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How to buy Dillards stock | $131.91

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Dillard's, Inc
NYSE: DDS - USD
DEPARTMENT STORES
$183.27
+$1.46 (+0.80%)

Dillard's, Inc is a department stores business based in the US. Dillards shares (DDS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Dillards stock price (NYSE: DDS)

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Dillards shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
Latest market close$131.91
52-week range$23.05 - $192.84
50-day moving average $176.16
200-day moving average $117.57
Wall St. target price$87.33
PE ratio 16.3278
Dividend yield $0.6 (0.33%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $11.14

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Dillards price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $131.91 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-20) N/A
1 month (2021-07-01) -29.62%
3 months (2021-04-30) 33.36%
6 months (2021-01-27) N/A
1 year (2020-07-27) N/A
2 years (2019-07-27) N/A
3 years (2018-07-27) N/A
5 years (2016-07-27) N/A

Is Dillards under- or over-valued?

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

Dillards's P/E ratio

Dillards's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Dillards shares trade at around 16x 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.

Dillards's EBITDA

Dillards's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $527.6 million.

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

Dillards financials

Revenue TTM $5 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.39%
Gross profit TTM $1.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.8%
Return on equity TTM 16.94%
Profit margin 5%
Book value $72.73
Market capitalisation $3.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Dillards shares

There are currently 973,100 Dillards shares held short by investors – that's known as Dillards's "short interest". This figure is 20.1% down from 1.2 million last month.

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

Dillards's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Dillards's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Dillards shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Dillards shares traded daily (recently around 274887.00564972). Dillards's SIR currently stands at 3.54. In other words for every 100,000 Dillards shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3540 shares are currently held short.

However Dillards's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Dillards shares, or, against the total number of tradable Dillards shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Dillards's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Dillards shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.2235% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Dillards shares, roughly 224 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 Dillards.

Find out more about how you can short Dillards stock.

Dillards share dividends

3%

Dividend payout ratio: 3.19% of net profits

Recently Dillards has paid out, on average, around 3.19% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.33% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Dillards shareholders could enjoy a 0.33% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Dillards's case, that would currently equate to about $0.6 per share.

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

Dillards's most recent dividend payout was on 1 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Dillards's shares ever split?

Dillards's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 7 June 1992. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Dillards shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Dillards shares which in turn could have impacted Dillards's share price.

Dillards share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Dillards's shares have ranged in value from as little as $23.0545 up to $192.8432. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DDS.US volatility(beta: 0.86)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 Dillards's is 0.8596. This would suggest that Dillards's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Dillards overview

Dillard's, Inc. operates retail department stores in the southeastern, southwestern, and midwestern areas of the United States. Its stores offer merchandise, including fashion apparel for women, men, and children; and accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings, and other consumer goods. As of January 30, 2021, the company operated 282 Dillard's stores, including 32 clearance centers, and an Internet store at dillards. com. It also engages in the general contracting construction activities. The company was founded in 1938 and is based in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Dillards is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 30.051% of Dillards shares are held by insiders and 78.129% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Dillards?
Dillards's fiscal year ends in February.
Where is Dillards based?
Dillards's address is: 1600 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, AR, United States, 72201
What is Dillards's ISIN number?
Dillards's international securities identification number is: US2540671011
What is Dillards's CUSIP number?
Dillards's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 254063100

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