IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (IDXX)

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Pros
Stock price low relative to the 52-week range
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is improving
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward PEG ratio high relative to industry peers
High short interest

Pros

  1. IDXX stock price ($325.80) is close to the 52-week low ($320.83). Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See IDXX price chart.
  2. IDXX quarterly revenue growth was 7.60%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (6.67% and 6.06%, respectively). See IDXX revenue growth chart.
  3. IDXX profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 0.86 percentage points. See IDXX profitability chart.
  4. IDXX average analyst rating is Buy. See IDXX analyst rating chart.
  5. IDXX average analyst price target ($495.88) is above its current price ($325.80). See IDXX price target chart.

Cons

  1. IDXX forward P/E ratio is 36.98, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See IDXX forward P/E ratio chart.
  2. IDXX Price/Book ratio is 44.04, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See IDXX forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  3. IDXX Price/Sales ratio is 8.44, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See IDXX forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  4. IDXX PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 4.45, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See IDXX PEG chart.
  5. IDXX short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 3.06. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See IDXX short interest ratio chart.