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How to buy Goosehead Insurance (GSHD) stock
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.
How to buy shares in Goosehead Insurance
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Goosehead Insurance stock price (NASDAQ: GSHD)Use our graph to track the performance of GSHD stocks over time.
Goosehead Insurance shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$89.87|
|52-week range||$76.75 - $174.80|
|50-day moving average||$114.19|
|200-day moving average||$118.42|
|Wall St. target price||$139.00|
|Dividend yield||$0.74 (0.59%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.48|
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Goosehead Insurance price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-15)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-06-25)||-25.26%|
|3 months (2021-04-26)||-17.31%|
|6 months (2021-01-22)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-22)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-22)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-22)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-22)||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 263x. In other words, Goosehead Insurance shares trade at around 263x 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 $21.6 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||$126.9 million|
|Operating margin TTM||14.21%|
|Gross profit TTM||$49.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||8.4%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||$4.7 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Goosehead Insurance shares
There are currently 891,889 Goosehead Insurance shares held short by investors – that's known as Goosehead Insurance's "short interest". This figure is 2.3% up from 872,215 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 302335.25423729). Goosehead Insurance's SIR currently stands at 2.95. In other words for every 100,000 Goosehead Insurance shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2950 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 0.0506% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Goosehead Insurance shares, roughly 51 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 Goosehead Insurance.
Find out more about how you can short Goosehead Insurance stock.
Goosehead Insurance share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 1.67% of net profits
Recently Goosehead Insurance has paid out, on average, around 1.67% 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 23 August 2020. 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 $76.75 up to $174.795. 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 Goosehead Insurance's is 0.5444. 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.
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Goosehead Insurance in the news
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Goosehead Insurance, Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2021 Results and Preview Direct-To-Consumer Technology on Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Goosehead Insurance is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 4.606% of Goosehead Insurance shares are held by insiders and 101.477% 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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