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How to buy Caseys General Stores stock | $189.28

Learn how to easily invest in Caseys General Stores stock.

Casey's General Stores Inc is a grocery stores business based in the US. Caseys General Stores shares (CASY) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Caseys General Stores employs 17,960 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Caseys General Stores stock price (NASDAQ: CASY)

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Caseys General Stores shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-25.
Latest market close$189.28
52-week range$164.56 - $228.79
50-day moving average $197.66
200-day moving average $206.61
Wall St. target price$231.36
PE ratio 22.7145
Dividend yield $1.34 (0.71%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $8.33

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Caseys General Stores price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $189.28 from 2021-09-24

1 week (2021-09-17) -1.51%
1 month (2021-08-26) -5.99%
3 months (2021-06-25) -3.89%
6 months (2021-03-26) -12.74%
1 year (2020-09-25) 8.99%
2 years (2019-09-25) 14.47%
3 years (2018-09-25) 46.44%
5 years (2016-09-23) 60.49%

Is Caseys General Stores under- or over-valued?

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

Caseys General Stores's P/E ratio

Caseys General Stores's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, Caseys General Stores shares trade at around 23x 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.

Caseys General Stores's PEG ratio

Caseys General Stores's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.2673. 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 Caseys General Stores's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Caseys General Stores's EBITDA

Caseys General Stores's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $775.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Caseys General Stores's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Caseys General Stores financials

Revenue TTM $8.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.78%
Gross profit TTM $2.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.82%
Return on equity TTM 16.47%
Profit margin 3.6%
Book value $54.73
Market capitalisation $7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Caseys General Stores shares

There are currently 566,401 Caseys General Stores shares held short by investors – that's known as Caseys General Stores's "short interest". This figure is 7.9% up from 524,910 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Caseys General Stores shares can be evaluated.

Caseys General Stores's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Caseys General Stores's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Caseys General Stores shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Caseys General Stores shares traded daily (recently around 126147.21603563). Caseys General Stores's SIR currently stands at 4.49. In other words for every 100,000 Caseys General Stores shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4490 shares are currently held short.

However Caseys General Stores's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Caseys General Stores shares, or, against the total number of tradable Caseys General Stores shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Caseys General Stores's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Caseys General Stores shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0154% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Caseys General Stores shares, roughly 15 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 Caseys General Stores.

Find out more about how you can short Caseys General Stores stock.

Caseys General Stores share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 16.05% of net profits

Recently Caseys General Stores has paid out, on average, around 16.05% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.74% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Caseys General Stores shareholders could enjoy a 0.74% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Caseys General Stores's case, that would currently equate to about $1.34 per share.

While Caseys General Stores's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Caseys General Stores is investing more in its future growth.

Caseys General Stores's most recent dividend payout was on 14 November 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 October 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Caseys General Stores's shares ever split?

Caseys General Stores's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 16 February 1998. 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 Caseys General Stores shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Caseys General Stores shares which in turn could have impacted Caseys General Stores's share price.

Caseys General Stores share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Caseys General Stores's shares have ranged in value from as little as $164.557 up to $228.786. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CASY.US volatility(beta: 0.87)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 Caseys General Stores's is 0.8717. This would suggest that Caseys General Stores's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Caseys General Stores overview

Casey's General Stores, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, operates convenience stores under the Casey's and Casey's General Store names. Its stores offer a selection of food, including freshly prepared foods, such as pizza, donuts, and sandwiches; tobacco, and nicotine products; health and beauty aids; automotive products; and other nonfood items. The company's stores also provide motor fuel for sale on a self-service basis; and gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, its stores offers various products, include soft drinks, energy, water, sports drinks, juices, coffee, tea, and dairy products; beer, wine, and spirits; snacks, candy, packaged bakery, and other food items; ice, ice cream, meals, and appetizers; electronic accessories, housewares, and pet supplies; and lotto/lottery and prepaid cards. Further, the company operates two stores under the Tobacco City name primarily selling tobacco and nicotine products; one liquor store; and one grocery store. As of April 30, 2021, it operated 2,243 convenience stores in 16 states in the Midwest.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Caseys General Stores is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.319% of Caseys General Stores shares are held by insiders and 85.759% by institutions.
How many people work for Caseys General Stores?
Latest data suggests 17,960 work at Caseys General Stores.
When does the fiscal year end for Caseys General Stores?
Caseys General Stores's fiscal year ends in April.
Where is Caseys General Stores based?
Caseys General Stores's address is: One SE Convenience Boulevard, Ankeny, IA, United States, 50021-8045
What is Caseys General Stores's ISIN number?
Caseys General Stores's international securities identification number is: US1475281036
What is Caseys General Stores's CUSIP number?
Caseys General Stores's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 147528103

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