MEDNAX Inc. (NYSE:MD) shares traded higher over the last trading session, gaining 0.87% on 05/19/21. The shares fell to a low of $29.8524 before closing at $31.36. Intraday shares traded counted 0.62 million, which was 29.55% higher than its 30-day average trading volume of 886.80K. MD’s previous close was $31.09 while the outstanding shares total 84.53M. The firm has a beta of 2.10, a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 183.39, and a growth ratio of 142.16. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 66.97, with weekly volatility at 3.39% and ATR at 1.15. The MD stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $12.47 and a $32.71 high.
Investors have identified the Medical Care Facilities company MEDNAX Inc. as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $2.65 billion, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
MEDNAX Inc. (MD) Fundamentals that are to be considered.
When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. For MD, the company has in raw cash 269.63 million on their books with 2.37 million currently as liabilities. How the trend is over time is what investors should be concerned about. The company has a healthy balance sheet as their debt profile has been on an incline. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 665.4 million total, with 326.96 million as their total liabilities.
MD were able to record -91.24 million as free cash flow during the 08/05/2021 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by -854.21 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of -82.19 million as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for MEDNAX Inc. (MD)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the 08/05/2021 quarter of the year, MEDNAX Inc. recorded a total of 446.75 million in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with 1.23% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the 08/05/2021 quarter increasing by 6.74%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 341.22 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 105.53 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 84.53M with the recently reported earning now reading 0.21 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their 08/05/2021 (0.20 cents a share).
Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 1.47 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on MD sounds very interesting.
Is the stock of MD attractive?
In related news, Director, MEDEL ROGER MD sold 100,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on Apr 01. The sale was performed at an average price of 25.40, for a total value of 2,540,321. As the sale deal closes, the Director, MEDEL ROGER MD now sold 100,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 2,366,421. Also, Director, MEDEL ROGER MD sold 33,194 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on Dec 10. The shares were price at an average price of 23.04 per share, with a total market value of 764,919. Following this completion of acquisition, the Director, MEDEL ROGER MD now holds 66,806 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 1,536,672. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 2.30%.
2 out of 10 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 6 have maintained a Hold recommendation on MEDNAX Inc.. 1 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the MD stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $21.50.