Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) went down by -0.69% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $532.57. The company’s stock price has collected -0.78% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 03/24/21 that Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches In-Air SARS-CoV-2 Surveillance Solution
Is It Worth Investing in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE :TMO) Right Now?
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 27.68 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for TMO is at 0.77. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 17 analysts out of 23 who provided ratings for Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 4 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $559.20, which is $116.87 above the current price. TMO currently public float of 392.98M and currently shorts hold a 0.80% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of TMO was 1.81M shares.
TMO’s Market Performance
TMO stocks went down by -0.78% for the week, with a monthly drop of -3.15% and a quarterly performance of -4.92%, while its annual performance rate touched 62.80%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.10% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.55% for Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.57% for TMO stocks with a simple moving average of -0.48% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of TMO
Barclays, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see TMO reach a price target of $525. The rating they have provided for TMO stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on March 03rd, 2021.
Credit Suisse gave a rating of “Outperform” to TMO, setting the target price at $556 in the report published on January 08th of the current year.
TMO Trading at -7.42% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought TMO to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -16.95% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.55%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.10%, as shares sank -2.03% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -11.32% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, TMO fell by -0.78%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +27.22% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $448.90. In addition, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. saw -5.04% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at TMO starting from Lagarde Michel, who sale 7,290 shares at the price of $507.79 back on Feb 12. After this action, Lagarde Michel now owns 15,775 shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., valued at $3,701,789 using the latest closing price.
Stevenson Mark, the Executive Vice President & COO of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., sale 14,133 shares at $473.84 during a trade that took place back on Dec 07, which means that Stevenson Mark is holding 53,584 shares at $6,696,781 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for TMO
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +24.60 for the present operating margin
- +49.75 for the gross margin
The net margin for Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. stands at +19.79. The total capital return value is set at 15.07, while invested capital returns managed to touch 12.55. Equity return is now at value 20.40, with 10.10 for asset returns.
Based on Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO), the company’s capital structure generated 65.33 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 39.52. Total debt to assets is 32.65, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 57.19. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 34.59.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 6.15, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.11. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.64 and the total asset turnover is 0.51. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.13.