HSIC stock: buy or sell?
May 14th, 2020
Henry Schein, Inc. provides health care products and services to dental practitioners and laboratories, animal health clinics, physician practices, government, institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care clinics worldwide.
Should I buy HSIC stock?Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best time to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
Currently, Henry Schein stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Henry Schein stock a buy?
Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for HSIC stock for the last month.
HSIC stock analysis
Shares of Henry Schein closed today at $52.00 and rose a beatiful 1.70%.
On February, HSIC hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $73.33 recorded . New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences. Henry Schein ended today at $52.00 and rose a beatiful 1.70%. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed down on February, HSIC fell $-15.54 per share (-23.01%).
Shares of Henry Schein ended this week at $52.00 and dropped a shocking -3.76%. Early April HSIC skyrocketed an exceptional 11.29% in just one week. Late March HSIC plummed a spooky -7.87% in just one week.
Not so far away is the last all-time high Henry Schein marked by mid February, but since then it dropped a 29.72%. Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down late February, HSIC fell $-15.54 per share (-23.01%). Stocks below the 40w moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.
HSIC stock price history
HSIC stock went public on November 3rd, 1995 with a price of $4.261. Since then, HSIC stock surged a 1,120.70%, with a yearly average of 46.70%. If you had invested right after HSIC's IPO a $1,000 in HSIC stock in 1995, it would worth $11,207.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
HSIC stock historical price chart
HSIC stock reached all-time highs on February with a price of $73.99.
HSIC stock price targetHow much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last 30 days we have not detected any price target for Henry Schein stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report , Henry Schein . As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will update this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Henry Schein annual sales escalated a good 5.94% to $13,202.00 M dollars from $12,461.50 marked in 2017. Nevertheless, its profit margin (compared to revenues) stayed stable to 4.06%, that is $535.88 million.
|2013||$9,560 M||-||$444 M4.6%||-|
|2014||$10,371 M||8.49%||$466 M4.5%||4.95%|
|2015||$10,630 M||2.49%||$479 M4.5%||2.79%|
|2016||$11,572 M||8.86%||$507 M4.4%||5.79%|
|2017||$12,462 M||7.69%||$406 M3.3%||-19.83%|
|2018||$13,202 M||5.94%||$536 M4.1%||31.89%|
Quarterly financial resultsHenry Schein posted $3,375.20 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 2.91% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $132.97 M with a profit margin of 3.94%. Profit margin remained constant a 0.24% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 3.70%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Henry Schein sales marked a slightly good gain and gained a 1.72%.
|2017-Q1||$2,920 M||-||$141 M4.8%||-|
|2017-Q2||$3,060 M||4.79%||$136 M4.4%||-3.33%|
|2017-Q3||$3,161 M||3.30%||$138 M4.4%||1.45%|
|2017-Q4||$3,318 M||4.97%||$-9 M-0.3%||-106.18%|
|2018-Q1||$3,220 M||-2.94%||$140 M4.4%||-1,742.86%|
|2018-Q2||$3,327 M||3.30%||$141 M4.2%||0.71%|
|2018-Q3||$3,280 M||-1.41%||$121 M3.7%||-13.97%|
|2018-Q4||$3,375 M||2.91%||$133 M3.9%||9.46%|
Henry Schein ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a company, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Henry Schein, 1.10% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for HSIC stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Henry Schein:
|Market cap||$7.4 B|
|Total shares||142.8 M|
|Float shares||141.2 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||111.1%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||1.1%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Thursday, May 14th, 2020|
|Day range||$49.83 - $52.19|
|Average true range||$2.44|
|50d mov avg||$52.36|
|100d mov avg||$60.20|
|200d mov avg||$62.39|
Henry Schein performanceTo better understand Henry Schein performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. In the following table, we compare Henry Schein performance to :
Henry Schein competitorsUnfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Henry Schein competitor. This doesn't mean Henry Schein does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.
Latest HSIC stock news
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- Seeking AlphaWhy We Believe Henry Schein's Upcoming Animal Health Spin-Off Will Unlock 30% To 50% UpsideSeptember 26, 2018