$0.41 EPS Expected for Quidel Corporation (QDEL)

October 14, 2018 - By Ash

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.31 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.14, from 1.45 in 2018Q1. It dropped, as 16 investors sold Quidel Corporation shares while 49 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 34.22 million shares or 3.40% more from 33.10 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Aurora Counsel invested in 23,367 shares or 0.75% of the stock. 3,526 were accumulated by Winslow Evans Crocker. Loomis Sayles And Lp holds 0.03% or 230,869 shares in its portfolio. Fred Alger Inc invested in 1.16 million shares. Renaissance Llc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) for 574,100 shares. Prudential Fincl Inc has 3,486 shares. First Mercantile Communication owns 2,590 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. State Common Retirement Fund reported 767,793 shares. Manufacturers Life Comm The has invested 0% of its portfolio in Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL). Oracle Invest stated it has 2.36 million shares. Bankshares Of Montreal Can reported 438 shares. Cannell Peter B And has 354,800 shares for 0.88% of their portfolio. New York-based American Intl Grp Inc Inc has invested 0% in Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% of its portfolio in Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) for 2,101 shares. Millennium Mgmt Ltd, New York-based fund reported 555,948 shares.

Since April 26, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 16 insider sales for $21.46 million activity. BRYANT DOUGLAS C sold $2.38 million worth of stock. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $680,938 was sold by Russell Edward Keith. 38,550 shares valued at $2.70M were sold by Bujarski Robert Joseph on Friday, August 17. POLAN MARY LAKE PH D sold $166,938 worth of stock or 2,358 shares. $1.24M worth of Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) was sold by Abney Michael Donald Jr. on Friday, August 17. $2.68 million worth of Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) was sold by STEWARD RANDALL J.

Analysts expect Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) to report $0.41 EPS on November, 7.They anticipate $0.57 EPS change or 356.25 % from last quarter’s $-0.16 EPS. QDEL’s profit would be $16.01 million giving it 38.84 P/E if the $0.41 EPS is correct. After having $0.29 EPS previously, Quidel Corporation’s analysts see 41.38 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.00% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $63.7. About 213,376 shares traded. Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) has risen 98.40% since October 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 82.78% the S&P500.

Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Quidel (NASDAQ:QDEL), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Quidel had 3 analyst reports since August 6, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, September 10, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. The stock of Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 14 by Canaccord Genuity. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of QDEL in report on Monday, August 6 with “Overweight” rating.

Quidel Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets diagnostic testing solutions for applications primarily in infectious diseases, POC women??s and general health, and gastrointestinal diseases. The company has market cap of $2.49 billion. The firm offers Sofia influenza A+B and QuickVue influenza tests to detect viral antigens of influenza type A and B; Sofia strep A fluorescent immunoassay and QuickVue Strep A tests to detect group A Streptococcal antigen from throat swabs; and Sofia Respiratory Syncytial Virus , QuickVue RSV, and Quidel Molecular RSV + human metapneumovirus tests for respiratory syncytial virus. It has a 111.17 P/E ratio. It also provides various products to detect various herpes simplex virus (HSV) and herpes family viruses; H&V-Mix to isolate HSV, VZV, and Cytomegalovirus; R-Mix to detect Influenza A and B, RSV, Adenovirus, and Parainfluenza types 1, 2, and 3; Sofia S.

More news for Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “Research Report Identifies Keysight Technologies, Quidel, LKQ, Louisiana-Pacific, Air Transport Services Group, and …” on October 09, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Canaccord bullish on medical diagnostic firms” and published on September 14, 2018 is yet another important article.

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