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MTD

Mettler-Toledo InternationalNYSE:MTD Stock Report

Last Price

US$1.51k

Market Cap

US$34.8b

7D

-3.4%

1Y

24.2%

Updated

17 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
MTD fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

MTD Stock Overview

Mettler-Toledo International Inc. manufactures and supplies precision instruments and services worldwide.

Mettler-Toledo International Competitors

Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Agilent Technologies

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US$43.7b

West Pharmaceutical Services

NYSE:WST

US$28.1b

PerkinElmer

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US$22.5b

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Mettler-Toledo International
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$1,512.76
52 Week HighUS$1,714.75
52 Week LowUS$1,033.40
Beta1.05
1 Month Change-4.22%
3 Month Change5.75%
1 Year Change24.16%
3 Year Change151.25%
5 Year Change264.94%
Change since IPO10,069.82%

Recent News & Updates

Jan 10
Is Mettler-Toledo International (NYSE:MTD) A Risky Investment?

Is Mettler-Toledo International (NYSE:MTD) A Risky Investment?

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Dec 24
What Does Mettler-Toledo International Inc.'s (NYSE:MTD) Share Price Indicate?

What Does Mettler-Toledo International Inc.'s (NYSE:MTD) Share Price Indicate?

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Dec 06
Here's Why I Think Mettler-Toledo International (NYSE:MTD) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

Here's Why I Think Mettler-Toledo International (NYSE:MTD) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

It's only natural that many investors, especially those who are new to the game, prefer to buy shares in 'sexy' stocks...

Shareholder Returns

MTDUS Life SciencesUS Market
7D-3.4%-3.3%-0.3%
1Y24.2%9.6%13.7%

Return vs Industry: MTD exceeded the US Life Sciences industry which returned 9.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MTD exceeded the US Market which returned 13.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is MTD's price volatile compared to industry and market?
MTD volatility
MTD Average Weekly Movement3.4%
Life Sciences Industry Average Movement8.7%
Market Average Movement6.6%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.9%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.4%

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

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

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
199114,900Patrick Kaltenbachhttps://www.mt.com

Mettler-Toledo International Inc. manufactures and supplies precision instruments and services worldwide. It operates in five segments: U.S. Operations, Swiss Operations, Western European Operations, Chinese Operations, and Other.

Mettler-Toledo International Fundamentals Summary

How do Mettler-Toledo International's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
MTD fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$34.77b
Earnings (TTM)US$754.41m
Revenue (TTM)US$3.62b

46.1x

P/E Ratio

9.6x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
MTD income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$3.62b
Cost of RevenueUS$1.50b
Gross ProfitUS$2.12b
ExpensesUS$1.37b
EarningsUS$754.41m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Feb 10, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)32.82
Gross Margin58.68%
Net Profit Margin20.85%
Debt/Equity Ratio1,064.3%

How did MTD perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Mettler-Toledo International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

46.09x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: MTD ($1512.76) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1071.06)

Significantly Below Fair Value: MTD is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: MTD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (46.1x) compared to the US Life Sciences industry average (39.9x).

PE vs Market: MTD is poor value based on its PE Ratio (46.1x) compared to the US market (17.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: MTD is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: MTD is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (218.5x) compared to the US Life Sciences industry average (3.3x).


Future Growth

How is Mettler-Toledo International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

9.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: MTD's forecast earnings growth (9.3% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: MTD's earnings (9.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13% per year).

High Growth Earnings: MTD's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: MTD's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: MTD's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if MTD's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Mettler-Toledo International performed over the past 5 years?

13.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MTD has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: MTD's current net profit margins (20.8%) are higher than last year (19.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MTD's earnings have grown by 13.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: MTD's earnings growth over the past year (30.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (13.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: MTD earnings growth over the past year (30.3%) underperformed the Life Sciences industry 72.2%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst MTD's Return on Equity (473.96%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


Financial Health

How is Mettler-Toledo International's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MTD's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.0B).

Long Term Liabilities: MTD's short term assets ($1.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.0B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MTD's net debt to equity ratio (948.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: MTD's debt to equity ratio has increased from 169.7% to 1064.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: MTD's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (54.2%).

Interest Coverage: MTD's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (23.8x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Mettler-Toledo International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MTD'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 MTD'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?

5.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Patrick Kaltenbach (58 yo)

0.75

Tenure

Mr. Patrick K. Kaltenbach serves as Chief Executive Officer at Mettler-Toledo International Inc. since April 1, 2021 and serves as its President. He joined Mettler-Toledo International Inc. in January 2021...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: MTD's management team is seasoned and experienced (5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: MTD's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: MTD 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

Mettler-Toledo International Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Mettler-Toledo International Inc.
  • Ticker: MTD
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1991
  • Industry: Life Sciences Tools and Services
  • Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
  • Implied Market Cap: US$34.772b
  • Shares outstanding: 22.99m
  • Website: https://www.mt.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Mettler-Toledo International Inc.
  • 1900 Polaris Parkway
  • Columbus
  • Ohio
  • 43240
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/17 23:29
End of Day Share Price2022/01/14 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.