Orasure Technologies Inc. (OSUR)’s liquidity ratios and what they mean

The price of Orasure Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: OSUR) closed at $6.08 in the last session, down -1.14% from day before closing price of $6.15. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.07 from its previous closing price. On the day, 638078 shares were traded.

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We take a closer look at OSUR’s different ratios to gain a better understanding of the stock. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 1.55 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 3.42. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 8.57 and its Current Ratio is at 9.77. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.03 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.03.

On August 21, 2020, Evercore ISI started tracking the stock assigning a Outperform rating and target price of $22.Evercore ISI initiated its Outperform rating on August 21, 2020, with a $22 target price.

Insider Transactions:

An investor can also benefit from insider trades by learning what management is thinking about the future direction of stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Dec 19 ’23 when Weber Kathleen Gallagher sold 24,129 shares for $8.05 per share. The transaction valued at 194,219 led to the insider holds 254,700 shares of the business.

Anthony Michele Marie sold 1,758 shares of OSUR for $11,427 on Aug 15 ’23. The SVP Finance & CAO now owns 86,188 shares after completing the transaction at $6.50 per share. On May 30 ’23, another insider, McGrath Kenneth J, who serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the company, bought 100,000 shares for $4.93 each. As a result, the insider paid 492,810 and bolstered with 285,512 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, OSUR now has a Market Capitalization of 448.68M and an Enterprise Value of 171.78M. As of this moment, Orasure’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 8.44. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 0.42. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.11 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.04. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.42 whereas that against EBITDA is 2.67.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, OSUR has reached a high of $8.45, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $4.38. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 7.00, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 6.46.

Shares Statistics:

According to the various share statistics, OSUR traded on average about 938.68K shares per day over the past 3-months and 779.71k shares per day over the past 10 days. A total of 73.53M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 70.39M. Insiders hold about 4.61% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 93.61% stake in the company. Shares short for OSUR as of Mar 15, 2024 were 4.18M with a Short Ratio of 4.45, compared to 3.69M on Feb 15, 2024. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 5.66% and a Short% of Float of 7.06%.

Earnings Estimates

The company has 3 analysts who recommend its stock at the moment. On average, analysts expect EPS of -$0.01 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.02 and a low estimate of -$0.05, while EPS last year was $0.37. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is -$0.01, with high estimates of $0.02 and low estimates of -$0.03.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between -$0.03 and -$0.21 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of -$0.13. EPS for the following year is -$0.24, with 2 analysts recommending between -$0.21 and -$0.27.

Revenue Estimates

According to 5 analysts, the current quarter’s revenue is expected to be $52.12M. It ranges from a high estimate of $52.56M to a low estimate of $51.9M. As of the current estimate, Orasure Technologies Inc.’s year-ago sales were $154.96M, an estimated decrease of -66.40% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 5 analysts are estimating revenue of $53.73M, a decrease of -37.10% over than the figure of -$66.40% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $56.77M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $49.9M.

A total of 5 analysts have provided revenue estimates for OSUR’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $197.06M, while the lowest revenue estimate was $180.57M, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $190.76M. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $405.47M, down -53.00% from the average estimate. Based on 4 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $164.22M in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $184.51M and the low estimate is $150.8M. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is down -13.90% from the average revenue estimate for this year.

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