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How to buy Accel Entertainment stock

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Accel Entertainment, Inc is a gambling business based in the US. Accel Entertainment shares (ACEL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Accel Entertainment employs 770 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Accel Entertainment share price

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Accel Entertainment shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$7.14 - $15.11
50-day moving average $11.56
200-day moving average $10.77
Wall St. target price$14.40
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.01

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Is it a good time to buy Accel Entertainment stock?

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Is Accel Entertainment under- or over-valued?

Valuing Accel Entertainment stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Accel Entertainment's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Accel Entertainment's EBITDA

Accel Entertainment's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $19.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Accel Entertainment's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Accel Entertainment financials

Revenue TTM $316.4 million
Gross profit TTM $105.3 million
Return on assets TTM -2.58%
Return on equity TTM -17.09%
Profit margin -4.1%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation $1.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Accel Entertainment shares

There are currently 3.0 million Accel Entertainment shares held short by investors – that's known as Accel Entertainment's "short interest". This figure is 9.3% up from 2.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Accel Entertainment shares can be evaluated.

Accel Entertainment's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Accel Entertainment's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Accel Entertainment shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Accel Entertainment shares traded daily (recently around 254968.78661088). Accel Entertainment's SIR currently stands at 11.95. In other words for every 100,000 Accel Entertainment shares traded daily on the market, roughly 11950 shares are currently held short.

However Accel Entertainment's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Accel Entertainment shares, or, against the total number of tradable Accel Entertainment shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Accel Entertainment's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Accel Entertainment shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0685% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Accel Entertainment shares, roughly 69 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Accel Entertainment.

Find out more about how you can short Accel Entertainment stock.

Accel Entertainment share dividends

We're not expecting Accel Entertainment to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Accel Entertainment overview

Accel Entertainment, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, operates as a distributed gaming operator in the United States. It is involved in the installation, maintenance, and operation of video game terminals; redemption devices that disburse winnings and contain automated teller machine (ATM) functionality; and other amusement devices in authorized non-casino locations, such as restaurants, bars, taverns, convenience stores, liquor stores, truck stops, and grocery stores. The company also provides licensed establishment partners with gaming solutions that appeal to players who patronize those businesses. In addition, it operates stand-alone ATMs in gaming and non-gaming locations, as well as amusement devices, including jukeboxes, dartboards, pool tables, pinball machines, and other related entertainment equipment. As of December 31, 2020, the company operated 12,247 video gaming terminals across 2,435 locations in Illinois. Accel Entertainment, Inc.

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