$125.25 Million in Sales Expected for Insulet Co. (PODD) This Quarter
Equities research analysts expect Insulet Co. (NASDAQ:PODD) to announce sales of $125.25 million for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Ten analysts have provided estimates for Insulet’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $124.20 million and the highest estimate coming in at $127.49 million. Insulet reported sales of $103.58 million in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 20.9%. The firm is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Monday, February 26th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Insulet will report full year sales of $125.25 million for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $447.00 million to $460.79 million. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the business will report sales of $557.17 million per share, with estimates ranging from $510.43 million to $588.51 million. Zacks’ sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Insulet.
Insulet (NASDAQ:PODD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The medical instruments supplier reported ($0.04) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.06. Insulet had a negative net margin of 6.66% and a negative return on equity of 43.85%. The firm had revenue of $121.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $114.02 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.05) EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 28.4% on a year-over-year basis.
Insulet (PODD) traded up $0.75 on Thursday, hitting $75.83. 965,800 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 780,943. The company has a market cap of $4,410.00, a P/E ratio of -151.66 and a beta of 1.58. Insulet has a one year low of $38.43 and a one year high of $78.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.65, a current ratio of 4.88 and a quick ratio of 4.42.
In other news, Director James C. Mullen purchased 2,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $67.45 per share, for a total transaction of $168,625.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 2.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.
A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new stake in Insulet in the third quarter worth approximately $1,414,000. California Public Employees Retirement System grew its position in Insulet by 9.2% in the third quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 71,744 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock worth $3,952,000 after acquiring an additional 6,044 shares in the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC bought a new stake in Insulet in the third quarter worth approximately $3,229,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new stake in shares of Insulet during the 3rd quarter worth $406,000. Finally, Point72 Asset Management L.P. bought a new stake in shares of Insulet during the 3rd quarter worth $33,373,000.
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Insulet Corporation is engaged in the development, manufacturing and sale of the OmniPod Insulin Management System (the OmniPod System), an insulin delivery system for people with insulin-dependent diabetes. The Omnipod System features a self-adhesive disposable tubeless Omnipod device, which is worn on the body for approximately three days at a time and its wireless companion, the handheld Personal Diabetes Manager (PDM).
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