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How to buy MSG Networks stock

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MSG Networks Inc is an entertainment business based in the US. MSG Networks shares (MSGN) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. MSG Networks employs 515 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$682.2 million.

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  3. Search for MSG Networks. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MSGN. 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 MSG Networks 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 MSG Networks, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of MSG Networks. 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.

MSG Networks share price

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MSG Networks shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-26.
52-week range USD$8.515 - USD$17.83
50-day moving average USD$9.9489
200-day moving average USD$10.4672
Wall St. target price USD$11.75
PE ratio 4.1554
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$3.008

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Is it a good time to buy MSG Networks stock?

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Is MSG Networks under- or over-valued?

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

MSG Networks's P/E ratio

MSG Networks's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, MSG Networks shares trade at around 4x 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.

MSG Networks's PEG ratio

MSG Networks's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.24. 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 MSG Networks's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

MSG Networks's EBITDA

MSG Networks's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$300.9 million.

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

MSG Networks financials

Revenue TTM USD$682.2 million
Operating margin TTM 43.05%
Gross profit TTM USD$403 million
Return on assets TTM 19.36%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 25.97%
Book value $-6.127
Market capitalisation USD$707.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting MSG Networks shares

There are currently 10.5 million MSG Networks shares held short by investors – that's known as MSG Networks's "short interest". This figure is 0.7% up from 10.4 million last month.

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

MSG Networks's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

MSG Networks's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of MSG Networks shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of MSG Networks shares traded daily (recently around 436686.66666667). MSG Networks's SIR currently stands at 24. In other words for every 100,000 MSG Networks shares traded daily on the market, roughly 24000 shares are currently held short.

However MSG Networks's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of MSG Networks shares, or, against the total number of tradable MSG Networks shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case MSG Networks's short interest could be expressed as 0.18% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 MSG Networks shares in existence, roughly 180 shares are currently held short) or 0.4144% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable MSG Networks shares, roughly 414 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 20% would generally be considered very high, pointing to a pessimistic outlook for the share price, with a discouraging number of investors currently willing to bet against MSG Networks.

Find out more about how you can short MSG Networks stock.

MSG Networks share dividends

We're not expecting MSG Networks to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have MSG Networks's shares ever split?

MSG Networks's shares were split on 2 October 2015.

MSG Networks share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, MSG Networks's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.515 up to $17.83. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MSGN.US volatility(beta: 1.01)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while MSG Networks's is 1.009. This would suggest that MSG Networks'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).

MSG Networks overview

MSG Networks Inc. engages in the sports production, and content development and distribution businesses in the United States. The company owns and operates MSG Network and MSG+, which are regional sports and entertainment networks. It also operates MSG GO that provides video on demand, as well as a website and social media platforms for its brands. The company was formerly known as The Madison Square Garden Company and changed its name to MSG Networks Inc. in October 2015. MSG Networks Inc. was founded in 1969 and is based in New York, New York.

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