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How to buy Merit Medical Systems stock (MMSI)

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Merit Medical Systems is a medical instruments & supplies business based in the US. Merit Medical Systems shares (MMSI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Merit Medical Systems employs 6,950 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.3 billion.

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Merit Medical Systems stock price (NASDAQ: MMSI)

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Merit Medical Systems shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-07-07.
Latest market close$86.34
52-week range$62.58 - $87.44
50-day moving average $81.26
200-day moving average $75.10
Wall St. target price$96.36
PE ratio 49.1552
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.74

Is it a good time to buy Merit Medical Systems stock?

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Merit Medical Systems price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $86.34 from 2024-07-12

1 week (2024-07-05) 0.95%
1 month (2024-06-14) 5.55%
3 months (2024-04-12) 18.88%
6 months (2024-01-12) 9.29%
1 year (2023-07-14) 1.90%
2 years (2022-07-14) 67.03%
3 years (2021-07-14) 42.12%
5 years (2019-07-12) 51.85%

Is Merit Medical Systems stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Merit Medical Systems's P/E ratio

Merit Medical Systems'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, Merit Medical Systems 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.

Merit Medical Systems's PEG ratio

Merit Medical Systems's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.9086. 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 Merit Medical Systems's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Merit Medical Systems's EBITDA

Merit Medical Systems's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $229.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Merit Medical Systems's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Merit Medical Systems financials

Revenue TTM $1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 11.07%
Gross profit TTM $519.1 million
Return on assets TTM 4.25%
Return on equity TTM 8.45%
Profit margin 7.94%
Book value $21.35
Market Capitalization $5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Merit Medical Systems share dividends

We're not expecting Merit Medical Systems to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Merit Medical Systems's shares ever split?

Merit Medical Systems's shares were split on a 5:4 basis on 5 May 2011. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Merit Medical Systems shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 20% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Merit Medical Systems shares which in turn could have impacted Merit Medical Systems's share price.

Merit Medical Systems share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Merit Medical Systems's shares have ranged in value from as little as $62.58 up to $87.44. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MMSI.US volatility(beta: 0.88)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 Merit Medical Systems's is 0.881. This would suggest that Merit Medical Systems's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Merit Medical Systems overview

Merit Medical Systems, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets single-use medical products for interventional, diagnostic, and therapeutic procedures in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Cardiovascular and Endoscopy. The company provides micropuncture kits, angiographic needles, sheaths, guide wires, and safety products; peripheral intervention, including angiography, drainage, delivery systems, and embolotherapy products; spine products, such as vertebral augmentation, radiofrequency ablation, and bone biopsy systems; oncology products; and cardiac intervention products, such as access, angiography, electrophysiology and cardiac rhythm management, fluid management, hemodynamic monitoring, hemostasis, and intervention to treat various heart conditions. It also offers custom procedural solutions that include critical care products, disinfection protection systems, syringes, manifold kits, and trays and packs; coating services for medical tubes and wires; and sensor components for microelectromechanical systems. In addition, the company provides pulmonary products that consist of laser-cut tracheobronchial stents, over-the-wire and direct visualization delivery systems, and dilation balloons to endoscopically dilate structures; gastroenterology products, such as covered esophageal stents, syringe and gauges, and balloon dilators; and kits and accessories for endoscopy and bronchoscopy procedures. It sells its products to hospitals and alternate site-based physicians, technicians, and nurses through direct sales force, distributors, original equipment manufacturer partners, or custom procedure tray manufacturers.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Merit Medical Systems is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.474% of Merit Medical Systems shares are held by insiders and 102.755% by institutions.
How many people work for Merit Medical Systems?
Latest data suggests 6,950 work at Merit Medical Systems.
When does the fiscal year end for Merit Medical Systems?
Merit Medical Systems's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Merit Medical Systems based?
Merit Medical Systems's address is: 1600 West Merit Parkway, South Jordan, UT, United States, 84095
What is Merit Medical Systems's ISIN number?
Merit Medical Systems's international securities identification number is: US5898891040
What is Merit Medical Systems's CUSIP number?
Merit Medical Systems's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 589889104

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