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Allegion plc is a security & protection services business based in the US. Allegion shares (ALLE) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Allegion employs 11,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.7 billion.
|52-week range||USD$76.6551 - USD$123.2139|
|50-day moving average||USD$112.6397|
|200-day moving average||USD$108.1038|
|Wall St. target price||USD$117.89|
|Dividend yield||USD$1.28 (1.15%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$3.39|
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Valuing Allegion stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Allegion's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Allegion's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 33x. In other words, Allegion shares trade at around 33x 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.
Allegion's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.3842. 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 Allegion's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Allegion's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$640.7 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Allegion's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$2.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||21.07%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$1.2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||11.87%|
|Return on equity TTM||39.49%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$10.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 2.4 million Allegion shares held short by investors – that's known as Allegion's "short interest". This figure is 14% down from 2.8 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Allegion shares can be evaluated.
Allegion's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Allegion shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Allegion shares traded daily (recently around 652728.30188679). Allegion's SIR currently stands at 3.71. In other words for every 100,000 Allegion shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3710 shares are currently held short.
However Allegion's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Allegion shares, or, against the total number of tradable Allegion shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Allegion's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Allegion shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0342% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Allegion shares, roughly 34 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 Allegion.
Find out more about how you can short Allegion stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Allegion.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 29.56
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Allegion's overall score of 29.56 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 40th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Allegion is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 17.99/100
Allegion's environmental score of 17.99 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Allegion is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 12.71/100
Allegion's social score of 12.71 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Allegion is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 11.86/100
Allegion's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Allegion is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
|Total ESG score||29.56|
|Total ESG percentile||39.8|
|Environmental score percentile||9|
|Social score percentile||9|
|Governance score percentile||9|
Dividend payout ratio: 25.78% of net profits
Recently Allegion has paid out, on average, around 25.78% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.28% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Allegion shareholders could enjoy a 1.28% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Allegion's case, that would currently equate to about $1.28 per share.
While Allegion's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Allegion may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Allegion's most recent dividend payout was on 31 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 16 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Allegion's shares have ranged in value from as little as $76.6551 up to $123.2139. 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 Allegion's is 1.1334. This would suggest that Allegion's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Allegion plc manufactures and sells mechanical and electronic security products and solutions worldwide. The company offers door closers and controls; doors and door systems; electronic security products; electronic, biometric, and mobile access control systems; exit devices; locks, locksets, portable locks, and key systems; time, attendance, and workforce productivity systems; and other accessories. The company sells its products and solutions to end-users in commercial, institutional, and residential facilities, including education, healthcare, government, hospitality, commercial office, and single and multi-family residential markets under the CISA, Interflex, LCN, Schlage, SimonsVoss, and Von Duprin brands. It sells its products and solutions through distribution and retail channels, such as specialty distribution, e-commerce, and wholesalers, as well as through various retail channels comprising do-it-yourself home improvement centers, on-line and e-commerce platforms, and small specialty showroom outlets. Allegion plc was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
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