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How to buy ABM Industries Incorporated stock | $49.89
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ABM Industries Incorporated is a specialty business services business based in the US. ABM Industries Incorporated shares (ABM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. ABM Industries Incorporated employs 100,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – ABM – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
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- ABM shares summary
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- Is ABM stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Can I short ABM shares?
- Are ABM shares over-valued?
- ABM Industries Incorporated's financials
- How volatile are ABM shares?
- Does ABM Industries Incorporated pay a dividend?
- Have ABM shares ever split?
- Other common questions
ABM Industries Incorporated stock price (NYSE: ABM)Use our graph to track the performance of ABM stocks over time.
ABM Industries Incorporated shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$49.89|
|52-week range||$33.08 - $55.04|
|50-day moving average||$45.34|
|200-day moving average||$47.05|
|Wall St. target price||$60.25|
|Dividend yield||$0.75 (1.61%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$3.17|
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ABM Industries Incorporated price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-20)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-07-01)||11.89%|
|3 months (2021-04-30)||-2.96%|
|6 months (2021-01-27)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-27)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-27)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-27)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-27)||N/A|
Is ABM Industries Incorporated under- or over-valued?
Valuing ABM Industries Incorporated stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of ABM Industries Incorporated's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
ABM Industries Incorporated's P/E ratio
ABM Industries Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, ABM Industries Incorporated shares trade at around 15x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
ABM Industries Incorporated's PEG ratio
ABM Industries Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.45. 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 ABM Industries Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
ABM Industries Incorporated's EBITDA
ABM Industries Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $450.7 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a ABM Industries Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
ABM Industries Incorporated financials
|Revenue TTM||$5.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||6.12%|
|Gross profit TTM||$898.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||5.7%|
|Return on equity TTM||14.34%|
|Market capitalisation||$3.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting ABM Industries Incorporated shares
There are currently 1.7 million ABM Industries Incorporated shares held short by investors – that's known as ABM Industries Incorporated's "short interest". This figure is 11.3% up from 1.5 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting ABM Industries Incorporated shares can be evaluated.
ABM Industries Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
ABM Industries Incorporated's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of ABM Industries Incorporated shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of ABM Industries Incorporated shares traded daily (recently around 525926.99386503). ABM Industries Incorporated's SIR currently stands at 3.26. In other words for every 100,000 ABM Industries Incorporated shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3260 shares are currently held short.
However ABM Industries Incorporated's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of ABM Industries Incorporated shares, or, against the total number of tradable ABM Industries Incorporated shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case ABM Industries Incorporated's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 ABM Industries Incorporated shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0277% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable ABM Industries Incorporated shares, roughly 28 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against ABM Industries Incorporated.
Find out more about how you can short ABM Industries Incorporated stock.
ABM Industries Incorporated share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 23.09% of net profits
Recently ABM Industries Incorporated has paid out, on average, around 23.09% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.62% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), ABM Industries Incorporated shareholders could enjoy a 1.62% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In ABM Industries Incorporated's case, that would currently equate to about $0.75 per share.
While ABM Industries Incorporated's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that ABM Industries Incorporated is investing more in its future growth.
ABM Industries Incorporated's most recent dividend payout was on 1 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have ABM Industries Incorporated's shares ever split?
ABM Industries Incorporated's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 6 May 2002. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your ABM Industries Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for ABM Industries Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted ABM Industries Incorporated's share price.
ABM Industries Incorporated share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, ABM Industries Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $33.0762 up to $55.0358. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while ABM Industries Incorporated's is 1.376. This would suggest that ABM Industries Incorporated's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
ABM Industries Incorporated overview
ABM Industries Incorporated provides integrated facility solutions in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Business & Industry, Technology & Manufacturing, Education, Aviation, and Technical Solutions segments. It provides janitorial, facilities engineering, parking, custodial, landscaping and ground, and mechanical and electrical services; and vehicle maintenance and other services to rental car providers. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in New York, New York. .
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of ABM Industries Incorporated is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.191% of ABM Industries Incorporated shares are held by insiders and 95.294% by institutions. How many people work for ABM Industries Incorporated?
Latest data suggests 100,000 work at ABM Industries Incorporated. When does the fiscal year end for ABM Industries Incorporated?
ABM Industries Incorporated's fiscal year ends in October. Where is ABM Industries Incorporated based?
ABM Industries Incorporated's address is: One Liberty Plaza, New York, NY, United States, 10006 What is ABM Industries Incorporated's ISIN number?
ABM Industries Incorporated's international securities identification number is: US0009571003 What is ABM Industries Incorporated's CUSIP number?
ABM Industries Incorporated's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 000957100
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