What Does Option Care Health, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:OPCH) Share Price Indicate?

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Simply Wall St
Published
September 26, 2021
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Option Care Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPCH), might not be a large cap stock, but it received a lot of attention from a substantial price increase on the NASDAQGS over the last few months. With many analysts covering the mid-cap stock, we may expect any price-sensitive announcements have already been factored into the stock’s share price. However, could the stock still be trading at a relatively cheap price? Let’s take a look at Option Care Health’s outlook and value based on the most recent financial data to see if the opportunity still exists.

See our latest analysis for Option Care Health

What is Option Care Health worth?

The stock seems fairly valued at the moment according to my valuation model. It’s trading around 18% below my intrinsic value, which means if you buy Option Care Health today, you’d be paying a fair price for it. And if you believe the company’s true value is $29.96, then there’s not much of an upside to gain from mispricing. So, is there another chance to buy low in the future? Given that Option Care Health’s share is fairly volatile (i.e. its price movements are magnified relative to the rest of the market) this could mean the price can sink lower, giving us an opportunity to buy later on. This is based on its high beta, which is a good indicator for share price volatility.

What does the future of Option Care Health look like?

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NasdaqGS:OPCH Earnings and Revenue Growth September 26th 2021

Investors looking for growth in their portfolio may want to consider the prospects of a company before buying its shares. Buying a great company with a robust outlook at a cheap price is always a good investment, so let’s also take a look at the company's future expectations. With profit expected to more than double over the next couple of years, the future seems bright for Option Care Health. It looks like higher cash flow is on the cards for the stock, which should feed into a higher share valuation.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? It seems like the market has already priced in OPCH’s positive outlook, with shares trading around its fair value. However, there are also other important factors which we haven’t considered today, such as the financial strength of the company. Have these factors changed since the last time you looked at the stock? Will you have enough conviction to buy should the price fluctuates below the true value?

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on OPCH, now may not be the most optimal time to buy, given it is trading around its fair value. However, the optimistic prospect is encouraging for the company, which means it’s worth further examining other factors such as the strength of its balance sheet, in order to take advantage of the next price drop.

In light of this, if you'd like to do more analysis on the company, it's vital to be informed of the risks involved. For example, Option Care Health has 2 warning signs (and 1 which doesn't sit too well with us) we think you should know about.

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