Stock To Watch: St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $78.97 on St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $1.09 a share for the upcoming quarter and $4.06 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of St. Jude Medical, Inc. Common S plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of St. Jude Medical, Inc. Common S is $80.78, and stock is trading $2.83 points away or +3.51% from its 50-day moving average of $80.78. Further it is trading $16.15 or +23.94% away its 200-day moving average of $67.46. St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ) 52-week high is $84.00 and the 52-week low is $48.83.

This explains if the stock moves $-0.39, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +71.23% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.

Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of St. Jude Medical, Inc. Common S, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ) ratio came in at 36.35.

The stock last ended the trading session at $83.61 and registered a market cap of $23.82B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ) PEG ratio is at 1.99.

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