How to buy Mayville Engineering Company stock - 05 March

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How to buy Mayville Engineering Company stock

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Mayville Engineering Company, Inc is a metal fabrication business based in the US. Mayville Engineering Company shares (MEC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Mayville Engineering Company employs 2,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$364.6 million.

How to buy shares in Mayville Engineering Company

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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 Mayville Engineering Company. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MEC. 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 Mayville Engineering Company 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. 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 Mayville Engineering Company, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Mayville Engineering 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.

Mayville Engineering Company share price

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Mayville Engineering Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$3.89 - USD$15.9
50-day moving average USD$14.3921
200-day moving average USD$11.532
Wall St. target priceUSD$18
PE ratio 39.4348
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.056

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Is it a good time to buy Mayville Engineering Company stock?

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Is Mayville Engineering Company under- or over-valued?

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

Mayville Engineering Company's P/E ratio

Mayville Engineering 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 39x. In other words, Mayville Engineering Company shares trade at around 39x 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.

Mayville Engineering Company's EBITDA

Mayville Engineering Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$24.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Mayville Engineering Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Mayville Engineering Company financials

Revenue TTM USD$364.6 million
Gross profit TTM USD$63.9 million
Return on assets TTM -1.4%
Return on equity TTM -4.86%
Profit margin -2.67%
Book value $9.914
Market capitalisation USD$325.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Mayville Engineering Company shares

There are currently 77,876 Mayville Engineering Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Mayville Engineering Company's "short interest". This figure is 43.3% up from 54,328 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Mayville Engineering Company shares can be evaluated.

Mayville Engineering Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Mayville Engineering Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Mayville Engineering Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Mayville Engineering Company shares traded daily (recently around 36908.056872038). Mayville Engineering Company's SIR currently stands at 2.11. In other words for every 100,000 Mayville Engineering Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2110 shares are currently held short.

However Mayville Engineering Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Mayville Engineering Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Mayville Engineering Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Mayville Engineering Company's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Mayville Engineering Company shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.01% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Mayville Engineering Company shares, roughly 10 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 Mayville Engineering Company.

Find out more about how you can short Mayville Engineering Company stock.

Mayville Engineering Company share dividends

We're not expecting Mayville Engineering Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Mayville Engineering Company's shares ever split?

Mayville Engineering Company's shares were split on a 1:2 basis on 26 March 2004. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Mayville Engineering Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Mayville Engineering Company shares which in turn could have impacted Mayville Engineering Company's share price.

Mayville Engineering Company overview

Mayville Engineering Company, Inc. operates as a contract manufacturer that serves the heavy and medium duty commercial vehicle, construction, powersports, agriculture, military, and other end markets in the United States. The company provides a range of prototyping and tooling, production fabrication, coating, assembly and aftermarket components. It also supplies engineered components to original equipment manufacturers. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Mayville, Wisconsin.

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