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How to buy Ollies Bargain Outlet stock

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Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc is a discount stores business based in the US. Ollies Bargain Outlet shares (OLLI) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ollies Bargain Outlet employs 3,900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.7 billion.

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

Ollies Bargain Outlet share price

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Ollies Bargain Outlet shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-23.
52-week rangeUSD$28.83 - USD$123.52
50-day moving average USD$93.8579
200-day moving average USD$91.3453
Wall St. target priceUSD$93.71
PE ratio 25.6407
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$3.473

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Is it a good time to buy Ollies Bargain Outlet stock?

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Is Ollies Bargain Outlet under- or over-valued?

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

Ollies Bargain Outlet's P/E ratio

Ollies Bargain Outlet's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 26x. In other words, Ollies Bargain Outlet shares trade at around 26x 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.

Ollies Bargain Outlet's PEG ratio

Ollies Bargain Outlet's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.08. 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 Ollies Bargain Outlet's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Ollies Bargain Outlet's EBITDA

Ollies Bargain Outlet's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$277.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Ollies Bargain Outlet's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Ollies Bargain Outlet financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 14.94%
Gross profit TTM USD$555.6 million
Return on assets TTM 9.26%
Return on equity TTM 20.08%
Profit margin 13.31%
Book value $19.375
Market capitalisation USD$5.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Ollies Bargain Outlet shares

There are currently 7.3 million Ollies Bargain Outlet shares held short by investors – that's known as Ollies Bargain Outlet's "short interest". This figure is 39.7% down from 12.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Ollies Bargain Outlet shares can be evaluated.

Ollies Bargain Outlet's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Ollies Bargain Outlet's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ollies Bargain Outlet shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ollies Bargain Outlet shares traded daily (recently around 1.8 million). Ollies Bargain Outlet's SIR currently stands at 3.99. In other words for every 100,000 Ollies Bargain Outlet shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3990 shares are currently held short.

However Ollies Bargain Outlet's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ollies Bargain Outlet shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ollies Bargain Outlet shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ollies Bargain Outlet's short interest could be expressed as 0.11% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ollies Bargain Outlet shares in existence, roughly 110 shares are currently held short) or 0.1583% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ollies Bargain Outlet shares, roughly 158 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 Ollies Bargain Outlet.

Find out more about how you can short Ollies Bargain Outlet stock.

Ollies Bargain Outlet share dividends

We're not expecting Ollies Bargain Outlet to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Ollies Bargain Outlet share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ollies Bargain Outlet's shares have ranged in value from as little as $28.83 up to $123.52. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

OLLI.US volatility(beta: 1.29)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 Ollies Bargain Outlet's is 1.2887. This would suggest that Ollies Bargain Outlet's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Ollies Bargain Outlet overview

Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. operates as a retailer of brand name merchandise. The company offers food products, housewares, books and stationery, bed and bath products, health and beauty products, floor coverings, electronics, and toys; and other products, including hardware, personal health care, candy, clothing, sporting, pet and lawn, and garden products. It provides its products primarily under the Ollie's, Ollie's Bargain Outlet, Good Stuff Cheap, Ollie's Army, Real Brands Real Cheap!, Real Brands! Real Bargains, Sarasota Breeze, Steelton Tools, American Way, and Commonwealth Classics names. As of June 6, 2019, it operated 327 stores in 23 states in the eastern half of the United States. The company was formerly known as Bargain Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. in March 2015. Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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