Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. ($TMO) Cautious Buy or Hold to $213 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Stock ticker TMO
Live stock price [stckqut]TMO[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Fair
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $212.03
Target stock price (averages with growth) $268.09
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $217.34
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $212.

The following company description is from Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/company-profile/tmo

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., incorporated on October 11, 1960, develops, manufactures and sells a range of products. The Company provides analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, software and services for research, manufacturing, analysis, discovery, and diagnostics. The Company operates through four segments: Life Sciences Solutions, Analytical Instruments, Specialty Diagnostics, and Laboratory Products and Services. The Company serves various markets, such as pharmaceutical and biotech; academic and government; industrial and applied; as well as healthcare and diagnostics. The Company serves its customers through its brands, such as Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services.

The Thermo Scientific brand offers customers in research, diagnostics, industrial, and applied markets a range of analytical instruments, as well as laboratory equipment, software, services, consumables, and reagents. Its portfolio of products includes technologies for mass spectrometry, chromatography, elemental analysis, molecular spectroscopy, sample preparation, informatics, chemical research and analysis, cell culture, bioprocess production, cellular, protein and molecular biology research, allergy testing, drugs-of-abuse testing, therapeutic drug monitoring testing, microbiology, anatomical pathology, as well as environmental monitoring and process control. The Applied Biosystems brand offers customers in research, clinical and applied markets integrated instrument systems, reagents, and software for genetic analysis. Its portfolio includes technologies for genetic sequencing and real-time, digital and end point polymerase chain reaction (PCR), that are used to determine meaningful genetic information in applications, such as cancer diagnostics, human identification testing, and animal health, as well as inherited and infectious disease.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. as long as the price is correct and the indicators that I describe in my book The Confident Investor are favorable. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns. I will be dropping this company from my Watch List as I think there are better investments in the market.

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