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How to buy Chipotle Mexican Grill stock | $1261.61

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Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc is a restaurants business based in the US. Chipotle Mexican Grill shares (CMG) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Chipotle Mexican Grill employs 91,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$5.6 billion.

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  3. Search for Chipotle Mexican Grill Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CMG. 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 Chipotle Mexican Grill 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$1261.61, 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 Chipotle Mexican Grill, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Chipotle Mexican Grill. 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.

Chipotle Mexican Grill share price

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Chipotle Mexican Grill shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-09-25.
Latest market closeUSD$1261.61
52-week rangeUSD$415 - USD$1384.46
50-day moving average USD$1252.9772
200-day moving average USD$1005.9069
Wall St. target priceUSD$1279.22
PE ratio 138.4024
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$9.024

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Is it a good time to buy Chipotle Mexican Grill stock?

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Chipotle Mexican Grill price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1261.61 from 2020-09-29

1 week (2020-09-24) 2.63%
1 month (2020-09-01) -8.06%
3 months (2020-07-01) 18.09%
6 months (2020-04-01) 103.70%
1 year (2019-10-01) 52.21%
2 years (2018-10-01) 182.26%
3 years (2017-09-29) 309.84%
5 years (2015-10-01) 74.15%

Is Chipotle Mexican Grill under- or over-valued?

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

Chipotle Mexican Grill's P/E ratio

Chipotle Mexican Grill's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 138x. In other words, Chipotle Mexican Grill shares trade at around 138x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Chipotle Mexican Grill's PEG ratio

Chipotle Mexican Grill's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.3368. 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 Chipotle Mexican Grill's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Chipotle Mexican Grill's EBITDA

Chipotle Mexican Grill's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$554.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Chipotle Mexican Grill's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Chipotle Mexican Grill financials

Revenue TTM USD$5.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.86%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.9 billion
Return on assets TTM 4.1%
Return on equity TTM 15.76%
Profit margin 4.55%
Book value $60.953
Market capitalisation USD$34.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Chipotle Mexican Grill shares

There are currently 1.0 million Chipotle Mexican Grill shares held short by investors – that's known as Chipotle Mexican Grill's "short interest". This figure is 1.3% down from 1.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Chipotle Mexican Grill shares can be evaluated.

Chipotle Mexican Grill's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Chipotle Mexican Grill's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Chipotle Mexican Grill shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Chipotle Mexican Grill shares traded daily (recently around 290869.40509915). Chipotle Mexican Grill's SIR currently stands at 3.53. In other words for every 100,000 Chipotle Mexican Grill shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3530 shares are currently held short.

However Chipotle Mexican Grill's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Chipotle Mexican Grill shares, or, against the total number of tradable Chipotle Mexican Grill shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Chipotle Mexican Grill's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Chipotle Mexican Grill shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0413% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Chipotle Mexican Grill shares, roughly 41 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 Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Find out more about how you can short Chipotle Mexican Grill stock.

Chipotle Mexican Grill'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 Chipotle Mexican Grill.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Chipotle Mexican Grill's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 29.81

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Chipotle Mexican Grill's overall score of 29.81 (as at 08/01/2020) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 40th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Chipotle Mexican Grill 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.).

Chipotle Mexican Grill's environmental score

Environmental score: 5.78/100

Chipotle Mexican Grill's environmental score of 5.78 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Chipotle Mexican Grill is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Chipotle Mexican Grill's social score

Social score: 16.78/100

Chipotle Mexican Grill's social score of 16.78 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Chipotle Mexican Grill is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Chipotle Mexican Grill's governance score

Governance score: 9.25/100

Chipotle Mexican Grill's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Chipotle Mexican Grill is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Chipotle Mexican Grill's controversy score

Controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Chipotle Mexican Grill scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Chipotle Mexican Grill hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2020-08-01.

Total ESG score 29.81
Total ESG percentile 40.16
Environmental score 5.78
Environmental score percentile 6
Social score 16.78
Social score percentile 6
Governance score 9.25
Governance score percentile 6
Level of controversy 3

Chipotle Mexican Grill share dividends

We're not expecting Chipotle Mexican Grill to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Chipotle Mexican Grill share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Chipotle Mexican Grill's shares have ranged in value from as little as $415 up to $1384.46. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CMG.US volatility(beta: 1.25)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Chipotle Mexican Grill's is 1.2531. This would suggest that Chipotle Mexican Grill's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Chipotle Mexican Grill overview

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants. As of December 31, 2019, it operated 2,580 restaurants in the United States; 39 international Chipotle restaurants; and 3 non-Chipotle restaurants. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.

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