The Cooper Companies, Inc. operates as a medical device company worldwide. More Details
Mediocre balance sheet with questionable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Cooper Companies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: COO is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: COO'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: COO underperformed the US Medical Equipment industry which returned 20.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: COO underperformed the US Market which returned 19.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Cooper Companies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StIs The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) Potentially Undervalued?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDoes Cooper Companies's (NYSE:COO) Statutory Profit Adequately Reflect Its Underlying Profit?
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StCooper Companies (NYSE:COO) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt
Is Cooper Companies 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: COO ($331.37) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($211.37)
Significantly Below Fair Value: COO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: COO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (58.6x) compared to the US Medical Equipment industry average (48.6x).
PE vs Market: COO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (58.6x) compared to the US market (19.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: COO is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: COO is good value based on its PB Ratio (4.3x) compared to the US Medical Equipment industry average (4.4x).
How is Cooper Companies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: COO's forecast earnings growth (17.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: COO's earnings (17.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (21.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: COO's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: COO's revenue (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: COO's revenue (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: COO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.1%).
How has Cooper Companies performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: COO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: COO's current net profit margins (11.4%) are lower than last year (17.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: COO's earnings have grown by 12.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: COO's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: COO had negative earnings growth (-37.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Medical Equipment industry average (0.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: COO's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.
How is Cooper Companies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: COO's short term assets ($1.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: COO's short term assets ($1.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: COO's debt to equity ratio (50.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: COO's debt to equity ratio has increased from 48.6% to 50.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: COO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (24.6%).
Interest Coverage: COO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.3x coverage).
What is Cooper Companies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: COO's dividend (0.017%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.52%).
High Dividend: COO's dividend (0.017%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.2%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: COO is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: COO is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: COO is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of COO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Al White (50 yo)
Mr. Albert G. White, III, also known as Al, has been President, Director and Chief Executive Officer of The Cooper Companies since May 1, 2018. Mr. White served as Chief Financial Officer of The Cooper Com...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Al's total compensation ($USD7.72M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.00M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Al's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Senior VP||2.5yrs||US$1.99m||0.0060% |
|Executive VP & COO||7yrs||US$3.58m||0.070% |
|Special Advisor to the CEO||0.33yr||US$1.86m||0.0029% |
|President of CooperSurgical Inc||0.33yr||US$2.51m||0.0055% |
|Senior VP of Finance & Tax and Chief Accounting Officer||3.08yrs||US$1.21m||0.0040% |
|Vice President of Investor Relations & Risk Management||6yrs||no data||no data|
|VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary||0.75yr||no data||0.0015% |
|Legal Advisor||6yrs||no data||0.0034% |
|President of CooperVision Specialty EyeCare Division||2.75yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: COO's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
|Independent Vice Chairman & Lead Director||18.33yrs||US$472.28k||0.0065% |
|Independent Chairman||18.33yrs||US$594.40k||0.038% |
|Non-Independent Director||24.83yrs||US$375.48k||0.29% |
|Independent Director||4.58yrs||US$447.46k||0.0080% |
|Independent Director||7.83yrs||US$452.46k||0.0027% |
|Independent Director||14.83yrs||US$467.96k||0.038% |
|Independent Director||4.58yrs||US$448.46k||0.0075% |
Experienced Board: COO's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: COO insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The Cooper Companies, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Cooper Companies, Inc.
- Ticker: COO
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1980
- Industry: Health Care Supplies
- Sector: Healthcare
- Market Cap: US$16.251b
- Shares outstanding: 49.04m
- Website: https://www.coopercos.com
Number of Employees
- The Cooper Companies, Inc.
- 6101 Bollinger Canyon Road
- Suite 500
- San Ramon
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|COO||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1983|
|CP6||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1983|
|COO *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jan 1983|
|0I3I||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jan 1983|
|C1OO34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 10 REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
The Cooper Companies, Inc. operates as a medical device company worldwide. It operates through CooperVision and CooperSurgical business units. The company develops, manufactures, and markets a range of con...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/23 00:49|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/20 00:00|
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