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How to buy Amerco stock
Learn how to easily invest in Amerco stock.
Amerco is a rental & leasing services business based in the US. Amerco shares (UHAL) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Amerco employs 16,368 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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Amerco stock price (NASDAQ: UHAL)Use our graph to track the performance of UHAL stocks over time.
Amerco shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$478.23|
|52-week range||$447.92 - $769.20|
|50-day moving average||$513.08|
|200-day moving average||$624.70|
|Wall St. target price||$712.00|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$57.29|
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Amerco price performance over time
|1 week (2022-06-24)||-0.75%|
|1 month (2022-05-28)||N/A|
|3 months (2022-03-28)||-21.61%|
|6 months (2021-12-31)||-34.15%|
|1 year (2021-07-01)||-19.18%|
|2 years (2020-07-01)||61.62%|
|3 years (2019-07-01)||26.49%|
|5 years (2017-06-30)||30.64%|
Is Amerco stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Amerco stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Amerco's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Amerco's P/E ratio
Amerco'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, Amerco shares trade at around 8x 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.
Amerco's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.3 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Amerco's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$5.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||28.57%|
|Gross profit TTM||$2.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||6.42%|
|Return on equity TTM||20.92%|
|Market capitalisation||$9.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Amerco's environmental, social and governance track record
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 Amerco.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Amerco's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 17.39
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Amerco's overall score of 17.39 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 25th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Amerco 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.).
Amerco's environmental score
Environmental score: 4.04/100
Amerco's social score
Social score: 8.01/100
Amerco's governance score
Governance score: 5.34/100
Amerco's controversy score
Controversy score: 1/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Amerco scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Amerco has managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||17.39|
|Total ESG percentile||24.78|
|Level of controversy||1|
Amerco share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 2.62% of net profits
Recently Amerco has paid out, on average, around 2.62% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.38% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Amerco shareholders could enjoy a 0.38% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Amerco's case, that would currently equate to about $0 per share.
While Amerco's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Amerco is investing more in its future growth.
Amerco's most recent dividend payout was on 28 April 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 April 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Amerco share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Amerco's shares have ranged in value from as little as $447.92 up to $769.1966. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Amerco's is 0.975. This would suggest that Amerco's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
AMERCO operates as a do-it-yourself moving and storage operator for household and commercial goods in the United States and Canada. The company's Moving and Storage segment rents trucks, trailers, portable moving and storage units, specialty rental items, and self-storage spaces primarily to the household movers; and sells moving supplies, towing accessories, and propane. It also provides uhaul. com, an online marketplace that connects consumers to independent Moving Help service providers and independent self-storage affiliates; auto transport and tow dolly options to transport vehicles; and specialty boxes for dishes, computers, flat screen television, and sensitive electronic equipment, as well as tapes, security locks, and packing supplies. This segment rents its products and services through a network of approximately 2,100 company operated retail moving stores and 21,100 independent U-Haul dealers. As of March 31, 2022, it had a rental fleet of approximately 186,000 trucks, 128,000 trailers, and 46,000 towing devices; and 1,844 self-storage locations with approximately 876,000 rentable storage units. The company's Property and Casualty Insurance segment offers loss adjusting and claims handling services.
Amerco in the news
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Longtime U-Haul exec, who built company's first trailers, dies at 95
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Amerco is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 54.062% of Amerco shares are held by insiders and 37.602% by institutions. How many people work for Amerco?
Latest data suggests 16,368 work at Amerco. When does the fiscal year end for Amerco?
Amerco's fiscal year ends in March. Where is Amerco based?
Amerco's address is: 5555 Kietzke Lane, Reno, NV, United States, 89511 What is Amerco's ISIN number?
Amerco's international securities identification number is: US0235861004 What is Amerco's CUSIP number?
Amerco's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 023586100
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