Should You Hold DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM)


DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM) closed its last session at $48. The stock traded within a range of $47.07 and $48.83. The company operates in the Healthcare sector with a market capitalization of 4.15 Million. Trading volume for DexCom, Inc. was 4.86 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM) has an average volume of 1.86 Million.

Company Profile

Dexcom Inc. is developing continuous glucose monitoring systems for people with diabetes.

Analyst Views

DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM) received a Buy rating from 4 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 0 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM) touched its 1-Year High price of $88.80 on 01/13/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $42.62 on 09/28/17.

EPS & Financials

DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $-0.16/Share beating the analyst estimate of $-0.22/Share by a difference of $0.06. This showed a surprise of 27.3% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 18 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $-0.16/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $-0.09/share and a low EPS of $-0.24/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $184.49 Million for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 192.4 Million and 182 Million respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM) has a 20-Day average volume of 3.49 Million. According to today’s trading volume DexCom, Inc. is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BEARISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BEARISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BEARISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 1.7 Percent and Institutional ownership of 0 Percent. The return on assets stands at -12.8%, Return on Equity currently is -22.1% and the Return on Investment value is -22.8%.

DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM) gross margin percentage stands at 67.9% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is -12.4 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is -10.3 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -26.1% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -30.72 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -34.48 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of -19.6 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at -12.4%. The return on invested capital is at -22.8%, which is good, compared to its peers.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -34.48%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -19.6% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.