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How to buy John Bean Technologies Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in John Bean Technologies Corporation stock.

John Bean Technologies Corporation is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. John Bean Technologies Corporation shares (JBT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. John Bean Technologies Corporation employs 6,900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2 billion.

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John Bean Technologies Corporation stock price (NYSE: JBT)

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John Bean Technologies Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-10-02.
Latest market close$89.79
52-week range$81.59 - $176.99
50-day moving average $105.15
200-day moving average $118.40
Wall St. target price$122.00
PE ratio 22.9947
Dividend yield $0.4 (0.46%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.74

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John Bean Technologies Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $89.79 from 2022-10-03

1 week (2022-09-28) 1.21%
1 month (2022-09-01) N/A
3 months (2022-07-05) -18.40%
6 months (2022-04-05) -22.19%
1 year (2021-10-05) -38.70%
2 years (2020-10-05) -1.13%
3 years (2019-10-04) 96.89
5 years (2017-10-04) 100.75

Is John Bean Technologies Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

John Bean Technologies Corporation's P/E ratio

John Bean Technologies Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, John Bean Technologies Corporation shares trade at around 23x 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.

John Bean Technologies Corporation's PEG ratio

John Bean Technologies Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.6141. 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 John Bean Technologies Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

John Bean Technologies Corporation's EBITDA

John Bean Technologies Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $239.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a John Bean Technologies Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

John Bean Technologies Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $2 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.24%
Gross profit TTM $567 million
Return on assets TTM 4.87%
Return on equity TTM 1625.21%
Profit margin 6.04%
Book value $24.79
Market capitalisation $2.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

John Bean Technologies Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 10.15% of net profits

Recently John Bean Technologies Corporation has paid out, on average, around 10.15% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.48% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), John Bean Technologies Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 0.48% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In John Bean Technologies Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.4 per share.

While John Bean Technologies Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that John Bean Technologies Corporation is investing more in its future growth.

John Bean Technologies Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 6 September 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 August 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

John Bean Technologies Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, John Bean Technologies Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $81.59 up to $176.9873. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

JBT.US volatility(beta: 1.41)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 John Bean Technologies Corporation's is 1.4067. This would suggest that John Bean Technologies Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

John Bean Technologies Corporation overview

John Bean Technologies Corporation provides technology solutions to food and beverage industry and equipment and services to air transportation industries. The company operates through two segments: JBT FoodTech and JBT AeroTech. It offers poultry processing, mixing/grinding, injecting, marinating, tumbling, portioning, packaging, coating, cooking, frying, freezing, weighing, X-ray food inspection, and food safety solutions. The company also provides processing solutions for extracting, mixing, blending, pasteurizing, sterilizing, concentrating, high pressure processing, filling, closing, sealing, and final packaging, as well as processing equipment; and packaging systems for poultry, beef, pork, seafood, ready-to-eat meals, fruits, vegetables, dairy, bakery, pet foods, soups, sauces, and juices. In addition, it offers automated guided vehicle systems for material movement in the manufacturing, warehouse, and medical facilities. Further, the company provides mobile air transportation equipment, such as commercial and defense cargo loading, aircraft deicing, aircraft towing, and aircraft ground power and cooling systems; and fixed equipment for passenger boarding. Additionally, it offers airport equipment, systems, and facilities maintenance services to domestic and international airport authorities, passenger airlines, airfreight and ground handling companies, defense forces, and defense contractors.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of John Bean Technologies Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.329% of John Bean Technologies Corporation shares are held by insiders and 108.6% by institutions.
How many people work for John Bean Technologies Corporation?
Latest data suggests 6,900 work at John Bean Technologies Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for John Bean Technologies Corporation?
John Bean Technologies Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is John Bean Technologies Corporation based?
John Bean Technologies Corporation's address is: 70 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL, United States, 60602
What is John Bean Technologies Corporation's ISIN number?
John Bean Technologies Corporation's international securities identification number is: US4778391049
What is John Bean Technologies Corporation's CUSIP number?
John Bean Technologies Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 477839104

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