NYSE:STE - Steris Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$112.68 -3.07 (-2.65 %)
(As of 11/21/2018 07:33 AM ET)
Previous Close$115.75
Today's Range$112.32 - $115.31
52-Week Range$82.88 - $121.67
Volume483,325 shs
Average Volume465,265 shs
Market Capitalization$9.78 billion
P/E Ratio27.15
Dividend Yield1.17%
STERIS plc provides infection prevention and other procedural products and services worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Healthcare Products, Healthcare Specialty Services, Life Sciences, and Applied Sterilization Technologies. The Healthcare Products segment offers cleaning chemistries and sterility assurance products; accessories for gastrointestinal (GI) procedures, washers, sterilizers, and other pieces of capital equipment for the operations of a sterile processing department; and equipment used in the operating room, including surgical tables, lights, equipment management services, and connectivity solutions. It also provides capital equipment install, maintain, upgrade, repair, and troubleshoot services. This segment provides its products and services to acute care hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and GI clinics. The Healthcare Specialty Services segment provides solutions and managed services, including instrument and endoscope repair and maintenance solutions; and custom process improvement consulting and outsourced sterile processing services to acute care hospitals and other healthcare settings. The Life Sciences segment offers formulated cleaning chemistries, barrier products, sterility assurance products, steam and vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilizers, and washer disinfectors. The Applied Sterilization Technologies segment provides contract sterilization services using gamma, electron beam, and X-ray technologies, as well as ethylene oxide and hydrogen peroxide; and laboratory testing services. It operates a network of approximately 50 facilities. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Derby, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Surgical appliances & supplies
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Equipment
Current SymbolNYSE:STE
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.41
Current Ratio2.63
Quick Ratio2.01


Trailing P/E Ratio27.15
Forward P/E Ratio23.52
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.62 billion
Price / Sales3.63
Cash Flow$6.1272 per share
Price / Cash18.39
Book Value$36.98 per share
Price / Book3.05


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.15
Net Income$290.91 million
Net Margins11.72%
Return on Equity12.15%
Return on Assets7.47%


Outstanding Shares84,500,000
Market Cap$9.78 billion

Steris (NYSE:STE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Steris' stock symbol?

Steris trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "STE."

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

Steris declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 26th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share on Friday, December 21st. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 27th. View Steris' Dividend History.

How were Steris' earnings last quarter?

Steris PLC (NYSE:STE) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The medical equipment provider reported $1.10 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.02. The medical equipment provider earned $679 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $659.14 million. Steris had a net margin of 11.72% and a return on equity of 12.15%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.94 earnings per share. View Steris' Earnings History.

When is Steris' next earnings date?

Steris is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Steris.

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

Steris updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.74-4.84 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.70. Steris also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.74-4.84 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for STE?

5 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Steris' stock. Their predictions range from $100.00 to $132.00. On average, they expect Steris' share price to reach $116.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Steris.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Steris?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Steris in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Steris.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Steris stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Steris stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "STERIS exited second-quarter fiscal 2019 on a promising note with earnings and revenues both exceeding the respective Zacks Consensus Estimate. We are impressed with the company’s persistently strong organic growth performance across major segments. The company  is currently demonstrating strong top line growth on favorable underlying market trends along with new product and service offerings. Further, growth in free cash flow reserve is indicative of the company’s strong cash balance. The company raising its overall guidance for fiscal 2019 is also indicative of brighter prospects. STERIS has also made certain acquisitions, divestments and organizational changes, which are expected to better align with its operations. Over the past three months, STERIS has been outperforming its industry." (11/16/2018)
  • 2. KeyCorp analysts commented, "Our price target of $20/share is based on an equally-weighted composite of: (a) $21.3/share, as a 25x multiple of taxed and diluted $11.7 discounted back to FY18 at 30% (in line with the expected PE multiple and discount rate of an early development-stage biotechnology company); and (b) an NPV of $21.3/ share (discounted cash flow analysis using a 20% discount rate and 2.0% growth rate, in line with the expected discount and growth parameters of an early development-stage biotechnology company)." (8/9/2018)

Has Steris been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about STE stock have trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Steris earned a media sentiment score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the medical equipment provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Steris' key competitors?

Who are Steris' key executives?

Steris' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Walter M. Rosebrough Jr., CEO, Pres & Director (Age 64)
  • Mr. Michael J. Tokich, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Daniel A. Carestio, Chief Operating Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. John Adam Zangerle, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51)
  • Dr. Adrian Vincent Coward, Sr. VP of Healthcare Specialty Services (Age 48)

Who are Steris' major shareholders?

Steris' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.16%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (8.80%), FMR LLC (3.11%), WCM Investment Management CA (2.69%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.68%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.66%). Company insiders that own Steris stock include Cynthia L Feldmann, Daniel A Carestio, Jacqueline B Kosecoff, John Adam Zangerle, Karen L Burton, Kathleen Bardwell, Loyal W Wilson, Michael B Wood, Michael J Tokich, Mohsen Sohi, Richard Martin Steeves, Sudhir K Pahwa, Walter M Rosebrough Jr and Walter M Rosebrough, Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Steris.

Which major investors are selling Steris stock?

STE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Bessemer Group Inc., FIL Ltd, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Prudential Financial Inc. and Macquarie Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Steris company stock in the last year include Cynthia L Feldmann, Daniel A Carestio, Jacqueline B Kosecoff, Karen L Burton, Loyal W Wilson, Michael B Wood, Michael J Tokich, Mohsen Sohi, Richard Martin Steeves, Sudhir K Pahwa, Walter M Rosebrough Jr and Walter M Rosebrough, Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Steris.

Which major investors are buying Steris stock?

STE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WCM Investment Management CA, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., BlackRock Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Westpac Banking Corp, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Rehmann Capital Advisory Group and Allianz Asset Management GmbH. View Insider Buying and Selling for Steris.

How do I buy shares of Steris?

Shares of STE 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 Steris' stock price today?

One share of STE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $112.68.

How big of a company is Steris?

Steris has a market capitalization of $9.78 billion and generates $2.62 billion in revenue each year. The medical equipment provider earns $290.91 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.15 on an earnings per share basis. Steris employs 12,000 workers across the globe.

What is Steris' official website?

The official website for Steris is http://www.steris.com.

How can I contact Steris?

Steris' mailing address is Rutherford House Stephensons Way Chaddesden, Derby X0, DE21 6LY. The medical equipment provider can be reached via phone at 44-13-3238-7100 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Steris (NYSE STE)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  186 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  286 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  472
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Steris and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe STE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe STE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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