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How to buy Henry Schein (HSIC) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Henry Schein stocks.

Henry Schein is a medical distribution business based in the US. Henry Schein stocks (HSIC.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $77.95 – a decrease of 5.45% over the previous week. Henry Schein employs 21,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $12.2 billion.

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Henry Schein stock price (NASDAQ:HSIC)

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Henry Schein shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$73.54
52-week range$60.70 - $83.45
50-day moving average $76.22
200-day moving average $76.41
Wall St. target price$87.00
PE ratio 17.7054
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.39

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Is it a good time to buy Henry Schein stock?

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Henry Schein price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $73.54 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-13) -5.55%
1 month (2021-12-23) -1.86%
3 months (2021-10-22) -7.95%
6 months (2021-07-23) -4.94%
1 year (2021-01-22) 6.38%
2 years (2020-01-24) 3.29%
3 years (2019-01-24) 76.5608
5 years (2017-01-24) 156.8398

Is Henry Schein under- or over-valued?

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

Henry Schein's P/E ratio

Henry Schein's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Henry Schein shares trade at around 18x 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.

Henry Schein's PEG ratio

Henry Schein's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.1059. 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 Henry Schein's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Henry Schein's EBITDA

Henry Schein's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1 billion.

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

Henry Schein financials

Revenue TTM $12.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.69%
Gross profit TTM $2.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.31%
Return on equity TTM 14.88%
Profit margin 5.12%
Book value $24.85
Market capitalisation $10.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Henry Schein's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Henry Schein.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Henry Schein's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 12.4

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Henry Schein's overall score of 12.4 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Henry Schein is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Henry Schein's environmental score

Environmental score: 3.15/100

Henry Schein's environmental score of 3.15 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Henry Schein is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Henry Schein's social score

Social score: 3.68/100

Henry Schein's social score of 3.68 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Henry Schein is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Henry Schein's governance score

Governance score: 4.07/100

Henry Schein's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Henry Schein is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Henry Schein's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Henry Schein scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Henry Schein has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Henry Schein share dividends

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

Have Henry Schein's shares ever split?

Henry Schein's shares were split on a 1275:1000 basis on 8 February 2019. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1275 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Henry Schein shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 21.6% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Henry Schein shares which in turn could have impacted Henry Schein's share price.

Henry Schein share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Henry Schein's shares have ranged in value from as little as $60.7 up to $83.45. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HSIC.US volatility(beta: 0.8)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 Henry Schein's is 0.8049. This would suggest that Henry Schein's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Henry Schein overview

Henry Schein, Inc. provides health care products and services to dental practitioners and laboratories, physician practices, government, institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care clinics worldwide. It operates in two segments, Health Care Distribution, and Technology and Value-Added Services. The Health Care Distribution segment offers dental products, including infection-control products, handpieces, preventatives, impression materials, composites, anesthetics, teeth, dental implants, gypsum, acrylics, articulators, abrasives, dental chairs, delivery units and lights, X-ray supplies and equipment, personal protective equipment, and high-tech and digital restoration equipment, as well as equipment repair services. This segment also provides medical products comprising branded and generic pharmaceuticals, vaccines, surgical products, diagnostic tests, infection-control products, X-ray products, equipment, and vitamins. The Technology and Value-Added Services segment offers software, technology, and other value-added services that include practice management software systems for dental and medical practitioners. This segment also provides value-added practice solutions, which comprise financial services on a non-recourse basis, e-services, practice technology, network, and hardware services, as well as continuing education services for practitioners, and consulting and other services.

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