Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Mesa Laboratories Inc. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.
We show how MLAB stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Health Technology sector and Medical Specialties industry.
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Mesa Laboratories, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of instruments and disposable products utilized in healthcare, pharmaceutical, food, and beverage, medical device, and petrochemical industries. It operates through the following segments: Sterilization and Disinfection, Instruments, Cold Chain Monitoring, and Cold Chain Packaging. The Sterilization and Disinfection segment offers testing services, along with the manufacturing and marketing of biological, chemical, and cleaning indicators used to assess the effectiveness of sterilization and disinfection processes in the hospital, dental, medical device, and pharmaceutical industries. The Instrument segment manufactures and markets control instruments and disposable products. The Cold Chain Monitoring segment designs, develops, and markets systems which are used to monitor environmental parameters such as temperature, humidity, and differential pressure. The Cold Chain Packaging segment provides consulting services including compliance monitoring, packaging development, and validation or mapping of transport and storage containers, and thermal packaging products. The company was founded by Luke R. Schmieder on March 26, 1982 and is headquartered in Lakewood, CO.
Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.
Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.
Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)
Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)
Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)
Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)
Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.
Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)
Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)