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Boston ScientificNYSE:BSX Stock Report

Last Price

US$42.97

Market Cap

US$61.2b

7D

-4.2%

1Y

16.0%

Updated

21 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
BSX fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends0/6

BSX Stock Overview

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

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Boston Scientific
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$42.97
52 Week HighUS$46.29
52 Week LowUS$35.05
Beta0.88
1 Month Change1.92%
3 Month Change-4.17%
1 Year Change16.04%
3 Year Change14.74%
5 Year Change80.02%
Change since IPO903.68%

Recent News & Updates

Jan 22
Be Wary Of Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) And Its Returns On Capital

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Jan 09
An Intrinsic Calculation For Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) Suggests It's 21% Undervalued

An Intrinsic Calculation For Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) Suggests It's 21% Undervalued

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Dec 14
Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX)?

Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX)?

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Shareholder Returns

BSXUS Medical EquipmentUS Market
7D-4.2%-4.5%-6.1%
1Y16.0%-1.4%4.2%

Return vs Industry: BSX exceeded the US Medical Equipment industry which returned -0.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BSX exceeded the US Market which returned 6.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BSX's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BSX volatility
BSX Average Weekly Movement3.5%
Medical Equipment Industry Average Movement8.2%
Market Average Movement6.7%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.4%

Stable Share Price: BSX is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BSX's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
197938,000Mike Mahoneyhttps://www.bostonscientific.com

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 Neuro, and Cardiovascular. The company offers devices to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal and pulmonary conditions; devices to treat various urological and pelvic conditions; implantable cardioverter and implantable cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators; pacemakers and implantable cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers; and remote patient management systems.

Boston Scientific Fundamentals Summary

How do Boston Scientific's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BSX fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$61.23b
Earnings (TTM)US$1.10b
Revenue (TTM)US$11.47b

55.7x

P/E Ratio

5.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BSX income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$11.47b
Cost of RevenueUS$3.40b
Gross ProfitUS$8.07b
ExpensesUS$6.97b
EarningsUS$1.10b

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Feb 02, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)0.77
Gross Margin70.36%
Net Profit Margin9.59%
Debt/Equity Ratio55.2%

How did BSX perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

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

19.2%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BSX ($42.97) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($53.17)

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 poor value based on its PE Ratio (55.7x) compared to the US Medical Equipment industry average (46.2x).

PE vs Market: BSX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (55.7x) compared to the US market (16.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: BSX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BSX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.7x) compared to the US Medical Equipment industry average (3.4x).


Future Growth

How is Boston Scientific forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 27 analysts?

31.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BSX's forecast earnings growth (31.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: BSX's earnings (31.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (13.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BSX's revenue (7.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BSX's revenue (7.3% 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 low in 3 years time (13.3%).


Past Performance

How has Boston Scientific performed over the past 5 years?

26.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BSX has a large one-off loss of $333.0M impacting its September 30 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: BSX's current net profit margins (9.6%) are lower than last year (36.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BSX's earnings have grown significantly by 26.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BSX's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: BSX had negative earnings growth (-70.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Medical Equipment industry average (51.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BSX's Return on Equity (7%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Boston Scientific's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BSX's short term assets ($6.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.0B).

Long Term Liabilities: BSX's short term assets ($6.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($11.4B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BSX's net debt to equity ratio (43.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BSX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 83.7% to 55.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BSX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (22.7%).

Interest Coverage: BSX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.7x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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.


Next Steps

Management

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

8.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Mike Mahoney (56 yo)

10.25yrs

Tenure

US$13,773,795

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 ($USD13.77M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.42M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Mike's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BSX's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: BSX's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: BSX insiders have bought more shares than they have sold 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 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
  • Implied Market Cap: US$61.232b
  • 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


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/21 23:37
End of Day Share Price2022/01/21 00:00
Earnings2021/09/30
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.