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How to buy American Woodmark Corporation stock | $94.67

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American Woodmark Corporation is a furnishings, fixtures & appliances business based in the US. American Woodmark Corporation shares (AMWD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. American Woodmark Corporation employs 9,900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.6 billion.

How to buy shares in American Woodmark Corporation

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for American Woodmark Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: AMWD. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until American Woodmark Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$94.67, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of American Woodmark Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of American Woodmark Corporation. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

American Woodmark Corporation share price

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American Woodmark Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$94.67
52-week rangeUSD$35.3 - USD$117.7
50-day moving average USD$92.7597
200-day moving average USD$84.2955
Wall St. target priceUSD$105.2
PE ratio 25.1569
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$3.793

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Is it a good time to buy American Woodmark Corporation stock?

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American Woodmark Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $94.67 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-14) -2.82%
1 month (2020-12-24) -0.79%
3 months (2020-10-23) 9.14%
6 months (2020-07-22) 25.16%
1 year (2020-01-22) -17.07%
2 years (2019-01-22) 39.36%
3 years (2018-01-22) 135.65
5 years (2016-01-22) 39.51%

Is American Woodmark Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

American Woodmark Corporation's P/E ratio

American Woodmark Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, American Woodmark Corporation shares trade at around 25x 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.

American Woodmark Corporation's PEG ratio

American Woodmark Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.46. 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 American Woodmark Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

American Woodmark Corporation's EBITDA

American Woodmark Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$209.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a American Woodmark Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

American Woodmark Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 7.2%
Gross profit TTM USD$329.2 million
Return on assets TTM 4.5%
Return on equity TTM 9.09%
Profit margin 3.95%
Book value $43.852
Market capitalisation USD$1.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting American Woodmark Corporation shares

There are currently 292,909 American Woodmark Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as American Woodmark Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 3.4% down from 303,141 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting American Woodmark Corporation shares can be evaluated.

American Woodmark Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

American Woodmark Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of American Woodmark Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of American Woodmark Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 170295.93023256). American Woodmark Corporation's SIR currently stands at 1.72. In other words for every 100,000 American Woodmark Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1720 shares are currently held short.

However American Woodmark Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of American Woodmark Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable American Woodmark Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case American Woodmark Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 American Woodmark Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0271% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable American Woodmark Corporation shares, roughly 27 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 American Woodmark Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short American Woodmark Corporation stock.

American Woodmark Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting American Woodmark Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have American Woodmark Corporation's shares ever split?

American Woodmark Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 27 September 2004. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your American Woodmark Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for American Woodmark Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted American Woodmark Corporation's share price.

American Woodmark Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, American Woodmark Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $35.3 up to $117.7. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AMWD.US volatility(beta: 2.27)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while American Woodmark Corporation's is 2.2698. This would suggest that American Woodmark Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

American Woodmark Corporation overview

American Woodmark Corporation manufactures and distributes kitchen, bath, and home organization products for the remodelling and new home construction markets in the United States. It offers made-to-order cabinetry in approximately 550 cabinet lines, which include 100 door designs in a range of painted or stained finishes, or engineered finishes under the Duraform name; and fronts made in various wood species, including maple, cherry, and oak, as well as engineered materials. The company also provides value-based assembled cabinet products for stock kitchen and bath; ready-to-assemble cabinetry for home organization; and countertops and accessories. In addition, it offers turnkey installation services to its direct builder customers through a network of eight service centers. The company sells its products under the American Woodmark, Timberlake, Shenandoah Cabinetry, Waypoint Living Spaces, Estate by RSI, Continental Cabinets, VillaBath by RSI, Stor-It-All, and Professional Cabinet Solutions brands, as well as private label brands, such as Hampton Bay, Glacier Bay, Style Selections, Allen + Roth, Home Decorators Collection, and Project Source. It markets its products directly to home centers and builders, as well as through independent dealers and distributors. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Winchester, Virginia.

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