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Bio Rad Laboratories Inc

Bio Rad Laboratories is a medical device company located in California, United States, which is part of the Healthcare sector, and is traded under the ticker BIO on the NYSE exchange.

Bio Rad Laboratories stock last closed at $418.04, up 0.8% from the previous day, and has decreased 44.67% in one year. It has underperformed other stocks in the Medical Devices industry by 0.2 percentage points. Bio Rad Laboratories stock is currently +21.3% from its 52-week low of $344.63, and -45.76% from its 52-week high of $770.76.

There are currently 29.82M BIO shares outstanding. The market value of BIO is $12.47B. In the past 24 hours, 248,129 BIO shares were traded.

How to Buy Bio Rad Laboratories Stock

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  1. Choose where to buy Bio Rad Laboratories stock: You need to choose an online brokerage, but don't worry - we've tried dozens of online stock brokerages and apps to help you determine where to buy Bio Rad Laboratories stock.
  2. Sign up for your brokerage account: Sign up for 0% fee trading with the highest-rated brokerage we've selected. It's the best place to buy BIO stock.
  3. Fund your brokerage account: Select your method of payment and add your info.
  4. Research Bio Rad Laboratories stock: The Bio Rad Laboratories ticker symbol is BIO. Is Bio Rad Laboratories stock a good investment? Should you buy shares of BIO? How do BIO's underlying business fundamentals look? Do top analysts think Bio Rad Laboratories is a good buy? Why has BIO's stock price moved recently? (Hint: Our stock analysis website can help you evaluate if BIO is a good stock to buy).
  5. Execute your BIO buy order: Decide if you will purchase BIO shares at the current market price or use a limit order to buy BIO shares at a given price.
  6. Get the latest scoop on your BIO position: Create a watchlist to track your investment in Bio Rad Laboratories shares.

Step 1: Choose where to buy Bio Rad Laboratories stock

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Step 4: Research Bio Rad Laboratories stock

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Bio Rad Laboratories shares quick numbers

BIO Price
$418.04
1w %
3.46%
1y %
-44.67%
5y %
55.52%
P/E
-2.07x
P/B
1.47x
P/S
4.43x
PEG
N/A
Revenue
$2.80B
Earnings
-$6.03B
Fore. Rev. Growth
4.67%
Fore. Earn. Growth
N/A
Market Cap
$12.47B
Next Earnings
N/A
Next Dividend
N/A

Fundamentals of Bio Rad Laboratories

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You can see all of the due diligence checks on BIO's stock page.

Is BIO stock properly valued?

Analysts use a variety of different financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge BIO's intrinsic value.

Using relative valuations measures:

  • BIO may be undervalued based on its P/B ratio of 1.47x, relative to Medical Devices industry P/B ratio of 3.84x

You can access additional valuation research on BIO's stock here.

How do BIO Financials look?

Positive Financial Indicators:

  • There are more short-term assets than long-term liabilities on the BIO balance sheet.
  • There are more short-term assets than short-term liabilities on the BIO balance sheet.
  • Total BIO debt is lower than 5 years ago, relative to shareholder equity.

Negative Financial Indicators:

  • BIO has a relatively high debt to equity ratio of 0.43.
  • BIO earnings of -$7.81B is not sufficient to cover its interest payments.
  • BIO's operating cash flow of $261.95M allows it to safely service it's debt of $1.38B.
  • BIO profit margin has gone down from 223.5% to -215.2% in the past year.

Is it a good time to buy BIO stock?

Out of 2 Equities analysts who track BIO, the consensus analyst rating on BIO is a Strong Buy

Should I buy or sell BIO stock?

Based on 2 analysts offering ratings for Bio Rad Laboratories Inc.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
1 analysts 50%
Buy
1 analysts 50%
Hold
0 analysts 0%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

Most Recent BIO Analyst Recommendations

Dan Leonard, a top 6% analyst from Credit Suisse maintains BIO with a buy rating and lowers their BIO price target from $715.00 to $640.00, on Oct 28, 2022.

Patrick B Donnelly, a top 4% analyst from Citigroup maintains BIO with a strong buy rating and lowers their BIO price target from $750.00 to $700.00, on Jul 8, 2022.

You can dig deeper into what analysts are saying on the Bio Rad Laboratories stock forecast page.

BIO Technical Indicators

SMA10
405.95
SMA20
405.55
SMA50
401.55
SMA100
454.04
SMA200
495.29
MACD
3.38
MACD Signal
1.05
MACD Histogram
2.33
RSI
58.04
Stochastic %K
52.17
Stochastic %D
41.53
StochRSI %K
70.37
StochRSI %D
45.82

Is BIO Growing Revenue?

Last year, BIO revenue was $2.80B. Over the last five year, BIO's revenue has grown by 5.85% per year. This was slower than the Medical Devices industry average of 17.76%.

You can research BIO's earnings and revenue performance here.

Are BIO executives and large shareholders buying or selling the stock?

Over the last year, executives and large shareholders at BIO have bought more shares than they have sold.

Ajit Ramalingam, SVP Chief Accounting Officer of BIO, was the latest BIO insider to sell. They sold $47,295.36 worth of BIO stock on Nov 10, 2022.

Learn more about who owns BIO stock here.

Can I get consistent income from BIO stock?

No, Bio Rad Laboratories doesn't provide an income stream by paying out dividends.

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Step 5: Execute your BIO buy order

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  • Market order: A market order is an order to buy or sell a stock at the best available price.
    Market orders are usually the easiest way to buy.
  • Limit order: A limit order lets you buy or sell a stock at a specific price (or better).
    If you want to ensure you're buying or selling at a specific price limit, place a limit order.

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Step 6: Get the latest scoop on your BIO position

Now that you own some BIO shares, you'll want to stay up-to-date on your investment.

Start a watchlist to get alerted to the latest events about your BIO stock.

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How to Buy Stock in Bio Rad Laboratories

To summarize, here are the 6 steps to buy Bio Rad Laboratories stock:

  1. Choose where to buy Bio Rad Laboratories stock
  2. Sign up for your brokerage account
  3. Fund your brokerage account
  4. Research Bio Rad Laboratories stock
  5. Execute your BIO buy order
  6. Get the latest scoop on your BIO position

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NYSE: BIO
$418.04+3.33 (+0.8%)
Updated Dec 1, 2022
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NYSE: BIO
$418.04+3.33 (+0.8%)
Updated Dec 1, 2022
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FAQ

How much does it cost to buy one Bio Rad Laboratories share?

As of Dec 1, 2022, it costs $418.04 to buy one share of Bio Rad Laboratories stock.

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Is now a good time to buy Bio Rad Laboratories stock?

According to 2 Wall Street analysts who monitor Bio Rad Laboratories, their consensus recommendation is to buy Bio Rad Laboratories stock.

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