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How to buy H-and-E Equipment Services stock

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H&E Equipment Services Inc is a rental & leasing services business based in the US. H-and-E Equipment Services shares (HEES) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. H-and-E Equipment Services employs 2,157 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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H-and-E Equipment Services stock price (NASDAQ: HEES)

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H-and-E Equipment Services shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-02.
Latest market close$29.11
52-week range$26.93 - $49.65
50-day moving average $33.76
200-day moving average $39.92
Wall St. target price$54.40
PE ratio 14.1311
Dividend yield $1.1 (3.78%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.06

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H-and-E Equipment Services price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $29.11 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-28) 0.14%
1 month (2022-06-02) N/A
3 months (2022-04-05) -28.16%
6 months (2022-01-06) -35.98%
1 year (2021-07-06) -7.65%
2 years (2020-07-06) 58.12%
3 years (2019-07-05) 4.71%
5 years (2017-07-05) 43.12%

Is H-and-E Equipment Services stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

H-and-E Equipment Services's P/E ratio

H-and-E Equipment Services'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, H-and-E Equipment Services 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.

H-and-E Equipment Services's PEG ratio

H-and-E Equipment Services's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.49. 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 H-and-E Equipment Services's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

H-and-E Equipment Services's EBITDA

H-and-E Equipment Services's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $174.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a H-and-E Equipment Services's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

H-and-E Equipment Services financials

Revenue TTM $1.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 13.09%
Gross profit TTM $415.4 million
Return on assets TTM 4.29%
Return on equity TTM 27.53%
Profit margin 10.48%
Book value $8.71
Market capitalisation $1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

H-and-E Equipment Services share dividends

51%

Dividend payout ratio: 51.43% of net profits

Recently H-and-E Equipment Services has paid out, on average, around 51.43% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.78% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), H-and-E Equipment Services shareholders could enjoy a 3.78% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In H-and-E Equipment Services's case, that would currently equate to about $1.1 per share.

H-and-E Equipment Services'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.

H-and-E Equipment Services's most recent dividend payout was on 9 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

H-and-E Equipment Services share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, H-and-E Equipment Services's shares have ranged in value from as little as $26.93 up to $49.6469. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HEES.US volatility(beta: 2.08)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 H-and-E Equipment Services's is 2.0803. This would suggest that H-and-E Equipment Services's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

H-and-E Equipment Services overview

H&E Equipment Services, Inc. operates as an integrated equipment services company. The company operates in five segments: Equipment Rentals, Used Equipment Sales, New Equipment Sales, Parts Sales, and Repair and Maintenance Services. The Equipment Rentals segment provides construction and industrial equipment for rent on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis through a fleet of approximately 42,725 pieces of equipment. The Used Equipment Sales segment sells used equipment through retail sales force primarily from its rental fleet, as well as inventoried equipment that are acquired through trade-ins from equipment customers. The New Equipment Sales segment sells new construction equipment through a professional in-house retail sales force. The Parts Sales segment sells parts for the equipment customers, as well as offers for its rental fleet.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of H-and-E Equipment Services is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 12.512% of H-and-E Equipment Services shares are held by insiders and 79.965% by institutions.
How many people work for H-and-E Equipment Services?
Latest data suggests 2,157 work at H-and-E Equipment Services.
When does the fiscal year end for H-and-E Equipment Services?
H-and-E Equipment Services's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is H-and-E Equipment Services based?
H-and-E Equipment Services's address is: 7500 Pecue Lane, Baton Rouge, LA, United States, 70809
What is H-and-E Equipment Services's ISIN number?
H-and-E Equipment Services's international securities identification number is: US4040301081
What is H-and-E Equipment Services's CUSIP number?
H-and-E Equipment Services's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 404030108

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