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DexCom, Inc is a diagnostics & research business based in the US. DexCom shares (DXCM) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. DexCom employs 3,900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.7 billion.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, DexCom's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was USD$397.5, which is 26.73% up on its pre-crash value of USD$291.25 and 118.32% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$182.07.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of DexCom shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$887.47 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,677.45.
|Latest market close||USD$397.5|
|52-week range||USD$145.23 - USD$456.23|
|50-day moving average||USD$397.744|
|200-day moving average||USD$390.4424|
|Wall St. target price||USD$471.17|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$2.16|
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|1 week (2020-10-22)||0.43%|
|1 month (2020-09-29)||-1.16%|
|3 months (2020-07-29)||-6.93%|
|6 months (2020-04-29)||15.06%|
|1 year (2019-10-29)||156.72%|
|2 years (2018-10-29)||218.92%|
|3 years (2017-10-27)||792.06%|
|5 years (2015-10-29)||382.11%|
Valuing DexCom stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of DexCom's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
DexCom's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 181x. In other words, DexCom shares trade at around 181x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
DexCom's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.0675. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into DexCom's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
DexCom's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$312.8 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a DexCom's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$1.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||16.03%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$931.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||6.15%|
|Return on equity TTM||20.05%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$38.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 4.1 million DexCom shares held short by investors – that's known as DexCom's "short interest". This figure is 8.4% up from 3.8 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting DexCom shares can be evaluated.
DexCom's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of DexCom shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of DexCom shares traded daily (recently around 828624.4). DexCom's SIR currently stands at 5. In other words for every 100,000 DexCom shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5000 shares are currently held short.
However DexCom's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of DexCom shares, or, against the total number of tradable DexCom shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case DexCom's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 DexCom shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0436% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable DexCom shares, roughly 44 shares are currently held short).
A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against DexCom.
Find out more about how you can short DexCom stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like DexCom.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 29.18
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and DexCom's overall score of 29.18 (as at 10/01/2020) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 50th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like DexCom is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 10.43/100
DexCom's environmental score of 10.43 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that DexCom is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 17.04/100
DexCom's social score of 17.04 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that DexCom is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 13.2/100
DexCom's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that DexCom is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. DexCom scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that DexCom has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||29.18|
|Total ESG percentile||50.12|
|Environmental score percentile||6|
|Social score percentile||6|
|Governance score percentile||6|
|Level of controversy||2|
We're not expecting DexCom to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Over the last 12 months, DexCom's shares have ranged in value from as little as $145.23 up to $456.23. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while DexCom's is 0.786. This would suggest that DexCom's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
DexCom, Inc., a medical device company, focuses on the design, development, and commercialization of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems in the United States and internationally. The company offers its systems for use by people with diabetes, as well as for use by healthcare providers. Its products include DexCom G6, a CGM system for diabetes management; DexCom G5 mobile CGM system to communicate directly to patient's mobile device; DexCom G4 PLATINUM system for continuous use by adults with diabetes; and DexCom Share, a remote monitoring system. DexCom, Inc. has a collaboration and license agreement with Verily Life Sciences LLC and Verily Ireland Limited to develop a series of next-generation CGM products; and a collaboration with Companion Medical, Inc. The company markets its products directly to endocrinologists, physicians, and diabetes educators. DexCom, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
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