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How to buy Mobile Mini stock

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Mobile Mini, Inc is a rental & leasing services business based in the US. Mobile Mini shares (MINI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Mobile Mini employs 2,042 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$612 million.

How to buy shares in Mobile Mini

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

Mobile Mini share price

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Mobile Mini shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
52-week range USD$18.41 - USD$57
50-day moving average USD$29.5
200-day moving average USD$29.9734
Wall St. target price USD$33.5
PE ratio 17.6647
Dividend yield USD$1.21 (3.52%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.671

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Is it a good time to buy Mobile Mini stock?

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Is Mobile Mini under- or over-valued?

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

Mobile Mini's P/E ratio

Mobile Mini's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Mobile Mini shares trade at around 18x 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.

Mobile Mini's PEG ratio

Mobile Mini's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.1247. 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 Mobile Mini's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Mobile Mini's EBITDA

Mobile Mini's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$236 million.

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

Mobile Mini financials

Revenue TTM USD$612 million
Operating margin TTM 27%
Gross profit TTM USD$231.6 million
Return on assets TTM 4.93%
Return on equity TTM 8.97%
Profit margin 12.08%
Book value $18.761
Market capitalisation USD$1.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Mobile Mini shares

There are currently 551,203 Mobile Mini shares held short by investors – that's known as Mobile Mini's "short interest". This figure is 1.1% down from 557,153 last month.

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

Mobile Mini's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Mobile Mini's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Mobile Mini shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Mobile Mini shares traded daily (recently around 247176.23318386). Mobile Mini's SIR currently stands at 2.23. In other words for every 100,000 Mobile Mini shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2230 shares are currently held short.

However Mobile Mini's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Mobile Mini shares, or, against the total number of tradable Mobile Mini shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Mobile Mini's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Mobile Mini shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0194% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Mobile Mini shares, roughly 19 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 Mobile Mini.

Find out more about how you can short Mobile Mini stock.

Mobile Mini share dividends

69%

Dividend payout ratio: 68.84% of net profits

Recently Mobile Mini has paid out, on average, around 68.84% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.52% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Mobile Mini shareholders could enjoy a 3.52% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Mobile Mini's case, that would currently equate to about $1.21 per share.

Mobile Mini's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Mobile Mini's most recent dividend payout was on 30 June 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 June 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Mobile Mini's shares ever split?

Mobile Mini's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 13 March 2006. 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 Mobile Mini shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Mobile Mini shares which in turn could have impacted Mobile Mini's share price.

Mobile Mini share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Mobile Mini's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.41 up to $57. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MINI.US volatility(beta: 1.55)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 Mobile Mini's is 1.5477. This would suggest that Mobile Mini's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Mobile Mini overview

Mobile Mini, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides portable storage and specialty containment solutions in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. It operates through three segments: Storage Solutions North America, Storage Solutions United Kingdom, and Tank & Pump Solutions. The company offers various portable storage and office products, including steel storage containers and steel ground level offices to construction companies, retailers, medical centers, schools, utilities, distributors, military, hotels, restaurants, entertainment complexes, and households for various applications, such as storage of construction materials and equipment, retail and manufacturing inventory, documents and records, and other goods. It also provides a range of specialty containment equipment, such as steel tanks, stainless steel tank trailers, and pumps and filtration equipment, as well as roll-off, vacuum, and dewatering boxes. In addition, the company offers specialty containment services comprising transportation of containers for waste management; waste management oversight and services; system design services, including pumping assessment, filtration, and temporary storage; and field services to install and connect customer containment equipment. It primarily leases its specialty products for chemical, refinery, oil and natural gas drilling, mining, and environmental service customers. As of December 31, 2019, the company operated a rental fleet of approximately 200,200 storage solution containers and units; and 12,700 units of tank and pump solutions. Its network also consisted of 120 storage solutions locations, 20 tank and pump solutions locations and 16 combined locations. Mobile Mini, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

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