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How to buy AMCON Distributing Company stock

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AMCON Distributing Company is a food distribution business based in the US. AMCON Distributing Company shares (DIT) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars. AMCON Distributing Company employs 760 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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AMCON Distributing Company share price

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AMCON Distributing Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$49.62 - $148.00
50-day moving average $120.82
200-day moving average $102.30
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 7.8919
Dividend yield $0.72 (0.52%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $17.61

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Is AMCON Distributing Company under- or over-valued?

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

AMCON Distributing Company's P/E ratio

AMCON Distributing Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, AMCON Distributing Company shares trade at around 8x recent earnings.

AMCON Distributing Company's EBITDA

AMCON Distributing Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $17.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a AMCON Distributing Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

AMCON Distributing Company financials

Revenue TTM $1.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 1.19%
Gross profit TTM $87.7 million
Return on assets TTM 5.32%
Return on equity TTM 15.19%
Profit margin 0.82%
Book value $122.94
Market capitalisation $76.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting AMCON Distributing Company shares

There are currently 630 AMCON Distributing Company shares held short by investors – that's known as AMCON Distributing Company's "short interest". This figure is 37% up from 460 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting AMCON Distributing Company shares can be evaluated.

AMCON Distributing Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

AMCON Distributing Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of AMCON Distributing Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of AMCON Distributing Company shares traded daily (recently around 707.86516853933). AMCON Distributing Company's SIR currently stands at 0.89. In other words for every 100,000 AMCON Distributing Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 890 shares are currently held short.

However AMCON Distributing Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of AMCON Distributing Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable AMCON Distributing Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case AMCON Distributing Company's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 AMCON Distributing Company shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0041% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable AMCON Distributing Company shares, roughly 4 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 AMCON Distributing Company.

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AMCON Distributing Company share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 25.15% of net profits

Recently AMCON Distributing Company has paid out, on average, around 25.15% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.52% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), AMCON Distributing Company shareholders could enjoy a 0.52% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In AMCON Distributing Company's case, that would currently equate to about $0.72 per share.

While AMCON Distributing Company's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that AMCON Distributing Company may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

AMCON Distributing Company's most recent dividend payout was on 1 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 5 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have AMCON Distributing Company's shares ever split?

AMCON Distributing Company's shares were split on a 1:6 basis on 16 May 2004. So if you had owned 6 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your AMCON Distributing Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 500% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for AMCON Distributing Company shares which in turn could have impacted AMCON Distributing Company's share price.

AMCON Distributing Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, AMCON Distributing Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $49.6199 up to $148. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DIT.US volatility(beta: 0.64)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while AMCON Distributing Company's is 0.6376. This would suggest that AMCON Distributing Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

AMCON Distributing Company overview

AMCON Distributing Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the wholesale distribution of consumer products in the Central, Rocky Mountain, and Mid-South regions of the United States. It operates in two segments, Wholesale Distribution and Retail Health Food. The Wholesale Distribution segment distributes consumer products, including cigarettes and tobacco products, candy and other confectionery, beverages, groceries, paper products, health and beauty care products, frozen and refrigerated products, and institutional foodservice products. It serves retailers, such as convenience stores, discount and general merchandise stores, grocery stores, drug stores, liquor stores, tobacco shops, and gas stations; and institutional customers, including restaurants and bars, schools, and sports complexes, as well as other wholesalers. This segment also markets private label lines of water, candy products, batteries, and other products. The Retail Health Food segment is involved in the retail of natural, organic, and specialty foods consisting of produce, baked goods, frozen foods, nutritional supplements, personal care items, and general merchandise. As of November 9, 2020, it operated 21 retail health food stores under the Chamberlin's Natural Foods, Akin's Natural Foods, and Earth Origins Market brands.

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