Alcon Inc. (ALC): Price and Financial Metrics

Alcon Inc. (ALC): $67.80

-0.05 (-0.07%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where ALC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 93.33% of US stocks.
  • ALC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • ALC's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 8.48% of US stocks).

ALC Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $32,722,635,000, ALCON INC has a greater market value than 93.26% of US stocks.
  • ALCON INC's stock had its IPO on April 9, 2019, making it an older stock than just 15.95% of US equities in our set.
  • ALC's current price/earnings ratio is 71.6, which is higher than 93.57% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to ALCON INC are CSGP, A, RMD, HOLX, and FTV.
  • Visit ALC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

ALC Valuation Summary

  • ALC's price/earnings ratio is 71.5; this is 232.56% higher than that of the median Healthcare stock.
  • Over the past 41 months, ALC's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ALC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ALC 2022-09-01 3.8 1.7 71.5 61.7
ALC 2022-08-31 3.7 1.7 70.7 61.0
ALC 2022-08-30 3.7 1.7 70.6 61.0
ALC 2022-08-29 3.7 1.7 70.9 61.2
ALC 2022-08-26 3.8 1.7 71.8 61.9
ALC 2022-08-25 4.0 1.8 75.0 64.5

ALC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ALC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 38.86% of graded US stocks.
  • ALC's asset turnover comes in at 0.284 -- ranking 134th of 186 Medical Equipment stocks.
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The table below shows ALC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.284 0.508 0.035
2021-03-31 0.252 0.448 -0.033
2020-12-31 0.249 0.430 -0.052
2020-09-30 0.248 0.438 -0.075
2020-06-30 0.249 0.451 -0.065
2020-03-31 0.273 0.489 -0.023

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ALC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $67.80 52-week high $88.78
Prev. close $67.85 52-week low $63.92
Day low $66.76 Volume 254,449
Day high $68.32 Avg. volume 838,668
50-day MA $71.26 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $75.35 Market Cap 33.23B

Alcon Inc. (ALC) Company Bio

Alcon, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of market surgical equipment and devices, pharmaceutical eye drops, and consumer vision care products to treat eye diseases and disorders. It operates through the following segments: Surgical and Vision Care. The Surgical segment offers implantable products, consumables and equipment for use in surgical procedures to address cataracts, vitreoretinal conditions, refractive errors, and glaucoma. The Vision Care segment comprises daily disposable, reusable and color-enhancing contact lenses, as well as portfolio of ocular health products, including over-the-counter products for dry eye, contact lens care, and ocular allergies, as well as ocular vitamins and redness relievers. The company was founded by Mr. Robert Alexander and Mr. William Conner on 1945 and is headquartered in Fribourg, Switzerland.

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ALC Price Returns

1-mo -10.16%
3-mo -3.23%
6-mo -7.14%
1-year -19.24%
3-year 15.70%
5-year N/A
YTD -22.18%
2021 32.04%
2020 16.63%
2019 N/A
2018 N/A
2017 N/A

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