NYSE:MDT - Medtronic Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$93.82 -0.87 (-0.92 %)
(As of 10/16/2018 05:46 AM ET)
Previous Close$94.69
Today's Range$93.23 - $94.82
52-Week Range$76.41 - $100.15
Volume4.20 million shs
Average Volume4.99 million shs
Market Capitalization$132.85 billion
P/E Ratio19.67
Dividend Yield2.15%
Medtronic plc develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells device-based medical therapies to hospitals, physicians, clinicians, and patients worldwide. It operates through four segments: Cardiac and Vascular Group, Minimally Invasive Therapies Group, Restorative Therapies Group, and Diabetes Group. The Cardiac and Vascular Group segment offers implantable cardiac pacemakers, cardioverter defibrillators, and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices; AF ablation product; insertable cardiac monitor systems; mechanical circulatory support; TYRX products; and remote monitoring and patient-centered software. It also provides aortic valves; percutaneous coronary intervention stents, surgical valve replacement and repair products, endovascular stent grafts, percutaneous angioplasty balloons, and products to treat superficial venous diseases in the lower extremities. The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group segment offers surgical products, including surgical stapling devices, vessel sealing instruments, wound closure, electrosurgery products, hernia mechanical devices, mesh implants, and gynecology products; hardware instruments and mesh fixation device; and gastrointestinal, inhalation therapy, and renal care solutions. The Restorative Therapies Group segment offers products for spinal surgeons, neurosurgeons, neurologists, pain management specialists, anesthesiologists, orthopedic surgeons, urologists, colorectal surgeons, urogynecologists, interventional radiologists, and ear, nose, and throat specialists; and systems that incorporate energy surgical instruments. It also provides image-guided surgery and intra-operative imaging systems; and therapies for vasculature in and around the brain. The Diabetes Group segment offers insulin pumps and consumables, continuous glucose monitoring systems, and therapy management software. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electromedical equipment
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Equipment


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.47
Current Ratio2.46
Quick Ratio2.06


Trailing P/E Ratio19.67
Forward P/E Ratio18.32
P/E Growth2.61

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$29.95 billion
Price / Sales4.23
Cash Flow$6.4481 per share
Price / Cash14.55
Book Value$37.50 per share
Price / Book2.50


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.77
Net Income$3.10 billion
Net Margins10.56%
Return on Equity12.98%
Return on Assets7.10%


Outstanding Shares1,350,510,000
Market Cap$132.85 billion

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Medtronic's stock symbol?

Medtronic trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MDT."

How often does Medtronic pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Medtronic?

Medtronic announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, October 19th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 27th. View Medtronic's Dividend History.

How will Medtronic's stock buyback program work?

Medtronic announced that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Thursday, October 5th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $5,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 49% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Medtronic's earnings last quarter?

Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 21st. The medical technology company reported $1.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.11 by $0.06. The medical technology company earned $7.38 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.24 billion. Medtronic had a net margin of 10.56% and a return on equity of 12.98%. Medtronic's revenue was down .1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.12 earnings per share. View Medtronic's Earnings History.

When is Medtronic's next earnings date?

Medtronic is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 20th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Medtronic.

What guidance has Medtronic issued on next quarter's earnings?

Medtronic updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 21st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.10-5.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.11.

What price target have analysts set for MDT?

20 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Medtronic's shares. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $120.00. On average, they anticipate Medtronic's stock price to reach $101.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Medtronic.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Medtronic?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Medtronic in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings, 12 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Medtronic.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Medtronic stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Medtronic stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Medtronic posted better-than-expected numbers in its first-quarter fiscal 2019. All major business groups contributed to solid top-line growth at CER, which highlighted sustainability across groups and regions, in addition to displaying successful achievement of synergy targets. We are encouraged by the company’s solid growth trend in the United States after adjusting for the divestitures as well as healthy global acceptance of its advanced therapies. Also, gradually stabilizing CRHF market holds promise. The company is also focusing on geographical diversification of its businesses. Medtronic is highly positive about its foray into the $1 billion standalone CGM market with its Guardian Connect. Yet, escalating costs and expenses continue to weigh on Medtronic’s bottom line. The company’s 2019 guidance remains conservative on apprehension of significant currency headwind." (8/23/2018)
  • 2. Needham & Company LLC analysts commented, "On 11/8/17, MDT preannounced F2Q18 revenue of $7.050B (up 3% organic Y/Y) vs. consensus of $6.897M. The impact from Hurricane Maria was revised down to ~$60M from ~$250M, which equates to ~1% in quarterly revenue growth and ~$0.03 in non-GAAP EPS. MDT did not update its FY18 revenue or EPS guidance in the press release but did reaffirm F2Q18 non-GAAP EPS growth of flat to slightly up, excluding the ~$0.03 headwind. MDT is scheduled to report full F2Q18 results on 11/21/17 and we intend to wait until then to update our model." (11/9/2017)

Who are some of Medtronic's key competitors?

Who are Medtronic's key executives?

Medtronic's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Omar S. Ishrak, Chairman & CEO (Age 62)
  • Ms. Karen L. Parkhill, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Michael J. Coyle, Exec. VP and Group Pres of Cardiac & Vascular Group (Age 56)
  • Mr. Robert J. W. ten Hoedt, Exec. VP and Group Pres, Europe, Middle East & Africa (Age 57)
  • Mr. Mark Ploof, Sr. VP of Global Operations and Bus. Services

Who are Medtronic's major shareholders?

Medtronic's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.25%), Hexavest Inc. (0.09%), Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.07%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.06%), Saratoga Research & Investment Management (0.03%) and Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Medtronic stock include Bradley E Lerman, Bryan C Hanson, Carol A Surface, Geoffrey Martha, Hoedt Rob Ten, Hooman Hakami, James T Lenehan, Michael J Coyle, Omar Ishrak, Richard H Anderson, Richard Kuntz and Robert C Pozen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Medtronic.

Which major investors are selling Medtronic stock?

MDT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Manning & Napier Group LLC, First Manhattan Co., Hexavest Inc., Covenant Multifamily Offices LLC, Saratoga Research & Investment Management, Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD and Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management. Company insiders that have sold Medtronic company stock in the last year include Bradley E Lerman, Bryan C Hanson, Carol A Surface, Geoffrey Martha, Hooman Hakami, James T Lenehan, Michael J Coyle and Richard Kuntz. View Insider Buying and Selling for Medtronic.

Which major investors are buying Medtronic stock?

MDT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Patriot Wealth Management Inc., Centre Asset Management LLC, Chemung Canal Trust Co., Factory Mutual Insurance Co., Atria Investments LLC, Advisors Capital Management LLC and Canton Hathaway LLC. Company insiders that have bought Medtronic stock in the last two years include James T Lenehan, Richard H Anderson and Robert C Pozen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Medtronic.

How do I buy shares of Medtronic?

Shares of MDT 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 Medtronic's stock price today?

One share of MDT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $93.82.

How big of a company is Medtronic?

Medtronic has a market capitalization of $132.85 billion and generates $29.95 billion in revenue each year. The medical technology company earns $3.10 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.77 on an earnings per share basis. Medtronic employs 86,000 workers across the globe.

What is Medtronic's official website?

The official website for Medtronic is http://www.medtronic.com.

How can I contact Medtronic?

Medtronic's mailing address is 20 ON HATCH LOWER HATCH STREET, DUBLIN L2, D02. The medical technology company can be reached via phone at 353-1438-1700 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Medtronic (NYSE MDT)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,074 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  674 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,748
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This page was last updated on 10/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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