About Covidien (NYSE:COV)
Covidien Public Limited Company is a healthcare products company. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of healthcare products for use in clinical and home settings. The Company's brands include Kendall, Nellcor, Puritan Bennett and Valleylab, among others. It has a presence in more than 70 countries, with products sold in over 150 countries. The Company's segments include Medical Devices and United States Medical Supplies. Medical Devices includes marketing of advanced and general surgical solutions, peripheral vascular and neurovascular therapies, patient monitoring products, and airway and ventilation products. United States Medical Supplies includes products, such as nursing care, medical surgical, SharpSafety and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products. The Company's products include Surgical Solutions, Vascular Therapies, Respiratory and Patient Care.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Equipment
Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Return on Equity20.06%
Return on Assets9.92%
Covidien (NYSE:COV) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Covidien's stock symbol?
Covidien trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "COV."
How were Covidien's earnings last quarter?
Covidien Ltd (NYSE:COV) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 5th. The healthcare company reported $1.15 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.02 by $0.13. The healthcare company had revenue of $2.73 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.69 billion. Covidien had a return on equity of 20.06% and a net margin of 19.02%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.91 EPS. View Covidien's Earnings History.
Who are some of Covidien's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Covidien include Morgan Stanley (MS), Ita� Unibanco (ITUB), Accenture (ACN), Schlumberger (SLB), Goldman Sachs (GS), NTT Docomo (DCM), Unilever (UN), United Parcel Service (UPS), Reynolds American (RAI), Petrobras (PBR), Caterpillar (CAT), AstraZeneca (AZN), Salesforce.com (CRM), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MTU), Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO), American Express (AXP), Eli Lilly and (LLY) and Diageo (DEO).
Who are Covidien's key executives?
Covidien's management team includes the folowing people:
- Gary L. Ellis, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 61)
- Charles J. Dockendorff, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President (Age 63)
- Bryan C. Hanson, Group President, Covidien (Age 50)
- John H. Masterson, Senior Vice President, General Counsel (Age 54)
- Michael P. Dunford, Senior Vice President - Human Resources (Age 54)
- James C. Clemmer, Senior Vice President and President - Medical Supplies Business (Age 53)
- Amy A. McBride-Wendell, Senior Vice President - Strategy and Business Development (Age 53)
- Jacqueline F. Strayer, Senior Vice President-Corporate Communications (Age 58)
- Michael E. Tarnoff, Senior Vice President,Chief Medical Officer (Age 46)
- Peter L. Wehrly, Senior Vice President, Group President - Developed Markets (Age 57)
Has Covidien been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about COV stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Covidien earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the healthcare company an impact score of 47.59 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
How do I buy shares of Covidien?
Shares of COV can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Covidien's stock price today?
One share of COV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $106.71.
How big of a company is Covidien?
Covidien has a market capitalization of $48.98 billion.
How can I contact Covidien?
Covidien's mailing address is 20 On Hatch Lower Hatch Street, Dublin 2, DUBLIN,, Ireland. The healthcare company can be reached via phone at +353-1-4381700.
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Covidien (NYSE:COV) Dividend Information
Covidien pays an annual dividend of $0.00 per share, with a dividend yield of 0.00%. COV's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Friday, January 16.
|Most Recent Dividend:||1/16/2015|
|Dividend Growth:||0.00% (3 Year Average)|
Covidien (NYSE:COV) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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Covidien (NYSE:COV) SEC Filings
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