How to buy Cinemark stock - 21 April

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How to buy Cinemark stock

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Cinemark Holdings, Inc is an entertainment business based in the US. Cinemark shares (CNK) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Cinemark employs 7,530 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – CNK – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Cinemark share price

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Cinemark shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-15.
52-week range$7.56 - $26.12
50-day moving average $22.83
200-day moving average $16.96
Wall St. target price$23.73
PE ratio 8.2945
Dividend yield $0.36 (1.66%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.84

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Is it a good time to buy Cinemark stock?

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Is Cinemark under- or over-valued?

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

Cinemark's P/E ratio

Cinemark'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, Cinemark 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.

Cinemark's PEG ratio

Cinemark's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.6567. 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 Cinemark's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Cinemark's EBITDA

Cinemark's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $212.5 million.

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

Cinemark financials

Revenue TTM $686.3 million
Gross profit TTM $224.7 million
Return on assets TTM -6.48%
Return on equity TTM -55%
Profit margin -89.88%
Book value $6.73
Market capitalisation $2.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Cinemark shares

There are currently 21.5 million Cinemark shares held short by investors – that's known as Cinemark's "short interest". This figure is 3.1% down from 22.2 million last month.

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

Cinemark's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Cinemark's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Cinemark shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Cinemark shares traded daily (recently around 4.0 million). Cinemark's SIR currently stands at 5.32. In other words for every 100,000 Cinemark shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5320 shares are currently held short.

However Cinemark's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Cinemark shares, or, against the total number of tradable Cinemark shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Cinemark's short interest could be expressed as 0.18% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Cinemark shares in existence, roughly 180 shares are currently held short) or 0.3158% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Cinemark shares, roughly 316 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Cinemark.

Find out more about how you can short Cinemark stock.

Cinemark share dividends

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

Cinemark share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cinemark's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.56 up to $26.12. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Cinemark's is 2.626. This would suggest that Cinemark's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Cinemark overview

Cinemark Holdings, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, engages in the motion picture exhibition business. As of March 4, 2021, it operated 531 theatres with 5,958 screens in the United States, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Guatemala, Bolivia, Curacao, and Paraguay. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas. .

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