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How to buy Manitex International stock | $4.66

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Manitex International, Inc is a farm & heavy construction machinery business based in the US. Manitex International shares (MNTX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Manitex International employs 598 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$184.7 million.

How to buy shares in Manitex International

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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 Manitex International. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MNTX. 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 Manitex International 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$4.66, 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 Manitex International, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Manitex International. 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.

Manitex International share price

Use our graph to track the performance of MNTX stocks over time.

Manitex International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-30.
Latest market closeUSD$4.66
52-week rangeUSD$2.83 - USD$6.05
50-day moving average USD$4.6126
200-day moving average USD$4.5275
Wall St. target priceUSD$6
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.341

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Is it a good time to buy Manitex International stock?

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Manitex International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.66 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-07) -16.34%
1 month (2020-12-17) 0.87%
3 months (2020-10-16) 1.30%
6 months (2020-07-16) -0.43%
1 year (2020-01-16) -19.66%
2 years (2019-01-16) -33.99%
3 years (2018-01-16) 9.52
5 years (2016-01-15) 5.36

Is Manitex International under- or over-valued?

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

Manitex International's PEG ratio

Manitex International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.53. 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 Manitex International's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Manitex International's EBITDA

Manitex International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.9 million.

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

Manitex International financials

Revenue TTM USD$184.7 million
Gross profit TTM USD$40.5 million
Return on assets TTM -0.47%
Return on equity TTM -26.27%
Profit margin -6.77%
Book value $3.503
Market capitalisation USD$103.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Manitex International shares

There are currently 191,447 Manitex International shares held short by investors – that's known as Manitex International's "short interest". This figure is 5.2% down from 201,994 last month.

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

Manitex International's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Manitex International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Manitex International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Manitex International shares traded daily (recently around 28195.434462445). Manitex International's SIR currently stands at 6.79. In other words for every 100,000 Manitex International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6790 shares are currently held short.

However Manitex International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Manitex International shares, or, against the total number of tradable Manitex International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Manitex International's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Manitex International shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0123% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Manitex International shares, roughly 12 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 Manitex International.

Find out more about how you can short Manitex International stock.

Manitex International share dividends

We're not expecting Manitex International to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Manitex International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Manitex International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.83 up to $6.05. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MNTX.US volatility(beta: 1.16)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 Manitex International's is 1.1643. This would suggest that Manitex International's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Manitex International overview

Manitex International, Inc. provides engineered lifting solutions worldwide. The company designs, manufactures, and distributes products that are used in various industries. It also offers boom trucks and crane products primarily for use in industrial projects, energy exploration, and infrastructure development comprising roads, bridges, and commercial construction. In addition, the company manufactures and sells rough terrain cranes and material handling products for construction, municipality, and railroad industries; truck mounted hydraulic knuckle boom cranes; and shipping articulated cranes. Further, it offers mobile tanks for petrochemical, waste management, and oil and gas drilling markets; and repair services, as well as supplies repair parts for various medium to heavy duty construction equipment; and rents equipment. The company provides its products under the Manitex, PM, MAC, PM-Tadano, Oil & Steel, Badger, Sabre, and Valla brands. It also sells its products through dealers and rental distribution channel. The company was formerly known as Veri-Tek International, Corp. and changed its name to Manitex International, Inc. in May 2008. Manitex International, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is based in Bridgeview, Illinois.

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