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How to buy European Wax Center stock

Learn how to easily invest in European Wax Center stock.

European Wax Center wrapped its initial public offering, raising $180.2 million.

The company sold 10.6 million shares at $17 each, on the higher side of its $15 to $18 range.

The stock will commence trading on the Nasdaq later today, but shares are available for limit orders on Robinhood and other platforms.

How to buy shares in European Wax Center

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – EWCZ – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
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European Wax Center stock price (NASDAQ: EWCZ)

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European Wax Center shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-27.
Latest market close$18.80
52-week range$16.30 - $31.25
50-day moving average $20.23
200-day moving average $24.15
Wall St. target price$30.50
PE ratio 88.3092
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.21

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Is it a good time to buy European Wax Center stock?

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European Wax Center price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $18.8 from 2022-09-28

1 week (2022-09-22) 10.91%
1 month (2022-08-29) -8.02%
3 months (2022-06-29) 5.03%
6 months (2022-03-29) -40.75%
1 year (2021-09-29) -30.83%
2 years (2020-09-25) N/A
3 years (2019-09-25) N/A
5 years (2017-09-25) N/A

Is European Wax Center stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

European Wax Center's P/E ratio

European Wax Center's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 88x. In other words, European Wax Center shares trade at around 88x 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, European Wax Center's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the household & personal products industry or those of similar companies.

European Wax Center's EBITDA

European Wax Center's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $43.2 million.

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

To put European Wax Center's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

European Wax Center financials

Revenue TTM $192.9 million
Operating margin TTM 12.03%
Gross profit TTM $131.8 million
Return on assets TTM 2.33%
Return on equity TTM 0.84%
Profit margin 0.48%
Book value $1.62
Market capitalisation $1.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

European Wax Center share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 5.08% of net profits

Recently European Wax Center has paid out, on average, around 5.08% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), European Wax Center shareholders could enjoy a 0% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In European Wax Center's case, that would currently equate to about $0 per share.

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

European Wax Center's most recent dividend payout was on 5 May 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 20 April 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

European Wax Center's dividend payout ratio is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.

European Wax Center overview

European Wax Center, Inc. operates as the franchisor and operator of out-of-home waxing services in the United States. The company offers body and facial waxing services; and pre- and post-service products, including ingrown hair serums, exfoliating gels, brow shapers, and skin treatments. As of March 26, 2022, it had a portfolio of centers operating in 874 locations across 44 states, including 868 franchised centers and six corporate-owned centers. European Wax Center, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of European Wax Center is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.405% of European Wax Center shares are held by insiders and 106.823% by institutions.
How many people work for European Wax Center?
Latest data suggests 111 work at European Wax Center.
When does the fiscal year end for European Wax Center?
European Wax Center's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is European Wax Center based?
European Wax Center's address is: 5830 Granite Parkway, Plano, TX, United States, 75024
What is European Wax Center's ISIN number?
European Wax Center's international securities identification number is: US29882P1066

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