Is OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) a Good Investment?


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) for the period of 9-Day stands at 19.53% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 15.44%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Sell”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

OraSure Technologies, Inc. is the market leader for oral fluid diagnostics. The Company develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices and diagnostic products for use by insurance companies, public health agencies, clinical laboratories, physicians’ offices, and workplace sites.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) opened the session at $14.12 and after going up 0.98% closed at $14.39. The stock gained 0.27 points in the last trade.

OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $13.96 and $14.42 during the previous active session. OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) traded with the volume of 904414 with average volume of 830.76 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.4 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 1.05 and 30.3 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) is at 2.5% and the shares outstanding are 59.8 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) are discussed below:

Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 27.73 while Forward P/E shows the value of 40.2.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 1.39. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 5.72 and 3.47 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 5.37 and 36.46 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) stands at 7.2 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 7.9.

Return on Assets ROA of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) is at 12.6% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) stand at 14.1% and 10.6% respectively.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -0.69% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -33.29%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -29.91% while six month performance of the shares of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) remained bearish with the count of -3.42%.

The yearly and YTD performance of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) remained up at 73.16% and 63.9% respectively.