koshinski Asset Management Inc., and Prairiewood Capital LLC. Company insiders that have bought Quidel stock in the last two years include Douglas C Bryant, Edward L Michael, and Matthew Strobeck.
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How do I buy shares of Quidel?

Shares of QDEL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Quidel's stock price today?

One share of QDEL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $128.24.

How much money does Quidel make?

Quidel has a market capitalization of $5.34 billion and generates $1.66 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $810.29 million in net income (profit) each year or $19.55 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Quidel have?

Quidel employs 1,370 workers across the globe.

When was Quidel founded?

Quidel was founded in 1979.

What is Quidel's official website?

The official website for Quidel is www.quidel.com.

Where are Quidel's headquarters?

Quidel is headquartered at 9975 SUMMERS RIDGE ROAD, SAN DIEGO CA, 92121.

How can I contact Quidel?

Quidel's mailing address is 9975 SUMMERS RIDGE ROAD, SAN DIEGO CA, 92121. The company can be reached via phone at (858) 552-1100 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 10/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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