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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc TMO

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sees Strong Performance in Q4 as COVID-19 Windfall Continues

Alex Morozov, CFA Regional Director

Analyst Note

| Alex Morozov, CFA |

We are likely to slightly raise our fair value estimate for narrow-moat Thermo Fisher Scientific following the release of fourth-quarter and full-year results. The company delivered strong performance, supported by $3.2 billion in COVID-19 pandemic response revenue in the quarter alone.  We continue to see the shares as overvalued.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific sells scientific instruments and laboratory equipment, diagnostics consumables, and life science reagents. The firm operates through four segments (revenue figures include some cross-segment revenue): analytical technologies (17% of sales); specialty diagnostic products (15%); life science solutions (36%); and lab products and services (40%).

168 Third Avenue
Waltham, MA, 02451
T +1 781 622-1000
Sector Healthcare
Industry Diagnostics & Research
Most Recent Earnings Dec 31, 2020
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2020
Stock Type Aggressive Growth
Employees 75,000