Quidel Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.48 (-1.04 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume477,071 shs
Average Volume769,019 shs
Market Capitalization$6.02 billion
P/E Ratio6.50
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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Overall MarketRank

2.17 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

375th out of 2,220 stocks

Diagnostic Substances Industry

3rd out of 38 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Quidel (NASDAQ:QDEL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Quidel a buy right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Quidel in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Quidel stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in QDEL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Quidel?

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When is Quidel's next earnings date?

Quidel is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How can I listen to Quidel's earnings call?

Quidel will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, August 5th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 929-458-6194 with passcode "080478".

How were Quidel's earnings last quarter?

Quidel Co. (NASDAQ:QDEL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 6th. The company reported $4.27 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $4.79 by $0.52. The company had revenue of $375.34 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $375.24 million. Quidel had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 92.33% and a net margin of 50.91%.
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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 stock has increased by 57.7% and is now trading at $141.47.
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What guidance has Quidel issued on next quarter's earnings?

Quidel updated its first quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of - for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $374 million-$376 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $465.70 million.

What price target have analysts set for QDEL?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Quidel's shares. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $219.00. On average, they anticipate Quidel's share price to reach $145.00 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 Doug Bryant has an approval rating of 76% among Quidel's employees.

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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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.14%), Texas Permanent School Fund (0.07%), Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.07%), Private Management Group Inc. (0.04%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.03%) and Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Quidel stock include Charles P Slacik, Douglas C Bryant, Edward Keith Russell, Edward L Michael, Karen Gibson, Kenneth F Buechler, 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 Cutler Group LP, Advisors Asset Management Inc., State of Michigan Retirement System, Dupont Capital Management Corp, Alliancebernstein L.P., Patten & Patten Inc. TN, GPS Wealth Strategies Group LLC, and Brave Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Quidel company stock in the last year include Charles P Slacik, Mary Lake Ph D Polan, Michael Donald Jr Abney, Randall J Steward, Werner Kroll, and William J Ferenczy.
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Which major investors are buying Quidel stock?

QDEL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Private Management Group Inc., Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Traynor Capital Management Inc., Prairiewood Capital LLC, Financial Sense Advisors Inc., New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, and Texas Permanent School Fund. 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 $141.47.

How much money does Quidel make?

Quidel has a market capitalization of $6.02 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.

What is Quidel's official website?

The official website for Quidel is

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 8/1/2021 by Staff
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