|Company name||IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]IDXX[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Good|
|Confident Investor Rating||Fair|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$240.64|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$239.16|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$109.63|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$183.59|
The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=idxx
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. develops, manufactures and distributes products and provides services for the companion animal veterinary, livestock and poultry, dairy and water testing markets. The Company also sells a line of portable electrolytes and blood gas analyzers for the human point-of-care medical diagnostics market. Its segments include diagnostic and information technology-based products and services for the veterinary market, which the Company refers to as the Companion Animal Group; water quality products; diagnostic products and services for livestock and poultry health, which the Company refers to as Livestock, Poultry and Dairy, and Other operating segment, which combines and presents products for the human point-of-care medical diagnostics market with its pharmaceutical product line and its out-licensing arrangements. Its products and services include point-of-care veterinary diagnostic products, comprising instruments, consumables and rapid assay test kits, among others.
Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns. I am adding this company to my Watch List.
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How was this analysis of IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. calculated?
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
- Stock price at the time of the calculation: $159.12
- Growth: 0.15
- Current EPS (TTM): $2.45
- P/E: 60
- Future EPS Calc: $4.92
- Future Stock Price Calc: $295.66
- Target stock price: $183.58
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