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How to buy Harvard Bioscience stock

Learn how to easily invest in Harvard Bioscience stock.

Harvard Bioscience Inc is a medical instruments & supplies business based in the US. Harvard Bioscience shares (HBIO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Harvard Bioscience employs 475 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Harvard Bioscience stock price (NASDAQ: HBIO)

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Harvard Bioscience shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-01.
Latest market close$3.70
52-week range$3.25 - $8.75
50-day moving average $4.13
200-day moving average $5.96
Wall St. target price$10.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.16

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Harvard Bioscience price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.7 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-28) 1.09%
1 month (2022-06-01) 3.93%
3 months (2022-04-05) -40.32%
6 months (2022-01-05) -44.36%
1 year (2021-07-02) -55.04%
2 years (2020-07-02) 1.93%
3 years (2019-07-05) 94.74%
5 years (2017-07-03) 42.31%

Is Harvard Bioscience stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Harvard Bioscience's PEG ratio

Harvard Bioscience's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.89. 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 Harvard Bioscience's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Harvard Bioscience's EBITDA

Harvard Bioscience's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $7.7 million.

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

Harvard Bioscience financials

Revenue TTM $120.7 million
Operating margin TTM 0.15%
Gross profit TTM $67.7 million
Return on assets TTM 0.07%
Return on equity TTM -8.47%
Profit margin -5.39%
Book value $1.85
Market capitalisation $152.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Harvard Bioscience share dividends

We're not expecting Harvard Bioscience to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Harvard Bioscience's shares ever split?

Harvard Bioscience's shares were split on a 1319:1000 basis on 3 November 2013. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1319 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Harvard Bioscience shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 24.2% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Harvard Bioscience shares which in turn could have impacted Harvard Bioscience's share price.

Harvard Bioscience share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Harvard Bioscience's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.25 up to $8.75. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HBIO.US volatility(beta: 1.88)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 Harvard Bioscience's is 1.8761. This would suggest that Harvard Bioscience's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Harvard Bioscience overview

Harvard Bioscience, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells technologies, products, and services that enables fundamental research, discovery, and pre-clinical testing for drug development in the United States and internationally. The company offers cellular and molecular technology instruments, such as syringe and peristaltic pump products, as well as a range of instruments and accessories for tissue and organ-based lab research, including surgical products, infusion systems, and behavior research systems; and spectrophotometers, microplate readers, amino acid analyzers, gel electrophoresis equipment, and electroporation and electrofusion instruments. It also engages in the development and manufacture of precision scientific measuring instrumentation and equipment, which cover data acquisition systems with custom amplifier configurations for cellular analysis, micro electrode array solutions for in vivo recordings, and vitro-systems for extracellular recordings; and offers preclinical products. The company markets its products through sales organizations, websites, catalogs, and distributors to research scientists in pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, universities, hospitals, and government laboratories, as well as to contract research organizations, academic labs, and government researchers. It primarily sells its products under Harvard Apparatus, DSI, Ponemah, Buxco, Biochrom, BTX, and MCS brand names. The company was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Holliston, Massachusetts.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Harvard Bioscience is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 11.519% of Harvard Bioscience shares are held by insiders and 77.659% by institutions.
How many people work for Harvard Bioscience?
Latest data suggests 475 work at Harvard Bioscience.
When does the fiscal year end for Harvard Bioscience?
Harvard Bioscience's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Harvard Bioscience based?
Harvard Bioscience's address is: 84 October Hill Road, Holliston, MA, United States, 01746
What is Harvard Bioscience's ISIN number?
Harvard Bioscience's international securities identification number is: US4169061052
What is Harvard Bioscience's CUSIP number?
Harvard Bioscience's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 416906105

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