How to buy Henry Schein (HSIC) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Henry Schein shares.

Henry Schein Inc (HSIC) is a publicly traded medical distribution business based in the US. It opened the day at $77.81 after a previous close of $77.95. During the day the price has varied from a low of $77.36 to a high of $78.29. The latest price was $77.53 (25 minute delay). Henry Schein is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 22,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Henry Schein

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  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: HSIC in this case.
  5. Research Henry Schein shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Henry Schein shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

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Henry Schein share price (NASDAQ:HSIC)

Use our graph to track the performance of HSIC stocks over time.

Henry Schein price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $77.53

1 week (2022-09-23) 15.13%
1 month (2022-09-01) 6.66%
3 months (2022-07-01) 0.54%
6 months (2022-04-01) -13.22%
1 year (2021-10-01) -1.27%
2 years (2020-10-01) 33.86%
3 years (2019-10-01) 22.97%
5 years (2017-09-29) 20.63%

Is it a good time to buy Henry Schein stock?

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Is Henry Schein 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

Henry Schein's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Henry Schein shares trade at around 15x 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

Henry Schein's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.5324. A PEG ratio over 1 can be interpreted as meaning shares are overvalued at the current rate of growth, or may anticipate an acceleration in growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Henry Schein'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

Henry Schein's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $1.1 billion (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Henry Schein'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 Henry Schein.

Total ESG risk score

Henry Schein's total ESG risk: 12.4

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Henry Schein's overall score of 12.4 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Henry Schein 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

Henry Schein's environmental score: 3.15/100

Henry Schein's environmental score of 3.15 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Henry Schein is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Social score

Henry Schein's social score: 3.68/100

Henry Schein's social score of 3.68 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Henry Schein is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Governance score

Henry Schein's governance score: 4.07/100

Henry Schein's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Henry Schein is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Controversy score

Henry Schein's controversy score: 2/5

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

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Henry Schein Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 12.4
Total ESG percentile 8.86
Environmental score 3.15
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 3.68
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 4.07
Governance score percentile 2
Level of controversy 2

Henry Schein shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-12-31.
Open$77.81
High$78.29
Low$77.36
Close$77.53
Previous close$77.95
Change$-0.42
Change %-0.5388%
Volume473,609
Information last updated 2022-09-25.
52-week range$66.45 - $92.68
50-day moving average$74.6884
200-day moving average$79.7346
Wall St. target price$84.09
PE ratio14.6391
Dividend yield$0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$4.6

Henry Schein share dividends

We're not expecting Henry Schein to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Henry Schein's shares have ranged in value from as little as $66.45 up to $92.68. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HSIC.US volatility(beta: 0.73)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 Henry Schein's is 0.7291. This would suggest that Henry Schein'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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