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How to buy Omnicell stock | $139

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Omnicell, Inc
+$1.87 (+1.28%)

Omnicell, Inc is a health information services business based in the US. Omnicell shares (OMCL) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Omnicell employs 2,970 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Omnicell stock price (NASDAQ: OMCL)

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Omnicell shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-28.
Latest market close$139.00
52-week range$66.04 - $154.92
50-day moving average $148.49
200-day moving average $136.59
Wall St. target price$156.67
PE ratio 184.4975
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.79

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Omnicell price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $139 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-23) N/A
1 month (2021-07-02) -7.18%
3 months (2021-05-03) 0.05%
6 months (2021-01-30) N/A
1 year (2020-07-30) N/A
2 years (2019-07-30) N/A
3 years (2018-07-30) N/A
5 years (2016-07-30) N/A

Is Omnicell under- or over-valued?

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

Omnicell's P/E ratio

Omnicell's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 184x. In other words, Omnicell shares trade at around 184x 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.

Omnicell's PEG ratio

Omnicell's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.28. 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 Omnicell's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Omnicell's EBITDA

Omnicell's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $99.4 million.

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

Omnicell financials

Revenue TTM $914.4 million
Operating margin TTM 6.33%
Gross profit TTM $415.9 million
Return on assets TTM 2.32%
Return on equity TTM 3.71%
Profit margin 3.83%
Book value $23.42
Market capitalisation $6.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Omnicell shares

There are currently 2.6 million Omnicell shares held short by investors – that's known as Omnicell's "short interest". This figure is 0.3% down from 2.6 million last month.

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

Omnicell's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Omnicell's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Omnicell shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Omnicell shares traded daily (recently around 229174.62154942). Omnicell's SIR currently stands at 11.23. In other words for every 100,000 Omnicell shares traded daily on the market, roughly 11230 shares are currently held short.

However Omnicell's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Omnicell shares, or, against the total number of tradable Omnicell shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Omnicell's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Omnicell shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0607% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Omnicell shares, roughly 61 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Omnicell.

Find out more about how you can short Omnicell stock.

Omnicell share dividends

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

Omnicell share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Omnicell's shares have ranged in value from as little as $66.04 up to $154.92. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

OMCL.US volatility(beta: 1.07)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 Omnicell's is 1.0675. This would suggest that Omnicell'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).

Omnicell overview

Omnicell, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, provides medication management automation solutions and adherence tools for healthcare systems and pharmacies the United States and internationally. The company offers central pharmacy automation solutions, including automated storage and retrieval systems, such as XR2 Automated Central Pharmacy System, a building block of autonomous pharmacy vision; IV compounding robots and workflow management systems; inventory management software; and controlled substance management systems. It also provides point of care automation solutions to improve clinician workflows in patient care areas of the healthcare system; XT Series automated dispensing systems for medications and supplies used in nursing units and other clinical areas of the hospital, as well as specialized automated dispensing systems for operating room; Omnicell Interface Software that offers interface and integration between its medication-use products or supply products, and a healthcare facility's in-house information management systems; and robotic dispensing systems for handling the stocking and retrieval of boxed medications. In addition, the company provides automated systems to help pharmacies in filling its multimed adherence packaging based on individual patient medication orders; single dose automation solutions to fill and label for incoming prescriptions; semi-automated filling equipment for the long-term care institutional pharmacy; and medication blister card packaging and packaging supplies to enhance medication adherence in non-acute care settings. Further, it offers EnlivenHealth Patient Engagement, a web-based nexus of solutions. The company was formerly known as Omnicell Technologies, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Omnicell is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.37% of Omnicell shares are held by insiders and 104.015% by institutions.
How many people work for Omnicell?
Latest data suggests 2,970 work at Omnicell.
When does the fiscal year end for Omnicell?
Omnicell's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Omnicell based?
Omnicell's address is: 590 East Middlefield Road, Mountain View, CA, United States, 94043
What is Omnicell's ISIN number?
Omnicell's international securities identification number is: US68213N1090
What is Omnicell's CUSIP number?
Omnicell's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 68213N109

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