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How to buy Sotera Health stock

Learn how to easily invest in Sotera Health stock.

Sotera Health Co is a diagnostics & research business based in the US. Sotera Health shares (SHC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Sotera Health employs 3,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $970.8 million.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – SHC – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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Sotera Health stock price (NASDAQ: SHC)

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Sotera Health shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-10-02.
Latest market close$7.15
52-week range$6.80 - $27.38
50-day moving average $15.97
200-day moving average $19.76
Wall St. target price$19.57
PE ratio 16.6341
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.41

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Is it a good time to buy Sotera Health stock?

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Sotera Health price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $7.15 from 2022-10-05

1 week (2022-09-29) 0.85%
1 month (2022-09-06) -57.82%
3 months (2022-07-06) -62.27%
6 months (2022-04-06) -67.25%
1 year (2021-10-06) -72.32%
2 years (2020-10-02) N/A
3 years (2019-10-02) N/A
5 years (2017-10-02) N/A

Is Sotera Health stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Sotera Health's P/E ratio

Sotera Health's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 17x. In other words, Sotera Health shares trade at around 17x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

However, Sotera Health's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the diagnostics & research industry or those of similar companies.

Sotera Health's EBITDA

Sotera Health's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $472.2 million.

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

To put Sotera Health's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Sotera Health financials

Revenue TTM $970.8 million
Operating margin TTM 33.08%
Gross profit TTM $518.7 million
Return on assets TTM 7.05%
Return on equity TTM 21.48%
Profit margin 12.82%
Book value $2.25
Market capitalisation $1.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Sotera Health share dividends

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

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Sotera Health overview

Sotera Health Company provides sterilization, and lab testing and advisory services in the United States, Canada, Europe, and internationally. The company's sterilization services include gamma and electron beam irradiation, and EO processing; Nelson Labs comprise microbiological and analytical chemistry testing; and advisory services for medical device and biopharmaceutical industries. It serves medical devices; pharmaceuticals; food and agricultural products; and commercial, advanced, and specialty application industries. The company was formerly known as Sotera Health Topco, Inc. and changed its name to Sotera Health Company in October 2020. Sotera Health Company was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Broadview Heights, Ohio. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Sotera Health is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.936% of Sotera Health shares are held by insiders and 89.188% by institutions.
How many people work for Sotera Health?
Latest data suggests 3,000 work at Sotera Health.
When does the fiscal year end for Sotera Health?
Sotera Health's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Sotera Health based?
Sotera Health's address is: 9100 South Hills Boulevard, Broadview Heights, OH, United States, 44147
What is Sotera Health's ISIN number?
Sotera Health's international securities identification number is: US83601L1026

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