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How to buy Hyster-Yale Materials Handling stock | $59.55

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Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc is a farm & heavy construction machinery business based in the US. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shares (HY) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling employs 7,900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.9 billion.

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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 Hyster-Yale Materials Handling. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: HY. 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 Hyster-Yale Materials Handling 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$59.55, 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 Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling. 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.

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling share price

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Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-26.
Latest market closeUSD$59.55
52-week rangeUSD$29.6083 - USD$61.1988
50-day moving average USD$54.8971
200-day moving average USD$43.7637
Wall St. target priceUSD$63
PE ratio 35.674
Dividend yield USD$1.27 (2.18%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.632

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Is it a good time to buy Hyster-Yale Materials Handling stock?

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Hyster-Yale Materials Handling price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $59.55 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-09) N/A
1 month (2020-12-18) 5.31%
3 months (2020-10-16) 36.18%
6 months (2020-07-17) 58.46%
1 year (2020-01-17) -3.17%
2 years (2019-01-18) -15.44%
3 years (2018-01-18) 87.34
5 years (2016-01-16) N/A

Is Hyster-Yale Materials Handling under- or over-valued?

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

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's P/E ratio

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 36x. In other words, Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shares trade at around 36x 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.

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's PEG ratio

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.61. 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 Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's EBITDA

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$85.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 1.47%
Gross profit TTM USD$543.9 million
Return on assets TTM 1.5%
Return on equity TTM 5.01%
Profit margin 0.94%
Book value $33.899
Market capitalisation USD$978.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shares

There are currently 317,855 Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shares held short by investors – that's known as Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's "short interest". This figure is 32.4% up from 239,983 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shares can be evaluated.

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shares traded daily (recently around 45021.954674221). Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's SIR currently stands at 7.06. In other words for every 100,000 Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7060 shares are currently held short.

However Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shares, or, against the total number of tradable Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0323% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shares, roughly 32 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 Hyster-Yale Materials Handling.

Find out more about how you can short Hyster-Yale Materials Handling stock.

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 78.23% of net profits

Recently Hyster-Yale Materials Handling has paid out, on average, around 78.23% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.18% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shareholders could enjoy a 2.18% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's case, that would currently equate to about $1.27 per share.

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling'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.

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's most recent dividend payout was on 15 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's shares have ranged in value from as little as $29.6083 up to $61.1988. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HY.US volatility(beta: 1.31)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 Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's is 1.3071. This would suggest that Hyster-Yale Materials Handling's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling overview

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, manufactures, sells, and services a line of lift trucks, attachments, and aftermarket parts worldwide. It manufactures components, such as frames, masts, and transmissions; and assembles lift trucks. The company markets its products primarily under the Hyster and Yale brand names to independent Hyster and Yale retail dealerships. It also sells aftermarket parts under the Hyster and Yale, as well as UNISOURCE and PREMIER brands to Hyster and Yale dealers for the service of competitor lift trucks. In addition, the company produces and distributes attachments, forks, and lift tables under the Bolzoni, Auramo, and Meyer brand names; and designs and produces products in the port equipment and rough terrain forklift markets. Further, it designs, manufactures, and sells hydrogen fuel-cell stacks and engines. It serves light and heavy manufacturers, trucking and automotive companies, rental companies, building materials and paper suppliers, lumber, metal products, warehouses, retailers, food distributors, container handling companies, and U.S. and non-U.S. governmental agencies. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

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