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Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc is an auto parts business based in the US. Allison Transmission shares (ALSN) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Allison Transmission employs 3,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
|52-week range||$31.09 - $46.04|
|50-day moving average||$42.43|
|200-day moving average||$41.39|
|Wall St. target price||$45.67|
|Dividend yield||$0.68 (1.63%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$2.62|
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Valuing Allison Transmission stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Allison Transmission's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Allison Transmission's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Allison Transmission shares trade at around 16x 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.
Allison Transmission's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 16.6584. 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 Allison Transmission's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Allison Transmission's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $710 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Allison Transmission's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$2.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||27.01%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||7.87%|
|Return on equity TTM||38.91%|
|Market capitalisation||$4.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 4.9 million Allison Transmission shares held short by investors – that's known as Allison Transmission's "short interest". This figure is 28.6% down from 6.9 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Allison Transmission shares can be evaluated.
Allison Transmission's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Allison Transmission shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Allison Transmission shares traded daily (recently around 1.0 million). Allison Transmission's SIR currently stands at 4.9. In other words for every 100,000 Allison Transmission shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4900 shares are currently held short.
However Allison Transmission's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Allison Transmission shares, or, against the total number of tradable Allison Transmission shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Allison Transmission's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Allison Transmission shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0595% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Allison Transmission shares, roughly 60 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 Allison Transmission.
Find out more about how you can short Allison Transmission stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 16.42% of net profits
Recently Allison Transmission has paid out, on average, around 16.42% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.77% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Allison Transmission shareholders could enjoy a 1.77% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Allison Transmission's case, that would currently equate to about $0.68 per share.
While Allison Transmission's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Allison Transmission is investing more in its future growth.
Allison Transmission's most recent dividend payout was on 4 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Allison Transmission's shares have ranged in value from as little as $31.0936 up to $46.04. 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 Allison Transmission's is 1.1958. This would suggest that Allison Transmission'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).
Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells commercial and defense fully-automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, and medium- and heavy-tactical U. S. defense vehicles worldwide. It offers transmissions for various applications, including distribution, refuse, construction, fire, and emergency on-highway trucks; school and transit buses; motor homes; energy, mining, and construction off-highway vehicles and equipment; and wheeled and tracked defense vehicles. The company markets its transmissions under Allison Transmission brand name; and remanufactured transmissions under ReTran brand name. It also sells branded replacement parts, support equipment, aluminum die cast components, and other products necessary to service the installed base of vehicles utilizing its transmissions, as well as defense kits, engineering services, and extended transmission coverage services to various original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and the U.
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