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How to buy Haverty Furniture Companies stock | $27.67

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Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc is a home improvement retail business based in the US. Haverty Furniture Companies shares (HVT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Haverty Furniture Companies employs 3,425 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$720.8 million.

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  3. Search for Haverty Furniture Companies. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: HVT. 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 Haverty Furniture Companies 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$27.67, 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 Haverty Furniture Companies, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Haverty Furniture Companies. 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.

Haverty Furniture Companies share price

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Haverty Furniture Companies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$27.67
52-week rangeUSD$8.9421 - USD$29.86
50-day moving average USD$27.9733
200-day moving average USD$21.4642
Wall St. target priceUSD$36
PE ratio 13.6789
Dividend yield USD$0.88 (3.1%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.074

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Is it a good time to buy Haverty Furniture Companies stock?

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Haverty Furniture Companies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $27.67 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-07) -7.89%
1 month (2020-12-17) -6.90%
3 months (2020-10-15) 9.41%
6 months (2020-07-15) 93.23%
1 year (2020-01-15) 37.73%
2 years (2019-01-15) 43.67%
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) 44.34%

Is Haverty Furniture Companies under- or over-valued?

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

Haverty Furniture Companies's P/E ratio

Haverty Furniture Companies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Haverty Furniture Companies shares trade at around 14x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Haverty Furniture Companies's PEG ratio

Haverty Furniture Companies's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.51. 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 Haverty Furniture Companies's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Haverty Furniture Companies's EBITDA

Haverty Furniture Companies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$39.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Haverty Furniture Companies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Haverty Furniture Companies financials

Revenue TTM USD$720.8 million
Operating margin TTM 2.87%
Gross profit TTM USD$434.5 million
Return on assets TTM 2.03%
Return on equity TTM 14.85%
Profit margin 5.52%
Book value $14.685
Market capitalisation USD$516.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Haverty Furniture Companies shares

There are currently 1.6 million Haverty Furniture Companies shares held short by investors – that's known as Haverty Furniture Companies's "short interest". This figure is 12.2% up from 1.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Haverty Furniture Companies shares can be evaluated.

Haverty Furniture Companies's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Haverty Furniture Companies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Haverty Furniture Companies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Haverty Furniture Companies shares traded daily (recently around 223730.83451202). Haverty Furniture Companies's SIR currently stands at 7.07. In other words for every 100,000 Haverty Furniture Companies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7070 shares are currently held short.

However Haverty Furniture Companies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Haverty Furniture Companies shares, or, against the total number of tradable Haverty Furniture Companies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Haverty Furniture Companies's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Haverty Furniture Companies shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.1196% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Haverty Furniture Companies shares, roughly 120 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 Haverty Furniture Companies.

Find out more about how you can short Haverty Furniture Companies stock.

Haverty Furniture Companies share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 294.68% of net profits

Recently Haverty Furniture Companies has paid out, on average, around 294.68% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.1% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Haverty Furniture Companies shareholders could enjoy a 3.1% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Haverty Furniture Companies's case, that would currently equate to about $0.88 per share.

Haverty Furniture Companies'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.

Haverty Furniture Companies's most recent dividend payout was on 9 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 20 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Haverty Furniture Companies's shares ever split?

Haverty Furniture Companies's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 26 August 1999. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Haverty Furniture Companies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Haverty Furniture Companies shares which in turn could have impacted Haverty Furniture Companies's share price.

Haverty Furniture Companies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Haverty Furniture Companies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.9421 up to $29.86. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HVT.US volatility(beta: 1.59)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 Haverty Furniture Companies's is 1.5895. This would suggest that Haverty Furniture Companies's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Haverty Furniture Companies overview

Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of residential furniture and accessories in the United States. The company offers furniture merchandise under the Havertys brand name. It also provides custom upholstery products; and mattress product lines under the Sealy, Tempur-Pedic, Serta, Stearns & Foster, Beautyrest Black, and Scott Living names, as well as private label Skye name. The company sells home furnishings through its retail stores, as well as through its Website. As of April 01, 2020, it operated 120 showrooms in 16 states in the Southern and Midwestern regions. Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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