ResMed stock: buy or sell?

RMD stock price: $150.59 0.27% At close on December 6th, 2019

Updated on:
December 6th, 2019

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After topping to all time highs on Dec/6, ResMed remained steady 0.27% to $150.59. With Dec 6th, it's been 4 climbing days in a row, soaring $1.58 or 1.06%.

ResMed Inc. develops, manufactures, distributes, and markets medical devices and cloud-based software applications that diagnose, treat, and manage respiratory disorders comprising sleep disordered breathing, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, neuromuscular disease, and other chronic diseases.

Should I buy ResMed stock?

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These 2 buy setups work for ResMed stock now:

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highYes
New 52 week highYes
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo

Is ResMed stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday. At Stocks2.com, we detected 6 ratings published for RMD stock in the last 30 days.

The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for RMD stock, with 4 positive ratings.
Is RMD a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-7-29UBS GroupNeutralBuy
2019-7-29Goldman Sachs GroupNeutralBuy
2019-7-16UBS GroupBuyNeutral
2019-5-6UBS GroupNeutralBuy
2019-4-18JPMorgan Chase & Co.UnderweightNeutral
2019-3-20Deutsche BankHoldBuy

ResMed stock analysis

Daily outlook

ResMed remained steady 0.27% to $150.59 after marking all time highs on Dec/6.

ResMed remained constant 0.27% on Dec 6th and marked a new all time high at $151.60. RMD is soaring again after a 2.73% correction from its last top on Nov/29 at $151.30. On October 25th RMD price bounced up over the SMA of 100 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock.

RMD stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of ResMed ended this week at $150.59 after marking a new all time high ($151.60) and gained a slightly good 0.66%. Late October RMD rocketed an extraordinary 9.04% in just one week.

ResMed stock is trading in the range of its last top and last bottom. Loosing would mean breaking the current uptrend. Breakdowns under last bottom are selling point signals for some trading strategies. Since SMA20d and SMA40w crossed up late June, RMD price climbed $31.19 per share (26.12%). Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up late April, RMD climbed $47.57 (46.18%).

RMD stock chart (weekly)

ResMed stock price history

ResMed IPO was on June 2nd, 1995 at $0.66 per share1. Since then, RMD stock surged a 22,716.70%, with a yearly average of 946.50%. If you had invested right after RMD's IPO a $1,000 in ResMed stock in 1995, it would worth $227,167.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

ResMed stock historical price chart

RMD stock reached all-time highs on December 6th with a price of $151.60.

ResMed stock price target is $140.00

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. 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 only found 1 price prediction for ResMed stock:
RMD stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-7-29UBS GroupUpgrades$122.00$140.0014.8%
(in average)$122.00$140.0015.0%

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since April, when ResMed presented its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
RMD earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a0.66n/a
2017-Q2-n/a0.71n/a
2017-Q32017-10-260.660.660.0%
2017-Q42018-01-220.78128.2%
2018-Q12018-04-260.830.9210.8%
2018-Q22018-08-020.90.955.6%
2018-Q32018-10-250.80.811.3%
2018-Q42019-01-240.9515.3%
2019-Q12019-04-240.86n/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, ResMed annual revenues boosted an exceptional 13.23% to $2,340.20 million USD from $2,066.74 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, instead, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) depreciated a -3.08% to 13.49%.

ResMed presents anual results in June, and to compare its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, ResMed TTM sales up to were $1,863.01 and income $340.19 M USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem ResMed business evolution since June 2018: Annual turnover up to , compared to lastest yearly report, plummed a chilling -20.39%. In contrary, profit margin (net income/sales) grew at 13.49%.

RMD annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$1,510 M-$307 M20.3%-
2014$1,550 M2.65%$345 M22.3%12.42%
2015$1,679 M8.32%$353 M21.0%2.21%
2016$1,839 M9.52%$352 M19.2%-0.14%
2017$2,067 M12.40%$342 M16.6%-2.87%
2018$2,340 M13.23%$316 M13.5%-7.80%
TTM $1,863 M-20.39%$340 M18.3%7.79%

Quarterly financial results

ResMed reported million in revenues for 2019-Q1, a -100.00% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked million with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed steady a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 19.14%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, ResMed sales marked a spooky correction and collapsed a -100.00%.
RMD quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$514 M-$88 M17.1%-
2017-Q2$557 M8.26%$102 M18.3%15.70%
2017-Q3$524 M-5.93%$86 M16.4%-15.23%
2017-Q4$601 M14.82%$10 M1.6%-88.94%
2018-Q1$592 M-1.60%$110 M18.6%1,055.93%
2018-Q2$624 M5.41%$110 M17.6%-0.29%
2018-Q3$588 M-5.67%$106 M18.0%-3.71%
2018-Q4$651 M10.68%$125 M19.1%17.88%

ResMed ownership

When you are planning to invest in shares of a company, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For ResMed, 1.21% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of ResMed stock, 71.01% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for RMD stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

RMDAHPIELMDINGNLLIT
Market cap$21.7 B$4.4 M$71.6 M$1.6 B$8.7 M
Total shares143.8 M4.0 M8.5 M22.0 M17.8 M
Float shares142.5 M3.4 M6.6 M18.2 M3.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)71.0%11.2%25.9%109.7%0.7%
  - Insider holdings (%)1.2%62.9%18.5%1.2%75.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

ResMed summary

Friday, December 6th, 2019
Open$151.46
Close$150.59
Day range$150.48 - $151.60
Previous close$150.18
Session gain0.27%
Average true range$2.33
50d mov avg$140.27
100d mov avg$136.18
200d mov avg$122.68
Daily patternlb01a
Weekly pattern lt06a

ResMed performance

To measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. In the following table, we compare ResMed to Allied Healthcare Products, Electromed, Inogen, Lianluo Smart, Masimo, Medtronic, Koninklijke Philips and Thermo Fisher Scientific:
Stock3m6m12m
RMDResMed7.63%29.00%38.68%
AHPIAllied Healthcare...-28.76%-33.13%-45.77%
ELMDElectromed42.11%58.32%49.65%
INGNInogen65.49%9.10%-47.98%
LLITLianluo Smart-38.75%-66.44%-69.18%
MASIMasimo-1.35%12.72%47.65%
MDTMedtronic4.58%17.69%22.63%
PHGKoninklijke Phili...-0.40%17.58%32.33%
TMOThermo Fisher Sci...8.57%13.79%36.10%

ResMed competitors

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