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How to buy Centric Brands stock

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Centric Brands Inc is an apparel manufacturing business based in the US. Centric Brands shares (CTRC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Centric Brands

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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 Centric Brands. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CTRC. 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 Centric Brands 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. 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 Centric Brands, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Centric Brands. 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.

Centric Brands share price

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Centric Brands shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-19.
52-week range USD$0.0144 - USD$3.05
50-day moving average USD$0.0315
200-day moving average USD$0.249
Wall St. target price USD$8
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-6.313

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Is it a good time to buy Centric Brands stock?

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Is Centric Brands under- or over-valued?

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

Centric Brands's EBITDA

Centric Brands's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$148.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Centric Brands's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Centric Brands financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 2.86%
Gross profit TTM USD$184.3 million
Return on assets TTM 3.3%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -12.74%
Book value $-1.241
Market capitalisation USD$9.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Centric Brands shares

There are currently 478,836 Centric Brands shares held short by investors – that's known as Centric Brands's "short interest". This figure is 8.6% up from 441,027 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Centric Brands shares can be evaluated.

Centric Brands's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Centric Brands's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Centric Brands shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Centric Brands shares traded daily (recently around 342025.71428571). Centric Brands's SIR currently stands at 1.4. In other words for every 100,000 Centric Brands shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1400 shares are currently held short.

However Centric Brands's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Centric Brands shares, or, against the total number of tradable Centric Brands shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Centric Brands's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Centric Brands shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0433% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Centric Brands shares, roughly 43 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 Centric Brands.

Find out more about how you can short Centric Brands stock.

Centric Brands share dividends

We're not expecting Centric Brands to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Centric Brands's shares ever split?

Centric Brands's shares were split on a 1:30 basis on 29 January 2016. So if you had owned 30 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 Centric Brands shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 2900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Centric Brands shares which in turn could have impacted Centric Brands's share price.

Centric Brands share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Centric Brands's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.0144 up to $3.05. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CTRC.US volatility(beta: 0.9)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 Centric Brands's is 0.9014. This would suggest that Centric Brands's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Centric Brands overview

Centric Brands Inc. designs, produces, merchandises, manages, markets, and distributes kid's wear, and women's and men's accessories and apparel in North America and international markets. The company also licenses approximately 100 brands across its core product categories, including kid's, women's, and men's accessories and apparel. Its owned brands include Hudson, a designer and marketer of women's and men's branded denim and apparel; Robert Graham, an eclectic apparel and accessories brand; and SWIMS, a Scandinavian lifestyle brand for a range of footwear, apparel, and accessories. The company sells its products through its owned retail stores, e-commerce Websites, retail partners' Websites, and partner shop-in-shops, as well as to department, specialty, and mass merchant retail stores. It operates retail stores for its Robert Graham and SWIMS brands. As of May 15, 2019, the company operated 31 Robert Graham brand stores, which consisted of 19 full price stores and 12 outlet stores; and 3 SWIMS brand outlet stores, which consisted of 1 full price store and 2 outlet stores. The company was formerly known as Differential Brands Group Inc. and changed its name to Centric Brands Inc. in October 2018. Centric Brands Inc. was founded in 1987 and is based in New York, New York. On May 18, 2020, Centric Brands Inc., along with its affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

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