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Quidel Stock Forecast, Price & News

+13.15 (+9.99%)
(As of 11/26/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
765,220 shs
Average Volume
765,888 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.03 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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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
$23.32 per share
Book Value
$39.21 per share


Net Income
$810.29 million
Pretax Margin


Quick Ratio



Free Float
Market Cap
$6.03 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

1.96 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

421st out of 1,392 stocks

Diagnostic Substances Industry

6th out of 25 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 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 year. 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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How has Quidel's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Quidel's stock was trading at $89.68 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, QDEL shares have increased by 61.5% and is now trading at $144.81.
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Are investors shorting Quidel?

Quidel saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 29th, there was short interest totaling 3,580,000 shares, an increase of 17.8% from the October 14th total of 3,040,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 494,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.2 days. Currently, 9.8% 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, February 17th 2022.
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How were Quidel's earnings last quarter?

Quidel Co. (NASDAQ:QDEL) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The company reported $5.36 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.52 by $1.84. The business earned $509.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $344.25 million. Quidel had a net margin of 47.20% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 62.24%. Quidel's revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $5.68 earnings per share.
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What guidance has Quidel issued on next quarter's earnings?

Quidel issued an update on its third quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 28th. 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 12-month target prices 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 2.5% 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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.84%), Wellington Management Group LLP (4.16%), ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (2.39%), Oracle Investment Management Inc. (2.18%), Senvest Management LLC (2.08%) and LGT Capital Partners LTD. (1.86%). 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, William J Ferenczy and William J Ferenczy.
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Which institutional investors are selling Quidel stock?

QDEL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, AXA S.A., Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., LGT Capital Partners LTD., BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Gotham Asset Management LLC. 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 institutional investors are buying Quidel stock?

QDEL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Senvest Management LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Man Group plc, and Oracle Investment Management Inc.. 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 $144.81.

How much money does Quidel make?

Quidel has a market capitalization of $6.03 billion and generates $1.66 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $810.29 million in net income (profit) each year or $20.40 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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 858-453-4338.

This page was last updated on 11/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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