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How to buy Neogen Corporation stock | $41.09

Learn how to easily invest in Neogen Corporation stock.

Neogen Corporation is a diagnostics & research business based in the US. Neogen Corporation shares (NEOG) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Neogen Corporation employs 1,841 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Neogen Corporation stock price (NASDAQ: NEOG)

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Neogen Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-17.
Latest market close$41.09
52-week range$33.83 - $48.85
50-day moving average $42.57
200-day moving average $44.61
Wall St. target price$55.00
PE ratio 70.7586
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.58

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Is it a good time to buy Neogen Corporation stock?

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Neogen Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $41.09 from 2021-10-22

1 week (2021-10-15) 0.12%
1 month (2021-09-24) -3.57%
3 months (2021-07-23) -5.28%
6 months (2021-04-23) -57.47%
1 year (2020-10-23) -43.16%
2 years (2019-10-24) -36.94%
3 years (2018-10-24) 60.39
5 years (2016-10-24) 52.48

Is Neogen Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Neogen Corporation's P/E ratio

Neogen 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 71x. In other words, Neogen Corporation shares trade at around 71x 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.

Neogen Corporation's PEG ratio

Neogen Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.9678. 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 Neogen 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.

Neogen Corporation's EBITDA

Neogen Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $102.1 million.

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

Neogen Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $487.4 million
Operating margin TTM 16.44%
Gross profit TTM $215.1 million
Return on assets TTM 5.71%
Return on equity TTM 7.73%
Profit margin 12.74%
Book value $7.96
Market capitalisation $4.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Neogen Corporation shares

There are currently 2.9 million Neogen Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Neogen Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 7.5% down from 3.1 million last month.

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

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

Neogen Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Neogen Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Neogen Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 374212.14099217). Neogen Corporation's SIR currently stands at 7.66. In other words for every 100,000 Neogen Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7660 shares are currently held short.

However Neogen Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Neogen Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Neogen Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Neogen Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Neogen Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0268% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Neogen Corporation shares, roughly 27 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 Neogen Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Neogen Corporation stock.

Neogen Corporation share dividends

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

Have Neogen Corporation's shares ever split?

Neogen Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 6 June 2021. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Neogen Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Neogen Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Neogen Corporation's share price.

Neogen Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Neogen Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $33.825 up to $48.85. 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 Neogen Corporation's is 0.4889. This would suggest that Neogen Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Neogen Corporation overview

Neogen Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets various products for food and animal safety worldwide. It operates through two segments, Food Safety and Animal Safety. The Food Safety segment offers diagnostic test kits and related products to detect dangerous and unintended substances in food and animal feed, including foodborne pathogens, spoilage organisms, natural toxins, food allergens, genetic modifications, ruminant by-products, meat speciation, drug residues, pesticide residues, and general sanitation concerns; and AccuPoint Advanced rapid sanitation test for adenosine triphosphate, a chemical found in living cells. This segment offers its products primarily to food and feed processors; grain producers and processors; producers of cookies, crackers, candy, ice cream, and other processed foods; meat and poultry processors, seafood processors, fruit and vegetable producers, and dairies; laboratories; and producers of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, veterinary vaccines, and nutraceutical products. The Animal Safety segment provides veterinary instruments, pharmaceuticals, vaccines, topicals, diagnostic products, rodenticides, cleaners, disinfectants, insecticides, and genomics testing services for the animal safety market. This segment offers various products for researchers to detect biologically active substances. Its drug detection immunoassay test kits are used for the detection of abused and therapeutic drugs in farm and racing animals; detection of drug residues in meat and meat products; and human forensic toxicology drug screening applications.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Neogen Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.352% of Neogen Corporation shares are held by insiders and 95.335% by institutions.
How many people work for Neogen Corporation?
Latest data suggests 1,841 work at Neogen Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Neogen Corporation?
Neogen Corporation's fiscal year ends in May.
Where is Neogen Corporation based?
Neogen Corporation's address is: 620 Lesher Place, Lansing, MI, United States, 48912
What is Neogen Corporation's ISIN number?
Neogen Corporation's international securities identification number is: US6404911066
What is Neogen Corporation's CUSIP number?
Neogen Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 640491106

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