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Hibbett Sports, Inc is a specialty retail business based in the US. Hibbett Sports shares (HIBB) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Hibbett Sports employs 3,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.3 billion.

How to buy shares in Hibbett Sports

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Hibbett Sports. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: HIBB. 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 Hibbett Sports 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$49.78, 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 Hibbett Sports, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Hibbett Sports. 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.

How has coronavirus impacted Hibbett Sports's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Hibbett Sports's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$49.78, which is 53.62% up on its pre-crash value of USD$23.09 and 579.13% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$7.33.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Hibbett Sports shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$327.68 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$2,054.42.

Hibbett Sports share price

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Hibbett Sports shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market closeUSD$49.78
52-week rangeUSD$7.33 - USD$55.96
50-day moving average USD$41.8051
200-day moving average USD$25.5854
Wall St. target priceUSD$43
PE ratio 24.7817
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.933

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Is it a good time to buy Hibbett Sports stock?

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Hibbett Sports price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $49.78 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2020-10-22) 7.38%
1 month (2020-09-29) 31.03%
3 months (2020-07-29) 93.92%
6 months (2020-04-29) 216.06%
1 year (2019-10-29) 113.28%
2 years (2018-10-29) 176.10%
3 years (2017-10-27) 271.49%
5 years (2015-10-29) 44.25%

Is Hibbett Sports under- or over-valued?

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

Hibbett Sports's P/E ratio

Hibbett Sports's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, Hibbett Sports shares trade at around 25x 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.

Hibbett Sports's PEG ratio

Hibbett Sports's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 7.81. 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 Hibbett Sports's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Hibbett Sports's EBITDA

Hibbett Sports's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$124.5 million.

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

Hibbett Sports financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 7.36%
Gross profit TTM USD$383.3 million
Return on assets TTM 7.69%
Return on equity TTM 9.72%
Profit margin 2.56%
Book value $20.895
Market capitalisation USD$837.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Hibbett Sports shares

There are currently 3.9 million Hibbett Sports shares held short by investors – that's known as Hibbett Sports's "short interest". This figure is 12.9% down from 4.5 million last month.

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

Hibbett Sports's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Hibbett Sports's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Hibbett Sports shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Hibbett Sports shares traded daily (recently around 654951.42378559). Hibbett Sports's SIR currently stands at 5.97. In other words for every 100,000 Hibbett Sports shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5970 shares are currently held short.

However Hibbett Sports's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Hibbett Sports shares, or, against the total number of tradable Hibbett Sports shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Hibbett Sports's short interest could be expressed as 0.24% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Hibbett Sports shares in existence, roughly 240 shares are currently held short) or 0.333% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Hibbett Sports shares, roughly 333 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 Hibbett Sports.

Find out more about how you can short Hibbett Sports stock.

Hibbett Sports share dividends

We're not expecting Hibbett Sports to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Hibbett Sports's shares ever split?

Hibbett Sports's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 28 September 2005. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Hibbett Sports shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Hibbett Sports shares which in turn could have impacted Hibbett Sports's share price.

Hibbett Sports share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hibbett Sports's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.33 up to $55.96. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HIBB.US volatility(beta: 1.66)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 Hibbett Sports's is 1.6558. This would suggest that Hibbett Sports's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Hibbett Sports overview

Hibbett Sports, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the retail of athletic-inspired fashion products. Its stores offer a range of merchandise, including athletic footwear, athletic and fashion apparel, team sports equipment, and related accessories. The company operates stores in small and mid-sized communities, and e-commerce Websites under the and names. As of February 1, 2020, it operated 1,081 stores consisting of 932 Hibbett stores and 149 City Gear stores in 35 states of the United States. Hibbett Sports, Inc. was founded in 1945 and is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

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