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How to buy MGP Ingredients stock

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MGP Ingredients Inc is a beverages-wineries & distilleries business based in the US. MGP Ingredients shares (MGPI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. MGP Ingredients employs 672 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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MGP Ingredients stock price (NASDAQ: MGPI)

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MGP Ingredients shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-02.
Latest market close$101.35
52-week range$58.04 - $103.87
50-day moving average $94.55
200-day moving average $82.32
Wall St. target price$114.80
PE ratio 19.7563
Dividend yield $0.48 (0.47%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $5.13

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MGP Ingredients price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $101.35 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-24) 6.28%
1 month (2022-06-02) 4.86%
3 months (2022-03-31) N/A
6 months (2022-01-04) 18.19%
1 year (2021-07-02) 53.61%
2 years (2020-07-02) 185.25%
3 years (2019-07-03) 47.27%
5 years (2017-07-03) 97.91%

Is MGP Ingredients stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

MGP Ingredients's P/E ratio

MGP Ingredients's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 20x. In other words, MGP Ingredients shares trade at around 20x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

MGP Ingredients's PEG ratio

MGP Ingredients's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.47. 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 MGP Ingredients's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

MGP Ingredients's EBITDA

MGP Ingredients's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $148.7 million.

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

MGP Ingredients financials

Revenue TTM $713.6 million
Operating margin TTM 17.83%
Gross profit TTM $177.7 million
Return on assets TTM 10.91%
Return on equity TTM 23.54%
Profit margin 15.88%
Book value $30.93
Market capitalisation $2.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

MGP Ingredients share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 9.76% of net profits

Recently MGP Ingredients has paid out, on average, around 9.76% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.47% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), MGP Ingredients shareholders could enjoy a 0.47% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In MGP Ingredients's case, that would currently equate to about $0.48 per share.

While MGP Ingredients's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that MGP Ingredients is investing more in its future growth.

MGP Ingredients's most recent dividend payout was on 2 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have MGP Ingredients's shares ever split?

MGP Ingredients's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 15 July 2004. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your MGP Ingredients shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for MGP Ingredients shares which in turn could have impacted MGP Ingredients's share price.

MGP Ingredients share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, MGP Ingredients's shares have ranged in value from as little as $58.0411 up to $103.8694. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MGPI.US volatility(beta: 1.14)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 MGP Ingredients's is 1.1388. This would suggest that MGP Ingredients'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).

MGP Ingredients overview

MGP Ingredients, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, produces and supplies distilled spirits, branded spirits, and food ingredients. It operates through three segments: Distillery Products; Branded Spirits; and Ingredient Solutions. The Distillery Products segment provides food grade alcohol for beverage applications that include bourbon and rye whiskeys, as well as grain neutral spirits, including vodka and gin; and food-grade industrial alcohol, which is used as an ingredient in foods, personal care products, cleaning solutions, pharmaceuticals, and various other products. This segment also provides fuel-grade alcohol for blending with gasoline; distillers feed and related co-products, such as distillers feed and corn oil; and warehouse services, including barrel put away, storage, and retrieval services, as well as blending services. The Branded Spirits segment provides ultra-premium, premium, mid, and value branded distilled spirits. The Ingredient Solutions segment provides specialty wheat starches for food applications under the Fibersym, Resistant Starch, and FiberRite RW Resistant Starch names; specialty wheat proteins for food applications under the Arise and Proterra names; gluten-free textured pea proteins; commodity wheat starch for food and non-food applications; and commodity wheat proteins.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of MGP Ingredients is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 41.972% of MGP Ingredients shares are held by insiders and 80.057% by institutions.
How many people work for MGP Ingredients?
Latest data suggests 672 work at MGP Ingredients.
When does the fiscal year end for MGP Ingredients?
MGP Ingredients's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is MGP Ingredients based?
MGP Ingredients's address is: 100 Commercial Street, Atchison, KS, United States, 66002
What is MGP Ingredients's ISIN number?
MGP Ingredients's international securities identification number is: US55303J1060
What is MGP Ingredients's CUSIP number?
MGP Ingredients's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 55302G103

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