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How to buy Johnson Outdoors stock | $85.33

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Johnson Outdoors Inc is a leisure business based in the US. Johnson Outdoors shares (JOUT) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Johnson Outdoors employs 1,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$533.5 million.

How to buy shares in Johnson Outdoors

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Johnson Outdoors. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: JOUT. 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 Johnson Outdoors 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$85.33, 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 Johnson Outdoors, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Johnson Outdoors. 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.

Johnson Outdoors share price

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Johnson Outdoors shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$85.33
52-week range USD$48.76 - USD$97
50-day moving average USD$84.7859
200-day moving average USD$79.9562
Wall St. target price USD$103
PE ratio 20.5833
Dividend yield USD$0.84 (0.94%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$4.32

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Is it a good time to buy Johnson Outdoors stock?

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Johnson Outdoors price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $85.33 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-25) 1.52%
1 month (2020-11-06) -5.69%
3 months (2020-09-04) 6.17%
6 months (2020-06-05) 1.41%
1 year (2019-12-05) 30.06%
2 years (2018-12-04) 20.76%
3 years (2017-12-05) 21.04%
5 years (2015-12-04) 257.48%

Is Johnson Outdoors under- or over-valued?

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

Johnson Outdoors's P/E ratio

Johnson Outdoors's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Johnson Outdoors shares trade at around 21x 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.

Johnson Outdoors's PEG ratio

Johnson Outdoors's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.37. 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 Johnson Outdoors's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Johnson Outdoors's EBITDA

Johnson Outdoors's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$64.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Johnson Outdoors's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Johnson Outdoors financials

Revenue TTM USD$533.5 million
Operating margin TTM 9.99%
Gross profit TTM USD$249.8 million
Return on assets TTM 6.92%
Return on equity TTM 12.74%
Profit margin 8.17%
Book value $36.125
Market capitalisation USD$896.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Johnson Outdoors shares

There are currently 103,330 Johnson Outdoors shares held short by investors – that's known as Johnson Outdoors's "short interest". This figure is 5% up from 98,402 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Johnson Outdoors shares can be evaluated.

Johnson Outdoors's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Johnson Outdoors's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Johnson Outdoors shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Johnson Outdoors shares traded daily (recently around 39288.97338403). Johnson Outdoors's SIR currently stands at 2.63. In other words for every 100,000 Johnson Outdoors shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2630 shares are currently held short.

However Johnson Outdoors's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Johnson Outdoors shares, or, against the total number of tradable Johnson Outdoors shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Johnson Outdoors's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Johnson Outdoors shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0267% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Johnson Outdoors shares, roughly 27 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 Johnson Outdoors.

Find out more about how you can short Johnson Outdoors stock.

Johnson Outdoors share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 16.67% of net profits

Recently Johnson Outdoors has paid out, on average, around 16.67% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.94% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Johnson Outdoors shareholders could enjoy a 0.94% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Johnson Outdoors's case, that would currently equate to about $0.84 per share.

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

Johnson Outdoors's most recent dividend payout was on 23 October 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Johnson Outdoors share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Johnson Outdoors's shares have ranged in value from as little as $48.76 up to $97. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

JOUT.US volatility(beta: 0.92)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 Johnson Outdoors's is 0.9244. This would suggest that Johnson Outdoors's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Johnson Outdoors overview

Johnson Outdoors Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets camping, diving, watercraft, and marine electronics products worldwide. The company's Fishing segment offers electric motors for trolling or primary propulsion, marine battery chargers, and shallow water anchors; sonar and GPS equipment for fish finding, navigation, and marine cartography; and downriggers for controlled-depth fishing. This segment sells its products under the Minn Kota, Humminbird, and Cannon brands through outdoor specialty and Internet retailers, retail store chains, marine products distributors, original equipment manufacturers, and distributors. Its Camping segment offers consumer, commercial, and military tents and accessories; sleeping bags; camping furniture and stoves; other recreational camping products; and portable outdoor cooking systems, as well as acts as a subcontract manufacturer for other providers of military tents. This segment sells its products under the Eureka! and Jetboil brands through independent sales representatives and Internet retailers. The company's Watercraft Recreation segment provides kayaks, canoes, and paddles through independent specialty and outdoor retailers under the Ocean Kayaks, Old Town, and Carlisle brands. Its Diving segment manufactures and markets underwater diving and snorkeling equipment, including regulators, buoyancy compensators, dive computers and gauges, wetsuits, masks, fins, snorkels, and accessories under the SCUBAPRO brand name. This segment also provides regular maintenance, product repair, diving education, and travel program services; and sells diving gear to dive training centers, resorts, public safety units, and armed forces. It sells its products through specialty dive stores and diving magazines, as well as through Websites. Johnson Outdoors Inc. was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Racine, Wisconsin.

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