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How to buy Orthofix Medical stock

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Orthofix Medical Inc is a medical devices business based in the US. Orthofix Medical shares (OFIX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Orthofix Medical employs 1,055 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$410.4 million.

How to buy shares in Orthofix Medical

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Orthofix Medical. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: OFIX. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Orthofix Medical reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Orthofix Medical, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Orthofix Medical. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Orthofix Medical share price

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Orthofix Medical shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-24.
52-week rangeUSD$22.11 - USD$46.3
50-day moving average USD$43.08
200-day moving average USD$36.5544
Wall St. target priceUSD$49.31
PE ratio 39.1021
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.214

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Is it a good time to buy Orthofix Medical stock?

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Is Orthofix Medical under- or over-valued?

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

Orthofix Medical's P/E ratio

Orthofix Medical's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 39x. In other words, Orthofix Medical shares trade at around 39x 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.

Orthofix Medical's PEG ratio

Orthofix Medical's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.1. 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 Orthofix Medical's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Orthofix Medical's EBITDA

Orthofix Medical's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$23.4 million.

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

Orthofix Medical financials

Revenue TTM USD$410.4 million
Gross profit TTM USD$359.3 million
Return on assets TTM -1.16%
Return on equity TTM 7.13%
Profit margin 5.75%
Book value $18.419
Market capitalisation USD$917.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Orthofix Medical shares

There are currently 405,481 Orthofix Medical shares held short by investors – that's known as Orthofix Medical's "short interest". This figure is 6.3% up from 381,609 last month.

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

Orthofix Medical's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Orthofix Medical's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Orthofix Medical shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Orthofix Medical shares traded daily (recently around 99382.598039216). Orthofix Medical's SIR currently stands at 4.08. In other words for every 100,000 Orthofix Medical shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4080 shares are currently held short.

However Orthofix Medical's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Orthofix Medical shares, or, against the total number of tradable Orthofix Medical shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Orthofix Medical's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Orthofix Medical shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0289% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Orthofix Medical shares, roughly 29 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 Orthofix Medical.

Find out more about how you can short Orthofix Medical stock.

Orthofix Medical share dividends

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

Orthofix Medical share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Orthofix Medical's shares have ranged in value from as little as $22.11 up to $46.3. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

OFIX.US volatility(beta: 1.17)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 Orthofix Medical's is 1.1718. This would suggest that Orthofix Medical'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).

Orthofix Medical overview

Orthofix Medical Inc., a medical device company, provides musculoskeletal healing products and therapies worldwide. It operates through two segments, Global Spine and Global Extremities. The Global Spine segment manufactures, distributes, and provides support services for bone growth stimulator devices that enhance bone fusion as well as used as a therapeutic treatment for non-spinal appendicular fractures. This segment also designs, develops, and markets a portfolio of motion preservation and fixation implant products, which are used in surgical procedures of the spine; and a portfolio of regenerative products and tissue forms that allow physicians to treat a range of spinal and orthopedic conditions. The Global Extremities segment designs, develops, and markets orthopedic products that are used in fracture repair, deformity correction, and bone reconstruction procedures. The company markets and distributes its products through direct sales representatives; independent distributors; and employed and independent sales representatives to physicians, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, integrated health delivery systems, and other purchasing organizations. The company was formerly known as Orthofix International N.V. and changed its name to Orthofix Medical Inc. in July 2018. Orthofix Medical Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Lewisville, Texas.

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