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AAON, Inc is a building products & equipment business based in the US. AAON shares (AAON) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. AAON employs 2,290 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$520.4 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, AAON's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was USD$61.34, which is 9.94% up on its pre-crash value of USD$55.245 and 51.53% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$40.4809.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of AAON shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$899.61 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,155.65.
|Latest market close||USD$61.34|
|52-week range||USD$40.3392 - USD$69.41|
|50-day moving average||USD$62.4142|
|200-day moving average||USD$57.1728|
|Wall St. target price||USD$35|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.38 (0.57%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$1.47|
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|1 week (2020-11-20)||-6.31%|
|1 month (2020-10-27)||2.06%|
|3 months (2020-08-27)||5.81%|
|6 months (2020-05-27)||11.57%|
|1 year (2019-11-27)||24.07%|
|2 years (2018-11-27)||63.27%|
|3 years (2017-11-27)||74.01%|
|5 years (2015-11-27)||143.90%|
Valuing AAON stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of AAON's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
AAON's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 44x. In other words, AAON shares trade at around 44x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
AAON's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.87. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into AAON's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
AAON's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$125.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a AAON's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$520.4 million|
|Operating margin TTM||19.47%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$119.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||15.99%|
|Return on equity TTM||24.79%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$3.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 3.7 million AAON shares held short by investors – that's known as AAON's "short interest". This figure is 6.1% down from 4.0 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting AAON shares can be evaluated.
AAON's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of AAON shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of AAON shares traded daily (recently around 155213.55509356). AAON's SIR currently stands at 24.05. In other words for every 100,000 AAON shares traded daily on the market, roughly 24050 shares are currently held short.
However AAON's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of AAON shares, or, against the total number of tradable AAON shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case AAON's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 AAON shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.1072% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable AAON shares, roughly 107 shares are currently held short).
A SIR above 20% would generally be considered very high, pointing to a pessimistic outlook for the share price, with a discouraging number of investors currently willing to bet against AAON.
Find out more about how you can short AAON stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 36.99% of net profits
Recently AAON has paid out, on average, around 36.99% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.57% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), AAON shareholders could enjoy a 0.57% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In AAON's case, that would currently equate to about $0.38 per share.
While AAON's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that AAON may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
AAON's most recent dividend payout was on 18 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
AAON's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 17 July 2014. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your AAON shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for AAON shares which in turn could have impacted AAON's share price.
Over the last 12 months, AAON's shares have ranged in value from as little as $40.3392 up to $69.41. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while AAON's is 0.6584. This would suggest that AAON's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
AAON, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in engineering, manufacturing, marketing, and selling air conditioning and heating equipment in the United States and Canada. It offers rooftop units, chillers, packaged outdoor mechanical rooms, air handling units, makeup air units, energy recovery units, condensing units, geothermal and water-source heat pumps, self-contained units, coils, and controls. The company markets and sells its products to retail, manufacturing, educational, lodging, supermarket, medical, and other commercial industries. It sells its products through a network of manufacturers' representatives and internal sales force. The company was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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