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Stock to Track: Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ: ISRG)


Intuitive Surgical is part of the healthcare sector and medical instruments and equipment industry. The company CEO is Gary S. Guthart. Intuitive Surgical Inc designs, manufactures, markets da Vinci Surgical Systems, and related instruments. The da Vinci surgery, combines the benefits of minimally invasive surgery for patients with the ease of use, precision and dexterity of open surgery.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The ISRG stock showed a previous change of 1.51% with an open at 504.65 and a close of 517.05. It reached an intraday high of 517.48 and a low of 501.99.

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The stock has a market cap of $59.2b with 114.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 113.6m shares. Trading volume reached 540,278 shares compared to its average volume of 833,164 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Intuitive Surgical shares returned -1.03% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 10.32%. Over three months, it changed 8.20%. In one year it has changed 18.50% and within that year its 52-week high was 581.12 and its 52-week low was 391.61. ISRG stock is 32.03% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 506.78 and a 50 day moving average of 503.22. Currently ISRG stock is trading 2.03% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 9.49 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 54.48. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 2.50. The TTM EPS is 9.28, which comes to a TTM PE of 55.72. Historically, the PE high was 102.30 and the PE low was 20.70. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 192.08, which is a decrease of -62.85%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  2.45
09-30-2018:  2.24
06-30-2018:  2.15
03-31-2018:  2.44

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 320.87, which means it may be overvalued by -61.14%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 136.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.11

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 19.77%, return on assets is 16.62%, profit margin is 30.18%, price-to-sales is 15.66 and price-to-book is 8.86.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.