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Franchise Group, Inc is a personal services business based in the US. Franchise Group shares (FRG) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Franchise Group employs 4,758 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
|52-week range||$11.78 - $41.04|
|50-day moving average||$37.27|
|200-day moving average||$31.87|
|Wall St. target price||$47.67|
|Dividend yield||$1.5 (3.97%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.27|
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Valuing Franchise Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Franchise Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Franchise Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.7. 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 Franchise Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Franchise Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $167 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Franchise Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$2.2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||4.86%|
|Gross profit TTM||$992.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.17%|
|Return on equity TTM||10.11%|
|Market capitalisation||$1.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 703,396 Franchise Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Franchise Group's "short interest". This figure is 20.4% up from 584,018 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Franchise Group shares can be evaluated.
Franchise Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Franchise Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Franchise Group shares traded daily (recently around 187073.40425532). Franchise Group's SIR currently stands at 3.76. In other words for every 100,000 Franchise Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3760 shares are currently held short.
However Franchise Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Franchise Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Franchise Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Franchise Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Franchise Group shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.042% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Franchise Group shares, roughly 42 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 Franchise Group.
Find out more about how you can short Franchise Group stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 52.11% of net profits
Recently Franchise Group has paid out, on average, around 52.11% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.97% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Franchise Group shareholders could enjoy a 3.97% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Franchise Group's case, that would currently equate to about $1.5 per share.
Franchise Group'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.
Franchise Group's most recent dividend payout was on 14 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Franchise Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $11.7794 up to $41.044. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Franchise Group's is 1.9956. This would suggest that Franchise Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Franchise Group, Inc. operates as a retailer, franchisor operator, and acquirer of franchised and franchisable businesses. It operates through 4 segments: Liberty Tax, Buddy's, Sears Outlet, and Vitamin Shoppe. The company provides tax preparation services in the United States and Canada; and franchises and operates rent-to-own stores that lease durable goods, such as electronics, residential furniture, appliances, and household accessories to customers. It also operates as a retailer primarily focused on providing customers with in-store and online access to purchase new, one-of-a kind, out-of-box, discontinued, obsolete, used, reconditioned, overstocked, and scratched and dented products in various merchandise categories, including home appliances, mattresses, furniture, and lawn and garden equipment, at prices that are lower than list prices; and specialty retailer of vitamins, minerals, herbs, specialty supplements, sports nutrition, and other health and wellness products. The company also operates pet-specialty stores. The company was formerly known as Liberty Tax, Inc.
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