Intuitive Surgical, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets da Vinci surgical systems, and related instruments and accessories in the United States and internationally. More Details
No risks detected for ISRG from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet with limited growth.
Share Price & News
How has Intuitive Surgical's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ISRG is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ISRG's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Medical Equipment
1 Year Return
US Medical Equipment
Return vs Industry: ISRG exceeded the US Medical Equipment industry which returned 37.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ISRG matched the US Market which returned 53.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Intuitive Surgical's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Intuitive Surgical undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ISRG ($812.57) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($379.27)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ISRG is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ISRG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (89.6x) compared to the US Medical Equipment industry average (51.3x).
PE vs Market: ISRG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (89.6x) compared to the US market (22.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ISRG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (6.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ISRG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (9.8x) compared to the US Medical Equipment industry average (5.1x).
How is Intuitive Surgical forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ISRG's forecast earnings growth (13.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: ISRG's earnings (13.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (17.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ISRG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ISRG's revenue (12.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ISRG's revenue (12.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ISRG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.6%).
How has Intuitive Surgical performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ISRG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ISRG's current net profit margins (24.3%) are lower than last year (30.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ISRG's earnings have grown by 14.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ISRG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ISRG had negative earnings growth (-23.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Medical Equipment industry average (10.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ISRG's Return on Equity (10.9%) is considered low.
How is Intuitive Surgical's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ISRG's short term assets ($6.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($965.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: ISRG's short term assets ($6.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($444.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ISRG is debt free.
Reducing Debt: ISRG has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ISRG has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: ISRG has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Intuitive Surgical current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ISRG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ISRG's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ISRG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ISRG's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ISRG's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Gary Guthart (54 yo)
Dr. Gary S. Guthart, Ph.D., has been Chief Executive Officer of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. since January 1, 2010 and its President since July 12, 2007. Dr. Guthart served as the Chief Operating Officer at In...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gary's total compensation ($USD6.04M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.16M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gary's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: ISRG's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ISRG's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Intuitive Surgical, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
- Ticker: ISRG
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Health Care Equipment
- Sector: Healthcare
- Market Cap: US$96.027b
- Shares outstanding: 118.38m
- Website: https://www.intuitive.com
Number of Employees
- Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
- 1020 Kifer Road
- United States
Intuitive Surgical, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets da Vinci surgical systems, and related instruments and accessories in the United States and internatio...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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