Factor Report

Data as of market close on 10/22/2021.

Validea's factor report analyzes any stock using the major investing factors, including value, quality, momentum, and low volatility.
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Latest Close: $18.60 Market Cap ($ mil): $806 Sector: Healthcare Industry: Medical Equipment & Supplies 52 Week High: $30.65 52 Week Low: $15.45 Relative Strength: 26 Twelve Minus One Return: 4.6% Standard Deviation: 60.6%
PE Ratio: 11.5 Price/Sales: 2.6 Price/Book: 2.5 Price/Cash Flow: 9.3 EV/EBITDA: 7.05 Yield: N/A Shareholder Yield: 0.30% F Score: 7 G Score: 5
Return on Equity: 25.7% Return on Assets: 16.5% Return on Tangible Capital: 45.2% Return on Invested Capital: 27.2% WACC: 4.1% Debt/Equity: 0.16 LT EPS Growth: 21.1% LT Sales Growth: 6.7% Beta: 0.43
Meridian Bioscience, Inc. is a life science company. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture, sale and distribution of diagnostic test kits, primarily for certain gastrointestinal and respiratory infectious diseases and elevated blood lead levels. The Company's segments include Diagnostics and Life Science. The Diagnostics segment consists of manufacturing operations for infectious disease products in Cincinnati, Ohio; Quebec City, Canada; and Modi' in, Israel. The segment also includes blood chemistry products in Billerica, Massachusetts and the sale and distribution of diagnostics products domestically and abroad. The Life Science segment consists of manufacturing operations in Memphis, Tennessee; Boca Raton, Florida; London, England; and Luckenwalde, Germany; and the sale and distribution of bulk antigens, antibodies, polymerase chain reaction (PCR)/quantitative PCR (qPCR) reagents, nucleotides, and bioresearch reagents domestically and abroad.

Factor Profile

VIVO's exposure to the major factors (100 is highest).

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