Alere Company Profile (NYSE:ALR)

About Alere

Alere logoAlere Inc. is a provider of health information through diagnostic tests. The Company operates through professional diagnostics, patient self-testing, consumer diagnostics and, corporate and other segments. The professional diagnostics segment includes an array of diagnostic test products and other in vitro diagnostic tests marketed to medical professionals and laboratories for detection of diseases and conditions within its areas of focus. The patient-self testing segment provides services designed to provide physicians with actionable data that allow them to make decisions in real time, deliver care, and put the individuals they treat on a pathway to better health. The consumer diagnostics segment consists primarily of manufacturing operations related to its role as the exclusive manufacturer of products for SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics (SPD), its 50/50 joint venture with The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Medical Laboratories & Research
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Supplies
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: ALR
  • CUSIP: 01449J10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $44.90
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $43.39
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $41.93
  • 52-Week Range: $31.47 - $54.13
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.89
  • P/E Growth: 2.18
  • Market Cap: $3.89B
  • Outstanding Shares: 86,740,000
  • Beta: 1.13
  • Net Margins: -2.30%
  • Return on Equity: 8.40%
  • Return on Assets: 2.02%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.08%
  • Current Ratio: 2.55%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.96%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Alere (NYSE:ALR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $51.75 (15.26% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Alere (NYSE:ALR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/19/2016Canaccord GenuitySet Price TargetBuy$53.00View Rating Details
9/1/2016BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$48.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/12/2016Leerink SwannReiterated RatingBuy$56.00View Rating Details
4/29/2016Craig HallumUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
2/2/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
2/1/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$47.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
11/5/2015WedbushLower Price TargetNeutral$43.00 -> $39.00View Rating Details
2/12/2015Citigroup Inc.DowngradeMarket WeightView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Alere (NYSE:ALR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
9/6/2016Q216$0.58($0.46)$611.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/17/2016Q116$0.56($0.18)$578.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2016Q415$0.58($0.28)$662.04 million$623.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.61$0.54$646.29 million$602.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.54$0.54$625.67 million$629.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.49$0.57$612.93 million$610.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2015Q414$0.63$0.60$698.56 million$666.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$0.52$0.48$743.30 million$736.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q214$0.58$0.42$747.55 million$738.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$0.55$0.55$738.70 million$716.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.62$0.68$770.70 million$772.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$0.53$0.59$737.66 million$753.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.48$0.64$720.24 million$764.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.51$0.53$727.66 million$739.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2013Q4 2012$0.57$0.55$714.75 million$755.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.53$0.43$690.76 million$691.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.53($0.23)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2012$0.67$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2012$0.71$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.57$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.58$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.61$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$0.66$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Alere (NYSE:ALR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.07 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.51 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.41$0.41$0.41
Q2 20161$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q3 20163$0.45$0.52$0.49
Q4 20163$0.53$0.65$0.57
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Alere (NYSE:ALR)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Alere (NYSE:ALR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.93%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.10%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/1/2016Melissa GuerdanSVPSell2,500$54.00$135,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2015Robert Bernard HargadonSVPBuy1,000$38.99$38,990.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015James F HinrichsCFOBuy10,000$39.97$399,700.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2015Mark GladwellVPSell2,651$52.27$138,567.77View SEC Filing  
9/3/2015Melissa GuerdanSVPSell5,135$52.00$267,020.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Melissa GuerdanSVPSell5,000$50.48$252,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Mark GladwellVPSell27,513$52.23$1,437,003.99View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Sanjay MalkaniInsiderSell31,460$54.60$1,717,716.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Sanjay MalkaniInsiderSell24,331$50.87$1,237,717.97View SEC Filing  
6/4/2015Sanjay MalkaniInsiderSell15,669$52.18$817,608.42View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015John BridgenSVPSell7,500$51.19$383,925.00View SEC Filing  
4/6/2015Melissa GuerdanSVPSell2,500$50.00$125,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Melissa GuerdanSVPSell13,476$48.35$651,564.60View SEC Filing  
3/17/2015John BridgenSVPSell25,000$48.53$1,213,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2015Carla FlakneCAOSell8,500$48.99$416,415.00View SEC Filing  
1/16/2015Carla FlakneCAOSell10,000$42.45$424,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2014Don DudekDirectorBuy40,000$0.01$500.00
12/11/2014John BridgenSVPSell50,000$37.07$1,853,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Dave TeitelCFOSell10,000$35.07$350,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Dave TeitelCFOSell10,000$31.73$317,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Michael Lester CottonInsiderSell12,500$33.82$422,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Michael Lester CottonInsiderSell8,750$25.86$226,275.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013John QuelchDirectorSell20,220$23.49$474,967.80View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Alere (NYSE:ALR)
News IconOwnership Change to Note: Institutional Investors Hate on Alere Inc Crashed - Post News (NYSE:ALR) - October 27 at 3:40 PM
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News Icon13F: Gryphon International Investment Corp Lowered Alere INC (ALR) Position by $6.55 Million as Share Price Declined - Chester News (NYSE:ALR) - October 26 at 3:29 PM logoAlere Inc. (NYSE:ALR) Files An 8-K - Market Exclusive (NYSE:ALR) - October 25 at 3:29 PM
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News IconAnalysts gives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” to Alere Inc. (ALR) - DailyQuint (NYSE:ALR) - October 12 at 3:40 PM
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Alere (NYSE:ALR) Chart for Friday, October, 28, 2016

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