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Jabil Inc is an electronic components business based in the US. Jabil shares (JBL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Jabil employs 260,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$27.6 billion.
|52-week range||USD$17.4351 - USD$46.0141|
|50-day moving average||USD$44.2152|
|200-day moving average||USD$38.293|
|Wall St. target price||USD$51.39|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.32 (0.73%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$1.386|
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Valuing Jabil stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Jabil's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Jabil's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 31x. In other words, Jabil shares trade at around 31x 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.
Jabil's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.91. 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 Jabil's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Jabil's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.6 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Jabil's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$27.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||3.05%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$1.9 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||3.54%|
|Return on equity TTM||11.3%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$6.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 2.3 million Jabil shares held short by investors – that's known as Jabil's "short interest". This figure is 21.4% down from 2.9 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Jabil shares can be evaluated.
Jabil's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Jabil shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Jabil shares traded daily (recently around 877863.46153846). Jabil's SIR currently stands at 2.6. In other words for every 100,000 Jabil shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2600 shares are currently held short.
However Jabil's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Jabil shares, or, against the total number of tradable Jabil shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Jabil's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Jabil shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.021% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Jabil shares, roughly 21 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 Jabil.
Find out more about how you can short Jabil stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 9.28% of net profits
Recently Jabil has paid out, on average, around 9.28% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.73% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Jabil shareholders could enjoy a 0.73% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Jabil's case, that would currently equate to about $0.32 per share.
While Jabil's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Jabil is investing more in its future growth.
Jabil's most recent dividend payout was on 2 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 11 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Jabil's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 31 March 2000. 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 Jabil shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Jabil shares which in turn could have impacted Jabil's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Jabil's shares have ranged in value from as little as $17.4351 up to $46.0141. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Jabil's is 1.2839. This would suggest that Jabil's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Jabil Inc. provides manufacturing services and solutions worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Electronics Manufacturing Services and Diversified Manufacturing Services. It offers electronics design, production, and product management services. The company provides electronic circuit design services, such as application-specific integrated circuit design, firmware development and rapid prototyping services; and designs plastic and metal enclosures that include the electro-mechanics, such as the printed circuit board assemblies (PCBA). It also specializes in the three-dimensional mechanical design comprising the analysis of electronic, electro-mechanical, and optical assemblies, as well as offers various industrial design, advance mechanism development, and tooling management services. In addition, the company provides computer-assisted design services consisting of PCBA design, and PCBA design validation and verification services; and other consulting services, including the generation of a bill of materials, approved vendor list, and assembly equipment configuration for various PCBA designs. Further, it offers product and process validation services, such as product system, product safety, regulatory compliance, and reliability tests, as well as manufacturing test solution manufacturing development services. Additionally, the company offers systems assembly, test, direct-order fulfillment, and configure-to-order services. It serves automotive and transportation, capital equipment, cloud, computing and storage, defense and aerospace, industrial and energy, networking and telecommunications, print and retail, and smart home and appliances, as well as edge devices and accessories, healthcare, mobility, and packaging industries. The company was formerly known as Jabil Circuit, Inc. and changed its name to Jabil Inc. in June 2017. Jabil Inc. was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Saint Petersburg, Florida.
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