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How to buy Fulgent Genetics stock

Learn how to easily invest in Fulgent Genetics stock.

Fulgent Genetics Inc is a diagnostics & research business based in the US. Fulgent Genetics shares (FLGT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Fulgent Genetics employs 480 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Fulgent Genetics stock price (NASDAQ: FLGT)

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Fulgent Genetics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$60.70
52-week range$62.50 - $189.89
50-day moving average $89.52
200-day moving average $86.04
Wall St. target price$141.00
PE ratio 4.1961
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $19.06

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Fulgent Genetics price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $60.7 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-14) -24.09%
1 month (2021-12-22) -41.72%
3 months (2021-10-22) -27.79%
6 months (2021-07-22) -29.42%
1 year (2021-01-22) -12.33%
2 years (2020-01-22) 335.44%
3 years (2019-01-22) 1,476.62%
5 years (2017-01-20) 358.81%

Is Fulgent Genetics stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Fulgent Genetics stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Fulgent Genetics's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Fulgent Genetics's P/E ratio

Fulgent Genetics's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, Fulgent Genetics shares trade at around 4x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Fulgent Genetics's PEG ratio

Fulgent Genetics's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.32. 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 Fulgent Genetics's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Fulgent Genetics's EBITDA

Fulgent Genetics's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $767.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Fulgent Genetics's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Fulgent Genetics financials

Revenue TTM $1 billion
Operating margin TTM 73.28%
Gross profit TTM $331.9 million
Return on assets TTM 65.35%
Return on equity TTM 92.39%
Profit margin 54.96%
Book value $34.76
Market capitalisation $2.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Fulgent Genetics share dividends

We're not expecting Fulgent Genetics to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Fulgent Genetics share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fulgent Genetics's shares have ranged in value from as little as $62.5 up to $189.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FLGT.US volatility(beta: 1.34)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Fulgent Genetics's is 1.3381. This would suggest that Fulgent Genetics's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Fulgent Genetics overview

Fulgent Genetics, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, provides COVID-19 testing and genetic testing services to physicians with clinically actionable diagnostic information. Its technology platform integrates data comparison and suppression algorithms, adaptive learning software, and genetic diagnostics tools and integrated laboratory processes. The company primarily serves insurance, hospitals, and medical institutions. It sells its tests through internal sales force, as well as through independent sales representatives in the United States and internationally. Fulgent Genetics has collaboration with PWNHealth to provide at-home COVID-19 test capabilities; and has strategic partnership with Helio Health, Inc. to commercialize blood-based early cancer detection tests.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Fulgent Genetics is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 33.074% of Fulgent Genetics shares are held by insiders and 38.233% by institutions.
How many people work for Fulgent Genetics?
Latest data suggests 480 work at Fulgent Genetics.
When does the fiscal year end for Fulgent Genetics?
Fulgent Genetics's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Fulgent Genetics based?
Fulgent Genetics's address is: 4978 Santa Anita Avenue, Temple City, CA, United States, 91780
What is Fulgent Genetics's ISIN number?
Fulgent Genetics's international securities identification number is: US3596641098
What is Fulgent Genetics's CUSIP number?
Fulgent Genetics's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 359664109

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