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How to buy Medallion Financial stock

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Medallion Financial Corp is a credit services business based in the US. Medallion Financial shares (MFIN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Medallion Financial employs 187 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Medallion Financial share price

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Medallion Financial shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$1.90 - $7.98
50-day moving average $7.40
200-day moving average $5.50
Wall St. target price$10.17
PE ratio 84.6667
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.32

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Is it a good time to buy Medallion Financial stock?

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Is Medallion Financial under- or over-valued?

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

Medallion Financial's P/E ratio

Medallion Financial's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 85x. In other words, Medallion Financial shares trade at around 85x 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.

Medallion Financial's PEG ratio

Medallion Financial's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.41. 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 Medallion Financial's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Medallion Financial's EBITDA

Medallion Financial's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.3 million.

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

Medallion Financial financials

Revenue TTM $163.5 million
Gross profit TTM $93.7 million
Return on assets TTM -0.11%
Return on equity TTM -8.42%
Profit margin -21.27%
Book value $9.46
Market capitalisation $187.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Medallion Financial shares

There are currently 225,389 Medallion Financial shares held short by investors – that's known as Medallion Financial's "short interest". This figure is 5% down from 237,242 last month.

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

Medallion Financial's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Medallion Financial's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Medallion Financial shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Medallion Financial shares traded daily (recently around 62090.633608815). Medallion Financial's SIR currently stands at 3.63. In other words for every 100,000 Medallion Financial shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3630 shares are currently held short.

However Medallion Financial's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Medallion Financial shares, or, against the total number of tradable Medallion Financial shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Medallion Financial's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Medallion Financial shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0108% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Medallion Financial shares, roughly 11 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 Medallion Financial.

Find out more about how you can short Medallion Financial stock.

Medallion Financial share dividends

We're not expecting Medallion Financial to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Medallion Financial share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Medallion Financial's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.9 up to $7.98. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Medallion Financial's is 2.9983. This would suggest that Medallion Financial's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Medallion Financial overview

Medallion Financial Corp. , together with its subsidiaries, operates as a finance company in the United States. It originates, acquires, and services loans that finance taxi medallions and various types of commercial businesses. The company offers consumer loans for the purchase of recreational vehicles, boats, motorcycles, and trailers, as well as to finance home improvements; commercial loans for the purchase of equipment and related assets necessary to open a new business, or purchase or improvement of an existing business; and medallion loans. It also provides debt, mezzanine, and equity investment capital to companies in various industries. In addition, the company raises deposits and conducts other banking activities. Medallion Financial Corp.

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