STAAR Surgical Company Company Profile (NASDAQ:STAA)

About STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA)

STAAR Surgical Company logoSTAAR Surgical Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells implantable lenses for the eye and delivery systems used to deliver the lenses into the eye. It operates in the ophthalmic surgical market segment. Its principal products are intraocular lenses used in cataract surgery and implantable collamer lenses used in refractive surgery. It makes lenses used across the world in corrective or refractive surgery, and makes lenses for use in surgery that treats cataracts. Its refractive surgery corrects the types of visual disorders that glasses or contact lenses have treated (myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia). Its refractive surgery corrects the types of visual disorders that glasses or contact lenses have treated (myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia). As of December 30, 2016, it sold its products in more than 60 countries, with direct distribution in the United States, Canada, Japan and Spain, and independent distribution in the remainder of the world.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Supplies
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:STAA
  • CUSIP: 85231230
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $532.36 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 41,108,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.39
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $10.77
  • 52 Week Range: $7.46 - $13.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 68.16
  • P/E Growth: -4.53
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $84.48 million
  • Price / Sales: 6.30
  • Book Value: $0.93 per share
  • Price / Book: 13.92
  • EBITDA: ($672,999.00)
  • Net Margins: -6.06%
  • Return on Equity: -8.69%
  • Return on Assets: -5.03%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.03%
  • Current Ratio: 2.52%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.81%
  • Average Volume: 92,860 shs.
  • Beta: 1.18
  • Short Ratio: 31.08

Frequently Asked Questions for STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA)

What is STAAR Surgical Company's stock symbol?

STAAR Surgical Company trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "STAA."

How were STAAR Surgical Company's earnings last quarter?

STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.04. The company had revenue of $21.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $22.15 million. STAAR Surgical Company had a negative return on equity of 8.69% and a negative net margin of 6.06%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted ($0.02) EPS. View STAAR Surgical Company's Earnings History.

When will STAAR Surgical Company make its next earnings announcement?

STAAR Surgical Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for STAAR Surgical Company.

Where is STAAR Surgical Company's stock going? Where will STAAR Surgical Company's stock price be in 2017?

2 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for STAAR Surgical Company's shares. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate STAAR Surgical Company's share price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for STAAR Surgical Company.

Who are some of STAAR Surgical Company's key competitors?

Who are STAAR Surgical Company's key executives?

STAAR Surgical Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Caren L. Mason, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Deborah J. Andrews, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President
  • Hans-Martin Blickensdoerfer, Senior Vice President - Commercial Operations for Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and China.
  • James E. Francese, Senior Vice President of North American and APAC
  • Keith Holliday Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer, Vice President
  • Surindra Mann, Vice President - Global Financial Planning and Analysis
  • William Walter Goodmen, Vice President - Global Human Resources
  • Jon K. Hayashida, Vice President - Global Clinical and Medical Affairs
  • Philippe Subrin, Vice President-ICL Manufacturing
  • Samuel J. Gesten, Vice President - Business Development, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

How do I buy STAAR Surgical Company stock?

Shares of STAAR Surgical Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is STAAR Surgical Company's stock price today?

One share of STAAR Surgical Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.95.

MarketBeat Community Rating for STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ STAA)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  94 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  177 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  271
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about STAAR Surgical Company and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $15.00 (15.83% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA)
Price Target History for STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA)
Analysts' Ratings History for STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/20/2017Benchmark Co.Boost Price TargetBuy$13.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
10/8/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$15.00N/AView Rating Details
8/4/2016William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
5/12/2016StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA)
Earnings by Quarter for STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA)
Earnings History by Quarter for STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ STAA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/1/2017($0.04)N/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017($0.05)($0.01)$22.15 million$21.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2017Q1 2017($0.05)($0.05)$20.35 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/2/2017Q4 2016($0.02)$0.02$22.25 million$22.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316($0.04)($0.02)$20.70 million$20.05 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216($0.05)($0.05)$19.88 million$21.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2016Q116($0.17)($0.01)$19.60 million$19.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/2/2016Q415($0.02)$0.01$19.11 million$20.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315($0.04)($0.04)$17.87 million$18.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115($0.04)$0.03$17.85 million$18.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414($0.05)($0.03)$16.60 million$16.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.02($0.04)$19.53 million$18.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.03$0.01$19.80 million$20.05 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2014Q114$0.01$0.04$19.44 million$20.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.02$0.02$18.98 million$18.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.02$0.04$17.35 million$17.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.04$0.05$17.40 million$18.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013$0.04$0.08$17.27 million$18.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.03$0.01$17.55 million$16.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2012Q312$0.01$0.04$16.78 million$15.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.03$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$0.03$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.03 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.19 EPS


Dividend History for STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 76.54%
Insider Trades by Quarter for STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/9/2016Hans-Martin BlickensdoerferVPSell25,000$11.14$278,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/29/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy14,144$5.24$74,114.56View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy77,842$5.16$401,664.72View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy70,000$5.16$361,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy3,138$5.24$16,443.12View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Richard A MeierDirectorSell25,000$5.35$133,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy9,313$5.23$48,706.99View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy336,210$5.49$1,845,792.90View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy91,770$6.25$573,562.50View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy121,599$6.40$778,233.60View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy65,983$6.48$427,569.84View SEC Filing  
1/27/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy239,013$6.63$1,584,656.19View SEC Filing  
1/26/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy112,900$6.60$745,140.00View SEC Filing  
1/25/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy81,752$6.74$551,008.48View SEC Filing  
1/20/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy72,858$6.75$491,791.50View SEC Filing  
1/15/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy135,725$6.73$913,429.25View SEC Filing  
1/11/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy86,586$6.83$591,382.38View SEC Filing  
1/7/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy267,047$6.95$1,855,976.65View SEC Filing  
1/4/2016Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy165,461$7.11$1,176,427.71View SEC Filing  
9/29/2015Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy311,099$7.08$2,202,580.92View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy188,881$7.17$1,354,276.77View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Caren L MasonCEOBuy10,000$7.34$73,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/6/2015Samuel J GestenVPSell3,223$7.14$23,012.22View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Robin HughesVPSell23,253$15.82$367,862.46View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy189,646$8.64$1,638,541.44View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy39,400$8.67$341,598.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy118,200$8.63$1,020,066.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy500$8.79$4,395.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy80,000$8.92$713,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy260,341$9.20$2,395,137.20View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014John MooreDirectorSell2,800$14.87$41,636.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014James FranceseVPSell16,666$17.22$286,988.52View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Robin HughesVPSell5,672$16.61$94,211.92View SEC Filing  
9/4/2013Deborah AndrewsCFOSell50,000$12.88$644,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Deborah AndrewsCFOSell33,515$11.65$390,449.75View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Deborah AndrewsCFOSell9,079$11.62$105,497.98View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Deborah AndrewsCFOSell11,721$11.79$138,190.59View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Deborah J AndrewsCFOSell5,000$8.96$44,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2012John C MooreDirectorBuy5,000$5.46$27,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2012Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy2,618$5.00$13,090.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2012Mark B LoganDirectorBuy3,600$5.22$18,792.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012Barry G CaldwellCEOBuy5,000$5.04$25,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2012Broadwood Partners LpMajor ShareholderBuy22,572$5.00$112,860.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Barry G CaldwellCEOBuy5,000$6.57$32,850.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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