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How to buy Investors Title Company stock | $157.9

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Investors Title Company is an insurance—specialty business based in the US. Investors Title Company shares (ITIC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Investors Title Company employs 340 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$192.4 million.

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  3. Search for Investors Title Company. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ITIC. 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 Investors Title Company 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$157.9, 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 Investors Title Company, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Investors Title Company. 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.

Investors Title Company share price

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Investors Title Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$157.9
52-week range USD$96.45 - USD$178.5
50-day moving average USD$139.3537
200-day moving average USD$128.7529
Wall St. target price USD$39
PE ratio 10.6867
Dividend yield USD$1.76 (1.16%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$14.142

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Investors Title Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $157.9 from 2020-12-04

1 week (2020-11-25) -16.02%
1 month (2020-11-06) 8.15%
3 months (2020-09-04) 16.27%
6 months (2020-06-05) 6.40%
1 year (2019-12-06) -0.28%
2 years (2018-12-06) -13.52%
3 years (2017-12-06) -20.33%
5 years (2015-12-04) 79.43%

Is Investors Title Company under- or over-valued?

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

Investors Title Company's P/E ratio

Investors Title Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Investors Title Company shares trade at around 11x 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.

Investors Title Company's EBITDA

Investors Title Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$36.3 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Investors Title Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Investors Title Company financials

Revenue TTM USD$192.4 million
Operating margin TTM 17.64%
Gross profit TTM USD$107.1 million
Return on assets TTM 7.91%
Return on equity TTM 13.87%
Profit margin 13.94%
Book value $104.897
Market capitalisation USD$284.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Investors Title Company shares

There are currently 16,937 Investors Title Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Investors Title Company's "short interest". This figure is 13.2% down from 19,508 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Investors Title Company shares can be evaluated.

Investors Title Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Investors Title Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Investors Title Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Investors Title Company shares traded daily (recently around 9204.8913043478). Investors Title Company's SIR currently stands at 1.84. In other words for every 100,000 Investors Title Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1840 shares are currently held short.

However Investors Title Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Investors Title Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Investors Title Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Investors Title Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Investors Title Company shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0142% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Investors Title Company shares, roughly 14 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 Investors Title Company.

Find out more about how you can short Investors Title Company stock.

Investors Title Company share dividends

69%

Dividend payout ratio: 68.75% of net profits

Recently Investors Title Company has paid out, on average, around 68.75% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.16% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Investors Title Company shareholders could enjoy a 1.16% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Investors Title Company's case, that would currently equate to about $1.76 per share.

Investors Title Company'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.

Investors Title Company's most recent dividend payout was on 15 September 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 31 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Investors Title Company's shares ever split?

Investors Title Company's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 16 September 1987. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Investors Title Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Investors Title Company shares which in turn could have impacted Investors Title Company's share price.

Investors Title Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Investors Title Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $96.45 up to $178.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ITIC.US volatility(beta: 0.69)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 Investors Title Company's is 0.6917. This would suggest that Investors Title Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Investors Title Company overview

Investors Title Company, through its subsidiaries, provides title insurance for residential, institutional, commercial, and industrial properties. The company underwrites land title insurance for owners and mortgagees as a primary insurer; and assumes the reinsurance of title insurance risks from other title insurance companies. It also provides services in connection with tax-deferred exchanges of like-kind property; acts as a qualified intermediary in tax-deferred exchanges of property; coordinates the exchange aspects of the real estate transaction, such as drafting standard exchange documents, holding the exchange funds between the sale of the old property and the purchase of the new property, and accepting the formal identification of the replacement property. In addition, it serves as an exchange accommodation titleholder for accomplishing reverse exchanges when the taxpayers decide to acquire replacement property before selling the relinquished property. Further, the company offers investment management and trust services to individuals, companies, banks, and trusts; and consulting and management services to clients to start and operate a title insurance agency. It issues title insurance policies primarily through approved attorneys from underwriting offices, as well as through independent issuing agents in 23 states and the District of Columbia, primarily in the eastern half of the United States. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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