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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.’s (TMO) Stock: A Long-Term Performance Analysis

The stock of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) has gone down by -0.55% for the week, with a -2.34% drop in the past month and a -4.08% drop in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.10%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are 1.98% for TMO. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -2.49% for TMO’s stock, with a simple moving average of -5.31% for the last 200 days.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 33.92x compared to its average ratio. compared to its average ratio and a 36-month beta value of 0.80. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 16 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 3 as “overweight,” 5 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The average price point forecasted by analysts for Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) is $624.21, which is $111.13 above the current market price. The public float for TMO is 384.43M, and currently, short sellers hold a 0.78% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of TMO on May 26, 2023 was 1.32M shares.

TMO) stock’s latest price update

The stock price of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) has jumped by 1.94 compared to previous close of 510.72. Despite this, the company has seen a fall of -0.55% in its stock price over the last five trading days. The Wall Street Journal reported on 05/09/23 that Postpandemic Hangover Spreads to New Group of Healthcare Companies

TMO Trading at -5.92% 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 -14.80% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.98%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.10%, as shares sank -4.12% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -4.06% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, TMO fell by -0.55%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -10.37% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $532.82. In addition, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. saw -5.46% 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 TMO starting from CASPER MARC N, who sale 1,600 shares at the price of $534.82 back on May 09. After this action, CASPER MARC N now owns 141,330 shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., valued at $855,710 using the latest closing price.

CASPER MARC N, the Chairman & CEO of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., sale 10,000 shares at $544.40 during a trade that took place back on May 08, which means that CASPER MARC N is holding 141,330 shares at $5,444,003 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for TMO

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +18.98 for the present operating margin
  • +42.33 for the gross margin

The net margin for Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. stands at +15.47. The total capital return value is set at 10.82, while invested capital returns managed to touch 9.36. Equity return is now at value 14.00, with 6.50 for asset returns.

Based on Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO), the company’s capital structure generated 82.03 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 45.06. Total debt to assets is 37.13, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 68.72. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 37.75.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 5.13, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.15. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.89 and the total asset turnover is 0.47. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.48.


To put it simply, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) has had a bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a mixed opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.