Quidel (NASDAQ:QDEL) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Quidel stock has undergone multiple analysts rating changes in the recent past.  Quidel Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research on 10/14/2021. In a note to investors, the firm issued a new rating of Hold. The analysts previously had rating of Strong Sell.

Shares of Quidel traded up $3.52 on Wednesday, reaching $138.30. 10 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 518149. Shares of Quidel were trading at $138.30 on Wednesday. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $135.76 and its 200 day moving average is $145.26.Quidel has a 12 month low of $134.65 and a 12 month high of $288.70. While on yearly highs and lows, Quidel’s today has traded high as $138.64 and has touched $134.65 on the downward trend. See More Analyst Rating at: RATING

Quidel Earnings and What to expect: 

Quidel last issued its quarterly earnings data on August 5th, 2021. The reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.06 by $0.42. The business earned $176.61 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $173.29 million. Quidel has generated $19.55 earnings per share over the last year ($20.65 diluted earnings per share) and currently has a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.7. Earnings for Quidel are expected to decrease by -50.34% in the coming year, from $7.35 to $3.65 per share. Quidel has not formally confirmed its next earnings publication date, but the company’s estimated earnings date is Thursday, November 4th, 2021 based off prior year’s report dates.

Earnings for Quidel are expected to decrease by -50.34% in the coming year, from $7.35 to $3.65 per share. The P/E ratio of Quidel is 6.70, which means that it is trading at a less expensive P/E ratio than the market average P/E ratio of about 14.53. The P/E ratio of Quidel is 6.70, which means that it is trading at a less expensive P/E ratio than the Medical sector average P/E ratio of about 29.18. Quidel has a PEG Ratio of 0.81. PEG Ratios below 1 indicate that a company could be undervalued. Quidel has a P/B Ratio of 4.37. P/B Ratios above 3 indicate that a company could be overvalued with respect to its assets and liabilities.

Quidel (NASDAQ:QDEL) Moving Average Technical Analysis

5 day Moving Average is $136.64 And 5 day price change is $3.06 (2.26%)  with average volume for 5 day average is 426,800. While technical analysis for average 20 days shows significant difference, 20 day moving average is  $142.43 and 20 day price change is -$8.81 (-5.99%) and average 20 day moving volume is 464,340. 50 day moving average is $135.76  and 50 day price change is -$3.14 ( -2.22%)  and with average volume for 50 days is : 550,084. 200 day moving average is $145.26  and 200 day price change is -$44.94 (-24.53%)  and with average volume for 200 days is : 801,097.

Other owners latest trading in Quidel :

  • On 10/13/2021 shares held by Prairiewood Capital LLC were 3,546 which equates to market value of $0.50M and appx 0.40% owners of Quidel
  • On 10/13/2021 shares held by Foundations Investment Advisors LLC were 3,287 which equates to market value of $0.44M and appx 0.00% owners of Quidel
  • On 10/13/2021 shares held by LGT Capital Partners LTD. were 773,146 which equates to market value of $109.13M and appx 3.30% owners of Quidel
  • In total Institutional ownership equates to Institutional Ownership Percentage: 90.31% for Quidel

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