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How to buy Installed Building Products stock | $93.34

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Installed Building Products, Inc is a building products & equipment business based in the US. Installed Building Products shares (IBP) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Installed Building Products employs 8,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.6 billion.

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  3. Search for Installed Building Products. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: IBP. 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 Installed Building Products 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$93.34, 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 Installed Building Products, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Installed Building Products. 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.

Installed Building Products share price

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Installed Building Products shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$93.34
52-week rangeUSD$29.02 - USD$121.67
50-day moving average USD$98.8609
200-day moving average USD$90.8567
Wall St. target priceUSD$117.91
PE ratio 36.6083
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.969

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Is it a good time to buy Installed Building Products stock?

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Installed Building Products price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $93.34 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-07) -17.32%
1 month (2020-12-17) -12.70%
3 months (2020-10-15) -19.01%
6 months (2020-07-15) 23.04%
1 year (2020-01-15) 23.17%
2 years (2019-01-15) 141.56%
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) 388.44%

Is Installed Building Products under- or over-valued?

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

Installed Building Products's P/E ratio

Installed Building Products's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 37x. In other words, Installed Building Products shares trade at around 37x 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.

Installed Building Products's PEG ratio

Installed Building Products's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.2. 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 Installed Building Products's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Installed Building Products's EBITDA

Installed Building Products's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$223.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Installed Building Products's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Installed Building Products financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.66%
Gross profit TTM USD$434.8 million
Return on assets TTM 8.73%
Return on equity TTM 33.33%
Profit margin 5.49%
Book value $10.283
Market capitalisation USD$3.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Installed Building Products shares

There are currently 582,584 Installed Building Products shares held short by investors – that's known as Installed Building Products's "short interest". This figure is 27.4% down from 802,222 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Installed Building Products shares can be evaluated.

Installed Building Products's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Installed Building Products's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Installed Building Products shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Installed Building Products shares traded daily (recently around 211848.72727273). Installed Building Products's SIR currently stands at 2.75. In other words for every 100,000 Installed Building Products shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2750 shares are currently held short.

However Installed Building Products's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Installed Building Products shares, or, against the total number of tradable Installed Building Products shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Installed Building Products's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Installed Building Products shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0303% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Installed Building Products shares, roughly 30 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Installed Building Products.

Find out more about how you can short Installed Building Products stock.

Installed Building Products share dividends

We're not expecting Installed Building Products to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Installed Building Products share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Installed Building Products's shares have ranged in value from as little as $29.02 up to $121.67. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

IBP.US volatility(beta: 1.86)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 Installed Building Products's is 1.8577. This would suggest that Installed Building Products's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Installed Building Products overview

Installed Building Products, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the installation of insulation, waterproofing, fire-stopping, fireproofing, garage doors, rain gutters, window blinds, shower doors, closet shelving and mirrors, and other products in the continental United States. It offers a range of insulation materials, such as fiberglass and cellulose, and spray foam insulation materials. The company is also involved in the installation of insulation and sealant materials in various areas of a structure, which includes basement and crawl space, building envelope, attic, and acoustical applications. In addition, it installs a range of advanced caulk and sealant products that control air infiltration in residential and commercial buildings, as well as moisture protection systems. It serves homebuilders, multi-family and commercial construction firms, individual homeowners, and repair and remodeling contractors through a network of approximately 180 branch locations. The company was formerly known as CCIB Holdco, Inc. Installed Building Products, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

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