Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (VIVO)

NASDAQ: VIVO · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.51 (1.59%)
Oct 4, 2022 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

Total Valuation

VIVO has a market cap or net worth of $1.40 billion. The enterprise value is $1.36 billion.

Market Cap 1.40B
Enterprise Value 1.36B

Important Dates

The next earnings date is Thursday, November 10, 2022, before market open.

Estimated Earnings Date Nov 10, 2022
Ex-Dividend Date n/a

Share Statistics

VIVO has 43.12 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 0.85% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 43.12M
Shares Change (YoY) +0.85%
Shares Change (QoQ) +0.08%
Owned by Insiders (%) 1.47%
Owned by Institutions (%) 97.45%
Float 38.22M

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 33.16 and the forward PE ratio is 39.22. VIVO's PEG ratio is 1.33.

PE Ratio 33.16
Forward PE 39.22
PS Ratio 4.08
Forward PS 4.52
PB Ratio 3.83
P/FCF Ratio 15.96
PEG Ratio 1.33
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 17.95, with a EV/FCF ratio of 15.43.

EV / Earnings 31.22
EV / Sales 3.94
EV / EBITDA 17.95
EV / EBIT 23.00
EV / FCF 15.43

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 3.52, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 0.10.

Current Ratio 3.52
Quick Ratio 2.13
Debt / Equity 0.10
Debt / EBITDA 0.50
Debt / FCF 0.43

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 12.30% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is 30.40%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 12.30%
Return on Assets (ROA) 9.40%
Return on Capital (ROIC) 30.40%
Revenue Per Employee $489,383
Profits Per Employee $61,839
Employee Count 702
Asset Turnover 0.74
Inventory Turnover 2.04


In the past 12 months, VIVO has paid $14.13 million in taxes.

Income Tax 14.13M
Effective Tax Rate 24.56%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +70.25% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 0.27, so VIVO's price volatility has been lower than the market average.

Beta (1Y) 0.27
52-Week Price Change +70.25%
50-Day Moving Average 32.34
200-Day Moving Average 29.51
Average Volume (30 Days) 724,942

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 2.89 million, so 6.70% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 2.89M
Short % of Shares Out 6.70%
Short % of Float 7.56%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 7.84

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, VIVO had revenue of $343.55 million and earned 43.41 million in profits. Earnings per share was $0.98.

Revenue 343.55M
Gross Profit 199.08M
Operating Income 58.23M
Pretax Income 57.54M
Net Income 43.41M
EBIT 58.94M
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $0.98
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $83.49 million in cash and $37.40 million in debt, giving a net cash position of $46.09 million or $1.07 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 83.49M
Total Debt 37.40M
Net Cash 46.09M
Net Cash Per Share $1.07
Book Value 365.55M
Book Value Per Share 8.48
Working Capital 152.12M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $94.85 million and capital expenditures -$7.04 million, giving a free cash flow of $87.81 million.

Operating Cash Flow 94.85M
Capital Expenditures -7.04M
Free Cash Flow 87.81M
FCF Per Share $2.04
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 57.95%, with operating and profit margins of 16.95% and 12.64%.

Gross Margin 57.95%
Operating Margin 16.95%
Pretax Margin 16.75%
Profit Margin 12.64%
EBITDA Margin 21.97%
EBIT Margin 17.16%
FCF Margin 25.56%

Dividends & Yields

VIVO does not appear to pay any dividends at this time.

Dividend Per Share n/a
Dividend Yield n/a
Earnings Yield 3.10%
FCF Yield 6.27%
Dividend Growth (YoY) n/a
Payout Ratio n/a
Buyback Yield -0.85%
Shareholder Yield -0.85%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for VIVO is $34.68, which is 6.71% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Sell".

Price Target $34.68
Price Target Difference 6.71%
Analyst Consensus Sell
Analyst Count 7
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on May 14, 2007. It was a forward split with a ratio of 3:2.

Last Split Date May 14, 2007
Split Type Forward
Split Ratio 3:2