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How to buy Ethan Allen Interiors stock | $20.21

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Ethan Allen Interiors Inc is a furnishings, fixtures & appliances business based in the US. Ethan Allen Interiors shares (ETH) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ethan Allen Interiors employs 3,369 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$567 million.

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  3. Search for Ethan Allen Interiors. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ETH. 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 Ethan Allen Interiors 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$20.21, 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 Ethan Allen Interiors, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Ethan Allen Interiors. 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.

Ethan Allen Interiors share price

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Ethan Allen Interiors shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$20.21
52-week rangeUSD$8.0758 - USD$20.21
50-day moving average USD$18.4406
200-day moving average USD$14.8909
Wall St. target priceUSD$19
PE ratio 128.7179
Dividend yield USD$1 (4.98%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.156

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Is it a good time to buy Ethan Allen Interiors stock?

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Ethan Allen Interiors price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $20.21 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-08) -5.60%
1 month (2020-12-15) 6.37%
3 months (2020-10-15) 17.84%
6 months (2020-07-15) 70.55%
1 year (2020-01-15) 12.78%
2 years (2019-01-15) 11.17%
3 years (2018-01-12) 28.65
5 years (2016-01-15) 24.24

Is Ethan Allen Interiors under- or over-valued?

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

Ethan Allen Interiors's P/E ratio

Ethan Allen Interiors's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 129x. In other words, Ethan Allen Interiors shares trade at around 129x 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.

Ethan Allen Interiors's PEG ratio

Ethan Allen Interiors's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.98. 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 Ethan Allen Interiors's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Ethan Allen Interiors's EBITDA

Ethan Allen Interiors's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$34.5 million.

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

Ethan Allen Interiors financials

Revenue TTM USD$567 million
Operating margin TTM 3.07%
Gross profit TTM USD$328.6 million
Return on assets TTM 1.71%
Return on equity TTM 1.18%
Profit margin 0.73%
Book value $13.289
Market capitalisation USD$503.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Ethan Allen Interiors shares

There are currently 1.4 million Ethan Allen Interiors shares held short by investors – that's known as Ethan Allen Interiors's "short interest". This figure is 6.9% down from 1.6 million last month.

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

Ethan Allen Interiors's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Ethan Allen Interiors's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ethan Allen Interiors shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ethan Allen Interiors shares traded daily (recently around 212910.30927835). Ethan Allen Interiors's SIR currently stands at 6.79. In other words for every 100,000 Ethan Allen Interiors shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6790 shares are currently held short.

However Ethan Allen Interiors's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ethan Allen Interiors shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ethan Allen Interiors shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ethan Allen Interiors's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ethan Allen Interiors shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0906% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ethan Allen Interiors shares, roughly 91 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Ethan Allen Interiors.

Find out more about how you can short Ethan Allen Interiors stock.

Ethan Allen Interiors share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 176% of net profits

Recently Ethan Allen Interiors has paid out, on average, around 176% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.98% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Ethan Allen Interiors shareholders could enjoy a 4.98% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Ethan Allen Interiors's case, that would currently equate to about $1 per share.

Ethan Allen Interiors's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Ethan Allen Interiors's most recent dividend payout was on 21 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 January 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Ethan Allen Interiors's shares ever split?

Ethan Allen Interiors's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 24 May 1999. So if you had owned 2 shares 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 Ethan Allen Interiors shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Ethan Allen Interiors shares which in turn could have impacted Ethan Allen Interiors's share price.

Ethan Allen Interiors share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ethan Allen Interiors's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.0758 up to $20.21. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ETH.US volatility(beta: 1.15)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 Ethan Allen Interiors's is 1.1501. This would suggest that Ethan Allen Interiors'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).

Ethan Allen Interiors overview

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. operates as an interior design company, and manufacturer and retailer of home furnishings in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Wholesale and Retail. Its products include case goods items, such as beds, dressers, armoires, tables, chairs, buffets, entertainment units, home office furniture, and wooden accents; upholstery items comprising sleepers, recliners and other motion furniture, chairs, ottomans, custom pillows, sofas, loveseats, cut fabrics, and leather; and home accent items consisting of window treatments and drapery hardware, wall decors, florals, lighting, clocks, mattresses, bedspreads, throws, pillows, decorative accents, area rugs, wall coverings, and home and garden furnishings. The company markets and sells its products under the Ethan Allen brand through home furnishing retail networks and independent retailers, as well as through ethanallen.com website. As of June 30, 2020, it operated a network of approximately 300 design centers. Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut.

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