Taking the lead: Teradyne, Inc. (TER)

With 3.22 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 2.02 million shares. During the session, the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials company that operates in wider Technology sector, reached to the highest price of $132.65 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $128.52. The 52-week range on TER shows that it touched its highest point at $127.38 and its lowest point at $81.07 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $122.73. With its current market cap of 20.60 billion, TER has annualized dividend of $0.45 while the current yield stands at 0.34%. TER paid its most recent dividend on 1707955200, while the ex-dividend date for that was 1716249600. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.48.

Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of TER was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 9.57%, but this was up by 25.75% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 29.91% while six-month performance rose 52.33%. The stock gained 40.04% in the past year, while it has gained 21.59% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for TER yields 2.63 with Next year EPS estimates of 4.79. For the next quarter, that number is 0.77. This implies an EPS growth rate of 5.58% for this year and 54.80% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 7.68% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 3.09%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 156.11 million TER shares are outstanding with a float of 155.43 million shares on hand for trading. On 2024-04-30, short shares totaled 4.18 million, which was 268.00001 higher than short shares on 1711584000. In addition to Mr. Gregory S. Smith as the firm’s President, CEO & Director, Mr. Sanjay Mehta serves as its CFO, VP & Treasurer.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 1.07541 of TER’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

An Overview of Recent Financials:

Understanding a company as a customer does not mean you will understand it as an investor. The wise investor uses quantitative research to analyze metrics such as revenue, net income, and earnings. In its fiscal quarter reported on 2024-03-31, TER reported revenue of $599819000.0 and operating income of $82198000.0. The EBITDA in the recently reported quarter was $105883000.0 and diluted EPS was $0.4.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for TER since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.