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How to buy Navistar International Corporation stock | $44.32

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Navistar International Corporation is a farm & heavy construction machinery business based in the US. Navistar International Corporation shares (NAV) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Navistar International Corporation employs 12,189 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$8.2 billion.

How to buy shares in Navistar International Corporation

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  3. Search for Navistar International Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: NAV. 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 Navistar International Corporation 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. At last close price of USD$44.32, 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 Navistar International Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Navistar International Corporation. 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.

Navistar International Corporation share price

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Navistar International Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-09.
Latest market closeUSD$44.32
52-week rangeUSD$15.01 - USD$45.25
50-day moving average USD$43.6094
200-day moving average USD$35.9171
Wall St. target priceUSD$42
PE ratio 17.2919
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.844

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Is it a good time to buy Navistar International Corporation stock?

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Navistar International Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $44.32 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-07) 0.75%
1 month (2020-12-17) 0.45%
3 months (2020-10-16) 1.84%
6 months (2020-07-17) 47.88%
1 year (2020-01-17) 61.69%
2 years (2019-01-17) 42.14%
3 years (2018-01-17) 1.21%
5 years (2016-01-15) 558.54%

Is Navistar International Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Navistar International Corporation's P/E ratio

Navistar International Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 17x. In other words, Navistar International Corporation shares trade at around 17x 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.

Navistar International Corporation's PEG ratio

Navistar International Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.4712. 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 Navistar International Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Navistar International Corporation's EBITDA

Navistar International Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$408 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Navistar International Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Navistar International Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$8.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.31%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.43%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -0.11%
Book value $-36.946
Market capitalisation USD$4.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Navistar International Corporation shares

There are currently 2.6 million Navistar International Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Navistar International Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 17.6% down from 3.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Navistar International Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Navistar International Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Navistar International Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Navistar International Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Navistar International Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 3.1 million). Navistar International Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.83. In other words for every 100,000 Navistar International Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 830 shares are currently held short.

However Navistar International Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Navistar International Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Navistar International Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Navistar International Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Navistar International Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0766% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Navistar International Corporation shares, roughly 77 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 Navistar International Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Navistar International Corporation stock.

Navistar International Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Navistar International Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Navistar International Corporation's shares ever split?

Navistar International Corporation's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 1 July 1993. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Navistar International Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Navistar International Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Navistar International Corporation's share price.

Navistar International Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Navistar International Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $15.01 up to $45.25. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NAV.US volatility(beta: 2.25)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 Navistar International Corporation's is 2.2467. This would suggest that Navistar International Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Navistar International Corporation overview

Navistar International Corporation, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells commercial trucks, diesel engines, school and commercial buses, and service parts for trucks and diesel engines worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Truck, Parts, Global Operations, and Financial Services. It manufactures and distributes Class 4 through 8 trucks and buses in the common carrier, private carrier, government, leasing, construction, energy/petroleum, and student and commercial transportation markets under the International and IC brands; and designs, engineers, and produces sheet metal components, including truck cabs and engines. The company also provides customers with proprietary products needed to support the International commercial truck, IC bus, and engine lines, as well as other product lines; and a selection of other standard truck, trailer, and engine aftermarket parts. In addition, it manufactures and distributes mid-range diesel engines, as well as provides customers with additional engine offerings in the agriculture, marine, genset, and light truck markets; sells engines to original equipment manufacturers (OEM) for various on-and-off-road applications; and offers contract manufacturing services under the MWM brand to OEMs for the assembly of their engines. Further, the company provides retail, wholesale, and lease financing of products of its trucks and parts, as well as financing for wholesale and retail accounts receivable. Additionally, it offers military parts and chasis. The company markets its commercial products through an independent dealer network, as well as through retail outlets; and its reconditioned used trucks to owner-operators and fleet buyers through its network of used truck dealers. It operates approximately 1,052 outlets in the United States and Canada, and 89 outlets in Mexico. Navistar International Corporation was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Lisle, Illinois.

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