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NASDAQ:QDEL - Quidel Stock Price, Forecast & News

$80.40
-0.39 (-0.48 %)
(As of 02/17/2020 08:22 AM ET)
Today's Range
$79.66
Now: $80.40
$81.37
50-Day Range
$72.51
MA: $76.66
$80.79
52-Week Range
$52.49
Now: $80.40
$81.99
Volume150,863 shs
Average Volume224,705 shs
Market Capitalization$3.37 billion
P/E Ratio46.74
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.41
Quidel Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets diagnostic testing solutions for applications in infectious diseases, cardiology, thyroid, women's and general health, eye health, gastrointestinal diseases, and toxicology. The company offers Sofia and Sofia 2 fluorescent immunoassay systems; QuickVue, a lateral flow immunoassay products; and InflammaDry and AdenoPlus, a point-of-care products for the detection of infectious and inflammatory diseases and conditions of the eye. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Diagnostic substances
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Supplies
SectorMedical
Current SymbolNASDAQ:QDEL
CUSIP74838J10
Phone858-552-1100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$534.89 million
Cash Flow$4.30 per share
Book Value$13.44 per share

Profitability

Net Income$72.92 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,224
Market Cap$3.37 billion
Next Earnings Date5/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Quidel (NASDAQ:QDEL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Quidel's stock symbol?

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

How were Quidel's earnings last quarter?

Quidel Co. (NASDAQ:QDEL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 12th. The company reported $1.00 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.18. The business earned $152.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $148 million. Quidel had a net margin of 13.63% and a return on equity of 22.71%. The business's revenue was up 14.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.80 EPS. View Quidel's Earnings History.

When is Quidel's next earnings date?

Quidel is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Quidel.

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

Quidel updated its fourth quarter 2019 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $151-152 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $139.17 million.

What price target have analysts set for QDEL?

4 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Quidel's stock. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $92.00. On average, they expect Quidel's share price to reach $79.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Quidel.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Quidel?

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

Has Quidel been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about QDEL stock has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Quidel earned a media sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Quidel.

Are investors shorting Quidel?

Quidel saw a decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,920,000 shares, a decrease of 18.3% from the January 15th total of 2,350,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 213,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 9.0 days. Approximately 5.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Quidel's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Quidel's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Quidel own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Quidel investors own include Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Adobe (ADBE), NVIDIA (NVDA), Mastercard (MA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET).

Who are Quidel's key executives?

Quidel's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Douglas C. Bryant, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Randall J. Steward, Chief Financial Officer (Age 65)
  • Mr. Robert J. Bujarski, Sr. VP of Bus. Devel. & Gen. Counsel (Age 51)
  • Dr. Werner Kroll, Sr. VP of R&D (Age 62)
  • Mr. Edward Keith Russell, Sr. VP of Global Commercial Operations (Age 51)

Who are Quidel's major shareholders?

Quidel's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fred Alger Management LLC (4.01%), ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (2.87%), State Street Corp (2.09%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (1.80%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (1.39%) and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (1.20%). Company insiders that own Quidel stock include Charles P Slacik, Douglas C Bryant, Edward Keith Russell, Karen Gibson, Kenneth F Buechler, Mary Lake Ph D Polan, Michael Donald Jr Abney, Randall J Steward, Ratan S Borkar, Robert Joseph Bujarski, Thomas D Brown and Werner Kroll. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Quidel.

Which major investors are selling Quidel stock?

QDEL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace North America L.P., Marshall Wace LLP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. and Investment Management of Virginia LLC. Company insiders that have sold Quidel company stock in the last year include Charles P Slacik, Douglas C Bryant, Edward Keith Russell, Karen Gibson, Kenneth F Buechler, Mary Lake Ph D Polan, Michael Donald Jr Abney, Randall J Steward, Ratan S Borkar, Robert Joseph Bujarski, Thomas D Brown and Werner Kroll. View Insider Buying and Selling for Quidel.

Which major investors are buying Quidel stock?

QDEL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A., Royce & Associates LP, ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Fred Alger Management LLC, Barclays PLC and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Quidel.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Quidel's stock price today?

One share of QDEL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $80.40.

How big of a company is Quidel?

Quidel has a market capitalization of $3.37 billion and generates $534.89 million in revenue each year. The company earns $72.92 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.73 on an earnings per share basis. Quidel employs 1,224 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Quidel.

What is Quidel's official website?

The official website for Quidel is http://www.quidel.com/.

How can I contact Quidel?

Quidel's mailing address is 12544 HIGH BLUFF DRIVE SUITE 200, SAN DIEGO CA, 92130. The company can be reached via phone at 858-552-1100 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Quidel (NASDAQ QDEL)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  385 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  335 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  720
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Quidel and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe QDEL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe QDEL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/17/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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