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Conn's, Inc is a specialty retail business based in the US. Conns shares (CONN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Conns employs 4,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.5 billion.

How to buy shares in Conns

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Conns. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CONN. 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 Conns 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$12.05, 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 Conns, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Conns. 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.

How has coronavirus impacted Conns's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Conns's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$12.05, which is 22.32% up on its pre-crash value of USD$9.36 and 325.80% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$2.83.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Conns shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$478.69 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,386.59.

Conns share price

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Conns shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$12.05
52-week range USD$2.83 - USD$26.56
50-day moving average USD$11.2303
200-day moving average USD$9.0899
Wall St. target price USD$12.67
PE ratio 2.7879
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.82

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Is it a good time to buy Conns stock?

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Conns price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $12.05 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2020-11-18) 8.36%
1 month (2020-10-26) 10.96%
3 months (2020-08-25) -5.64%
6 months (2020-05-22) 91.88%
1 year (2019-11-25) -44.85%
2 years (2018-11-23) -53.28%
3 years (2017-11-24) -58.59%
5 years (2015-11-25) -53.76%

Is Conns under- or over-valued?

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

Conns's P/E ratio

Conns's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 3x. In other words, Conns shares trade at around 3x 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.

Conns's PEG ratio

Conns's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.3778. 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 Conns's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Conns's EBITDA

Conns's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$19.9 million.

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

Conns financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.5 billion
Gross profit TTM USD$424.5 million
Return on assets TTM -0.6%
Return on equity TTM -3.32%
Profit margin -1.3%
Book value $17.802
Market capitalisation USD$361.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Conns shares

There are currently 2.8 million Conns shares held short by investors – that's known as Conns's "short interest". This figure is 7.9% down from 3.0 million last month.

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

Conns's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Conns's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Conns shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Conns shares traded daily (recently around 582734.24369748). Conns's SIR currently stands at 4.76. In other words for every 100,000 Conns shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4760 shares are currently held short.

However Conns's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Conns shares, or, against the total number of tradable Conns shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Conns's short interest could be expressed as 0.1% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Conns shares in existence, roughly 100 shares are currently held short) or 0.1928% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Conns shares, roughly 193 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 Conns.

Find out more about how you can short Conns stock.

Conns share dividends

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

Conns share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Conns's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.83 up to $26.56. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CONN.US volatility(beta: 2.37)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 Conns's is 2.3729. This would suggest that Conns's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Conns overview

Conn's, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of durable consumer goods and related services in the United States. It operates through two segments, Retail and Credit. The company's stores offer furniture and mattress, including furniture and related accessories for the living room, dining room, and bedroom, as well as traditional and specialty mattresses; and home appliances, such as refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, dishwashers, and ranges. Its stores also provide consumer electronics comprising LED, OLED, QLED, 4K Ultra HD, 8K, smart televisions, gaming products, and home theater and portable audio equipment; and home office products that include computers, printers, and accessories. In addition, the company offers short- and medium-term financing to its retail customers; and product support services, which comprise next-day delivery and installation services, credit insurance products, product repair services, and repair service agreements. As of October 08, 2020, it operated approximately 140 retail locations in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The company was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

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