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How to buy Driven Brands stock | $29.76

Learn how to easily invest in Driven Brands stock.

Driven Brands Holdings Inc
+ $0.36 ( + 1.21%)

Driven Brands, the Charlotte, North Carolina-based holding company that owns automotive repair chains like MAACO and Meineke, wrapped up its initial public offering January 15, raising $699.6 million. Shares of DRVN are now trading on the Nasdaq.

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Driven Brands stock price (NASDAQ: DRVN)

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Driven Brands shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-18.
Latest market close$29.76
52-week range$22.26 - $35.56
50-day moving average $29.59
200-day moving average $28.41
Wall St. target price$38.38
PE ratio 358.7952
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.08

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Is it a good time to buy Driven Brands stock?

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Driven Brands price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $29.76 from 2021-09-21

1 week (2021-09-15) -0.43%
1 month (2021-08-20) 5.76%
3 months (2021-06-22) 0.13%
6 months (2021-03-22) 23.74%
1 year (2020-09-18) N/A
2 years (2019-09-18) N/A
3 years (2018-09-18) N/A
5 years (2016-09-18) N/A

Is Driven Brands under- or over-valued?

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

Driven Brands's P/E ratio

Driven Brands's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 359x. In other words, Driven Brands shares trade at around 359x 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.

However, Driven Brands's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the auto & truck dealerships industry or those of similar companies.

Driven Brands's EBITDA

Driven Brands's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $288.7 million.

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

To put Driven Brands's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Driven Brands financials

Revenue TTM $1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 15.29%
Gross profit TTM $401.9 million
Return on assets TTM 2.91%
Return on equity TTM -2.13%
Profit margin 0.94%
Book value $10.01
Market capitalisation $5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Driven Brands shares

There are currently 1.1 million Driven Brands shares held short by investors – that's known as Driven Brands's "short interest". This figure is 32.3% down from 1.6 million last month.

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

Driven Brands's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Driven Brands's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Driven Brands shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Driven Brands shares traded daily (recently around 1.1 million). Driven Brands's SIR currently stands at 0.97. In other words for every 100,000 Driven Brands shares traded daily on the market, roughly 970 shares are currently held short.

To gain some more context, you can compare Driven Brands's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.

However Driven Brands's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Driven Brands shares, or, against the total number of tradable Driven Brands shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Driven Brands's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Driven Brands shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0086% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Driven Brands shares, roughly 9 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 Driven Brands.

Find out more about how you can short Driven Brands stock.

Driven Brands share dividends

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

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Driven Brands overview

Driven Brands Holdings Inc. provides automotive services to retail and commercial customers in North America and internationally. The company offers various services, such as paint, collision, glass, vehicle repair, oil change, maintenance, and car wash services. It also distributes a range of automotive aftermarket parts to parts stores, repair facilities, and service stations, as well as provides consulting services to independently owned or branded auto and collision repair shops. As of March 27, 2021, the company operated 4,249 company-operated, franchised, and independently-operated stores. Driven Brands Holdings Inc. was founded in 1972 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Driven Brands is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.658% of Driven Brands shares are held by insiders and 96.316% by institutions.
How many people work for Driven Brands?
Latest data suggests 6,900 work at Driven Brands.
When does the fiscal year end for Driven Brands?
Driven Brands's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Driven Brands based?
Driven Brands's address is: 440 South Church Street, Charlotte, NC, United States, 28202
What is Driven Brands's ISIN number?
Driven Brands's international securities identification number is: US26210V1026

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