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How to buy Mettler-Toledo International stock
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Mettler-Toledo International Inc is a diagnostics & research business based in the US. Mettler-Toledo International shares (MTD) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Mettler-Toledo International employs 14,900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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- MTD shares summary
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- Is MTD stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Is MTD suitable for ethical investing?
- Are MTD shares over-valued?
- Mettler-Toledo International's financials
- How volatile are MTD shares?
- Does Mettler-Toledo International pay a dividend?
- Have MTD shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Mettler-Toledo International stock price (NYSE: MTD)Use our graph to track the performance of MTD stocks over time.
Mettler-Toledo International shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$1,462.64|
|52-week range||$1,033.40 - $1,714.75|
|50-day moving average||$1,562.68|
|200-day moving average||$1,449.96|
|Wall St. target price||$1,503.10|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$31.90|
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Is it a good time to buy Mettler-Toledo International stock?
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Mettler-Toledo International price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-18)||-1.42%|
|1 month (2021-12-23)||-10.06%|
|3 months (2021-10-25)||-0.55%|
|6 months (2021-07-23)||-0.98%|
|1 year (2021-01-25)||18.58%|
|2 years (2020-01-24)||78.38%|
|3 years (2019-01-25)||138.00%|
|5 years (2017-01-25)||248.80%|
Is Mettler-Toledo International stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Mettler-Toledo International stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Mettler-Toledo International's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Mettler-Toledo International's P/E ratio
Mettler-Toledo International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 46x. In other words, Mettler-Toledo International shares trade at around 46x 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.
Mettler-Toledo International's PEG ratio
Mettler-Toledo International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.1292. 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 Mettler-Toledo International's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Mettler-Toledo International's EBITDA
Mettler-Toledo International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Mettler-Toledo International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Mettler-Toledo International financials
|Revenue TTM||$3.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||27.12%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||20.54%|
|Return on equity TTM||25.05%|
|Market capitalisation||$33.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Mettler-Toledo International's environmental, social and governance track record
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 Mettler-Toledo International.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Mettler-Toledo International's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 10.8
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Mettler-Toledo International's overall score of 10.8 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Mettler-Toledo International 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.).
Mettler-Toledo International's environmental score
Environmental score: 0.92/100
Mettler-Toledo International's environmental score of 0.92 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Mettler-Toledo International is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Mettler-Toledo International's social score
Social score: 4.23/100
Mettler-Toledo International's social score of 4.23 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Mettler-Toledo International is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Mettler-Toledo International's governance score
Governance score: 4.15/100
Mettler-Toledo International's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Mettler-Toledo International is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Mettler-Toledo International's controversy score
Controversy score: 1/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Mettler-Toledo International scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Mettler-Toledo International has managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||10.8|
|Total ESG percentile||2|
|Environmental score percentile||1|
|Social score percentile||1|
|Governance score percentile||1|
|Level of controversy||1|
Mettler-Toledo International share dividends
We're not expecting Mettler-Toledo International to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Mettler-Toledo International's shares ever split?
Mettler-Toledo International's shares were split on a 1:2 basis on 24 June 1996. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Mettler-Toledo International shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Mettler-Toledo International shares which in turn could have impacted Mettler-Toledo International's share price.
Mettler-Toledo International share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Mettler-Toledo International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1033.4 up to $1714.75. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Mettler-Toledo International's is 1.0517. This would suggest that Mettler-Toledo International's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Mettler-Toledo International overview
Mettler-Toledo International Inc. manufactures and supplies precision instruments and services worldwide. It operates in five segments: U. S. Operations, Swiss Operations, Western European Operations, Chinese Operations, and Other. The company offers weighing instruments for laboratory, industrial, packaging, logistics, and food retailing applications; various related analytical instruments and automated chemistry solutions used in drug and chemical compound discovery and development; metal detection and other end-of-line product inspection systems used in production and packaging for food processing and packaging, pharmaceutical, packaged consumer goods, and other industries; and solutions that are used in various process analytics applications. Its laboratory instruments include laboratory balances, liquid pipetting solutions, automated laboratory reactors, titrators, pH meters, process analytics sensors and analyzer technologies, physical value analyzers, thermal analysis systems, and other analytical instruments; and LabX, a laboratory software platform.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Mettler-Toledo International is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.56% of Mettler-Toledo International shares are held by insiders and 95.947% by institutions. How many people work for Mettler-Toledo International?
Latest data suggests 14,900 work at Mettler-Toledo International. When does the fiscal year end for Mettler-Toledo International?
Mettler-Toledo International's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Mettler-Toledo International based?
Mettler-Toledo International's address is: 1900 Polaris Parkway, Columbus, OH, United States, 43240 What is Mettler-Toledo International's ISIN number?
Mettler-Toledo International's international securities identification number is: US5926881054 What is Mettler-Toledo International's CUSIP number?
Mettler-Toledo International's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 592688105
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