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How to buy Varex Imaging stock

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Varex Imaging Corp is a medical devices business based in the US. Varex Imaging shares (VREX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Varex Imaging employs 2,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $854.3 million.

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Varex Imaging stock price (NASDAQ: VREX)

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Varex Imaging shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-25.
Latest market close$21.14
52-week range$18.90 - $32.65
50-day moving average $22.03
200-day moving average $23.51
Wall St. target price$40.33
PE ratio 34.541
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.61

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Varex Imaging price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $21.14 from 2022-09-30

1 week (2022-09-23) -1.21%
1 month (2022-09-01) 0.05%
3 months (2022-07-01) -0.89%
6 months (2022-03-28) N/A
1 year (2021-10-01) -26.03%
2 years (2020-10-01) 69.94%
3 years (2019-10-01) 27.49
5 years (2017-09-29) 33.84

Is Varex Imaging stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Varex Imaging's P/E ratio

Varex Imaging's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 35x. In other words, Varex Imaging shares trade at around 35x 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.

Varex Imaging's PEG ratio

Varex Imaging's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.7714. 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 Varex Imaging's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Varex Imaging's EBITDA

Varex Imaging's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $126.5 million.

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

Varex Imaging financials

Revenue TTM $854.3 million
Operating margin TTM 10.76%
Gross profit TTM $271.7 million
Return on assets TTM 4.94%
Return on equity TTM 5.21%
Profit margin 3.03%
Book value $12.89
Market capitalisation $840.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Varex Imaging share dividends

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

Varex Imaging share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Varex Imaging's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.9 up to $32.65. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VREX.US volatility(beta: 0.89)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 Varex Imaging's is 0.8897. This would suggest that Varex Imaging's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Varex Imaging overview

Varex Imaging Corporation designs and manufactures X-ray imaging components. The company operates in two segments, Medical and Industrial. The Medical segment designs, manufactures, sells, and services X-ray imaging components comprising X-ray tubes, digital detectors, high voltage connectors, image-processing software and workstations, 3D reconstruction and computer-aided diagnostic software, collimators, automatic exposure control devices, generators, heat exchangers, ionization chambers, and buckys. This segment's products are used in a range of applications, including radiographic and fluoroscopic imaging, mammography, computed tomography, radiation therapy, oncology, CT, cardiac, surgery, dental, computer-aided detection, and other diagnostic radiography uses. The Industrial segment designs, manufactures, sells, and services Linatron X-ray accelerators, X-ray tubes, digital detectors, and high voltage connectors for use in security and industrial inspection applications, such as airport security, cargo screening at ports and borders, and nondestructive testing and examination in various applications. Varex Imaging Corporation sells its products through imaging system original equipment manufacturers, independent service companies, and distributors, as well as directly to end-users. The company has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Russia, the Middle East, India, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Varex Imaging is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.669% of Varex Imaging shares are held by insiders and 116.83% by institutions.
How many people work for Varex Imaging?
Latest data suggests 2,100 work at Varex Imaging.
When does the fiscal year end for Varex Imaging?
Varex Imaging's fiscal year ends in September.
Where is Varex Imaging based?
Varex Imaging's address is: 1678 South Pioneer Road, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, 84104
What is Varex Imaging's ISIN number?
Varex Imaging's international securities identification number is: US92214X1063
What is Varex Imaging's CUSIP number?
Varex Imaging's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 92214X106

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