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How to buy Kontoor Brands (KTB) stock

Learn how to easily invest in Kontoor Brands stock.

Kontoor Brands, Inc
+$0.69 (+1.25%)

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 14,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – KTB – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Kontoor Brands stock price (NYSE: KTB)

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Kontoor Brands shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$64.02
52-week range$18.26 - $68.72
50-day moving average $58.50
200-day moving average $53.49
Wall St. target price$65.81
PE ratio 23.9281
Dividend yield $0.8 (1.44%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.31

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Is it a good time to buy Kontoor Brands stock?

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Kontoor Brands price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $64.02 from 2021-05-28

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1 month (2021-06-25) 14.83%
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Is Kontoor Brands under- or over-valued?

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 P/E ratio

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 24x. In other words, Kontoor Brands shares trade at around 24x 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.

Kontoor Brands's EBITDA

Kontoor Brands's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $273.6 million.

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

Kontoor Brands financials

Revenue TTM $2.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 10.58%
Gross profit TTM $868.3 million
Return on assets TTM 8.68%
Return on equity TTM 23359.68%
Profit margin 6.02%
Book value $2.33
Market capitalisation $3.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Kontoor Brands shares

There are currently 2.2 million Kontoor Brands shares held short by investors – that's known as Kontoor Brands's "short interest". This figure is 13.9% up from 2.0 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)

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 724418.06451613). Kontoor Brands's SIR currently stands at 3.1. In other words for every 100,000 Kontoor Brands shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3100 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 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Kontoor Brands shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0422% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Kontoor Brands shares, roughly 42 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 Kontoor Brands.

Find out more about how you can short Kontoor Brands stock.

Kontoor Brands share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 31.83% of net profits

Recently Kontoor Brands has paid out, on average, around 31.83% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.9% 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 2.9% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Kontoor Brands's case, that would currently equate to about $0.8 per share.

While Kontoor Brands's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Kontoor Brands may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Kontoor Brands's most recent dividend payout was on 17 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 September 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Kontoor Brands share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kontoor Brands's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.2553 up to $68.7214. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KTB.US volatility(beta: 1.32)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 Kontoor Brands's is 1.3236. This would suggest that Kontoor Brands's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Kontoor Brands overview

Kontoor Brands, Inc. , a lifestyle apparel company, designs, manufactures, procures, 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 and outlet stores, and its websites. As of January 2, 2021, it operated 86 retail stores across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific regions. Kontoor Brands, Inc. was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Kontoor Brands is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 7.993% of Kontoor Brands shares are held by insiders and 99.984% by institutions.
How many people work for Kontoor Brands?
Latest data suggests 14,000 work at Kontoor Brands.
When does the fiscal year end for Kontoor Brands?
Kontoor Brands's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Kontoor Brands based?
Kontoor Brands's address is: 400 North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC, United States, 27401
What is Kontoor Brands's ISIN number?
Kontoor Brands's international securities identification number is: US50050N1037

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