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Executive Summary

Boston Scientific Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices for use in various interventional medical specialties worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Reasonable growth potential and slightly overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Boston Scientific's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BSX is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BSX's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.4%

BSX

-4.2%

US Medical Equipment

-2.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

1.3%

BSX

28.5%

US Medical Equipment

31.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: BSX underperformed the US Medical Equipment industry which returned 28.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BSX underperformed the US Market which returned 31.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BSXIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.4%-4.2%-2.4%
30 Day3.5%-5.3%-3.0%
90 Day10.2%0.9%3.2%
1 Year1.3%1.3%29.6%28.5%34.1%31.2%
3 Year36.2%36.2%63.3%59.3%48.1%38.6%
5 Year117.0%117.0%144.0%126.5%116.5%92.3%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Boston Scientific's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Boston Scientific undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.004%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BSX ($37.93) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($37.93)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BSX is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BSX is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Medical Equipment industry average.

PE vs Market: BSX is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BSX's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BSX is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.5x) compared to the US Medical Equipment industry average (4.9x).


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Future Growth

How is Boston Scientific forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 23 analysts?

45.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BSX is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: BSX is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: BSX's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BSX's revenue (9.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BSX's revenue (9.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: BSX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.6%)


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Past Performance

How has Boston Scientific performed over the past 5 years?

54.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BSX is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: BSX is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BSX is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 54.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BSX's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: BSX is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Medical Equipment industry (9.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BSX has a negative Return on Equity (-0.54%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Boston Scientific's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BSX's short term assets ($6.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: BSX's short term assets ($6.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($11.8B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BSX's debt to equity ratio (59.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BSX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 89.8% to 59.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BSX's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (16.5%).

Interest Coverage: BSX is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Boston Scientific current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BSX's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BSX'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 BSX's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BSX'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 BSX's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

7.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Mike Mahoney (55 yo)

8.33yrs

Tenure

US$15,764,140

Compensation

Mr. Michael F. Mahoney, also known as Mike, has been Chairman of Boston Scientific Corporation since May 3, 2016, its Chief Executive Officer since November 1, 2012 and has been its President since October...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Mike's total compensation ($USD15.76M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.58M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Mike's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Mahoney
Chairman8.33yrsUS$15.76m0.15%
$ 80.3m
Daniel Brennan
Executive VP & CFO7.17yrsUS$4.03m0.020%
$ 10.8m
Edward Mackey
Executive VP of Global Operations6.08yrsUS$3.20m0.0065%
$ 3.5m
Joseph Fitzgerald
Executive VP & President of Interventional Cardiology11.08yrsUS$4.03m0.023%
$ 12.3m
Jonathan Monson
VP, Global Controller & Chief Accounting Officer1.67yrsno data0.0026%
$ 1.4m
Jodi Eddy
Senior VP and Chief Information & Digital Officer5.25yrsno data0.0015%
$ 790.2k
Susan Lisa
Vice President of Investor Relations7.25yrsno datano data
Desiree Ralls-Morrison
Senior VP3.33yrsno data0.0021%
$ 1.1m
Catherine Jennings
Vice President of Global Marketing & New Business Development of Peripheral Interventionsno datano datano data
Wendy Carruthers
Senior VP of Human Resources8.25yrsno data0.014%
$ 7.4m
Brenda Becker
Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs14.17yrsno datano data
Maulik Nanavaty
Senior VP & President of Neuromodulation9.5yrsno data0.017%
$ 9.3m

7.3yrs

Average Tenure

54.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: BSX's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Mahoney
Chairman8.33yrsUS$15.76m0.15%
$ 80.3m
Edward Ludwig
Lead Independent Director4.83yrsUS$340.11k0.0026%
$ 1.4m
Donna James
Independent Director5.67yrsUS$319.98k0.0015%
$ 827.8k
Stephen MacMillan
Independent Director5.92yrsUS$299.98k0.00056%
$ 301.0k
David Roux
Independent Director7.17yrsUS$320.20k0.0042%
$ 2.3m
Ellen Zane
Independent Director4.92yrsUS$299.98k0.0023%
$ 1.2m
Yoshiaki Fujimori
Independent Director4.67yrsUS$299.98kno data
Charles Dockendorff
Independent Director5.92yrsUS$324.98k0.0052%
$ 2.8m
Nelda Connors
Independent Director11.25yrsUS$302.47k0.0039%
$ 2.1m
John Sununu
Independent Director11.92yrsUS$319.98k0.0026%
$ 1.4m

5.8yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BSX's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: BSX insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Boston Scientific Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Boston Scientific Corporation
  • Ticker: BSX
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1979
  • Industry: Health Care Equipment
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Market Cap: US$53.753b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.42b
  • Website: https://www.bostonscientific.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Boston Scientific Corporation
  • 300 Boston Scientific Way
  • Marlborough
  • Massachusetts
  • 01752-1234
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BSXNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDMay 1992
BSXDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURMay 1992
BSXXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesCommon StockDEEURMay 1992
BSX *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNMay 1992
0HOYLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDMay 1992
BSXETLX (Eurotlx)YesCommon StockITEURMay 1992
BSXCWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesCommon StockATEURMay 1992
BSXBVL (Bolsa de Valores de Lima)YesCommon StockPEUSDMay 1992
B1SX34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EACH REPR 1 COMBRBRLDec 2019
BSX.PRANYSE (New York Stock Exchange)5.50% CNV PFD AUSUSDMay 2020

Biography

Boston Scientific Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices for use in various interventional medical specialties worldwide. It operates through three segments: MedSurg, Rhythm and Ne...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/05 00:27
End of Day Share Price2021/03/04 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.