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Teleflex Incorporated
NYSE: TFX - USD
MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & SUPPLIES
$376.51
- $1.77 ( - 0.47%)

Teleflex Incorporated is a medical instruments & supplies business based in the US. Teleflex Incorporated shares (TFX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Teleflex Incorporated employs 14,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.7 billion.

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How has Coronavirus impacted Teleflex Incorporated's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Teleflex Incorporated's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $378.28, which is 2.08% up on its pre-crash value of $370.4 and 70.96% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $221.27.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Teleflex Incorporated stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $603.83 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,013.79.

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Teleflex Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$378.28
52-week range$311.21 - $448.56
50-day moving average $381.43
200-day moving average $397.17
Wall St. target price$464.90
PE ratio 49.0347
Dividend yield $1.36 (0.37%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $7.41

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Teleflex Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $378.28 from 2021-10-21

1 week (2021-10-13) 6.71%
1 month (2021-09-19) N/A
3 months (2021-07-23) -4.93%
6 months (2021-04-23) -14.75%
1 year (2020-10-22) 2.73%
2 years (2019-10-22) 17.33%
3 years (2018-10-22) 57.30%
5 years (2016-10-21) 125.44%

Is Teleflex Incorporated under- or over-valued?

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

Teleflex Incorporated's P/E ratio

Teleflex Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 49x. In other words, Teleflex Incorporated shares trade at around 49x 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.

Teleflex Incorporated's PEG ratio

Teleflex Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.6165. 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 Teleflex Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Teleflex Incorporated's EBITDA

Teleflex Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $740.7 million.

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

Teleflex Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $2.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 18.86%
Gross profit TTM $1.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 4.58%
Return on equity TTM 10.71%
Profit margin 13.06%
Book value $74.09
Market capitalisation $17 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Teleflex Incorporated shares

There are currently 654,758 Teleflex Incorporated shares held short by investors – that's known as Teleflex Incorporated's "short interest". This figure is 25.7% up from 520,892 last month.

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

Teleflex Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Teleflex Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Teleflex Incorporated shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Teleflex Incorporated shares traded daily (recently around 218982.60869565). Teleflex Incorporated's SIR currently stands at 2.99. In other words for every 100,000 Teleflex Incorporated shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2990 shares are currently held short.

However Teleflex Incorporated's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Teleflex Incorporated shares, or, against the total number of tradable Teleflex Incorporated shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Teleflex Incorporated's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Teleflex Incorporated shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.014% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Teleflex Incorporated shares, roughly 14 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 Teleflex Incorporated.

Teleflex Incorporated'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 Teleflex Incorporated.

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

Teleflex Incorporated's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 35.61

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Teleflex Incorporated's overall score of 35.61 (as at 01/01/2019) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 58th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Teleflex Incorporated 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.).

Teleflex Incorporated's environmental score

Environmental score: 9.64/100

Teleflex Incorporated's environmental score of 9.64 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Teleflex Incorporated is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Teleflex Incorporated's social score

Social score: 20.95/100

Teleflex Incorporated's social score of 20.95 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Teleflex Incorporated is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Teleflex Incorporated's governance score

Governance score: 13.53/100

Teleflex Incorporated's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Teleflex Incorporated is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Teleflex Incorporated's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

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

Teleflex Incorporated share dividends

11%

Dividend payout ratio: 11.11% of net profits

Recently Teleflex Incorporated has paid out, on average, around 11.11% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.37% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Teleflex Incorporated shareholders could enjoy a 0.37% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Teleflex Incorporated's case, that would currently equate to about $1.36 per share.

While Teleflex Incorporated's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Teleflex Incorporated is investing more in its future growth.

Teleflex Incorporated's most recent dividend payout was on 15 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Teleflex Incorporated's shares ever split?

Teleflex Incorporated's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 17 June 1997. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Teleflex Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Teleflex Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted Teleflex Incorporated's share price.

Teleflex Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Teleflex Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $311.2106 up to $448.557. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TFX.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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Teleflex Incorporated's is 1.172. This would suggest that Teleflex Incorporated'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).

Teleflex Incorporated overview

Teleflex Incorporated designs, develops, manufactures, and supplies single-use medical devices for common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in critical care and surgical applications worldwide. It provides vascular access products that comprise Arrow branded catheters, catheter navigation and tip positioning systems, and intraosseous access systems for the administration of intravenous therapies, the measurement of blood pressure, and the withdrawal of blood samples through a single puncture site. The company also offers interventional products, which consists of various coronary catheters, structural heart therapies, and peripheral intervention and cardiac assist products that are used by interventional cardiologists and radiologists, and vascular surgeons; and Arrow branded catheters, Guideline and Trapliner catheters, the Manta Vascular Closure, and Arrow Oncontrol devices. It provides anesthesia products, such as airway and pain management products to support hospital, emergency medicine, and military channels; and surgical products, including metal and polymer ligation clips, and fascial closure surgical systems that are used in laparoscopic surgical procedures, percutaneous surgical systems, and other surgical instruments. The company also offers interventional urology product comprises the UroLift System, an invasive technology for treating lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia; and respiratory products, including oxygen and aerosol therapies, spirometry, and ventilation management products for use in various care settings. It provides urology products, such as catheters, urine collectors, and catheterization accessories and products for operative endourology; and bladder management services. The company serves hospitals and healthcare providers, medical device manufacturers, and home care markets.

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