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How to buy Manchester United stock | $16.2

Learn how to easily invest in Manchester United stock.

Manchester United plc is an entertainment business based in the US. Manchester United shares (MANU) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Manchester United employs 983 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in Manchester United

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – MANU – 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.
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Manchester United stock price (NYSE: MANU)

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Manchester United shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-23.
Latest market close$16.20
52-week range$13.14 - $20.86
50-day moving average $17.76
200-day moving average $16.52
Wall St. target price$1,446.76
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.13 (0.79%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.78

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Is it a good time to buy Manchester United stock?

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Manchester United price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $16.2 from 2021-10-22

1 week (2021-10-15) -2.47%
1 month (2021-09-24) -18.88%
3 months (2021-07-23) 1.89%
6 months (2021-04-23) 16.2
1 year (2020-10-23) 13.13%
2 years (2019-10-23) -1.64%
3 years (2018-10-23) 21.42
5 years (2016-10-21) 1.89%

Is Manchester United under- or over-valued?

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

Manchester United's PEG ratio

Manchester United's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1556.6. 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 Manchester United's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Manchester United's EBITDA

Manchester United's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $94.2 million.

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

Manchester United financials

Revenue TTM $494.1 million
Gross profit TTM $455.1 million
Return on assets TTM -2.05%
Return on equity TTM -29.57%
Profit margin -18.66%
Book value $1.67
Market capitalisation $2.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Manchester United shares

There are currently 613,156 Manchester United shares held short by investors – that's known as Manchester United's "short interest". This figure is 49.2% down from 1.2 million last month.

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

Manchester United's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Manchester United's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Manchester United shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Manchester United shares traded daily (recently around 510963.33333333). Manchester United's SIR currently stands at 1.2. In other words for every 100,000 Manchester United shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1200 shares are currently held short.

However Manchester United's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Manchester United shares, or, against the total number of tradable Manchester United shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Manchester United's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Manchester United shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0475% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Manchester United shares, roughly 48 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 Manchester United.

Find out more about how you can short Manchester United stock.

Manchester United share dividends

We're not expecting Manchester United to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Manchester United share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Manchester United's shares have ranged in value from as little as $13.1396 up to $20.86. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MANU.US volatility(beta: 0.84)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 Manchester United's is 0.8429. This would suggest that Manchester United's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Manchester United overview

Manchester United plc, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates a professional sports team in the United Kingdom. The company operates Manchester United Football Club, a professional football club. It develops marketing and sponsorship relationships with international and regional companies to leverage its brand. The company also markets and sells sports apparel, training and leisure wear, and other clothing featuring the Manchester United brand; and sells other licensed products, such as coffee mugs and bed spreads featuring the Manchester United brand and trademarks, as well as distributes these products through Manchester United branded retail centers and e-commerce platforms, and through the company's partners' wholesale distribution channels. In addition, it distributes live football content directly, as well as through commercial partners; broadcasts television rights relating to the Premier League, Union of European Football Associations club competitions, and other competitions; and delivers Manchester United programming through MUTV television channel to territories worldwide. Further, the company offers a direct to consumer subscription mobile application; and operates Old Trafford, a sports venue with 74,239 seats, as well as invests in properties. Manchester United plc was founded in 1878 and is based in Manchester, the United Kingdom.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Manchester United is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 8.229% of Manchester United shares are held by insiders and 102.46% by institutions.
How many people work for Manchester United?
Latest data suggests 983 work at Manchester United.
When does the fiscal year end for Manchester United?
Manchester United's fiscal year ends in June.
Where is Manchester United based?
Manchester United's address is: Sir Matt Busby Way, Manchester, United Kingdom, M16 0RA
What is Manchester United's ISIN number?
Manchester United's international securities identification number is: KYG5784H1065
What is Manchester United's CUSIP number?
Manchester United's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: G5784H106

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