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NASDAQ:QDEL - Quidel Stock Price, Forecast & News

$70.93
+1.88 (+2.72 %)
(As of 12/8/2019 02:42 AM ET)
Today's Range
$69.52
Now: $70.93
$72.38
50-Day Range
$55.67
MA: $63.27
$70.88
52-Week Range
$44.27
Now: $70.93
$72.38
Volume221,714 shs
Average Volume205,144 shs
Market Capitalization$2.95 billion
P/E Ratio25.15
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.48
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$522.28 million
Cash Flow$4.73 per share
Book Value$10.82 per share

Profitability

Net Income$74.18 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,224
Market Cap$2.95 billion
Next Earnings Date2/12/2020 (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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 30th. The company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.06. The firm earned $126.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $125.52 million. Quidel had a return on equity of 22.48% and a net margin of 14.51%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 7.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.59 earnings per share. View Quidel's Earnings History.

When is Quidel's next earnings date?

Quidel is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 12th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Quidel.

What price target have analysts set for QDEL?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Quidel's stock. Their forecasts range from $74.00 to $77.00. On average, they anticipate Quidel's share price to reach $75.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.1% from the stock's current price. 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?

News headlines about QDEL stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Quidel earned a news sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Quidel.

Are investors shorting Quidel?

Quidel saw a decline in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,960,000 shares, a decline of 7.1% from the October 31st total of 2,110,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 214,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.1 days. Approximately 5.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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), Adobe (ADBE), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Mastercard (MA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Square (SQ), Visa (V) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (2.09%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (1.41%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.12%), Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. (1.10%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.05%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.78%). Company insiders that own Quidel stock include Charles P Slacik, Douglas C Bryant, Edward Keith Russell, Jack W Schuler, 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 AMI Asset Management Corp, Man Group plc, Gabelli Funds LLC, Voya Investment Management LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., State Street Corp, First Trust Advisors LP and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. 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 Millennium Management LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Barclays PLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 $70.93.

How big of a company is Quidel?

Quidel has a market capitalization of $2.95 billion and generates $522.28 million in revenue each year. The company earns $74.18 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.82 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:  359 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  315 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  674
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 12/8/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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