ICU Medical Inc. (ICUI) and Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) Comparing side by side

Both ICU Medical Inc. (NASDAQ:ICUI) and Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) are each other’s competitor in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry. Thus the compare of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ICU Medical Inc. 1.43B 3.59 85.85M 4.12 57.15
Mettler-Toledo International Inc. 2.94B 5.60 512.61M 18.49 31.99

Table 1 showcases the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of ICU Medical Inc. and Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. appears to has higher revenue and earnings than ICU Medical Inc. The company that Currently has a higher P/E ratio is considered the more expensive of the two businesses. ICU Medical Inc.’s shares have been trading at higher P/E ratio which means it is presently more expensive than Mettler-Toledo International Inc.


Table 2 provides us ICU Medical Inc. and Mettler-Toledo International Inc.’s return on equity, net margins and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ICU Medical Inc. 6.00% 6.9% 5.7%
Mettler-Toledo International Inc. 17.44% 75.2% 16.1%

Risk and Volatility

ICU Medical Inc. is 36.00% less volatile than S&P 500 because the company has a beta of 0.64. Mettler-Toledo International Inc.’s 24.00% more volatile than S&P 500 volatility due to the company’s 1.24 beta.


ICU Medical Inc.’s Current Ratio is 4.5 while its Quick Ratio is 3.1. On the competitive side is, Mettler-Toledo International Inc. which has a 1.4 Current Ratio and a 1 Quick Ratio. ICU Medical Inc. is better positioned to pay off short and long-term obligations compared to Mettler-Toledo International Inc.

Analyst Ratings

ICU Medical Inc. and Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Recommendations and Ratings are available in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
ICU Medical Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
Mettler-Toledo International Inc. 0 2 0 2.00

Mettler-Toledo International Inc. on the other hand boasts of a $572 consensus price target and a -13.66% potential downside.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both ICU Medical Inc. and Mettler-Toledo International Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 78.3% and 98.7% respectively. ICU Medical Inc.’s share owned by insiders are 1.9%. Insiders Comparatively, owned 0.4% of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. shares.


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)
ICU Medical Inc. -2.12% -9.29% -20.87% -18.9% 11.09% 8.98%
Mettler-Toledo International Inc. -7.07% -0.18% -0.63% -0.1% -4.59% -4.5%

For the past year ICU Medical Inc. had bullish trend while Mettler-Toledo International Inc. had bearish trend.


Mettler-Toledo International Inc. beats ICU Medical Inc. on 11 of the 14 factors.

ICU Medical, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells medical devices used in infusion therapy, critical care, and oncology applications worldwide. It offers infusion therapy products comprising a tube running from a bottle or plastic bag containing a solution to a catheter inserted in a patientÂ’s vein for use in hospitals and ambulatory clinics. The companyÂ’s infusion therapy products include needlefree connector products, such as MicroClave and MicroClave Clear, Neutron, NanoClave, Clave, and SwabCap; custom infusion sets; and Tego needlefree hemodialysis connectors. It also provides critical care products that are used to monitor signs, as well as physiological functions of organ systems. The companyÂ’s critical care products comprises hemodynamic monitoring systems and SafeSet closed blood sampling and conservation systems, as well as sensing catheters, Lopez Valve, and cables and accessories for hemodynamic monitoring. In addition, it offers a line of oncology products, which are used to prepare and deliver hazardous medications for use in chemotherapy, such as ChemoLock and ChemoClave closed system transfer devices and components, and Diana hazardous drug compounding systems. The company sells its products to medical product manufacturers, distributors, and end-users. ICU Medical, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Clemente, California.

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.