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Quidel (QDEL) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+3.85 (+3.87%)
(As of 05/27/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.84 million shs
Average Volume
640,312 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.33 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Quidel

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 worldwide. It offers Sofia and Sofia 2 fluorescent immunoassay systems; QuickVue, a lateral flow immunoassay products; and InflammaDry and AdenoPlus, a POC products to detect infectious and inflammatory diseases and conditions of the eye. The company also provides Triage MeterPro, a portable testing platform that enables physicians to promote enhanced health outcomes, as well as the detection of certain drugs of abuse; Triage BNP test for use on Beckman Coulter lab analyzers; and Triage TOX drug screen, which provides results for the presence of drug and/or the major metabolites in urine. In addition, it offers traditional cell lines, specimen collection devices, media, and controls for use in laboratories that culture and test for various human viruses, including respiratory and herpes family viruses; and cell-based products comprising tubes, shell vials, and multi-well plates. Further, the company provides biomarkers, which include clinical and research products for the assessment of osteoporosis and the evaluation of bone resorption/formation; and enzyme linked immunosorbent assays and reagents for the detection of activation products. Additionally, it offers Lyra molecular real-time polymerase chain reaction assays; Solana, an amplification and detection system; Savanna, an automated in vitro molecular diagnostic platform; and Virena, a wireless cellular data management and surveillance system. The company markets its products through distributors and direct sales force for use in physician offices, hospitals, clinical laboratories, reference laboratories, universities, retail and urgent care clinics, pharmacies, and wellness screening centers. Quidel Corporation was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Diagnostic substances
Health Care Supplies
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.70 billion
Cash Flow
$20.17 per share
Book Value
$57.71 per share


Net Income
$704.23 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$4.33 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.39 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

201st out of 1,427 stocks

Diagnostic Substances Industry

2nd out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.7Community 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 equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Quidel in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Quidel stock.
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Are investors shorting Quidel?

Quidel saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,150,000 shares, an increase of 24.1% from the April 30th total of 4,150,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 532,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 9.7 days. Approximately 14.0% of the company's shares 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, August 4th 2022.
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How were Quidel's earnings last quarter?

Quidel Co. (NASDAQ:QDEL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 4th. The company reported $11.53 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $9.17 by $2.36. The company had revenue of $1 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $865.05 million. Quidel had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 56.46% and a net margin of 43.26%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 167.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $4.27 earnings per share.
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What guidance has Quidel issued on next quarter's earnings?

Quidel updated its first quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 21st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $990 M-$1 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $817.30 million.

What price target have analysts set for QDEL?

3 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Quidel's shares. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $219.00. On average, they anticipate Quidel's stock price to reach $143.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 38.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Quidel's key executives?
Quidel's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Douglas C. Bryant, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 64, Pay $1.41M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Randall J. Steward, Chief Financial Officer (Age 68, Pay $733.08k)
  • Mr. Robert J. Bujarski, Chief Operating Officer (Age 54, Pay $770.62k)
  • Ms. Michelle A. Hodges, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 62, Pay $620.61k)
  • Dr. Werner Kroll, Sr. VP of R&D (Age 65, Pay $758.22k)
  • Ruben Argueta, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Ratan S. Borkar, Sr. VP of International Commercial Operations (Age 48)
  • Mr. Michael Donald Abney Jr., Sr. VP of North American Sales & Distribution (Age 58)
  • Mr. Edward Keith Russell, Sr. VP of Bus. Devel. (Age 54)
  • Ms. Karen C. Gibson, Sr. VP of Digital Health Bus. Unit (Age 60)
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 Vanguard Group Inc. (8.21%), BlackRock Inc. (7.71%), State Street Corp (2.64%), Wellington Management Group LLP (2.29%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.46%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.90%). Company insiders that own Quidel stock include Charles P Slacik, Douglas C Bryant, Edward L Michael, Mary Lake Ph D Polan, Matthew Strobeck, Michael Donald Jr Abney, Randall J Steward, Werner Kroll, William J Ferenczy 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., Wellington Management Group LLP, Invesco Ltd., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Twin Tree Management LP, New York State Common Retirement Fund, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and BlackRock Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Quidel stock?

QDEL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Los Angeles Capital Management LLC, Simcoe Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Pacer Advisors Inc., and Nordea Investment Management AB. 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 $103.45.

How much money does Quidel make?

Quidel has a market capitalization of $4.33 billion and generates $1.70 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $704.23 million in net income (profit) each year or $23.69 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Quidel have?

Quidel employs 1,600 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.

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 5/29/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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