PerkinElmer, Inc. ($PKI) Cautious Buy or Hold to $50 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name PerkinElmer, Inc.
Stock ticker PKI
Live stock price [stckqut]PKI[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good


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


Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $53.02
Target stock price (averages with growth) $83.7
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $77.1
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $20

The following company description is from Google Finance:

PerkinElmer, Inc. is a provider of technology, services and solutions to the diagnostics, research, environmental, industrial and laboratory services markets. Through the Company’s advanced technologies, solutions, and services, it addresses issues related to health and safety of people and their environment. It operates in two segments: Human Health and Environmental Health. In February 2011, it acquired chemagen Biopolymer-Technologie AG (chemagen). In March 2011, it acquired ArtusLabs, Inc. (ArtusLabs). In March 2011, it acquired specified assets and assumed specified liabilities of ID Biological Systems, Inc. (IDB). In April 2011, it acquired CambridgeSoft Corporation (CambridgeSoft). In May 2011, it acquired Geospiza, Inc. (Geospiza). In May 2011, it acquired Labtronics, Inc. (Labtronics). In June 2011, it acquired Dexela Limited (Dexela). In November 2011, it acquired Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Caliper).

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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