Sonic Healthcare Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-0.290 (-0.726%)
52 week
30.21 - 43.99

Last traded: Last Friday at 5:10 AM

Sonic Healthcare Limited offers medical diagnostic services in Australia. The company provides laboratory medicine/pathology; diagnostic imaging/radiology, including magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography (CT), ultrasound, X-ray, mammography, nuclear medicine, PET CT, interventional procedures, and bone mineral densitometry; and primary care medical services comprising general practice services, occupational health services, remote health services, community and home nursing services, primary care research programs, health assessment technologies, clinical trials, and chronic disease management programs to clinicians, hospitals, community health services, and their patients. It also offers administrative services and facilities to medical practitioners. The company operates in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, and Ireland. Sonic Healthcare Limited was incorporated in 1934 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

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Primary activitiesSonic Healthcare is one of the world's largest medical diagnostics companies, providing laboratory and radiology services to medical practitioners, hospitals, community health services, and their collective patients. We also operate Australia's largest ne
Industry / SectorMedical Care Facilities / Healthcare
Full time employees38000
Mailing addressGrosvenor Place Level 22 225 George Street Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
Phone / Fax61 2 9855 5444 / 61 2 9878 5066


More: Sonic Healthcare Dividend history, yield and payout ratio

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Sonic Healthcare paid $0.87 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 07 Sept 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 31.86%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.SHL dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

SHL's forward dividend amount is $0.91 and the forward dividend yield is 2.32%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Oct 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Sonic Healthcare.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Dr. Colin Stephen GoldschmidtCEO, MD & Exec. Director664.2M
Mr. Christopher David Wilks B.Com., F.A.C.I.D., F.A.I.C.D.Fin. Director, CFO & Exec. Director622.02M
Mr. Peter SavageChief Bus. Officer
Dr. Stephen FairyGlobal Chief Medical Officer
Mr. David ByrneChief Exec. Officer of The Doctors Laboratory61
Mr. Paul J. AlexanderDeputy CFO & Company Sec.54
Mrs. G. SchottdorfChief Exec. Officer of Schottdorf Group
Dr. Julian AdlerChief Exec. Officer of Sonic Imaging
Prashan KulasekeraAssistant Company Sec.48

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The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Sonic Healthcare is and its enterprise value is .

The SHL's stocks Beta value is 0.37 making it 63% less volatile compared to ASX market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

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Sonic Healthcare (ASX:SHL) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Sonic Healthcare's Stock Symbol?

Sonic Healthcare trades on ASX under the ticker symbol "SHL".

2. What is Sonic Healthcare's stock price today?

One share of SHL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.63.

3. How can I contact Sonic Healthcare?

Sonic Healthcare's mailing address is Grosvenor Place Level 22 225 George Street Sydney NSW 2000 Australia. The company can be reached via phone at 61 2 9855 5444.

4. What is Sonic Healthcare's official website?

The official website of Sonic Healthcare is

5. Which share registry manages Sonic Healthcare's stock?

Sonic Healthcare's stock is managed by COMPUTERSHARE INVESTOR SERVICES PTY LIMITED.