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Kontoor Brands, Inc is an apparel manufacturing business based in the US. Kontoor Brands shares (KTB) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Kontoor Brands employs 15,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.1 billion.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Kontoor Brands's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was USD$39.76, which is 2.46% up on its pre-crash value of USD$38.78 and 111.26% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$18.82.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Kontoor Brands shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$617.89 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,031.37.
|Latest market close||USD$39.76|
|52-week range||USD$12.905 - USD$43.235|
|50-day moving average||USD$24.8147|
|200-day moving average||USD$20.0371|
|Wall St. target price||USD$23.1|
|Dividend yield||USD$2.24 (11.99%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.128|
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|1 week (2020-11-20)||-5.74%|
|1 month (2020-10-30)||20.85%|
|3 months (2020-08-28)||73.25%|
|6 months (2020-05-29)||171.96%|
|1 year (2019-11-29)||10.91%|
|2 years (2018-11-26)||N/A|
|3 years (2017-11-26)||N/A|
|5 years (2015-11-26)||N/A|
Valuing Kontoor Brands stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Kontoor Brands's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Kontoor Brands's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 239x. In other words, Kontoor Brands shares trade at around 239x 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.
Kontoor Brands's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$141.8 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Kontoor Brands's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$2.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||5.22%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||4.42%|
|Return on equity TTM||39.06%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$1.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 5.1 million Kontoor Brands shares held short by investors – that's known as Kontoor Brands's "short interest". This figure is 2.8% down from 5.2 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Kontoor Brands shares can be evaluated.
Kontoor Brands's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Kontoor Brands shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kontoor Brands shares traded daily (recently around 538627.26304579). Kontoor Brands's SIR currently stands at 9.39. In other words for every 100,000 Kontoor Brands shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9390 shares are currently held short.
However Kontoor Brands's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Kontoor Brands shares, or, against the total number of tradable Kontoor Brands shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Kontoor Brands's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Kontoor Brands shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.2264% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Kontoor Brands shares, roughly 226 shares are currently held short).
A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Kontoor Brands.
Find out more about how you can short Kontoor Brands stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 56.85% of net profits
Recently Kontoor Brands has paid out, on average, around 56.85% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 11.99% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Kontoor Brands shareholders could enjoy a 11.99% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Kontoor Brands's case, that would currently equate to about $2.24 per share.
Kontoor Brands'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.
Kontoor Brands's most recent dividend payout was on 20 March 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Kontoor Brands, Inc. designs, manufactures, sources, markets, and distributes apparel under the Wrangler and Lee brands in the United States and internationally. The company sells its products primarily through mass and mid-tier retailers, specialty stores, department stores, and retailer-owned and third-party e-commerce sites, as well as through direct-to-consumer channels, including full-price stores, outlet stores, and its Websites. Kontoor Brands, Inc. was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina. Kontoor Brands, Inc operates as a subsidiary of V.F. Corporation.
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