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Insulet Corporation is a medical devices business based in the US. Insulet Corporation shares (PODD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Insulet Corporation employs 1,900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Insulet Corporation share price

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Insulet Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$164.40 - $298.43
50-day moving average $269.01
200-day moving average $260.79
Wall St. target price$287.19
PE ratio 2860.05
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.10

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Is it a good time to buy Insulet Corporation stock?

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Is Insulet Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Insulet Corporation's P/E ratio

Insulet Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 2860x. In other words, Insulet Corporation shares trade at around 2860x 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.

Insulet Corporation's PEG ratio

Insulet Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.6781. 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 Insulet Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Insulet Corporation's EBITDA

Insulet Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $106.9 million.

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

Insulet Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $904.4 million
Operating margin TTM 5.69%
Gross profit TTM $582.3 million
Return on assets TTM 2.14%
Return on equity TTM 2%
Profit margin 0.75%
Book value $9.14
Market capitalisation $18.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Insulet Corporation shares

There are currently 2.7 million Insulet Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Insulet Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 25.4% up from 2.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Insulet Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Insulet Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Insulet Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Insulet Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Insulet Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 575802.32067511). Insulet Corporation's SIR currently stands at 4.74. In other words for every 100,000 Insulet Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4740 shares are currently held short.

However Insulet Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Insulet Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Insulet Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Insulet Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Insulet Corporation shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0548% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Insulet Corporation shares, roughly 55 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Insulet Corporation.

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Insulet Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Insulet Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Insulet Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Insulet Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $164.4 up to $298.43. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PODD.US volatility(beta: 0.64)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 Insulet Corporation's is 0.6409. This would suggest that Insulet Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Insulet Corporation overview

Insulet Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells insulin delivery systems for people with insulin-dependent diabetes. It offers Omnipod System, a self-adhesive disposable tubeless Omnipod device that is worn on the body for up to three days at a time, as well as wireless companion, the handheld personal diabetes manager. The company sells its products primarily through independent distributors and pharmacy channels, as well as directly in the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East. Insulet Corporation was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Acton, Massachusetts. .

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