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Pediatrix Medical Group Inc. (MD) and the Battle of Fundamentals vs. Technicals

Pediatrix Medical Group Inc. (NYSE:MD) went down by -13.53% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $35.67. The company’s stock price has collected -15.09% of loss in the last five trading sessions.

Is It Worth Investing in Pediatrix Medical Group Inc. (NYSE :MD) Right Now?

Pediatrix Medical Group Inc. (NYSE:MD) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 20.29 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for MD is at 1.86.

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The average price from analysts is $22.33, which is $2.14 above the current price. MD currently public float of 85.09M and currently shorts hold a 5.84% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of MD was 743.36K shares.

MD’s Market Performance

MD stocks went down by -15.09% for the week, with a monthly drop of -13.26% and a quarterly performance of 1.41%, while its annual performance rate touched -34.81%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 5.25% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.40% for Pediatrix Medical Group Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -16.00% for MD stocks with a simple moving average of -18.04% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of MD

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for MD stocks, with SVB Leerink repeating the rating for MD by listing it as a “Mkt Perform.” The predicted price for MD in the upcoming period, according to SVB Leerink is $29 based on the research report published on September 27th of the previous year 2021.

Stifel, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see MD reach a price target of $30. The rating they have provided for MD stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on June 23rd, 2021.

Deutsche Bank gave a rating of “Sell” to MD, setting the target price at $12 in the report published on October 19th of the previous year.

MD Trading at -8.55% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought MD to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -45.73% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.40%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.25%, as shares sank -16.08% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +5.39% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, MD fell by -15.09%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -26.08% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $22.86. In addition, Pediatrix Medical Group Inc. saw -28.85% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at MD starting from MEDEL ROGER MD, who sale 40,107 shares at the price of $26.58 back on Jan 11. After this action, MEDEL ROGER MD now owns 739,450 shares of Pediatrix Medical Group Inc., valued at $1,066,044 using the latest closing price.

MEDEL ROGER MD, the Director of Pediatrix Medical Group Inc., sale 59,893 shares at $26.44 during a trade that took place back on Jan 10, which means that MEDEL ROGER MD is holding 779,557 shares at $1,583,571 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for MD

Equity return is now at value 10.80, with 3.60 for asset returns.

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