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How to buy Comfort Systems USA (FIX) stock

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Comfort Systems USA, Inc
NYSE: FIX - USD
ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION
$74.29
-$0.08 (-0.11%)

Comfort Systems USA, Inc is an engineering & construction business based in the US. Comfort Systems USA shares (FIX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Comfort Systems USA employs 11,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Comfort Systems USA stock price (NYSE: FIX)

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Comfort Systems USA shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$82.90
52-week range$40.03 - $88.40
50-day moving average $79.55
200-day moving average $73.19
Wall St. target price$81.67
PE ratio 17.0587
Dividend yield $0.435 (0.57%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.35

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Comfort Systems USA price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $82.9 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-17) N/A
1 month (2021-06-28) 6.21%
3 months (2021-04-28) 1.83%
6 months (2021-01-24) N/A
1 year (2020-07-24) N/A
2 years (2019-07-24) N/A
3 years (2018-07-24) N/A
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Is Comfort Systems USA under- or over-valued?

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

Comfort Systems USA's P/E ratio

Comfort Systems USA's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 17x. In other words, Comfort Systems USA shares trade at around 17x 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.

Comfort Systems USA's PEG ratio

Comfort Systems USA's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.06. 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 Comfort Systems USA's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Comfort Systems USA's EBITDA

Comfort Systems USA's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $264.2 million.

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

Comfort Systems USA financials

Revenue TTM $2.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 7.09%
Gross profit TTM $547 million
Return on assets TTM 7.51%
Return on equity TTM 24.15%
Profit margin 5.62%
Book value $20.01
Market capitalisation $2.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Comfort Systems USA shares

There are currently 522,835 Comfort Systems USA shares held short by investors – that's known as Comfort Systems USA's "short interest". This figure is 11.8% down from 592,902 last month.

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

Comfort Systems USA's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Comfort Systems USA's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Comfort Systems USA shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Comfort Systems USA shares traded daily (recently around 256291.66666667). Comfort Systems USA's SIR currently stands at 2.04. In other words for every 100,000 Comfort Systems USA shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2040 shares are currently held short.

However Comfort Systems USA's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Comfort Systems USA shares, or, against the total number of tradable Comfort Systems USA shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Comfort Systems USA's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Comfort Systems USA shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0148% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Comfort Systems USA 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 Comfort Systems USA.

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Comfort Systems USA share dividends

11%

Dividend payout ratio: 11.23% of net profits

Recently Comfort Systems USA has paid out, on average, around 11.23% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.6% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Comfort Systems USA shareholders could enjoy a 0.6% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Comfort Systems USA's case, that would currently equate to about $0.435 per share.

While Comfort Systems USA's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Comfort Systems USA is investing more in its future growth.

Comfort Systems USA's most recent dividend payout was on 24 May 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 12 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Comfort Systems USA share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Comfort Systems USA's shares have ranged in value from as little as $40.031 up to $88.4035. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FIX.US volatility(beta: 1.09)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 Comfort Systems USA's is 1.0887. This would suggest that Comfort Systems USA's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Comfort Systems USA overview

Comfort Systems USA, Inc. provides mechanical and electrical installation, renovation, maintenance, repair, and replacement services for the mechanical and electrical services industry in the United States. It engages in the design, engineering, integration, installation, and start-up of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems; and maintenance, repair, replacement, renovation, expansion, reconfiguration, and monitoring of existing buildings The company offers its services for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, as well as plumbing, piping and controls, off-site construction, electrical, monitoring, and fire protection. It serves building owners and developers, general contractors, architects, consulting engineers, and property managers in the commercial, industrial, and institutional MEP markets. Comfort Systems USA, Inc. was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Comfort Systems USA is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.675% of Comfort Systems USA shares are held by insiders and 102.493% by institutions.
How many people work for Comfort Systems USA?
Latest data suggests 11,100 work at Comfort Systems USA.
When does the fiscal year end for Comfort Systems USA?
Comfort Systems USA's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Comfort Systems USA based?
Comfort Systems USA's address is: 675 Bering Drive, Houston, TX, United States, 77057
What is Comfort Systems USA's ISIN number?
Comfort Systems USA's international securities identification number is: US1999081045
What is Comfort Systems USA's CUSIP number?
Comfort Systems USA's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 199908104

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