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How to buy Party City Holdco stock

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Party City Holdco Inc is a specialty retail business based in the US. Party City Holdco shares (PRTY) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Party City Holdco employs 8,370 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Party City Holdco share price

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Party City Holdco shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$0.41 - $9.21
50-day moving average $6.30
200-day moving average $5.63
Wall St. target price$7.67
PE ratio 1.9565
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.20

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Is it a good time to buy Party City Holdco stock?

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Is Party City Holdco under- or over-valued?

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

Party City Holdco's P/E ratio

Party City Holdco's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 2x. In other words, Party City Holdco shares trade at around 2x 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.

Party City Holdco's PEG ratio

Party City Holdco's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.98. 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 Party City Holdco's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Party City Holdco's EBITDA

Party City Holdco's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $75.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Party City Holdco's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Party City Holdco financials

Revenue TTM $1.9 billion
Gross profit TTM $313.8 million
Return on assets TTM -0.01%
Return on equity TTM -182.15%
Profit margin -28.54%
Book value $0.46
Market capitalisation $728.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Party City Holdco shares

There are currently 6.5 million Party City Holdco shares held short by investors – that's known as Party City Holdco's "short interest". This figure is 3.3% down from 6.7 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Party City Holdco shares can be evaluated.

Party City Holdco's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Party City Holdco's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Party City Holdco shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Party City Holdco shares traded daily (recently around 3.5 million). Party City Holdco's SIR currently stands at 1.88. In other words for every 100,000 Party City Holdco shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1880 shares are currently held short.

However Party City Holdco's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Party City Holdco shares, or, against the total number of tradable Party City Holdco shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Party City Holdco's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Party City Holdco shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0678% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Party City Holdco shares, roughly 68 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 Party City Holdco.

Find out more about how you can short Party City Holdco stock.

Party City Holdco share dividends

We're not expecting Party City Holdco to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Party City Holdco share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Party City Holdco's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.41 up to $9.21. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Party City Holdco's is 3.9564. This would suggest that Party City Holdco's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Party City Holdco overview

Party City Holdco Inc. , through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, sources, and distributes party goods worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Retail and Wholesale. It offers paper and plastic tableware, metallic and latex balloons, Halloween and other costumes, accessories, novelties, gifts, and stationery. As of March 11, 2021, the company operated approximately 830 specialty retail party supply stores, including franchise stores throughout North America under the Party City and Halloween City names, as well as e-commerce websites principally through the domain name PartyCity. com. It offers its products through company-owned stores, independent party supply stores, mass merchants, grocery retailers, e-commerce merchandisers, and dollar stores.

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