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The COO of Merit Medical Systems (MMSI) is Buying Shares


Today, the COO of Merit Medical Systems (MMSI), Ronald Frost, bought shares of MMSI for $69.08K.

Following Ronald Frost’s last MMSI Buy transaction on June 23, 2014, the stock climbed by 45.0%. This recent transaction increases Ronald Frost’s holding in the company by 32.37% to a total of $960.7K.

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Based on Merit Medical Systems’ latest earnings report for the quarter ending September 30, the company posted quarterly revenue of $222 million and quarterly net profit of $16.62 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $179 million and had a GAAP net loss of $3.57 million. MMSI’s market cap is $3.1B and the company has a P/E ratio of 79.95. Currently, Merit Medical Systems has an average volume of 310.2K.

Based on 6 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Strong Buy with an average price target of $72.67, reflecting a 22.8% upside. Starting in August 2018, MMSI received 9 Buy ratings in a row. One of the top 25 analysts, according to TipRanks.com, recently recommended Buy MMSI with a $75 price target.

In the last 30 days, insiders have sold $868.3K worth of MMSI shares and purchased $428.4K worth of MMSI shares. The insider sentiment on Merit Medical Systems has been neutral according to 22 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is equal to the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Merit Medical Systems, Inc. engages in the manufacture and market of proprietary disposable medical devices. It operates through Cardiovascular and Endoscopy segments. The Cardiovascular segment consists of peripheral intervention, cardiac intervention, interventional oncology and spine, and cardiovascular and critical care product groups.