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Down 40%, Is Teladoc a Buy Right Now?

By Neil Rozenbaum - Apr 27, 2021 at 11:00AM

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Telehealth isn't going away anytime soon.

This video will discuss Teladoc (TDOC 0.00%) and why I believe this company has a bright future, despite the stock being down 40% since its all-time highs in February. The company is expected to report Q1 earnings on Wednesday, April 28, after the market close. 

Quick recap

Teladoc makes telemedicine simple. instead of taking a day off work or school, you can use Teladoc. Book a visit through your phone, find a doctor near you, and talk via webcam. If you need a prescription, your doctor will send it to the nearest pharmacy, and when you arrive it'll be ready for you. 

Teladoc bought Livongo for $18.5 billion last year. Livongo devices send you signals and monitor chronic diseases. Elevated heart rate? You'll get notified to relax and take a breath. If you do not feel well, book a visit, and the doctor will get all the needed info directly from the Livongo device. 

What to expect in 2021

Q4 revenue grew 145% year over year to $383.3 million, and total visits increased 139% to 3.0 million. Full-year revenue grew 98% year over year to $1,094.0 million, and total visits increased 156% to 10.6 million.

Teladoc expects total revenue to be in the range of $1.95 billion to $2.0 billion for the full year 2021 and total revenue to be in the range of $445 million to $455 million for the first quarter of 2021.

*Stock prices used were the closing prices of April 26, 2021. The video was published on April 27, 2021.

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