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CRL -- USA Stock  

USD 280.18  8.04  2.79%

14% of stocks are less volatile than Charles, and above 94% of all equities are expected to generate higher returns over the next 60 days. Since many greedy investors are excited about healthcare space, let's summarize Charles River against its current volatility. We are going to summarize if the current expected returns justify Charles River's volatility.
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Is Charles River (NYSE:CRL) low volatility a good sign for stakeholders?
Charles River Laboratories has roughly 243.84 M in cash with 588.87 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 4.9.
Volatility is a rate at which the price of Charles River or any other equity instrument increases or decreases for a given set of returns. It is measured by calculating the standard deviation of the annualized returns over a given period of time and shows the range to which the price of Charles River may increase or decrease. In other words, similar to Charles's beta indicator, it measures the risk of Charles River and helps estimate the fluctuations that may happen in a short period of time. So if prices of Charles River fluctuate rapidly in a short time span, it is termed to have high volatility, and if it swings slowly in a more extended period, it is understood to have low volatility.
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How important is Charles River's Liquidity

Charles River financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Charles River Laboratories ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Charles River financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Charles River's total debt and its cash.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions.
It is good to see analyst projects for Charles River, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Charles River Volatility Drivers

Charles River unsystematic risk is unique to Charles River Labora and usually not directly affected by the market or economic environment. An example of unsystematic risk is the possibility of poor earnings or a layoff due to coronavirus. One may mitigate nonsystematic risk by buying different securities in the same industry or by buying in different sectors. For example, if you have a position in Charles River you can also buy Agilent Technologies. You can also mitigate this risk by investing in the diagnostics & research sector as well as in companies having nothing to do with it. This type of risk is also called diversifiable risk and can be understood from analyzing Charles River important indicators over time. Here we run a correlation analysis between relevant fundamental ratios over at least ten year period to find a relationship in the way they react to changes in Charles River income statement and balance sheet. Here are more details about Charles volatility.
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