How to buy Dentsply Sirona (XRAY) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Dentsply Sirona shares.

Dentsply Sirona Inc (XRAY) is a publicly traded medical instruments and supplies business based in the US. In the week up to 22 September Dentsply Sirona shares plunged 10.40% to a closing position of $29.55. Over the last 12 months, Dentsply Sirona's share price has fallen by 9.82% from $58.43. Dentsply Sirona is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 15,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Dentsply Sirona

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  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: XRAY in this case.
  5. Research Dentsply Sirona shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Dentsply Sirona shares. It's that simple.
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Dentsply Sirona share price (NASDAQ:XRAY)

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Dentsply Sirona price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $52.69

1 week (2022-09-22) 78.31%
1 month (2022-08-29) 59.28%
3 months (2022-06-29) 44.79%
1 year (2021-09-28) -10.91%
2 years (2020-09-29) 23.25%
3 years (2019-09-27) -0.36%
5 years (2017-09-29) -11.90%

Is it a good time to buy Dentsply Sirona stock?

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Is Dentsply Sirona under- or over-valued?

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

P/E ratio

Dentsply Sirona'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, Dentsply Sirona 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.

PEG ratio

Dentsply Sirona's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 18.9096. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Dentsply Sirona's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

EBITDA

Dentsply Sirona's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $917 million (£0.0 million).

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

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 Dentsply Sirona.

Total ESG risk score

Dentsply Sirona's total ESG risk: 23

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Dentsply Sirona's overall score of 23 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 26th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

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

Environmental score

Dentsply Sirona's environmental score: 5.65/100

Dentsply Sirona's environmental score of 5.65 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Dentsply Sirona is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Social score

Dentsply Sirona's social score: 12.07/100

Dentsply Sirona's social score of 12.07 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Dentsply Sirona is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Governance score

Dentsply Sirona's governance score: 7.29/100

Dentsply Sirona's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Dentsply Sirona is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Controversy score

Dentsply Sirona's controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Dentsply Sirona scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Dentsply Sirona has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Dentsply Sirona Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 23
Total ESG percentile 26.38
Environmental score 5.65
Environmental score percentile 5
Social score 12.07
Social score percentile 5
Governance score 7.29
Governance score percentile 5
Level of controversy 1

Dentsply Sirona shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-11-19.
Open$53.59
High$53.75
Low$52.48
Close$52.69
Previous close$53.57
Change$-0.88
Change %-1.6427%
Volume1,196,098
Information last updated 2022-09-27.
52-week range$29.25 - $59.2989
50-day moving average$34.3792
200-day moving average$43.6318
Wall St. target price$42.7
PE ratio17.6726
Dividend yield$0.455 (1.67%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$1.68

Dentsply Sirona share dividends

1.7%

Dividend yield: 1.67% of stock value

1.7%

Forward annual dividend yield: 1.67% of stock value

24.7%

Dividend payout ratio: 24.74% of net profits

Dentsply Sirona has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 1.67% of its share value annually.

Dentsply Sirona has paid out, on average, around 24.74% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.67% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 1.67% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Dentsply Sirona's case, that would currently equate to about $0.455 per share.

While Dentsply Sirona's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that the company is investing more in its future growth.

Dentsply Sirona's most recent dividend payout was on 14 October 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Dentsply Sirona's shares have ranged in value from as little as $29.25 up to $59.2989. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

XRAY.US volatility(beta: 0.93)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 Dentsply Sirona's is 0.9265. This would suggest that Dentsply Sirona's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Frequently asked questions

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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