Dentsply and its peers

In this article, we’ll compare Dentsply against its peers.

  • The PE (price-to-earnings) ratios for Dentsply International (XRAY), Sirona Dental Systems (SIRO), Align Technology (ALGN), Cantel Medical (CMN), and Integra Lifesciences Holdings (IART) are 31.70x, 33.05x, 40.18x, 51.93x, and 48.54x, respectively.

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  • The PBV (price-to-book value) ratios for Dentsply, Sirona, Align, Cantel, and Integra Lifesciences are 3.58x, 4.67x, 6.63x, 6.11x, and 2.73x, respectively.

So Dentsply’s peers have outperformed Dentsply based on PE and PBV.

ETFs that invest in Dentsply International

The Guggenheim S&P Equal Weight Health Care ETF (RYH) invests 1.9% of its holdings in Dentsply. The ETF tracks an equal-weighted index of US healthcare companies taken from the S&P 500 Index.

The SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF (XHE) invests 1.54% of its holdings in Dentsply. The ETF tracks an equal-weighted index of US healthcare equipment and supplies companies.

The PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (SPLV) invests 0.94% of its holdings in Dentsply. The ETF tracks a volatility-weighted index of the 100 least volatile stocks in the S&P 500.

Compared Dentsply and its ETFs

Now let’s compare Dentsply and the ETFs that invest in it.

  • The year-to-date price movement for Dentsply, RYH, XHE, and SPLV are 11.73%, 2.58%, 1.72%, and 3.02%, respectively.
  • The PE (price-to-earnings) ratios for Dentsply, RYH, and SPLV are 31.70x, 28.32x, and 19.48x, respectively.
  • The PBV (price-to-book value) ratios for Dentsply, RYH, XHE, and SPLV are 3.58x, 3.50x, 3.55x, and 2.71x, respectively.

So Dentsply International has outperformed its ETFs based on price movement, PE, and PBV.

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