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How to buy STAAR Surgical Company stock

Learn how to easily invest in STAAR Surgical Company stock.

STAAR Surgical Company is a medical instruments & supplies business based in the US. STAAR Surgical Company shares (STAA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. STAAR Surgical Company employs 692 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $261.7 million.

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STAAR Surgical Company stock price (NASDAQ: STAA)

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STAAR Surgical Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-26.
Latest market close$72.95
52-week range$49.03 - $132.65
50-day moving average $88.73
200-day moving average $76.50
Wall St. target price$106.33
PE ratio 109.3284
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.67

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STAAR Surgical Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $72.95 from 2022-09-27

1 week (2022-09-21) -8.84%
1 month (2022-08-26) -25.93%
3 months (2022-06-28) 0.34%
6 months (2022-03-28) -9.61%
1 year (2021-09-28) -43.45%
2 years (2020-09-28) 29.44%
3 years (2019-09-27) 180.68%
5 years (2017-09-28) 481.27%

Is STAAR Surgical Company stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

STAAR Surgical Company's P/E ratio

STAAR Surgical Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 109x. In other words, STAAR Surgical Company shares trade at around 109x 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.

STAAR Surgical Company's EBITDA

STAAR Surgical Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $48.3 million.

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

STAAR Surgical Company financials

Revenue TTM $261.7 million
Operating margin TTM 16.98%
Gross profit TTM $178.6 million
Return on assets TTM 8.28%
Return on equity TTM 12.58%
Profit margin 12.84%
Book value $6.23
Market capitalisation $3.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

STAAR Surgical Company share dividends

We're not expecting STAAR Surgical Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have STAAR Surgical Company's shares ever split?

STAAR Surgical Company's shares were split on a 1:2 basis on 17 May 1992. 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 STAAR Surgical Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for STAAR Surgical Company shares which in turn could have impacted STAAR Surgical Company's share price.

STAAR Surgical Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, STAAR Surgical Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $49.03 up to $132.65. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

STAA.US volatility(beta: 1.03)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 STAAR Surgical Company's is 1.03. This would suggest that STAAR Surgical Company'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).

STAAR Surgical Company overview

STAAR Surgical Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells implantable lenses for the eye, and companion delivery systems to deliver the lenses into the eye. The company provides Visian implantable Collamer lens product family (ICLs) to treat visual disorders, such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, and presbyopia; and Hyperopic ICL, which treats far-sightedness. It also offers preloaded silicone cataract intraocular lenses and injector systems for use in cataract surgery. In addition, the company sells injector parts, and other related instruments and devices. It markets its products to health care providers, including ophthalmic surgeons, vision and surgical centers, hospitals, government facilities, and distributors, as well as products are primarily used by ophthalmologists. The company sells its products directly through its sales representatives in the United States, Japan, Germany, Spain, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Singapore, as well as through own representatives and independent distributors in China, Korea, India, France, Benelux, Italy, and internationally. STAAR Surgical Company was incorporated in 1982 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, California.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of STAAR Surgical Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.65% of STAAR Surgical Company shares are held by insiders and 98.834% by institutions.
How many people work for STAAR Surgical Company?
Latest data suggests 692 work at STAAR Surgical Company.
When does the fiscal year end for STAAR Surgical Company?
STAAR Surgical Company's fiscal year ends in January.
Where is STAAR Surgical Company based?
STAAR Surgical Company's address is: 25651 Atlantic Ocean Drive, Lake Forest, CA, United States, 92630
What is STAAR Surgical Company's ISIN number?
STAAR Surgical Company's international securities identification number is: US8523123052
What is STAAR Surgical Company's CUSIP number?
STAAR Surgical Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 852312305

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