Embecta Corp (NASDAQ: EMBC) May Be Attracting Institutional Investments

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Embecta Corp is listed on the NASDAQ as a member of the Healthcare sector and is a part of the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry. The current market capitalization of Embecta Corp is $819.94M. A total of 0.81 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 451.13K shares.

In the most recent transaction, Melcher David F bought 2,000 shares of EMBC for 16.25 per share on Feb 12 ’24. After the transaction, the Director now owns 45,080 company shares. In a previous transaction on Sep 08 ’23, Melcher David F bought 6,233 shares at 15.77 per share. EMBC shares that Director owns now total 27,698.

Among the insiders who bought shares, Kurdikar Devdatt acquired of 5,000 shares on Aug 10 ’23 at a per-share price of $21.81. This resulted in the President and CEO holding 244,791 shares of EMBC after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Mann Jeffrey Z bought 4,700 shares at $21.67 per share on Aug 10 ’23. Company shares held by the SVP, GC, Head Corp. Dev., Secy now total 55,333.


It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. Embecta Corp pays an annual dividend of $0.60, resulting in a dividend yield of 4.21%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 11.70. EMBC’s most recent ex-dividend date was 5/24/2024 when it declared a $0.15 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 6/14/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 3/15/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 2/27/2024. The EMBC stock dividend was $0.15 per share in cash.

Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, EMBC has a high of $32.00 and a low of $9.93.

As of this writing, EMBC has an earnings estimate of $0.52 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 4.0 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.57 per share and a lower estimate of $0.46. The company reported an EPS of $0.69 in the last quarter

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. EMBC’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $0.00 in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $0.00 in debt and $164.00M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was -$13.35, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $594.30M.

Analysts Opinion

It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for EMBC is Buy with a score of 2.50.

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