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How to buy Ingles Markets Incorporated stock

Learn how to easily invest in Ingles Markets Incorporated stock.

Ingles Markets Incorporated is a grocery stores business based in the US. Ingles Markets Incorporated shares (IMKTA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ingles Markets Incorporated employs 10,920 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Ingles Markets Incorporated stock price (NASDAQ: IMKTA)

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Ingles Markets Incorporated shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-02.
Latest market close$87.65
52-week range$56.44 - $101.98
50-day moving average $90.20
200-day moving average $82.98
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 6.0075
Dividend yield $0.66 (0.76%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $14.59

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Ingles Markets Incorporated price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $87.65 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-29) 1.54%
1 month (2022-06-06) -2.75%
3 months (2022-04-02) N/A
6 months (2022-01-06) 0.29%
1 year (2021-07-06) 52.12%
2 years (2020-07-06) 110.90%
3 years (2019-07-05) 175.98%
5 years (2017-07-06) 187.38%

Is Ingles Markets Incorporated stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Ingles Markets Incorporated's P/E ratio

Ingles Markets Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, Ingles Markets Incorporated shares trade at around 6x 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.

Ingles Markets Incorporated's PEG ratio

Ingles Markets Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.8851. 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 Ingles Markets Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Ingles Markets Incorporated's EBITDA

Ingles Markets Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $490.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Ingles Markets Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Ingles Markets Incorporated financials

Revenue TTM $5.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.96%
Gross profit TTM $1.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 11.55%
Return on equity TTM 28.32%
Profit margin 5.18%
Book value $59.01
Market capitalisation $1.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Ingles Markets Incorporated share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 4.5% of net profits

Recently Ingles Markets Incorporated has paid out, on average, around 4.5% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.76% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Ingles Markets Incorporated shareholders could enjoy a 0.76% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Ingles Markets Incorporated's case, that would currently equate to about $0.66 per share.

While Ingles Markets Incorporated's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Ingles Markets Incorporated is investing more in its future growth.

Ingles Markets Incorporated's most recent dividend payout was on 13 April 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 5 July 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Ingles Markets Incorporated share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ingles Markets Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $56.4372 up to $101.98. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

IMKTA.US volatility(beta: 0.51)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 Ingles Markets Incorporated's is 0.5118. This would suggest that Ingles Markets Incorporated's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Ingles Markets Incorporated overview

Ingles Markets, Incorporated operates a chain of supermarkets in the southeast United States. It offers food products, including grocery, meat and dairy products, produce, frozen foods, and other perishables; and non-food products, which include fuel centers, pharmacies, health and beauty care products, and general merchandise, as well as private label items. The company also owns and operates a milk processing and packaging plant that supplies organic milk, fruit juices, and bottled water products to other retailers, food service distributors, and grocery warehouses. In addition, it provides home meal replacement items, delicatessens, bakeries, floral departments, and greeting cards, as well as broad selections of local organic, beverage, and health-related items. As of September 25, 2021, the company operated 189 supermarkets under the brand name Ingles, and nine supermarkets under the brand name Sav-Mor in western North Carolina, western South Carolina, northern Georgia, eastern Tennessee, southwestern Virginia, and northeastern Alabama, as well as 111 pharmacies and 107 fuel stations. Ingles Markets, Incorporated was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Ingles Markets Incorporated is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.171% of Ingles Markets Incorporated shares are held by insiders and 90.355% by institutions.
How many people work for Ingles Markets Incorporated?
Latest data suggests 10,920 work at Ingles Markets Incorporated.
When does the fiscal year end for Ingles Markets Incorporated?
Ingles Markets Incorporated's fiscal year ends in September.
Where is Ingles Markets Incorporated based?
Ingles Markets Incorporated's address is: 2913 U.S. Hwy., Asheville, NC, United States, 28711
What is Ingles Markets Incorporated's ISIN number?
Ingles Markets Incorporated's international securities identification number is: US4570301048
What is Ingles Markets Incorporated's CUSIP number?
Ingles Markets Incorporated's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 457030104

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