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How to buy Mission Produce stock

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Mission Produce, Inc. is a farm products business based in the US. Mission Produce shares (AVO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Mission Produce employs 3,125 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$887.2 million.

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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 Mission Produce Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: AVO. 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 Mission Produce 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 Mission Produce, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Mission Produce. 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.

Mission Produce share price

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Mission Produce shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-19.
52-week rangeUSD$11.75 - USD$42
50-day moving average USD$12.6045
200-day moving average USD$12.6045
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 26.8725
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) N/A

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Mission Produce price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $N/A from 2020-10-16

1 week (2020-10-09) N/A
1 month (2020-09-18) -100.00%
3 months (2020-07-20) -100.00%
6 months (2020-04-20) -100.00%
1 year (2019-10-18) -100.00%
2 years (2018-10-19) -100.00%
3 years (2017-10-20) -100.00%
5 years (2015-10-20) -100.00%

Is Mission Produce under- or over-valued?

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

Mission Produce's P/E ratio

Mission Produce's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 27x. In other words, Mission Produce shares trade at around 27x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).

However, Mission Produce's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the farm products industry or those of similar companies.

  • Fresh Del Monte Produce (FDP.US): 49.00
  • Cal-Maine Foods (CALM.US): 41.32
  • Calavo Growers (CVGW.US): 98.06

Mission Produce's EBITDA

Mission Produce's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$95.1 million.

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

To put Mission Produce's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

  • Fresh Del Monte Produce (FDP.US): USD$156.8 million
  • Cal-Maine Foods (CALM.US): USD$99 million
  • Calavo Growers (CVGW.US): USD$50.8 million

Mission Produce financials

Revenue TTM USD$887.2 million
Operating margin TTM 8.76%
Gross profit TTM USD$154.7 million
Return on assets TTM 0%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 3.82%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation USD$916.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Mission Produce share dividends

We're not expecting Mission Produce to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

You may also wish to consider:

  • Fresh Del Monte Produce (FDP.US) (0.83% forward annual dividend yield)
  • Cal-Maine Foods (CALM.US) (1.99% forward annual dividend yield)
  • Calavo Growers (CVGW.US) (1.59% forward annual dividend yield)

Mission Produce overview

Mission Produce, Inc. sources, produces, packs, distributes, and markets avocados in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Marketing and Distribution, and International Farming. It serves retail, wholesale, and foodservice customers. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Oxnard, California.

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