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How to buy Compass Diversified stock

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Compass Diversified is a conglomerates business based in the US. Compass Diversified shares (CODI) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Compass Diversified employs 3,968 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.1 billion.

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Compass Diversified stock price (NYSE: CODI)

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Compass Diversified shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-01-25.
Latest market close$21.45
52-week range$16.13 - $25.87
50-day moving average $19.03
200-day moving average $21.05
Wall St. target price$28.80
PE ratio 24.2857
Dividend yield $1 (4.81%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.86

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Compass Diversified price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $21.45 from 2023-01-26

1 week (2023-01-20) 3.17%
1 month (2022-12-27) 17.47%
3 months (2022-10-27) 6.29%
6 months (2022-07-27) -7.10%
1 year (2022-01-27) -13.26%
2 years (2021-01-27) 3.22%
3 years (2020-01-27) 23.85
5 years (2018-01-26) 25.07%

Is Compass Diversified stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Compass Diversified's P/E ratio

Compass Diversified's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 24x. In other words, Compass Diversified shares trade at around 24x 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.

Compass Diversified's PEG ratio

Compass Diversified's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.7123. 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 Compass Diversified's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Compass Diversified's EBITDA

Compass Diversified's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $321.1 million.

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

Compass Diversified financials

Revenue TTM $2.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.84%
Gross profit TTM $728.7 million
Return on assets TTM 3.54%
Return on equity TTM 4.69%
Profit margin 3.29%
Book value $12.02
Market capitalisation $1.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Compass Diversified share dividends

43%

Dividend payout ratio: 42.74% of net profits

Recently Compass Diversified has paid out, on average, around 42.74% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.81% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Compass Diversified shareholders could enjoy a 4.81% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Compass Diversified's case, that would currently equate to about $1 per share.

While Compass Diversified's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Compass Diversified may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Compass Diversified's most recent dividend payout was on 25 January 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 17 January 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Compass Diversified share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Compass Diversified's shares have ranged in value from as little as $16.1292 up to $25.8697. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CODI.US volatility(beta: 1.67)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 Compass Diversified's is 1.6739. This would suggest that Compass Diversified's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Compass Diversified overview

Compass Diversified is a private equity firm specializing in add on acquisitions, buyouts, industry consolidation, recapitalization, late stage and middle market investments. It seeks to invest in niche industrial or branded consumer companies, manufacturing, distribution, consumer products, business services sector, safety & security, electronic components, food, foodservice. The firm prefers to invest in companies based in North America. It seeks to invest between $100 million and $800 million in companies with an EBITDA between $15 million to $80 million. It seeks to acquire controlling ownership interests in its portfolio companies and can make additional platform acquisitions. The firm prefer to have majority stake in companies. The firm invests through its balance sheet and typically holds investments between five to seven years.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Compass Diversified is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 13.994% of Compass Diversified shares are held by insiders and 50.36% by institutions.
How many people work for Compass Diversified?
Latest data suggests 3,968 work at Compass Diversified.
When does the fiscal year end for Compass Diversified?
Compass Diversified's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Compass Diversified based?
Compass Diversified's address is: 301 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT, United States, 06880
What is Compass Diversified's ISIN number?
Compass Diversified's international securities identification number is: US20451Q1040
What is Compass Diversified's CUSIP number?
Compass Diversified's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 20449X203

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