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Columbus McKinnon Corporation is a farm & heavy construction machinery business based in the US. Columbus McKinnon Corporation shares (CMCO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Columbus McKinnon Corporation employs 2,997 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Columbus McKinnon Corporation share price

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Columbus McKinnon Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$21.42 - $57.06
50-day moving average $52.76
200-day moving average $44.45
Wall St. target price$62.86
PE ratio 137.1291
Dividend yield $0.24 (0.48%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.36

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Is Columbus McKinnon Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Columbus McKinnon Corporation's P/E ratio

Columbus McKinnon 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 137x. In other words, Columbus McKinnon Corporation shares trade at around 137x 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.

Columbus McKinnon Corporation's PEG ratio

Columbus McKinnon Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.5002. 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 Columbus McKinnon 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.

Columbus McKinnon Corporation's EBITDA

Columbus McKinnon Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $53.5 million.

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

Columbus McKinnon Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $652.9 million
Operating margin TTM 4.31%
Gross profit TTM $285.8 million
Return on assets TTM 1.58%
Return on equity TTM 1.79%
Profit margin 1.34%
Book value $20.75
Market capitalisation $1.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Columbus McKinnon Corporation shares

There are currently 597,010 Columbus McKinnon Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Columbus McKinnon Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 5.6% down from 632,265 last month.

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

Columbus McKinnon Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Columbus McKinnon Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Columbus McKinnon Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Columbus McKinnon Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 99336.106489185). Columbus McKinnon Corporation's SIR currently stands at 6.01. In other words for every 100,000 Columbus McKinnon Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6010 shares are currently held short.

However Columbus McKinnon Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Columbus McKinnon Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Columbus McKinnon Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Columbus McKinnon Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Columbus McKinnon Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0256% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Columbus McKinnon Corporation shares, roughly 26 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 Columbus McKinnon Corporation.

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Columbus McKinnon Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 19.2% of net profits

Recently Columbus McKinnon Corporation has paid out, on average, around 19.2% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.44% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Columbus McKinnon Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 0.44% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Columbus McKinnon Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.24 per share.

While Columbus McKinnon Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Columbus McKinnon Corporation is investing more in its future growth.

Columbus McKinnon Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 12 May 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 April 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Columbus McKinnon Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Columbus McKinnon Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $21.4168 up to $57.06. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CMCO.US volatility(beta: 1.37)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 Columbus McKinnon Corporation's is 1.3679. This would suggest that Columbus McKinnon Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Columbus McKinnon Corporation overview

Columbus McKinnon Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets intelligent motion solutions to ergonomically move, lift, position, and secure materials worldwide. It offers material handling equipment, such as electric and air hoists, manual hoists, trolleys, and winches; crane systems, including crane components, crane kits, enclosed track rail systems, mobile workstation and jib cranes, lift assists, and fall protection systems; rigging equipment comprising below-the-hook lifters, wire grips, hooks, shackles, chains, forestry and hand tools, lifting slings, lashing systems, tie-downs, and load binders; and power fluid transfer technology, such as rotary unions and swivel joints. The company also provides power and motion technology, including AC motor controls systems, AC line regenerative systems, actuators, automation and diagnostics, brakes, cable and festoon systems, collision avoidance systems, conductor bar systems, DC motor and magnet control systems, elevator drives, inverter duty motors, mining drives, pendant pushbutton stations, and wind inverters; sanitary and vertical elevation conveyor systems, as well as pallet system conveyors; and lifting solutions, such as legacy crane solutions, industrial products, and engineered products. It serves market verticals, including general industries, mobile industries, energy and utilities, process industries, industrial automation, construction and infrastructure, food processing, entertainment, life sciences, consumer packaged goods, and e-commerce/supply chain/warehousing. The company offers its products to end users directly, as well as through distributors, private companies, engineering procurement contractors, crane builders, integrators of factory production systems, and original equipment manufacturers. Columbus McKinnon Corporation was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Buffalo, New York. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Columbus McKinnon Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.077% of Columbus McKinnon Corporation shares are held by insiders and 103.973% by institutions.
How many people work for Columbus McKinnon Corporation?
Latest data suggests 2,997 work at Columbus McKinnon Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Columbus McKinnon Corporation?
Columbus McKinnon Corporation's fiscal year ends in March.
Where is Columbus McKinnon Corporation based?
Columbus McKinnon Corporation's address is: 205 Crosspoint Parkway, Buffalo, NY, United States, 14068
What is Columbus McKinnon Corporation's ISIN number?
Columbus McKinnon Corporation's international securities identification number is: US1993331057
What is Columbus McKinnon Corporation's CUSIP number?
Columbus McKinnon Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 199333105

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