Contrasting of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (MTD) and Biomerica Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRA)

Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) and Biomerica Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRA), both competing one another are Medical Instruments & Supplies companies. We will contrast their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Mettler-Toledo International Inc. 2.94B 6.44 512.61M 20.07 34.35
Biomerica Inc. 5.17M 4.32 2.28M -0.22 0.00

Demonstrates Mettler-Toledo International Inc. and Biomerica Inc. earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation.


Table 2 demonstrates the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. and Biomerica Inc.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mettler-Toledo International Inc. 17.44% 92.6% 20%
Biomerica Inc. -44.10% -45.6% -37.8%

Volatility & Risk

Mettler-Toledo International Inc. has a beta of 1.35 and its 35.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. From a competition point of view, Biomerica Inc. has a 1.38 beta which is 38.00% more volatile compared to Standard and Poor’s 500.


Mettler-Toledo International Inc.’s Current Ratio is 1.4 while its Quick Ratio is 1.1. On the competitive side is, Biomerica Inc. which has a 4.6 Current Ratio and a 2.5 Quick Ratio. Biomerica Inc. is better positioned to pay off short and long-term obligations compared to Mettler-Toledo International Inc.

Analyst Recommendations

Ratings and Recommendations for Mettler-Toledo International Inc. and Biomerica Inc. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mettler-Toledo International Inc. 0 1 0 2.00
Biomerica Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Mettler-Toledo International Inc. and Biomerica Inc. has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 99.95% and 1%. Insiders held roughly 0.4% of Mettler-Toledo International Inc.’s shares. Comparatively, 15.9% are Biomerica Inc.’s share held by insiders.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Mettler-Toledo International Inc. -0.11% 8% 10.82% 18.62% 15.6% 21.86%
Biomerica Inc. 11.72% 11.41% -3.06% -22.52% -36.95% 67.65%

For the past year Mettler-Toledo International Inc.’s stock price has smaller growth than Biomerica Inc.


Mettler-Toledo International Inc. beats on 10 of the 12 factors Biomerica Inc.

Mettler-Toledo International Inc. manufactures and supplies precision instruments and services worldwide. The company operates in five segments: U.S. Operations, Swiss Operations, Western European Operations, Chinese Operations, and Other. It offers weighing instruments for laboratory, industrial, packaging, logistics, and food retailing applications; analytical instruments for use in life science; reaction engineering and real-time analytic systems used in drug and chemical compound development; process analytics instruments used for in-line measurement in production processes; and end-of-line inspection systems used in production and packaging for food, pharmaceutical, and other industries. Its laboratory instruments include laboratory balances, liquid pipetting solutions, titrators, physical value analyzers, and thermal analysis systems, as well as other analytical instruments, such as moisture analyzers and density refractometers; and LabX, a PC-based laboratory embedded software platform. The companyÂ’s industrial solutions comprise industrial weighing instruments and terminals, automatic dimensional measurement and data capture solutions, vehicle scale systems, industrial software, and product inspection systems. Its retail weighing solutions consist of multiple weighing and food labeling solutions, stand-alone scales, and networked scales and software for handling fresh goods, such as meats, vegetables, fruits, and cheeses. The company serves the life science industry covering pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and independent research organizations; food and beverage producers; food retailers; chemical, specialty chemical, and cosmetics companies; transportation and logistics, metals, and electronics industries; and the academic community. The company markets its products through its direct sales force and indirect distribution channels. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. was founded in 1991 and is based in Columbus, Ohio.

Biomerica, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets medical diagnostic products for the early detection and monitoring of chronic diseases and medical conditions worldwide. The companyÂ’s diagnostic test kits are used to analyze blood, urine, or fecal samples from patients in the diagnosis of various diseases and other medical complications; and to measure the level of specific hormones, antibodies, antigens, or other substances, which exist in the human body in extremely small concentrations. It primarily focuses on products for gastrointestinal, food intolerances, diabetes, and esoteric tests. The company offers its products to hospital and clinical laboratories, medical research institutions, medical schools, pharmaceutical companies, chain drugstores, wholesalers, and physicians' offices, as well as to distributors. Biomerica, Inc. was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

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