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How to buy Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company stock

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Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc is a real estate-development business based in the US. Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company shares (MLP) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company employs 11 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$7.9 million.

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  3. Search for Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MLP. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
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  5. Decide on how many to buy. 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 Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company. 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.

Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company share price

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Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-24.
52-week rangeUSD$8.5 - USD$13.5
50-day moving average USD$11.7879
200-day moving average USD$11.4212
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 98.2308
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.124

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Is Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company under- or over-valued?

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

Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company's P/E ratio

Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 98x. In other words, Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company shares trade at around 98x 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.

Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company financials

Revenue TTM USD$7.9 million
Gross profit TTM USD$4.6 million
Return on assets TTM -4.46%
Return on equity TTM -27.33%
Profit margin -137.81%
Book value $1.151
Market capitalisation USD$231.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company shares

There are currently 111,532 Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company's "short interest". This figure is 1% down from 112,607 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company shares can be evaluated.

Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company shares traded daily (recently around 15320.32967033). Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company's SIR currently stands at 7.28. In other words for every 100,000 Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7280 shares are currently held short.

However Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0166% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company shares, roughly 17 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 Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company.

Find out more about how you can short Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company stock.

Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company share dividends

We're not expecting Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company's shares ever split?

Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company's shares were split on a 4:1 basis on 1 May 1998. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 75% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company shares which in turn could have impacted Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company's share price.

Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.5 up to $13.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MLP.US volatility(beta: 0.78)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 Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company's is 0.7834. This would suggest that Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Maui Land-and-Pineapple Company overview

Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manages, and sells residential, resort, commercial, agricultural, and industrial real estate properties in the United States. The company operates through Real Estate, Leasing, and Resort Amenities segments. The Real Estate segment is involved in the land planning and entitlement, development, and sale of its landholdings on Maui. This segment also provides licensed general brokerage services for properties in the Kapalua Resort and surrounding areas. The Leasing segment leases residential, resort, commercial, agricultural, and industrial land and properties; and licenses its registered trademarks and trade names, as well as provides stewardship and conservation services. This segment also operates ditches, reservoirs, and well systems that provide potable and non-potable water to West and Upcountry Maui areas. The Resort Amenities segment manages the operations of the Kapalua Club, a private, non-equity club program providing its members special programs, access, and other privileges at certain amenities at the Kapalua Resort. It owns approximately 23,000 acres of land on the island of Maui, Hawaii. Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc. was founded in 1909 and is based in Lahaina, Hawaii.

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