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How to buy Goosehead Insurance stock | $147.85

Learn how to easily invest in Goosehead Insurance stock.

Goosehead Insurance Inc is an insurance-diversified business based in the US. Goosehead Insurance shares (GSHD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Goosehead Insurance employs 943 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Goosehead Insurance stock price (NASDAQ: GSHD)

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Goosehead Insurance shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-18.
Latest market close$147.85
52-week range$75.72 - $172.44
50-day moving average $137.20
200-day moving average $116.55
Wall St. target price$147.57
PE ratio 403.9618
Dividend yield $0.74 (0.5%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.37

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Is it a good time to buy Goosehead Insurance stock?

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Goosehead Insurance price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $147.85 from 2021-09-17

1 week (2021-09-13) 0.01%
1 month (2021-08-20) 8.09%
3 months (2021-06-18) 24.81%
6 months (2021-03-19) 28.35%
1 year (2020-09-18) 88.13%
2 years (2019-09-19) 218.03%
3 years (2018-09-19) 319.43%
5 years (2016-09-16) N/A

Is Goosehead Insurance under- or over-valued?

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

Goosehead Insurance's P/E ratio

Goosehead Insurance's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 404x. In other words, Goosehead Insurance shares trade at around 404x 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.

Goosehead Insurance's EBITDA

Goosehead Insurance's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $18.1 million.

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

Goosehead Insurance financials

Revenue TTM $135.1 million
Operating margin TTM 10.44%
Gross profit TTM $49.4 million
Return on assets TTM 4.63%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 5.3%
Book value $0.18
Market capitalisation $5.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Goosehead Insurance shares

There are currently 861,365 Goosehead Insurance shares held short by investors – that's known as Goosehead Insurance's "short interest". This figure is 1.9% down from 878,484 last month.

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

Goosehead Insurance's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Goosehead Insurance's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Goosehead Insurance shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Goosehead Insurance shares traded daily (recently around 160702.42537313). Goosehead Insurance's SIR currently stands at 5.36. In other words for every 100,000 Goosehead Insurance shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5360 shares are currently held short.

However Goosehead Insurance's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Goosehead Insurance shares, or, against the total number of tradable Goosehead Insurance shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Goosehead Insurance's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Goosehead Insurance shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.047% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Goosehead Insurance shares, roughly 47 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 Goosehead Insurance.

Find out more about how you can short Goosehead Insurance stock.

Goosehead Insurance share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 2.91% of net profits

Recently Goosehead Insurance has paid out, on average, around 2.91% 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), Goosehead Insurance shareholders could enjoy a 0% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Goosehead Insurance's case, that would currently equate to about $0.74 per share.

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

Goosehead Insurance's most recent dividend payout was on 22 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Goosehead Insurance share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Goosehead Insurance's shares have ranged in value from as little as $75.7163 up to $172.4407. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GSHD.US volatility(beta: 0.55)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Goosehead Insurance's is 0.5536. This would suggest that Goosehead Insurance's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Goosehead Insurance overview

Goosehead Insurance, Inc. operates as a holding company for Goosehead Financial, LLC that provides personal lines insurance agency services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Corporate Channel and Franchise Channel. It offers homeowner's, automotive, dwelling property, flood, wind, earthquake, excess liability or umbrella, motorcycle, recreational vehicle, general liability, property, and life insurance products and services. As of December 31, 2020, the company had 1,468 total franchises. Goosehead Insurance, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Westlake, Texas.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Goosehead Insurance is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 4.33% of Goosehead Insurance shares are held by insiders and 98.834% by institutions.
How many people work for Goosehead Insurance?
Latest data suggests 943 work at Goosehead Insurance.
When does the fiscal year end for Goosehead Insurance?
Goosehead Insurance's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Goosehead Insurance based?
Goosehead Insurance's address is: Building 4, Westlake, TX, United States, 76262
What is Goosehead Insurance's ISIN number?
Goosehead Insurance's international securities identification number is: US38267D1090
What is Goosehead Insurance's CUSIP number?
Goosehead Insurance's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 38267D109

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