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How to buy The Cooper Companies stock (COO)

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The Cooper Companies is a medical instruments & supplies business based in the US. The Cooper Companies shares (COO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The Cooper Companies employs 15,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.7 billion.

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The Cooper Companies stock price (NASDAQ: COO)

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The Cooper Companies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-07-07.
Latest market close$85.55
52-week range$75.94 - $104.07
50-day moving average $92.25
200-day moving average $90.73
Wall St. target price$108.29
PE ratio 50.5294
Dividend yield $0.008 (0.02%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.70

Is it a good time to buy The Cooper Companies stock?

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The Cooper Companies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $85.55 from 2024-07-10

1 week (2024-07-05) -0.41%
1 month (2024-06-12) -9.77%
3 months (2024-04-12) -8.52%
6 months (2024-01-12) -77.71%
1 year (2023-07-12) -77.91%
2 years (2022-07-12) -71.21%
3 years (2021-07-12) 410.8199
5 years (2019-07-12) 330.8226

Is The Cooper Companies stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

The Cooper Companies's P/E ratio

The Cooper Companies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 51x. In other words, The Cooper Companies shares trade at around 51x 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.

The Cooper Companies's PEG ratio

The Cooper Companies's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 11.5514. 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 The Cooper Companies's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

The Cooper Companies's EBITDA

The Cooper Companies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $987.6 million.

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

The Cooper Companies financials

Revenue TTM $3.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 17.16%
Gross profit TTM $2.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.21%
Return on equity TTM 4.48%
Profit margin 9.11%
Book value $39.20
Market Capitalization $17.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

The Cooper Companies share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 0.09% of net profits

Recently The Cooper Companies has paid out, on average, around 0.09% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.02% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), The Cooper Companies shareholders could enjoy a 0.02% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In The Cooper Companies's case, that would currently equate to about $0.008 per share.

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

The Cooper Companies's most recent dividend payout was on 10 August 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 July 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have The Cooper Companies's shares ever split?

The Cooper Companies's shares were split on a 4:1 basis on 19 February 2024. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your The Cooper Companies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 75% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for The Cooper Companies shares which in turn could have impacted The Cooper Companies's share price.

The Cooper Companies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, The Cooper Companies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $75.935 up to $104.07. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

COO.US volatility(beta: 0.98)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 The Cooper Companies's is 0.982. This would suggest that The Cooper Companies's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

The Cooper Companies overview

The Cooper Companies, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets contact lens wearers. The company operates in two segments, CooperVision and CooperSurgical. The CooperVision segment provides spherical lense, including lenses that correct near and farsightedness; and toric and multifocal lenses comprising lenses correcting vision challenges, such as astigmatism, presbyopia, and myopia in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. The CooperSurgical segment focuses on family and women's health care, which provides fertility products and services, medical devices, and contraception, as well as cryostorage, such as cord blood and cord tissue storage to health care professionals and patients worldwide. It offers surgical and office products, including endosee endometrial imaging products, fetal pillow cephalic elevation devices for use in cesarean sections, illuminated speculum products, lone star retractor systems, loop electrosurgical excision procedure products, mara water ablation systems, paragard contraceptive IUDs, point-of-care, and uterine positioning products, as well as cryostorage, such as cord blood and cord tissue storage; fertility products and services, such as fertility consumables and equipment, donor gamete services, and genomic services, including genetic testing. The company sells its products to distributors, group purchasing organizations, eye care and health care professionals, including independent practices, corporate retailers, hospitals and clinics, and authorized resellers.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of The Cooper Companies is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.54% of The Cooper Companies shares are held by insiders and 96.916% by institutions.
How many people work for The Cooper Companies?
Latest data suggests 15,000 work at The Cooper Companies.
When does the fiscal year end for The Cooper Companies?
The Cooper Companies's fiscal year ends in October.
Where is The Cooper Companies based?
The Cooper Companies's address is: 6101 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA, United States, 94583
What is The Cooper Companies's ISIN number?
The Cooper Companies's international securities identification number is: US2166484020
What is The Cooper Companies's CUSIP number?
The Cooper Companies's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 216640102

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