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How to buy Perrigo Company stock (PRGO)

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Perrigo Company is a drug manufacturers - specialty & generic business based in the US. Perrigo Company shares (PRGO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Perrigo Company employs 9,140 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $4.6 billion.

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Perrigo Company stock price (NYSE: PRGO)

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Perrigo Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-07-15.
Latest market close$27.09
52-week range$24.82 - $38.83
50-day moving average $28.07
200-day moving average $30.11
Wall St. target price$38.50
PE ratio 2748
Dividend yield $1.095 (4.02%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.01

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Perrigo Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $27.09 from 2024-07-16

1 week (2024-07-10) -0.26%
1 month (2024-06-17) 3.28%
3 months (2024-04-17) -9.82%
6 months (2024-01-17) -17.23%
1 year (2023-07-17) -18.40%
2 years (2022-07-15) -33.94%
3 years (2021-07-17) 46.62
5 years (2019-07-17) 47.2999

Is Perrigo Company stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Perrigo Company's P/E ratio

Perrigo Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 2748x. In other words, Perrigo Company shares trade at around 2748x 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.

Perrigo Company's PEG ratio

Perrigo Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.9637. 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 Perrigo Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Perrigo Company's EBITDA

Perrigo Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $610 million.

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

Perrigo Company financials

Revenue TTM $4.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 2.2%
Gross profit TTM $1.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.49%
Return on equity TTM 0.02%
Profit margin -0.17%
Book value $34.39
Market Capitalization $3.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Perrigo Company share dividends

45%

Dividend payout ratio: 45.37% of net profits

Recently Perrigo Company has paid out, on average, around 45.37% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.02% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Perrigo Company shareholders could enjoy a 4.02% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Perrigo Company's case, that would currently equate to about $1.095 per share.

While Perrigo Company's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Perrigo Company may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Perrigo Company's most recent dividend payout was on 17 June 2024. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 May 2024 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Perrigo Company's shares ever split?

Perrigo Company's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 25 August 1993. 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 Perrigo Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Perrigo Company shares which in turn could have impacted Perrigo Company's share price.

Perrigo Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Perrigo Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $24.815 up to $38.8323. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PRGO.US volatility(beta: 0.51)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 Perrigo Company's is 0.511. This would suggest that Perrigo Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Perrigo Company overview

Perrigo Company plc provides over-the-counter health and wellness solutions to enhance individual well-being in the United States, Europe, and internationally. It operates through Consumer Self-Care Americas and Consumer Self-Care International segments. The company develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes self-care consumer products, such as upper respiratory products, including cough suppressants, expectorants, and sinus and allergy relief; nutrition products consisting of infant formulas and nutritional beverages; digestive health products, including antacids, anti-diarrheal, and anti-heartburn; pain and sleep-aids products comprising pain relievers and fever reducers; and oral care products, which include toothbrushes, toothbrush replacement heads, floss, flossers, whitening products, and toothbrush covers. It also offers healthy lifestyle products, such as smoking cessation, well-being, and weight management products; skin care products consisting of dermatological care, scar management, lice treatment, and other products for various skin conditions; women's health products comprising feminine hygiene and contraceptives; vitamins, minerals, and supplements; rare diseases business; and other miscellaneous self-care products. The company sells its products under the Compeed, Dr. Fresh, Firefly, Good Sense, Good Start, Mederma, Nasonex, Plackers, Prevacid24HR, REACH, Rembrandt, Steripod, Opill, Solpadeine, Coldrex, Physiomer, NiQuitin, ACO, ellaOne, Compeed Stops, XLS, Arterin, Davitamon, Apiserum, Abtei, and Nicorette brands. It also offers contract manufacturing services.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Perrigo Company is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.339% of Perrigo Company shares are held by insiders and 99.427% by institutions.
How many people work for Perrigo Company?
Latest data suggests 9,140 work at Perrigo Company.
When does the fiscal year end for Perrigo Company?
Perrigo Company's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Perrigo Company based?
Perrigo Company's address is: The Sharp Building, Dublin, Ireland, D02 TY74
What is Perrigo Company's ISIN number?
Perrigo Company's international securities identification number is: IE00BGH1M568
What is Perrigo Company's CUSIP number?
Perrigo Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: G97822103

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